Trad Group

Every year some boys usually from 5th and 6th class get together and play the tin whistle and other traditional Irish instruments like the accordion. They meet in Rm.12 twice a week to practice. They play their songs at the Carol Service, the Communion and the Confirmation. Most boys started learning tin whistle in fourth…

Computer Projects

During late September to October, four groups of boys from each 6th class were selected to do a project on a certain subject, eg; Archimedes, Boole, Copernicus and Beaufort. Each of them were completed on the school’s laptops and we used Adobe Spark™ to create it. As one the boys chosen myself, I must say…

5th Class Stories

The 5th class boys have written their own stories. each boy decided what he wanted his story to be about. They had to write them for homework every night for two weeks, just to get them done. Once they were done writing them the first time, they proof-read them then they re-wrote them. Once they’ve…

School Leagues 2018

It is the end of November and the school leagues have finished. It is a suitable time to discuss what the school leagues are. The school leagues are football matches that take place on the pitch of Drimnagh Castle Primary, where teams compete in matches. In the school leagues, All boys, excluding 6th class are…

Fitness Test

Each year, the boys in Drimnagh Castle Primary have to do a fitness test twice in the year. We asked the teacher in charge of them, Mr.Briody some questions. When asked what are the aims of the tests? Sir answered are to measure the boys’ aerobic fitness levels. We asked sir if he thought the…

Homework Club

This September Drimnagh Castle started their homework club. This is a time for the boys to get their homework done before going home. The homework club is for 3rd class up until 6th class. Its for the kids that want to stay an hour after school to do their homework. At half two 6th class…

Green Schools 2018

In our school we do green schools. Every boy in the school is a part of it. There is a green schools committee in the school but only two boys from each class can attend the meetings. We currently have 6 flags and we are trying to get are 7th flag. We earned our flags…

Making Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

The boys in Ms. Byrne’s class started doing procedural writing as part of their English work, and they wrote on how to make chocolate cornflake cakes. Ms. Byrne baked the cakes with the Boys as a treat. Here is what I wrote for my procedural writing; How to make chocolate cornflake cakes Goal: Make chocolate…

Bigger and Better Jobs

This September we got some new 6th class boys, some of these boys got selected for the bigger and more important jobs around the school, including P.E. boys, laptop boys, iPad boys and the litter picking boys to name just a few. Jamie is one of the boys picked to do the P.E. job. I…

Yellow Bibs

The Yellow Bibs are the sixth class boys that look after boys in the yard. They tell people to follow the rules to keep other boys safe in the yard. The Yellow bibs have different jobs which include throwing the ball over the fence, blocking the gate, stopping people going into areas they are not…