Presentations

We are doing oral language presentations, on subjects we like. This is to help with reading (research),speaking out and expressing ourselves. We have had several of them, for example, we had one on duolingo a language app which I recommend, we had one on theories and even one on games. Here is a picture us…

Comprehension Cards

This is my class and I doing comprehension cards. My teacher and resource teachers want us to practice comprehension by ourselves. We are really confident we can do it all thanks to all the teachers. Now we understand stories and how to use comprehension strategies like predicting, connecting etc.

By Nathan E.

Lung Capacity

In room 5 we did a lung experiment to test our lung capacity. We did this to see if we got the average lung capacity to see if we are fit. We did it with plastic tubing [make sure it’s clean], a large plastic bottle, water and a basin. You put the water in the…

The Waiting Prince

This poem is inspired by the poem by Ann Bonner named, “Night Owl”.                 The Waiting Prince Night is near. Storm approaching. Waves banging the wooden deserted harbour.   Thunder heard in the distance. Ships with hangings sails fleeing.   Yet he stands under the arch Staring carefully. Waiting for his bride To arrive.  …

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…