The Solar System

In room 5 we are learning about our solar system. First we got some black card. Then we drew the lines of orbit. Next, we drew the planets on the lines. After that, Mr O’ Connor gave us some white chalk to go over the orbit lines and draw some stars. Next Sir gave us…

Our Class Surveys

In maths this week we did bar charts. We each worked with a partner and each pair picked a question to ask the rest of the class for their survey. Some examples of the survey questions were “What is your favourite colour”, “What is your favourite football kit?” and “What is your favourite country?”. Each…

Room 12 have been busy!

This is my introduction about 5th class: In 5th class we do Maths stations. Every Maths station takes about 10 mins. We have two independent stations and two stations with teachers. In the two independent stations there is a game called Rummy ,which is a card game and it is really fun! We used do…

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.…

Making Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

The boys in Ms. Byrne’s class started doing procedural writing as part of their English work, and they wrote on how to make chocolate cornflake cakes. Ms. Byrne baked the cakes with the Boys as a treat. Here is what I wrote for my procedural writing; How to make chocolate cornflake cakes Goal: Make chocolate…

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…

A New Beginning

September is the beginning of a new school year, and along with a new school year comes new second class boys. We went to Ms. O’Brien’s room to interview some 2nd class boys (Ryan A., Daniel M. and Zak B.)When we asked them what their favourite thing about Drimnagh Castle was, their answers were that…

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…

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…