Lexia Core 5

In fifth class, Room 13 did a reading program on a website called Lexia Reading Core 5.Ms O’ Brien is the teacher who started it. She picks a few boys to go with her to get the laptops in Room 26. Lexia Core 5 could be on any mobile device. All you have to do…

Capacity Experiment

Last week we did a science project on capacity. We started off with a bowl of water then we got a bottle of water and put it upside down in the bowl. Then we twisted off the cap in the bowl. We put a straw in the bottle then you take a big breath and…

Shoebox Appeal

In room 13 we were helping other countries by helping team hope fill shoeboxes, with LOTS of things   like toys , food ,clothes , washing equipment [soap]  and other things like them. We also sent a picture of all the boys in our class. We’re not allowed to put liquids in the box or food…

My Lion Costume

As you know, Halloween is known for candy, horror movies and costumes. Well this year I made my own costume. The costume was a huge, heavy and quite frightening Lion Head from the movie “Hercules”! It’s about a man called Hercules, who is the son of Zeus and he is haunted by his tragic past.…

Anti-Bullying Policy

Last Updated: June, 2017   Next Update: June, 2018 * Only Appendix 11 & Appendix 12, p.20 & p.21, need to be signed annually   Mission Statement To strive to help our pupils learn in a happy, caring and Christian environment.   Introduction   In accordance with the requirements of the Education (Welfare) Act 2000…

Discipline Policy

Drimnagh Castle Primary School   Mission Phrase:           “To strive to help our pupils to develop and learn in a happy caring and Christian atmosphere” _______________________________________________________   Code of Behaviour Introduction In Drimnagh Castle Primary School we aim to achieve standards of behaviour that are based on the principles of honesty, respect, consideration and responsibility. This…

Enrolment Policy

Drimnagh Castle Primary   Admission Procedures Drimnagh Castle Primary welcomes all students and aims to provide an integrated and inclusive education. The school is an all boys school from 2nd to 6th and is part of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust. Drimnagh Castle Primary is a Catholic school operating within the Charter.  Refer to www.erstcharter.ie.…

Papier Mâché

Before the Halloween break, Mr. Conaghan told us we were going to make papier mâché masks. He told us that day for homework to bring in newspapers in order to make them. Once everybody brought them in we got a start on them. Mr. Conaghan called four boys out at a time to do their…

Child Protection Policy

Child Protection Policy Last Updated: April 2016   Next Update: June 2017   * To be reviewed annually and signed on page 2 Drimnagh Castle Primary Child Protection Policy Statement:   Schools have an obligation to provide students with the highest possible standard of care in order to promote their well-being and protect them from…

Protractors

For Maths, Room 13 have been learning how to use a protractor. A protractor is shaped like a semi-circle and is used for measuring angles. Certain angles are used on the right or left hand side. If your angle is on the right hand side, you use your inside scale. If your angle is on…