Board-game Day!

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Posted by C. Flood on 25 Feb 20 - Comments Off on Board-game Day!

On Wednesday 19th February we held a “Board-game Day”, as a fundraiser for the school. All children were encouraged to bring their favourite board-game to school and to play with their classmates. Board-games are excellent for children’s turn-taking, problem solving and critical thinking skills, along with developing patience, collaborative skills and focusing attention, as well as being great fun! And not only did the children get to share their favourite games with their classmates, they got to try out some new games as well.

February Newsletter

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Posted by C. Flood on 15 Feb 20 - Comments Off on February Newsletter

February Newsletter 2020

January Newsletter

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Posted by C. Flood on 23 Jan 20 - Comments Off on January Newsletter

January Newsletter 2020

The Primary Science Fair 2020

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Posted by C. Flood on 12 Jan 20 - Comments Off on The Primary Science Fair 2020

A huge congratulations to Ms. McCarthy and 5th Class who brought their science project to the Primary Science Fair at the RDS on Saturday 11th January. The project posed the question “Can the colour of food affect how we think it tastes?” Over the past few months Ms McCarthy and 5th Class have tested this through offering samples of oddly coloured milkshakes, sponge cakes and potato cakes to the other school children, whilst recording their initial preferences based on what they saw. Some very interesting comments were made, with children favouring the “strawberry”milkshake or the “mint” cake. Funnily enough, all milkshakes, all sponge cakes and all potato cakes tasted exactly the same!! Their results proved that yes indeed the colour of food affects how we think it tastes! 5th Class worked very hard and presented their project excellently at the Science Fair. Well done to Ms McCarthy for leading 5th Class through this superb science project.

December Newsletter

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Posted by C. Flood on 16 Dec 19 - Comments Off on December Newsletter

December Newsletter 2019