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4th/5th Class School Tour

The pupils of 4th/5th class had an eventful and fun outing for their school tour this week. The tour commenced with a trip to the Lifetime Lab where the boys learned about the history of the old Cork City Waterworks. The children learned about the science behind water filtration and got to take part in an [...]

2019-06-19T23:39:47+01:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Protractor Skills

The pupils in 4th/5th class recently got to grips with the protractor as they learned about lines and angles. The concept of a semi-circular measuring tool was difficult to grasp at first. However, the pupils quickly learned how to position a protractor correctly and the correct scale to use based on the type of angle (acute [...]

2019-06-16T18:37:28+01:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Maths|

Know Your Ireland

The pupils in 4th/5th class had great fun exploring the excellent 'Know Your Ireland' app to develop their knowledge and skills in locational geography. The children were focused on finding 'fun facts' about different counties and they also learned some interesting statistics along the way. They were comparing counties according to area, age and population. They [...]

2019-06-16T18:08:04+01:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class|

Sorting 3D Shapes

The pupils of 4th and 5th class were learning all about 2-D and 3-D shapes this week. They learned about the different properties and mathematical language associated with each shape. They enjoyed engaging with an interactive sorting game using their iPads. They had the opportunity to set their own difficulty level by selecting two sorting criteria [...]

2019-05-17T14:28:57+01:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Maths|

Mini 7s Hurling and FAI Primary School 5s

Well done to all the boys who participated in the recent Mini 7s Hurling and the SPAR FAI primary school 5s soccer tournaments. Competition was of a high standard on both occasions but the boys forged strong partnerships on the field of play and showed great character throughout. Here are some of the best photos taken [...]

2019-04-03T20:50:40+01:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, 5th/6th class, Sport|

Celebrating Engineers Week 2019 with a special guest from U.C.C

The pupils of 4th/5th celebrated Engineers Week 2019 by meeting a fully fledged and highly skilled scientist. A huge thanks to Sinéad Ryan and Walter Messina from the Tyndall National Institute (U.C.C). Walter, a postdoctoral researcher with the biomedical department in Tyndall spoke to the class about his background in military engineering where he has designed robotics. [...]

2019-03-19T14:27:35+01:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Science|

Drámaíocht agus spraoi!

Bhain na daltaí i rang a ceathair agus a cúig an-taitneamh as ghníomhaíocht drámaíochta le déanaí. Bhí siad ag foghlaim foclóir nua bunaithe ar an siopa leabhar. Tá an t-ádh linn mar tá alán aisteoirí sa rang seo agus bhí fonn orthu ról leabharlanaí a imirt agus na prapaí stáidse a chaitheamh.  

2019-01-29T18:46:14+01:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Music and Drama|

Exploring the force of gravity

The Scientists of 4th/5th class were busy exploring the force of gravity. As part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme the class was required to work effectively in small teams whereby each student would take on specific roles/tasks. Each team was assigned a Science experiment and their objective was to plan, design and make a sturdy shuttle [...]

2019-01-29T19:48:30+01:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Science|

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 funky [...]

2019-01-29T18:43:13+01:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Uncategorized|

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 excellent [...]

2019-01-29T18:44:14+01:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Uncategorized|
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