Christmas Fun in Room 4

In room 4 we have been very busy getting into the Christmas Spirit! We put up our tree! Dexter put the star to the tree. We made snow globes from recycled materials. There were a lot of steps to make our snow globes. Firstly we drew some Christmas decorations to put into the globe. We…

Room 9 Science Experiments

During science week in room 9, we did lots of fun experiments. Here are our two favourites! Colour changing milk. We needed: milk, food colouring, cotton buds and washing up liquid.  Method: step 1 put the milk in a bowl. Step 2 put a few different food colourings in the milk. Step 3 put a…

St Vincent De Paul Food Appeal

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 with food fuel and…

Science Week Room 14

For science week in 6TH class we did two experiments   EXPERIMENT- 1: To start science week we did an experiment to tie in with our maths lessons. We got plastic cars and built ramps out of school books for the cars. Each person built their own ramp. Then we measured what angle the ramp…

Compost Competition

In Drimnagh Castle we have compost bins in every class. We are allowed to put apples, bananas, pears, kiwis and grapes. We are not allowed to put oranges in tin foil, plastic, wrappers and bread. A teacher in the school named Ms Sheridan runs the compost. In school we do a competition and every class…

Cookie Monsters

Today in Room 8 we made chocolate chip cookies and we loved them. We had to use lots of ingredients. A couple of days ago miss said we had to behave well to make the cookies. These are the ingredients we had to use, brown sugar, unsalted butter, eggs, salt, self raising flour and chocolate.…

Computer Projects

During late September to October, four groups of boys from each 6th class were selected to do a project on a certain subject, eg; Archimedes, Boole, Copernicus and Beaufort. Each of them were completed on the school’s laptops and we used Adobe Spark™ to create it. As one the boys chosen myself, I must say…

College Awereness Week

Collage awareness week has fast approached us although we are still young it’s a great opportunity for us to get our minds thinking about what and who we would like to be when we are older. This is a very important week for us as we venture into life in college and understand the opportunities…