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Maths Week (6th Class)

Recently the pupils in 6th class enjoyed taking part in additional maths activities to celebrate Maths Week. Throughout Maths Week, the pupils engaged in fun and interactive activities through learning extensions to their regular maths lessons. During this period the pupils completed real-world challenges such as problem-solving tasks involving fuel-capacity. One of the highlights of the [...]

2019-10-24T21:03:48+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: 5th/6th class, Maths|

6th Class visit St. Colmans

6th class attended St. Colmans Community College earlier in the week. It was a wonderful opportunity for the boys to get a sense of what life in second level education looks like. The T.Y students at St. Colmans were our tour guides for the day and they did an excellent job. We were treated to Science, [...]

2019-10-24T09:35:09+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: 5th/6th class|

Learning about Climate Change

The talented pupils in sixth class were learning about greenhouse gas emissions and global warming as part of our theme on Climate Change. The boys learned about Greta Thunberg and her work on raising awareness to climate change. They designed and painted their own posters to symbolize global warming. They also created their very own globes [...]

2019-10-03T19:48:03+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Music and Drama|
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