Trinity Access Tour

Near the start of April a group of boys from each 6th class went on a trip.  We went to Trinity College where we had great fun. We left the school when school started. When we arrived a lady showed us many sites to visit. On the tour we were told a haunted story about…

The Egg Drop Challenge

Near the start of April, Mr. Briody’s boys participated in the egg drop challenge the winners were Cameron, Freddie and Rafael What you need cardboard tubes newspaper old boxes paper tape, glue, rubber bands Popsicle sticks bags straws feathers cottonballs METHOD Come up with an idea of some type of container you can make to…

Erasmus Maths Challenge

This week we were given a maths challenge from Wales to my school Drimnagh Castle. The maths challenge was about a match of any sport and at the half time we had to find out the possibilities of how the home and away team scored their points. For example, let’s say a Gaelic football match…

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…

St Vincent De Paul Food Appeal

St. Vincent De Paul St. Vincent De Paul is a charity that helps people in need. Every year at Christmas time they hold a food appeal to collect up food for people who don’t have as much food as others. This Christmas over 140,000 people in communities across the country will ask SVP for help…

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…

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs.

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs In our class we did an experiment to show how bad smoking is for your lungs and this is our investigation QUESTION: Does smoking effect your lungs? MATERIALS: 2 cigarettes, some cotton wool, a bottle, a lighter METHOD: Step 1: Take off the cap and place the cotton in the…

Lung Capacity

In room 5 we did a lung experiment to test our lung capacity. We did this to see if we got the average lung capacity to see if we are fit. We did it with plastic tubing [make sure it’s clean], a large plastic bottle, water and a basin. You put the water in the…

The Waiting Prince

This poem is inspired by the poem by Ann Bonner named, “Night Owl”.                 The Waiting Prince Night is near. Storm approaching. Waves banging the wooden deserted harbour.   Thunder heard in the distance. Ships with hangings sails fleeing.   Yet he stands under the arch Staring carefully. Waiting for his bride To arrive.  …