Author Archive | Mr O Sullivan

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Feeling Festive!

The following is an article written by Theo from 4th class. Many thanks to Theo on doing such a great job!! “The pupils in B.M.M.S were full of joy on December 18th. Everyone wore their Christmas jumpers in exchange for bringing in €2 to help raise funds for a special cause. We all had very […]

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Junior Entrepreneur Programme

We have been very busy in 4th/5th class learning lots about the world of entrepreneurship through the excellent Junior Entrepreneur Programme. As part of the programme the children recently met a local businessman, Mr. Dave Ryan who spoke about his journey into the business world and the pupils were given the opportunity to ask some […]

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Making sense of fractions

There’s a fine line between a numerator and a denominator (only a fraction of people will find this funny!)  Cheesy maths-puns aside …….. the pupils of 4th/5th class have been working really hard this past few weeks learning all about the numerator and denominator and the relationship between fractions and division in a practical way. […]

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Science Week

This week the pupils of 4th/5th had the opportunity to meet real-life scientists who work in IPIC (Irish Photonic Integration Centre). IPIC hosted a Science workshop at the local library whereby the pupils investigated what colour light really is and look at the different types of light sources. Students made their own spectroscopes to investigate […]

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Greetings Heroes

We had a fantastic time down in the local library recently with award-winning authors Graham Tugwell and Dave Rudden who hosted a show known as ‘Greetings Heroes’. The pupils in 4th/5th class were treated to a fun-filled interactive lesson in an immersive storytelling scenario. The pupils were split into groups and each group was cast […]

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Drafting some fan-mail!

The pupils in 4th and 5th class were busy over a two week period engaging in the letter-writing process whereby they learned about the craft of drafting and editing before producing some excellent final-draft letters to their idols. The class used the school iPads to research the fan-mail addresses of various celebrities such as Paul […]

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Creating works of Art

The wonderful pupils of 4th and 5th class were busy exploring paint and colour inspired by the style of the famous New York artist James Rizzi. The theme of the day was the New York skyline and the class really tapped into the cartoon-like colours and irregular shaped buildings. Well done to all the pupils […]

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Concrete Maths Skills

The wonderful pupils of 4th/5th class were extremely busy developing their mathematics skills throughout the week. They were learning about measuring length using their rulers with great accuracy and attention to detail. The children worked collaboratively on Friday to measure the perimeter of various items and by the end of the exercise some of the […]

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An t-Uachtarán Trump ar chamchuairt!

Bhí an-spóirt ag na daltaí i rang a ceathair agus a cúig i rith na seachtaine. Bhí deis ag na páistí páirt a ghlacadh sa drámaíocht trí Gaeilge. Bhí an ról-imirt bunaithe ar Donald Trump sa bhialann agus é ag caint le freastalaí maidir leis an mbialann. Bhain na páistí an-taitneamh as an ngníomhaíocht mar […]

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Today FM and Keelings Competition

Competition to win €10,000 bursary

On Friday (7th Sep) the wonderful pupils of 4th/5th class were busy putting together an excellent entry for the Today FM/Keelings competition whereby the winning school will receive a €10,000 bursary to spend on resources and facilities. Prior to submitting our entry, the pupils spent a lot of time brainstorming; the goal was to come […]

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