Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mini Sevens Final

These action shots of our Mini-Sevens finalists were taken by Maurice Hennebry. Well done boys, you did yourselves and the school proud!

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Interesting Artefacts

During “History Month” many of our pupils have been bringing in interesting artefacts to show their classmates. This is a great way for the children to learn about life in the past.

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

We held our annual Christmas Shoebox collection over the past few weeks. The children filled approximately 200 shoeboxes with all sorts of thoughtful gifts,  and these were collected by local volunteers yesterday. The shoeboxes will be distributed to needy children in … Continue reading

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2nd Class History Talk

The children in room 6 were delighted to welcome Granny Marie into their classroom today. She told them all about her schooldays. It was very interesting!

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The Guillamene

Sophie’s  Mum came to talk to us about all the sea creatures in the Guillamene. She talked to us about starfish, they were my favourite. Starfish have little sucky legs underneath when you lift them up. That’s how they move. … Continue reading

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Energy Day Exhibition

Many of our pupils have been very busy in the past few weeks creating projects based on the theme of “energy”.  Where possible, the projects were created from recycled items. Some classes displayed energy-related science experiments too.  The projects were all … Continue reading

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Science Week 2012

 Our three fifth classes visited WIT on 13th November for our annual science trip. This year’s presentation was by the London science museum and the topic was Electricity. Lightning is a common example of electrical activity and some volunteers demonstrated … Continue reading

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Energy Talk & Energy Experiments

Continuing our efforts to gain a new Green Flag for our school, we were delighted to welcome Mr. Gene Hourihane to our school.  Gene gave a very interesting talk on energy to our 5th & 6th classes. We’d like to … Continue reading

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Energy Action Day

As part of our efforts to gain a new Green Schools flag the Green Schools committee organised an Energy Action Day on Wednesday, 7th November.  We endeavoured to cut down on the amount of energy we would use in a … Continue reading

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Tramore History Talk

We focus on history in a particular way during the month of November in Holy Cross School. We were delighted to welcome local historian Betty Cuddihy who gave a very interesting talk to the 3rd class pupils about some of … Continue reading

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