4th/5th Class

An Gorta Mór (5th class)

We have recently been learning all about The Great Famine (An Gorta Mór) in Ireland. We began by looking at the background to and causes of the Famine during our history lessons. We did various drama activities on the theme of the famine also which was great fun. We did an improvisation, a freeze frame and [...]

2020-02-13T15:39:14+01:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: 4th/5th Class|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|
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