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Under the sea!

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Posted by liz on 18 Nov 15 - Comments Off

Sixth class pupils mounted this display themselves, of fifth and sixth class creations of woollen octopi/octopuses/octopodes! Choose whichever plural you prefer! All are acceptable!

Science Week

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Posted by liz on 14 Nov 15 - Comments Off

As part of Science Week, First and Second Class took part in some interesting experiments. We saw how washing up liquid breaks surface tension and moved our ‘Soap Powered Boat’! It also moved pepper across the surface of water. We made a paper-clip ‘float’ on water, an egg float in salty water and made a [...]

Budding Botanists!

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Posted by liz on 10 Nov 15 - Comments Off

On Tuesday 10th November fourth, fifth and sixth class headed to the Botanic Gardens and Glasnevin cemetery. We all had a guided tour of the gardens and then fourth headed to the cemetery while fifth and sixth were given the opportunity to observe leaves, cones and flowers under microscopes. We almost got caught in an [...]

Shoebox Appeal.

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Posted by liz on 09 Nov 15 - Comments Off

Here are just a few of the boxes brought in by the pupils for the Shoebox appeal. We know it’s only November but it’s never too early (or late!) to do something which is of huge benefit to others! Well done everyone!

Going bananas for Laura!

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Posted by liz on 05 Nov 15 - Comments Off

Just before the summer holidays, Fyffes bananas ran a competition for schools. The children in our 2nd and 3rd Class were encouraged to have a go. They had to come up with a theme and design the inside and outside of a shipping container and the winning design would then be turned into their dream [...]