Congratulations to the children in First Class who win the Golden Boot this term. 95% of these children participated in our Walk on Wednesday programme from Christmas to Easter. The overall participation rate for the school this term is 73% – 7% of children in the whole school walked to school; 51% parked and strode; … Read more
During Maths Week this year, Sixth Class helped First Class measure the length of their fabulous french knitting in the yard! After the midterm break, First Class has promised to teach Sixth how to french knit!!
First Class were very busy for Active School Week. On Monday we had great fun during our Basketball Blitz. Our skills improved enormously as the tournament went on. At the start we were all running after the ball but as the games went on, we started to use the space much better and to pass … Read more
Congratulations to Ellie Conlon (1st Class) who was selected as the National Champion in the Scratch Competition 2016 in the Primary Schools Minis Category (Jnr Infants – 1st Class). Ellie’s scratch project, ‘Planting a Seed’ was shortlisted for the Scratch Finals. Ellie then attended the showcase on Thursday 28th April at the RDS. She presented her project … Read more
More poems by First Class published. See below First Class went on an autumnal walk through Knocksink Woods on Friday 16th October 2015. We enjoyed exploring the woods in autumn with all of our senses. We wrote some autumn poems inspired by our walk in the woods. A Nature Trail by Annalisa Walsh An Autumn Walk … Read more
We planted bluebell bulbs under the big tree at the top of the hill, as bluebells like a woodland environment. Ben helped us to make holes for the bulbs. We’re looking forward to seeing them grow in spring. We also planted an assortment of bulbs in-between the vegetable beds outside of the infant classrooms. We … Read more
Do you like our Hallowe’en puppets made from wooden spoons, cups, fabric, paper and other bits and bobs?
We have all sowed an acorn and are looking forward to seeing our little oak trees growing by next spring. First we did a float test to sort the viable acorns from those that would be unlikely to sprout. Did you know that an oak tree doesn’t start producing acorns until it is about 50 … Read more
Guzzler visited First Class on Friday 6th November. We taught him a lot about saving energy and not wasting energy. We hope he’s not guzzling up energy any more.