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…

A New Beginning

September is the beginning of a new school year, and along with a new school year comes new second class boys. We went to Ms. O’Brien’s room to interview some 2nd class boys (Ryan A., Daniel M. and Zak B.)When we asked them what their favourite thing about Drimnagh Castle was, their answers were that…

Football Fever

This year’s football season is back. Our football team has been training since last Easter. The players are so excited. The team is going to give it their all this season. They will face some very good teams. If our team plays well and win most of their games they will go to Croke Park.…

Fun Coding

In Mid-June a group of people from Aviva came in to show us how to code using scratch. Scratch is an easy way to learn how to code. It was released back in 2013. On scratch you can make anything you want to and it’s surprising that popular video games such as Minecraft, Fortnite and…

DELPHI

This year the boys in 6th class traveled to Delphi by train and stayed in a hostel. The boys did loads of activities including surfing, kayaking, high ropes and rock climbing. The boys got three meals a day and then a cookie or a donut at night after activities. All the boys who went had…