Santry 2018

This year the boys went to Santry to complete in relays and sprints and did the school proud. First up for our school was Rhys from 4th class as he got into the semi finals in sprints but unfortunately was knocked out. Next was Aaron from rm 9. Aaron started off well but couldn’t keep…

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…

BIBLE EXPLORER

Over the past few weeks Colin Sheldon has been coming into Room 15 and here is what we done. Colin does a program called “Bible Explorer, The Old Testament”. In lesson 1 we learnt about “The Beginning of Everything” and we learnt about Abraham. He had two sons called “Ishmael and Isaac who had 2…

Tag Rugby

We are learning tag rugby in Drimnagh castle. The man that teaches us is called Gareth. Gareth will be teaching us for 6 weeks. Tag rugby is rugby with a belt and you have two tags on the belt you are wearing. If you get a tag pulled off you keep the ball but if…

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS REPORT

We started learning about Christopher Columbus in January 2018 .We found out that he had his biggest voyage in 1492 with 3 ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María. Christopher sailed the Santa María. He bought the 3 ships from the King and Queen of Spain because the Portuguese King and Queen refused.…

Report Writing

In room 15 we learned about reading and writing reports. We found out that the purpose of report writing is to document, organise and store information. We got an opportunity to write our own reports on a topic that interested us. We had great fun looking up the internet to help us find out some…

Poetry from Room 15

In Rm 15, we wrote poems, using a method called the poetry machine. Here is the following strategy we used 1     Writing a noun   2      Then a fact about the noun. 3      Write three adjectives to describe the noun. 4      A simile to describe the noun. 5      Another simile. 6      Write how you feel…

Johnny Cooper Report

Johnny Cooper is a man who plays Gaelic for Dublin. He is an amazing Gaelic footballer. He does not just play for Dublin he also plays for his club Na Fianna.  The position he plays is in the back line. The number on his shirt is number two. He has one brother who also plays…

The Normans

In Ms Sweeney’s class we have been working very hard over the last while learning about The Normans. We spent lots of time in our groups researching about the different aspects of life during Norman times in Ireland. We learned about the different castles they built, such as the motte and bailey, and the various…

Christmas Cribs Room 15

This year we made Christmas cribs in room 15. It was a home project and you could get anyone from home to help you. We were only allowed to use recycled materials such as cardboard, plastic, clay, sticks, paper and plants. It’s a really enjoyable and cool idea to do with your family. Take a…