The Power of Design

This year room 27 got a visit from a person who works as a designer for TV3 as part of our junior achievement programme. The junior achievement programme helps to learn skills that you could use in the world. Sinead came in and was talking about shapes and designs in a lesson called the power…

Science Trip

Some boys from Drimnagh Castle went on a science trip on Tuesday the 4th of November. This trip was organised by the Trinity Access Programme (TAP). 6 boys from 6th class were picked to go – Rafael, TJ, Rhys, Ross, Cillian and I. We were brought by bus to the Teagasc campus in Co. Meath.…

Maths Week Drimnagh

Maths Week 2017

In our school, maths is a big subject, so we were so excited to hear that it was maths week. We did all kinds of activities in our classes such as Mangahigh. This is a website where you can play maths games online to improve your maths skills. Children from other schools in Ireland and…

drimnagh castle football

Gaelic Season in full swing

This year the senior gaelic footballers are off to a flying start with two wins out of three. This amazing team is made up of 5th and 6th class who are very talented in this particular field. Mr. Toher  (the gaelic senior football team coach) says that it is going to be very hard but…

Genius Hour

Genius hour started in Google when they gave their employees 20% of their time to work on their own idea. This made a big company 3M which you might know from projectors. Our class [Room 5] are doing Genius hour every Friday. Genius hour give us one hour every Friday to do a small project…

Boxing for PE

September is the month of a new school year which means we start a lot of  new things including , our projects, boxing and our tests. Every Friday a boxing coach comes in and does a session with all of the sixth class boys. It starts with a warm up and then we do sparring.…

Autumn Leaves Wax Resistant Art

This week in art we learned about wax resistance. We all drew autumn leaves with crayons and then we had a mini experiment to see if we could still see the crayon when we put a paint wash over it. The crayon resisted the paint and we could see it perfectly on the page! Miss…

Halloween Fun Day in Room 8

We were really lucky this year and Miss Peacock let us have a Halloween fun day! We had lots of fun and check out some of the things we did. In the morning, we did an experiment called The Puking Pumpkin. It was really cool. We carved out a pumpkin, and then we got our…

Beat The Street

As you probably know in our school we are very competitive and love getting fit. This month we have been doing Beat the Street! The idea of Beat the Street is to get us exercising while having fun. We got our own fobs which come with a map. If you lose it you can go…