6th Class

Loreto Convent Vex Robotics Competition

Loreto Convent Vex Robotics Competition

Well done to all the Woodland girls who participated in the recent VEX Robotics tournament organised by Loreto Convent. The girls had great fun competing against girls from all around Letterkenny. [gallery size="large"...

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St. Eunan’s STEM Workshop

St. Eunan’s STEM Workshop

6th class thoroughly enjoyed the recent STEM workshop provided to us by teachers from St. Eunan's college. We participated in some engineering and design sessions, and then tested our new-found skills building sky-scrapers. We also completed a coding session on our...

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Girls FAI 5’s Soccer

Girls FAI 5’s Soccer

Well done to the girls who competed for the school in the Letterkenny area finals, narrowly missing out on a spot in the Donegal final.  

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6th Class Confirmation Donation to Mary’s Meals

6th Class Confirmation Donation to Mary’s Meals

On Monday 11th March Father Eamon Kelly and Brid came from the charity Mary’s Meals to collect our donation to the charity. We decided to donate some of our Confirmation money to the charity. Father Kelly told us about Mary’s Meals and how it started. The founder...

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Pyjama Day/ World Book Day

Pyjama Day/ World Book Day

The boys and girls in Ms Kilkenny's Class had a great day celebrating Pyjama Day and World Book Day on Friday. Some children decided to dress cosy in their pyjamas, while others decided to dress up as their favourite characters such as Matilda, Harry Potter and...

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Confirmation Saturday 24th February 2024

In preparation for the Confirmation we were busy in class working on our Confirmation scrapbooks. We were learning about the fruits and gifts of the Holy Spirit. We also learned our responses. We went for a practice in the Church so we would know where to sit and the...

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Vex Robotics Team

Vex Robotics Team

The boys and girls from our Robotics team demonstrate the VEX Robot and Arena they've been working on!  

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Grandparents’ Day in 6th Class

This week in 6th class we celebrated Grandparents’ Day as part of Catholic Schools Week. The 6th classes wanted to find out about their grandparents’ lives. They asked their grandparents questions about their lives when they were young. They enjoyed telling us their...

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Maths & Coding Week in 6th Class

Maths & Coding Week in 6th Class

Sixth Class were busy during Maths and Coding week. They were coding with BBC: Microbits and helping the junior classes with Lego WeDo, Scratch Junior and BeeBots. Both 6th classes joined together for a maths quiz during the week. The students enjoyed creating...

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Maths & Coding Week 2023

Maths & Coding Week 2023

We really enjoyed using the iPads and chrome-books to do our maths this week. We looked for maths in the outside environment of the school, helped the infants to use Beebots, did some coding on the chrome-books, solved daily maths puzzles and created tesselations on...

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Student Council Speeches

The Student Council candidates presented their posters and gave a speech to their class outlining their ideas. Each student had fantastic ideas. Ms Walker's class will be very lucky to have any of the seven candidates representing them. It will be a very tight vote!!

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A Trip to the Museum

A Trip to the Museum

The students enjoyed a trip to Donegal County Museum. The class engaged in a workshop based on 'The Workhouse'. They learned all about what life was like during The Famine. The matron checked the students into the workhouse and put them all to work. 

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The Da Vinci Bridge Challenge

The Da Vinci Bridge Challenge

6th Class were challenged with creating a curved bridge using lollipop sticks. Each pair worked diligently to create a bridge that could also withstand a weight.

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Well-Being Week

As part of Well-Being Week, Ms Walker’s class was partnered with Mrs Wilson’s and Mr Sheils’ classes. All three classes joined together for some cooperative games outside. 6th class also created Kahoot quizzes on the iPads for senior infants to engage with. Mrs...

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6th Class Donate

6th Class Donate

6th Class made a wonderful donation to the Irish Cancer Society from their Confirmation money. The children collected an impressive €600. We welcomed Ena Barrett to the school and she spoke to the 6th classes about the brilliant supports the Irish Cancer Society...

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Céilí dancing

Céilí dancing

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 🙂

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Sacrament of Confirmation

Sacrament of Confirmation

Congratulations to all our Sixth Class pupils who celebrated the sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday 25th February. Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ confirmed the children in a beautiful ceremony. We were all so proud of you.

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Bouncy Egg Experiment

Bouncy Egg Experiment

6th Class investigated the effect that different materials have on an egg. Their results concluded that vinegar made their egg bounce. After bouncing the egg many times…. the egg finally burst.

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Rang 6 Desk 25K

Rang 6 Desk 25K

We had the most wonderful morning at our Sixth Class 5K last Friday. We are so proud of the children for their commitment and enthusiasm towards the 5k. They trained and worked so very hard over the past weeks and really put their hearts and souls into the event. They...

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Desk25K – Rang 6

Desk25K – Rang 6

Sixth Class are busy training for their Desk25k presently. We train on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2pm. We are using the couch25k app. We started training when we came back after Easter. We use the track at our school to complete our laps. Hopefully, We will be...

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UNICEF Ukraine Appeal

UNICEF Ukraine Appeal

Our 6th class children donated some of their confirmation money to the UNICEF Ukraine appeal. A total of €1000.00 was raised to help children and their families in Ukraine. This money will go a long way in helping UNICEF work day and night to scale up its response and...

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Congratulations Rang 6

Congratulations Rang 6

A massive congratulations to our Rang 6 boys and girls who made their confirmation at the weekend. They did fabulous work in their preparation for receiving the Holy Spirit. Maith Sibh!!

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Confirmation Retreat

Confirmation Retreat

Our Confirmation Retreat In the morning we started with a morning prayer. We played a clapping game. We then got put into our small groups. In our small groups we played a game and talked about ourselves. The small group teachers were called Sandra, Jamie, Henry and...

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Stories of our Grandparents

Stories of our Grandparents

Catholic Schools Week was celebrated in our school from Monday, January 24th – Friday, January 28th. The theme for Catholic Schools Week 2022...

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Stay Safe Online

Stay Safe Online

Safer Internet Day took place on Tuesday, February 8th. We discussed and learned how to stay safe online. Some important tips we learned and would like to pass onto you are…. Don’t share your personal information with ANYONE! Never meet anyone you only know online....

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Grandparents Day in Ms Gormley’s Class

Grandparents Day in Ms Gormley’s Class

We had a lovely afternoon with our grandparents on a Zoom call. We drank a cup of tea and ate some biscuits while we listened to our grandparents talk about their lives at school and at home when they were young. It was a very interesting and special afternoon in our...

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Learning about Pablo Picasso

Learning about Pablo Picasso

Rang 6 learned about Pablo Picasso. He is probably the most important figure of the 20th century, in terms of art, and art movements that occurred over this period. As an artist and an innovator, he is responsible for co-founding the entire Cubist movement alongside...

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Exploring our feelings and emotions through Expressionism

Exploring our feelings and emotions through Expressionism

Expressionism Mr. Meehan’s Rang 6 explored their feelings and emotions through Expressionism. Expressionism is a type of art using shapes, colours and lines that all mean something. Artists use expressionism to show their feelings, for example – Blue: Sad, calm,...

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Making St. Brigid Crosses

Making St. Brigid Crosses

We made our St. Brigid crosses on February 1st. First we got some people to bring in rushes for our crosses. When we came in we cleared our desks and got ready. Master Meehan put on a tutorial to show us how to do it. Over the course of the day people made more and...

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Exploring Electricity

Exploring Electricity

Mr. Meehan's 6th class were exploring electricity in science. What have we Learned? Electricity needs a circuit. You can make light with 2 batteries, 2 wires and a bulb. You need two wires connecting to a bulb. If you put the wire on the rim of the bulb it is brighter...

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National Museum of Ireland

National Museum of Ireland

Ms Gormley's 6th Class enjoyed their Zoom workshop with the National Museum of Ireland. They learned about Collins Barracks, looked at interesting artefacts in the museum and they learned how to examine artefacts to gain information about them.

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Christmas at Woodland NS

Christmas at Woodland NS

Mr Meehan's Sixth Class are learning about how to make movies using the ipads. They decided that as the parents couldn't come in to see Christmas Plays this year, they would make a film to show you all just how festive our school looks. We have lots of trees, lots and...

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Spanish with Veronica

Spanish with Veronica

We really enjoyed learning Spanish with Veronica. Some of us have chosen to continue learning Spanish in secondary school.

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STEM Challenges

STEM Challenges

Ms Gormley's 6th Class Every month we complete 2 STEM challenges in our pods. We tried to make the 'best' parachute. We had a discussion about what the 'best' parachute is. Is it the one that falls the quickest? Is it the biggest one? Is it the one that falls the...

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