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…

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…

Peer Reading

In late May Some of the sixth classes split in two and went to read with the younger classes. Half of their class stayed in their room, while the other came to ours. They brought a book and we helped them read it. We helped by giving assistance if they can’t read a word, taking…

Kilmainham Visit

The boys in 6th class went on a trip to Kilmainham Gaol after having been doing a project on the 1916 Easter Rising. We got to have a look at the leaders cells and a few of the people involved belongings and letters, we also got a look at one of the original copies of…

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…