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…

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…

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.…

Kickboxing

Kick boxing in our school is for the 5th classes. In kick boxing we learn how to protect ourselves. We have learned four types of punch. They are called the jab, across, uppercut and hook. We also learned many different types of kicks including forward kick, side kick, the roundhouse kick and the jump kick.…

The Eliminator

The Eliminator is a hurling competition that third and fourth class can do. It takes place over four weeks. You have a minute to do the skill and have to do the skill move that has been chosen as many times as you can. You have two tries on the one skill but in the…

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…

Christmas Rice Krispie cakes

On Thursday we made Christmas Rice Krispie cakes. Our teacher got the ingredients which were, cooking chocolate, Rice Krispies and snow flake toppings. Ms Murphy got a microwave and melted the chocolate. We checked on it after 2 minutes. We put the Rice Krispies into a bowl and poured the chocolate over it and stirred…

The Normans

In Ms Sweeney’s class we have been working very hard over the last while learning about The Normans. We spent lots of time in our groups researching about the different aspects of life during Norman times in Ireland. We learned about the different castles they built, such as the motte and bailey, and the various…

Quiz Time in Room 6

Our quiz was exciting. It was a bit tricky for all of us. We had lots of fun. Here are some of the Questions that we answered in the Quiz. What is the largest ocean in the world? Which English team play at Stamford Bridge? Which team sing “forever blowing bubbles”? True or false. Did…