Santry 2018

This year the boys went to Santry to complete in relays and sprints and did the school proud. First up for our school was Rhys from 4th class as he got into the semi finals in sprints but unfortunately was knocked out. Next was Aaron from rm 9. Aaron started off well but couldn’t keep…

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…

Room 4 School Tour

Yesterday we went on our school tour on the 6th June 2018. We went to UCD (University College Dublin). We had lots of fun. The person that brought us around was called Lisa. The first place we went into was the football pitch. We didn’t play football though. We played with a sliotar and something was…

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…

Enviornment talk with Robin Barry

Last week Robin Barry an Environment Specialist visited our school. Every class went down to listen to the talk. He showed us a slideshow of many things including animals losing their habitats, pollution and global warming. The first thing he did was ask us about different types of pollution. He asked us what types of…

Upcoming School Closures

The school will be closed on the following dates

Friday May 25th (Referendum)

Tuesday May 29th (Teacher In-service training)

Monday June 4th (Bank/Public Holiday)

The school will close for the summer holidays on Friday June 29th at 12 noon.

 

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…

Homemade Toothpaste

Last week in class, we did a science lesson about making homemade toothpaste. We used lots of ingredients. We used 3 teaspoons of bread soda, ½ a teaspoon of salt, 2 teaspoons of glycerin,  1 teaspoon of peppermint and 2 teaspoons of water. The equipment we used was a plastic teaspoon and a plastic cup.…