Engineers Week 2019

This week was engineers week .We had to make devices for an egg drop challenge. Today four engineers came into all of the 6th classes to help us with the challenge. Their names were Brad, Eshmar, Aaron and Damien. Damien was a past student of our school. They work for the Waterman Group as engineers.…

Clay Pots Room 9

This week we made Ancient Greek pots out of clay. First we rolled the clay into a smooth ball. Then we squeezed the clay, pulling and pinching the clay with our fingers. We used our thumbs to push down the clay and made a hole in the middle of the ball. We pinched the side…

The Choir

Currently there are 33 boys in our choir.  We represent our school when we sing at the First Holy Communion and the Confirmation.  We also lead the singing at the Christmas Carol Service and other events throughout the year.   Any boy in the school can join the choir.  It is great fun to sing and…

Guitar Group

We began guitar lessons with Miss Weir five weeks ago. There are seven of us in the group. We are learning how to play guitar chords. We have learned to play seven chords so far (Em, E, G, C, D, A, Am). It is interesting but hard work. It hurts your fingers but practice makes…

ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL

An amazing history lesson in Ireland’s biggest and tallest standing church. The 6th class boys from two classes Rm 27 and Rm 26 got to go to St Patricks Cathedral on Thursday, and Rm 14 and Rm 15 on Friday. These classes got a guided tour round the church. The classes loved this they got…

Reading in our School

  In Drimnagh Castle we enjoy reading books in our school. There are plenty of books to read. In 2nd and 6th class they do paired reading when they read a book with their parents at home for homework for 15 minutes. In every classroom there is a small library at the back of the…

BIBLE EXPLORERS

This year Colin Sheldon from the Bible Explorers has returned to teach the 6th class boys about the New Testament. Each week he also brings props etc. to clarify the story his teaching. He comes every Monday & Tuesday and teaches the boys new lessons. Afterwards, he hands out sheets that have to do with…