Minibeast Hunt

Today in the Senior Room we went looking for some minibeasts in the playground. We ticked them off on our checklist as we found them. Turns out our playground is a thriving microhabitat for lots of minibeasts including worms, woodlice, ladybirds and...
Engineering week 2019

Engineering week 2019

We had great fun with Lego We Do as part of Engineering week. Working in pairs we took on several challenges. We reflected on the process and had some thoughts on what worked well and what difficulties we...
Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun

The girls in the senior room have been making the most of the good weather.  They set up a high jump on the grass during the week and while we associate playgrounds with the junior room the sixth class girls showed us that they are still just big kids at heart!  The...
Sports

Sports

We have been having a great time over the past few weeks as Eddie from Moynalty GAA has been working with us.  The sun has been shining and we’ve been learning throwing, catching and kicking skills.  He has also taught us some great games.  We look forward to...
Scratch Programming

Scratch Programming

This term we have started work on a computer programming module.  The children from 1st to 6th will be learning how to use the programming language Scratch.  Over time we will design our own games, create animations and build simple programmes.  The children can...
Science Week

Science Week

This week we marked science week.  We had great fun with a range of interesting experiments.  We started the week by making butter with the junior room.  We had pots of cream at varying temperatures – cold (from the fridge), room temperature and warm (by the...