Junior Achievement

In December, Anthony from Deloitte started coming to work with our class. We did many science experiments. For the first one we learned about bones and Anthony gave us a gigantic paper human skeleton and cutouts of names of bones and we had to match the cutouts.   On the second week we did paper…

Christmas Fun Run

Every year our school organises a Christmas fun run. All of the boys are allowed to wear red clothes and / or a Santa hat. The boys from room 27 set up an obstacle course for us all to have fun completing. Your class will continue working as if it is a normal day until…

The First Erasmus+ trip to Wales.

This year our school took part in an Erasmus programme with schools from Italy, Sweden and Wales. This programme started in September this year and will last at least 3 years. Erasmus is when schools from different countries link up together and send teachers abroad to the other schools. While the teachers are over there…

Drimnagh Castle Gaelic Football Leagues

The school leagues have gone fantastically this year, with most of the school’s students participating. They are a great way to get fit and improve your Gaelic skills. It consists of 8 teams made up of random students. All the teams have teacher mangers and two 6th class managers. The competition starts with group stages, then…

College Awareness Week

Our school is college aware. Recently our class did our own student ID cards as part of College Awareness Week. On our ID cards we had to draw our faces on the top right corner of the card and our teacher put the crests of Trinity College, UCD, DIT and DCU we looked at the…

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…

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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.…