Pyjama Day in 2nd Class
We had a great Pyjama Day in 2nd Class. We all brought in our favourite book and cuddly toy and did Show and Tell. It was great hearing about all the different books that the children are interested in and the stories behind their favourite cuddly toys. One even...
Lots of our classes have been busy learning The Walls of Limerick/ Na Ballai Luimnigh over the last few weeks during their P.E. lessons as part of the dance strand. Ar an Déardaoin beidh Céilí Mór ann sa scoil 🙂
Wellbeing Week Fun 🙂
The girls and boys in Ms Kilkenny's Class, Mrs Mc Elwaine's Class and Pauric's Class had a great time together during Wellbeing Week. They began by splitting up between two of the classrooms and practising the 'Waka Waka' dance for the school performance later that...
Learning about China
The boys and girls in 2nd Class learned all about China during the month of January. In Ms Kilkenny's class we used iPads to research China and completed individual mini projects. We learned all about the Chinese New Year. Did you know this year is the Year of the...
The boys and girls in Ms Kilkenny's class really enjoyed dong their Christmas play this year, so much so they had to join in with the singing while watching the recording of the play. Their Christmas play was called 'A Midwife Crisis'. Thank you to the talented girls...
The boys and girls in 2nd Class had SNOW much fun out on the yard last month!!
Maths in Ms Peoples Class
We had fun measuring the length of the classroom, the corridor and the path outside
St Brigid’s Crosses
We made St. Brigid's crosses and listened to the story of St Brigid.
Visit from Letterkenny Gaels
The children in 2nd Class were delighted when four players from the winning Letterkenny Gaels team came to visit with their cup. The children all got to hold the cup and they thought it was very heavy!!
We had great fun during Science Week. We made raisins dance. We investigated how to separate salt and pepper. We had some messy Science fun by trying to blow bubbles within bubbles on our desks. Some children were able to blow bubbles on their hands and bounce them up...
The boys and girls in 2nd Class love to get out and about any opportunity they get to learn. Recently we have had some wonderful outdoor learning activities around the school grounds. We went on an autumn walk and used our 5 senses to learn more about the signs of...
Halloween in 2nd Class
The boys and girls in 2nd Class had a great time dressing up for Halloween. To get in the Halloween spirit they made some spooky slime in pairs. The secret ingredient was contact lens solution.
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,...
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!!!
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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!!
The boys and girls enjoyed some yummy pancakes on Pancake Tuesday.
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.
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!!
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!!
Lá Fhéile Pádraig in Ms Peoples’ class
Floating and Sinking in Ms Peoples’ Class
Ms Peoples' class investigating whether objects will float or sink.
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.
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...
Spring Art in 2nd Class
Ms Peoples' and Ms Duffy's classes extending hands of friendship as part of Wellbeing Week.
Halves and Quarters
Ms Peoples' class have been busy learning about halves and quarters.
Valentine’s Day Art in Ms Peoples’ Class
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...
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...
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.
Catholic Schools Week in Ms Peoples Class
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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.
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.
Merry Christmas from all in Ms Kilkenny's 2nd Class
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...
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...
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'....
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.
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!!
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.
Ms Peoples Second Class – Science week
We had a fun week doing lots of science experiments. We did dancing raisins, rainbow skittles, oil and water but the best fun was making bubbles!
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.