Senior Infants

Exploring using Beebots

Senior Infants were busy coding with Beebots. The class worked in groups to code the Beebots to reach different distances, while predicting how many steps the Beebot would need to take each time. A lot of teamwork and problem-solving was used to navigate the Beebots...

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Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning

Senior infants had their math lesson outside in the sunshine. They used non-standard units of measurements (lollipop sticks) to measure some things in their school environment.

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World Book Day

World Book Day

On World Book Day, Ms Walker’s class talked about and designed the front cover of their favourite books. The class also listened to stories and read their own book during reading time.

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Catholic Schools Week in Ms Walker’s Class

Catholic Schools Week in Ms Walker’s Class

As part of Catholic Schools week, Senior Infants remembered and shared memories of their much loved grandparents on Grandparents' Day. The class made bookmarks as gifts for their grandparents and drew pictures of them together.  Ms Walker’s Granda Mickey visited the...

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Ms Walker’s Class Making Toast

Ms Walker’s Class Making Toast

Senior Infants have been busy making toast. We discussed the steps involved in making toast and the effect that heat has on bread. The class did an excellent job of buttering their own toast. They also added jam and marmalade.

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Grandparents’ Day

Grandparents’ Day

As part of Catholic Schools Week, Ms Harkin’s Senior Infants celebrated Grandparents’ Day across a whole week! We invited the grandparents of the children to send us videos of themselves so that we could get to know them a little. Chloe’s Nana told us about knitting...

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Christmas Festivities

Christmas Festivities

Senior infants have been as busy as the elves in the North Pole. They have been decorating their classroom and hallway, preparing lots of Christmas artwork, wrapping presents and singing lots of Christmas songs.

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STEM Challenge

STEM Challenge

Senior Infants were challenged with the task to build a Christmas Tree using a variety of classroom items. The children worked in groups to problem solve throughout this challenge. Each group showed great teamwork and determination.    

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Science Week in Senior Infants

Science Week in Senior Infants

Thinking hats were on in Senior infants for science week. The class worked very hard to investigate and explore the properties of different materials. We added warm water to a plate of skittles, made a raw egg bounce, watched raisins dance in vinegar and coke explode...

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Getting ready for Christmas

Getting ready for Christmas

Ms. Harkin's Senior Infants had a wonderful time decorating the classroom for Christmas! The children decorated the tree all by themselves and they also painted wooden reindeer tree decorations. The children even had a Christmas hopscotch on the classroom floor and...

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Fun in the forest

Fun in the forest

Ms. Harkin's Senior Infants love exploring the forest area at the back of the school. There are so many things to see and do there.  

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Halloween

Halloween

Ms. Harkin's Senior Infants celebrated Halloween with hot chocolate and barm brack. Ava was the lucky girl who found the ring!    

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