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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. [...]

2019-03-14T12:06:36+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|

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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Uncategorized|

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. This [...]

2019-01-29T18:45:00+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class, General, Maths|

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 light [...]

2018-11-19T14:27:51+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Science|

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 as [...]

2018-11-10T21:06:11+00:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class, General, Music and Drama|

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 Pogba, [...]

2018-10-22T20:04:21+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: General|

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 on [...]

2018-09-28T20:42:56+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Art|
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