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What a brilliant day we had in Westport House for our school tour!


There is nothing better than reading a book in the shade of a tree on a sunny day!


We had great fun learning to drum with Anthony today!


In Geography we have been learning about Africa & the countries in Africa. We all chose an African country, found out some facts about the country and produced these wonderful projects. Well done to all!


We were so excited to receive letters from our Penpals in Straide NS. We are busy writing letters back to them!


We had a fantastic time with Storyteller Helena who shared some great stories and gave us lots of tips on how to tell a good story. We loved it!


We continued learning about food this week. We read some recipes and discussed the features procedural writing. We made chocolate rice krispie buns together, wrote the recipe ( procedure ) and enjoyed eating them!


This past fortnight we have been working on the theme of food. We did lots of oral work on the topic in Irish and English. We read and wrote food poems. We painted food pictures and we had so much fun acting in our dramas - Visiting a Restaurant.



Thanks to Martin Costello, Tom, Darragh & Tiernan for helping us to perfet our Gaelic skills.


Celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge : 


St Patrick's Day Parade! 



We love reading especially on World Book Day!


We were so excited about our special visitors to the school today. The lambs were so cute and cuddly. Thanks to Pat Lally and of course to Michael and Callum for arranging this special visit!


We enjoyed perfecting our soccer skills in the lovely weather this week.


Six Bricks engineering task.

Working together to build the tallest tower that could stand independently. We had great fun!!


We learnt all about Pablo Picasso. We looked at his paintings and then we created our own art inspired by Picasso.


We have been learning about symmetry and fractions in Maths. For art we painted on 1 half of our page. Then we folded the other half on top and created these amazing pictures!


We have been learning about mini beasts and all about the features of Report Writing. We wrote these wonderful reports on butterflies!



This month for science we are learning about water.  As part of our exploration of this topic we had fun learning about floating and sinking. We managed to make boats from Blutak that could float!



Fun in the snow!

We have been learning all about China. We really worked hard together to produce these wonderful projects and we presented them to each other in the class. 


We have been learning about length. We have been using non standard measure and standard measures.

We discovered that the width of our classroom is 312 cubes!


 We were busy modelling with clay today. After lots of fun experimenting with the clay we made some Christmas decorations.


We have been studying data in Maths. We conducted our own surveys, tallied the responses and drew a bar chart to show the results.


We really enjoyed researching and sharing our science experiments during Science Week!

Thursday's science challenge was to make play dough float!!


Drama in Irish : We have been practicing the Irish we have learnt by performing dramas. Bhí an craic againn sa bhialann!


We have been exploring sounds using percussion instruments. We explored the dynamics of fast, slow, loud and quiet.


We went on an Autumn leaf hunt. We ticked off the leaves we found.


We asked our parents and grandparents about card games they played. We learnt how to play some of them. So much fun!



Maths is fun! We have been learning about numbers by playing dice games.


We have been learning all about our locality. We love our abbey, our school, our pitch and our playground!


Proud of our work : The children have worked so hard this year and are proud of what they have achieved!


Great fun was had by everyone at the aquirium in Galway for the end of year school tour!


Our Second Class visited Ballintubber Abbey. They are preparing for their First Holy Communion ceremony which will take place on Saturday 20th May 2023.


Some reptiles came to visit!


 In Ukraine you bring treats to class to celebrate your Birthday!



































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