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…

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…

Room 2 visit the Castle.

On Thursday we went to Drimnagh Castle. We had an unforgettable time. We walked from the primary to the secondary. We saw all of the features in the Castle. We got a tour guide and their names were Ciaran and Denise. They were very nice and they told us a lot of interesting facts. One…

Activities in Room 12

I am in fifth class. It is brilliant. Our teacher is Mr. Grehan, he is really kind and does loads of fun things with my class. First we learned about the Normans. It was very exciting because most of our class didn’t know anything about it. We all learned loads and then we started to…

College Awareness Week

Our school is college aware. Recently our class did our own student ID cards as part of College Awareness Week. On our ID cards we had to draw our faces on the top right corner of the card and our teacher put the crests of Trinity College, UCD, DIT and DCU we looked at the…

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs.

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs In our class we did an experiment to show how bad smoking is for your lungs and this is our investigation QUESTION: Does smoking effect your lungs? MATERIALS: 2 cigarettes, some cotton wool, a bottle, a lighter METHOD: Step 1: Take off the cap and place the cotton in the…

My Lion Costume

As you know, Halloween is known for candy, horror movies and costumes. Well this year I made my own costume. The costume was a huge, heavy and quite frightening Lion Head from the movie “Hercules”! It’s about a man called Hercules, who is the son of Zeus and he is haunted by his tragic past.…

Anti-Bullying Policy

Last Updated: June, 2017   Next Update: June, 2018 * Only Appendix 11 & Appendix 12, p.20 & p.21, need to be signed annually   Mission Statement To strive to help our pupils learn in a happy, caring and Christian environment.   Introduction   In accordance with the requirements of the Education (Welfare) Act 2000…

Discipline Policy

Drimnagh Castle Primary School   Mission Phrase:           “To strive to help our pupils to develop and learn in a happy caring and Christian atmosphere” _______________________________________________________   Code of Behaviour Introduction In Drimnagh Castle Primary School we aim to achieve standards of behaviour that are based on the principles of honesty, respect, consideration and responsibility. This…

Papier Mâché

Before the Halloween break, Mr. Conaghan told us we were going to make papier mâché masks. He told us that day for homework to bring in newspapers in order to make them. Once everybody brought them in we got a start on them. Mr. Conaghan called four boys out at a time to do their…