Speech & Language Classes
Crisp Spring Walks
We went on a walk armed with clipboards, pencils and spring checklists trying to find some signs of Spring out there. We went to the forest and had a great time. It is truly wonderful experiencing new vocabulary and language out and about and using it with our friends...
A visit from an Ambulance
Today we had an Ambulance in the school grounds. The Paramedics were Gavin and David. Gavin is Katie Marie's dad and he kindly facilitated this wonderful experience. They came to show us around the inside of the ambulance and some of the equipment they use inside. We...
Well-being Week in Ms Duffy’s with Mr O Malleys and Mrs A Gallaghers classes
What a fun time we’ve had celebrating Well-being Week. On Wednesday , We were invited up to Mr O Malley’s class for Maths games and games on the iPads . It was brilliant getting to know 4th class and seeing their lovely teacher and Martina . We didn’t want to go back...
The children from Aisling's class wrote this poem about Christmas morning. We all had a lovely time with our families and we got lots of lovely gifts Christmas Morning 2022 I saw Santa coming down the chimney. I could smell the Christmas wreath. I saw toys for...
Baking Christmas Cookies
We made some really lovely Christmas Cookies last week in the Speech and Language classes. We worked together with the older children really helping the younger ones. It was a big task as we made them from scratch and then added our decorations, icing and silver...
A poem for Denise
Denise could not come to our class today so our class wrote this poem about her. We think she will like it. Denise Denise comes to our class every Wednesday. She writes poems and she asks questions. Denise has curly hair, wears cardigans and...
Poetry from Denise
Poet and artist Denise Blake is coming into our class every Wednesday. She talks to us and helps us to come up with great ideas and words and then, like magic, she puts them all together and, hey presto we have a poem. We wrote one called "Colours" and another called...
Visit to the Library
The children from The Speech and Language classes went to the library this morning. The librarian read a lovely story about what happens in the library after dark. We then went to the Post Office and bought stamps to put on our Christmas cards. We then posted the...
Tommy James helped to compose this beautiful acrostic poem about Autumn. We all really enjoyed this activity and we had so many great words and ideas.
Speech & Language Classes Go To Town!
We had the best day ever in Letterkenny. We went to Lidl where we had to find a lot of different fruit and vegetables. We had worksheets to fill in and we looked very important with our clipboards and high visibility vests. We called in to the pet shop where we saw...
Our Principal Ms Slevin is very lucky. Every time Aisling’s class bake they bring her a treat. Today, the girls brought a sausage roll to Ms Slevin. It had a lovely shiny crust because they put an egg wash on it. Ms Slevin ate ever bit of it – even the crumbs! It was...
What a day for the beach!
The sun was shining, the sun cream was on and armed with buckets and spades we set of on anther journey. This time to the beach. We were very lucky to have the weather on our side and we all had a...
World Earth Day
Happy World Earth Day from all in Julie and Aisling's Class
Our Trip to Letterkenny
The children from Julie's and Aisling's classes were out and about in Letterkenny. First, we visited the library where Fiona read some stories and poem to us. We went to the Post Office where we each bought a stamp for our Easter cards. We posted them into the...
Aisling brought these lovely smooth stones back from the beach at Arranmore. McKenzie came up with these lovely creations. What a talent!
World Book Day
Today we celebrated world book day looking at all the different ways you can use books, listen to stories and share. We had a me reader, a tonie box and some pop up books. The pop up books were the greatest hit of the day. Happy World Book Day from...
Pancake Tuesday in Julie’s Class
Yummy Pancakes Today was Pancake Tuesday. We loved working together to make our very own pancakes. We loved it even more when it was time to eat them. Gerry loved banana on his, Ella loved honey on hers and Katie Marie loved hers plain. Everyone loved Nutella too. We...
Pancake Tuesday in Aisling’s Class
The children from Aisling's class made pancakes today. We put flour, a pinch of salt, a whisked egg, some melted butter and some milk into a bowl and we mixed it all together. We poured the mixture onto a hot pan to cook it. We used bananas, syrup, nutella and lemon...
McKenzie built this fantastic robot from Lego!
Art in Aisling’s Class
We are very creative when we are doing our art work and we love doing art about nature.
Science Week in Aisling’s Class
For Science week we did lots of exciting experiments in our class and then the children repeated some of them again at home. We made boats using loads of different materials to see which ones would float and which ones would sink.
Baking in Aisling’s Class
We also love to bake or make something in our class each Thursday. We have our very own “Mary Berry” who helps us with this. We made delicious pizza, sausage rolls, shortbread, and we even made a chocolate cake at Hallowe’en!
Nature walks and scavenger hunts in Aisling’s class
The children from Aisling’s class love to go out for nature walks and scavenger hunts. We sometimes put on our high visibility vests and walk up the road to see all the little ponies in the field. We are making the most of our new running track too.
Baking in Julie’s Class
We do so much baking and cooking, it can get messy but there's nothing more fun to talk about.
Science Week in Julie’s Class
We had a wonderful science week, lots of estimating, experimenting, expressing and laughing.