Room 8 Recycling

Room 8 have been learning about recycling. We know how important it is to recycle. We want save the earth. We made posters and went litter picking. We litter picked out the front of the school and filled four buckets of rubbish. We found cans, glass bottles, paper, cardboard, plastic and sweet wrappers. It is…

Totem Poles in Room 3

In room three, we made Totem Poles for art. We hand made them. We made them out of cardboard boxes. A book called the Indian in the Cupboard inspired us to make the totem poles. We used lots of materials. We used paper, old CD’s, paper plates, foam and pipe cleaners feathers, straws and pom-poms. …

Halloween Stories from Room 8

In Room 8 we have been writing some spooky Halloween stories. Here are some examples of Halloween stories from Leo, Jack and Jacob. Halloween Story: On Halloween night it was spooky with fireworks lighting off into the sky. Ghost flying around the town.  There was two boys going trick or treating and they knocked on…

Welcome Back!

A big welcome back to all the students and staff of Drimnagh Castle. We hope that you all had a really enjoyable summer and have come back refreshed and ready for action! We are already in full flight here with many of our extra curricular activities back in action including Gaelic Football and Boxing. We…

Happy Birds

In room 3 we are learning about birds. They get really hungry in winter because there is less food. They eat berries, little insects and worms and because the weather is cold it is hard to find them. We made bird feeders to put in our gardens. We reused the bottles that our water came…

Bird Feeders

In Winter there is not much food for the birds. We thought about bringing out bread but that is not good for them so we wanted to feed them something healthy instead. We made bird feeders out of string and cheerios. Some people used pipe cleaners instead of string because it was hard to get…

Christmas Fun in Room 4

In room 4 we have been very busy getting into the Christmas Spirit! We put up our tree! Dexter put the star to the tree. We made snow globes from recycled materials. There were a lot of steps to make our snow globes. Firstly we drew some Christmas decorations to put into the globe. We…

Walk on Wednesday

In room 2 we won the Golden Boot. It is an award for winning the Walk on Wednesday competition. Every week the Green schools boys go to the top of the class and check how everybody got to school. Some boys walk, cycle, park and stride, take the bus or the luas, carpool or just…

Lava Lamps

In room 2 we made lava lamps for science. We used water oil food dye and alka-seltzer  tablets and a two litre bottle . First we put the water into the bottles, then added the oil. Then we put in food dye and an alka-seltzer tablet. Then we put cap on and swished it up.…