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…

Castle are Croker bound!

Our Senior football team have made it to the Sciath Kitterick final in Croke Park on Monday 22nd October at 12:10. This is a huge achievement for the school and is just rewards for the hard work the boys and their coaches Mr. Briody, Mr. Conaghan, Mr. O’Connor and not forgetting Mr. Toher have put in…

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…

Homework Club

This September Drimnagh Castle started their homework club. This is a time for the boys to get their homework done before going home. The homework club is for 3rd class up until 6th class. Its for the kids that want to stay an hour after school to do their homework. At half two 6th class…

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…

Bigger and Better Jobs

This September we got some new 6th class boys, some of these boys got selected for the bigger and more important jobs around the school, including P.E. boys, laptop boys, iPad boys and the litter picking boys to name just a few. Jamie is one of the boys picked to do the P.E. job. I…

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…