2nd Class

2nd Class Trip to Rathmullan

2nd Class Trip to Rathmullan

The boys and girls in 2nd Class went on their first school tour since Junior Infants last Wednesday. They set off on the bus at 9:30am and arrived in Rathmullan around 10am. They spent the day digging holes, building sand castles, collecting shells, playing games,...

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Lunchtime with a twist

Lunchtime with a twist

Even though the rain put a stop to our annual Sports Day, Ms Kilkenny's class weren't too disappointed when they heard they were still getting their chips 😀 They were delighted!!!

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Visitors in Room 8

Visitors in Room 8

The children in Room 8 enjoyed a lovely visit from the ducklings last Thursday. I think some of the children wanted to bring them home.

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First Holy Communion 2022

First Holy Communion 2022

Well done to the girls and boys from Ms Kilkenny and Ms People's classes who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday. It was a very special day receiving this sacrament for the first time. Thank you to the Parent's Association for the lovely treat on Monday.

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Junk Art in Room 8

Junk Art in Room 8

The boys and girls had a great time recently doing construction for art. As the children had been learning about 3D shapes, they were asked to bring in a range of these shapes from home in the form of boxes and containers. The children then made their own amazing...

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Lá ag siopadóireacht

Lá ag siopadóireacht

Chuaigh na páistí i rang a dó ag siopadóireacht le déanaí. Cheannaigh siad a lán rud. Bhain siad úsáid as airgead bréige chun iad a cheannach. Thug an siopadóir sóinseáil ar ais dóibh. Bhain siad taitneamh as agus iad ag déanamh mata freisin.

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Exploring Weight in 2nd Class

Exploring Weight in 2nd Class

The boys and girls in 2nd Class loved learning actively when exploring the topic of weight in Maths recently. First, they used a balance and a range of concrete materials to weigh different items. Then, they explored 1kg, 1/2kg and 1/4kg and what these would feel...

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Ag scríobh abairtí i Rang a Dó

Ag scríobh abairtí i Rang a Dó

The boys and girls in Room 8 have been working very hard at their Irish verbs over the past couple of months. Before Easter they used these verbs to make up their own sentences. They were very impressive. Maith sibh a pháistí!!

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First Confession Preparation

First Confession Preparation

The boys and girls in 2nd Class will make their First Confession on Tuesday 22nd of March. They have worked so hard in preparing for this very special sacrament.

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World Book Day

World Book Day

The boys and girls in 2nd Class brought their favourite book to school on World Book Day to share with their class. They are super readers!!

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Céilí Dancing i Rang a Dó

Céilí Dancing i Rang a Dó

The boys and girls in 2nd Class were learning Céilí dancing this week. The learned An Dreolín and Ballaí Luimnigh. Look at them go-they were fantastic!!

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Love is in the air

Love is in the air

The boys and girls did lovely Valentine's art last week and they made Valentine's boxes for their families full of kind and loving messages.

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Floating and sinking

Floating and sinking

The boys and girls in 2nd Class explored floating and sinking recently. They learned that an unpeeled orange will float and a peeled orange will not float. They took part in a challenge to see if they could create a boat that would float in water out of modelling...

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Wellbeing Week

Ms Peoples' and Ms Duffy's classes extending hands of friendship as part of Wellbeing Week.

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Movement breaks help our wellbeing at school

Movement breaks help our wellbeing at school

The boys and girls in Room 8 work very hard in class every day, but they sometimes need a short movement break between lessons so that they are ready to work hard again for the next lesson. They have particularly been loving Coach Corey Martin on Youtube for these...

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iPads in 2nd Class

iPads in 2nd Class

There was great excitement when the iPads landed in 2nd Class recently. The boys and girls have been using them to practise their maths using the websites https://mathsframe.co.uk and https://www.mathplayground.com. They have also been doing quizzes on Kahoot based on...

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Unihoc Fun

Unihoc Fun

The boys and girls in Ms Kilkenny's Class loved learning the skills involved in unihoc recently. There was great fun when they used these when playing some games too.  

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Catholic School’s Week

Catholic School’s Week

During Catholic schools week, Ms Peoples' class joined into the 10 o'clock Mass online on Monday morning.   We learned the five finger prayer and we interviewed our Grandparents for Grandparents day and also offered a decade of the rosary for our Grandparents.

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Ms Kilkennys Class – Catholic Schools Week

Ms Kilkennys Class – Catholic Schools Week

To start Catholic Schools Week the boys and girls in 2nd Class were exploring their strengths and talents - and those of their friends. We had a lovely discussion about this and then we wrote about them in our copies.

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Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate

Ms Kilkenny's class have been doing 'The Gift of Kindness' each day over the past couple of weeks. Some days they were giving the gift of kindness, while others they received a gift of kindness. Last Thursday they were treated to some hot chocolate and chocolate...

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Needs and Wants

Needs and Wants

Over the last couple of weeks we have been learning about homelessness in Ireland and the difference between ‘needs’ and ‘wants’. We did an activity where we had to decide which item was a ‘need’ or a ‘want’. The children had very interesting discussions during this...

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Advent Calendars

Advent Calendars

We got the preparations for Christmas under way this year in November by creating our own personal Advent Calendars of Random Kindness. Every day, at home, we have something kind to do. Our motto this year at school is: 'In a world where you can be anything, be kind'....

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Miss Kilkenny’s Second Class Science Week

Miss Kilkenny’s Second Class Science Week

The boys and girls had great fun during Science Week. They did lots of experiments in class. I even heard that some of the children tried out the experiments at home too. Have a look at us making bubbles and learning how soap is so important when washing our hands.

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Halloween Fun 2nd Class

Halloween Fun 2nd Class

The boys and girls had great fun on the day of the Hallowe’en holidays. They loved dressing up. They did a science experiment where they had to try and make a poorly pumpkin feel better. It didn’t go very well!!  

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Christmas in Ms Peoples’s Room

Christmas in Ms Peoples’s Room

As you can see, it's not only the elves that are busy at Christmas time, we are extremely busy with all our Christmas arts and crafts and lots of fun activities.

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Halloween in Ms Peoples Second Class

Halloween in Ms Peoples Second Class

We designed our own Halloween masks, we made torn paper pumpkins, coloured witches and wrote poems. We dressed up in our Halloween costumes, we watched a movie and had some treats.

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