6th class

Junior Conferring Tour 2020 @ U.C.C

Many thanks to J.P Quinn and the staff at U.C.C who hosted a wonderful Junior Conferring Tour for the 6th class pupils of Bishop Murphy Memorial School. The boys had a great day as they toured the campus and visited the impressive Crawford Observatory where they learned about Howard Grubb and the invention of the equatorial [...]

2020-01-31T15:27:07+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: 6th class, Uncategorized|

Creating wordles in 6th Class

The pupils in 6th have been enjoying reading the novel "Boy in the Striped Pyjamas". As part of our journey with Bruno and all the other characters, we have been busy developing the boys' vocabulary. At the beginning of our reading lessons the boys are given the opportunity to skim through the next five to six [...]

2020-01-29T18:18:51+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: 6th class, English|

Meet and Greet with children’s author

It's been a busy term for the avid readers of sixth class and one of the highlights this term was a meet and greet with children's author Dave Donohue. The children got the chance to ask Dave a plethora of questions about the writing process and in particular how to formulate a good story. Dave explained [...]

2019-12-18T21:57:09+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: 6th class, English|