Enviornment talk with Robin Barry

Last week Robin Barry an Environment Specialist visited our school. Every class went down to listen to the talk. He showed us a slideshow of many things including animals losing their habitats, pollution and global warming. The first thing he did was ask us about different types of pollution. He asked us what types of…

Upcoming School Closures

The school will be closed on the following dates

Friday May 25th (Referendum)

Tuesday May 29th (Teacher In-service training)

Monday June 4th (Bank/Public Holiday)

The school will close for the summer holidays on Friday June 29th at 12 noon.

 

Kilmainham Visit

The boys in 6th class went on a trip to Kilmainham Gaol after having been doing a project on the 1916 Easter Rising. We got to have a look at the leaders cells and a few of the people involved belongings and letters, we also got a look at one of the original copies of…

Homemade Toothpaste

Last week in class, we did a science lesson about making homemade toothpaste. We used lots of ingredients. We used 3 teaspoons of bread soda, ½ a teaspoon of salt, 2 teaspoons of glycerin,  1 teaspoon of peppermint and 2 teaspoons of water. The equipment we used was a plastic teaspoon and a plastic cup.…

Food in Italy

In geography we have been studying Italy. Italy is very famous for its delicious food! My class and I were very excited to learn all about the food in Italy. Pizza is one of the national foods of Italy. The type of pizza we eat today originates from the city of Naples in Italy. Spaghetti…

Trinity Access Tour

Near the start of April a group of boys from each 6th class went on a trip.  We went to Trinity College where we had great fun. We left the school when school started. When we arrived a lady showed us many sites to visit. On the tour we were told a haunted story about…

The Egg Drop Challenge

Near the start of April, Mr. Briody’s boys participated in the egg drop challenge the winners were Cameron, Freddie and Rafael What you need cardboard tubes newspaper old boxes paper tape, glue, rubber bands Popsicle sticks bags straws feathers cottonballs METHOD Come up with an idea of some type of container you can make to…

International Food Celebration

On Thursday, the twenty sixth of April, we celebrated our international food day. Everyone was called down to the hall at different times by me and Cillian. There were three classes in the hall at each time. There was food from all around the world. I liked the Bulgarian and Indian food the best. The…

Sound – Paper Telephones

In Room 4 we did an experiment with paper telephones. We used paper cups and string. So first we put a hole in the bottom of the paper cup and then we put a hole in the other cup. Then we put the string through the cup and then tied a knot at the end…

Art – Elephants Room 4

We made elephants head out of clay.   We got the clay and started to put them into a ball. Then we made two ears by moulding them into two ears.   Then we started to make the trunk and tusks. We had to make sure that everything was nice and strong so that everything…