HURLING IS BACK!!!

Its back! The senior and junior hurling will be training four days a week. Senior Training is on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the juniors train every Thursday. Anyone who wants to join should ask the coaches Mr.ONeill,  Mr.OConnor and Mr.Devlin for a trial. The matches will be played in March and we will hope…

Report Writing

In room 15 we learned about reading and writing reports. We found out that the purpose of report writing is to document, organise and store information. We got an opportunity to write our own reports on a topic that interested us. We had great fun looking up the internet to help us find out some…

Erasmus Maths Challenge

This week we were given a maths challenge from Wales to my school Drimnagh Castle. The maths challenge was about a match of any sport and at the half time we had to find out the possibilities of how the home and away team scored their points. For example, let’s say a Gaelic football match…

Poetry from Room 15

In Rm 15, we wrote poems, using a method called the poetry machine. Here is the following strategy we used 1     Writing a noun   2      Then a fact about the noun. 3      Write three adjectives to describe the noun. 4      A simile to describe the noun. 5      Another simile. 6      Write how you feel…

Power Hour Story

In second class we are doing Power Hour. Power hour is an hour everyday where we work really hard on reading. It is really good fun and we really enjoy doing it. In power hour the first rotation is iPads. On the iPads we do comprehension. Our 2nd rotation is comprehension cards and Ms O…

The Eliminator

The Eliminator is a hurling competition that third and fourth class can do. It takes place over four weeks. You have a minute to do the skill and have to do the skill move that has been chosen as many times as you can. You have two tries on the one skill but in the…

Junior Achievement

In December, Anthony from Deloitte started coming to work with our class. We did many science experiments. For the first one we learned about bones and Anthony gave us a gigantic paper human skeleton and cutouts of names of bones and we had to match the cutouts.   On the second week we did paper…

Haka Gaelach

In room 10 we learned a dance called the Haka Gaelach.  First the whole class watched a video about a rugby team called the all blacks that do a dance called the Haka before they play their matches. Then our teacher said we were going to try to learn it in Irish. On the first…