Mr O Sullivan

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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. This [...]

2019-01-29T18:45:00+01:00November 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+01:00November 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+01:00November 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+01:00October 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+01:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Art|

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 pupils [...]

2018-09-21T21:42:49+01:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class|

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 chaith [...]

2018-09-21T21:14:45+01:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class|

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 up [...]

2018-09-09T20:00:14+01:00September 9th, 2018|Categories: 4th/5th Class|

B.M.MS Open Night 2014

On Thursday 29th May the school held its open night. We endeavor to make each annual open night unique by selecting a central theme. The theme chosen for this year's open night was music. The main ceremony took place in the school's impressive computer lab. The principal, Mr. James O' Donoghue spoke at length about the [...]

2014-06-15T21:18:14+01:00June 15th, 2014|Categories: General, Music and Drama, Uncategorized|
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