Category Archives: Science

News from Room 12, Junior Infants

Junior Infants Room 12 had a busy first half term, settling into big school. We had visits from the fire engine, started Aistear (which we LOVE!) and learned how to hold our pencil properly. Our Halloween party was great fun. … Continue reading

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Senior Infants Make Bird Feeders

The children in senior infants room 8 have been learning about winter. They found out that sometimes the birds find it hard to get food when the weather is very cold. They decided to help the birds by making bird … Continue reading

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Science Week 2017

Our 5th classes attended the very first event of Science Week 2017. It was called ‘The Real Science of the Circus’ and took place this morning in Ardscoil na Mara. It was presented and performed by James Soper.  James taught … Continue reading

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Room 9 Witches & Wizards

Well done to all the witches and wizards in Ms. Allen’s senior infants class. They helped the witch by preparing  the dragon’s brew with their magic spell and secret  ingredients! They saved the day!  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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A Prickly Visitor!

We were very surprised to see a beautiful hedgehog in our school grounds today. The senior infants were very lucky to get up close and have a good look at it.  When we went back to our classroom we learned … Continue reading

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End of Year Assembly

Today we held our final school assembly for this year in the school hall. All classes attended and there were lots of awards handed out. These included awards for School Spirit,  handwriting,  full attendance and Green Schools participation. Our 10th … Continue reading

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First Class Make A Photostory

The children in 1st class, room 3 made this fantastic photostory about the chickens and  ducklings they hatched in their classroom. ( This photostory needs to be viewed on a laptop or pc which uses a Windows operating system.)

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Discover Primary Science & Maths Award

Holy Cross School has earned its tenth Discover Primary Science and Maths award. All participating classes, from Infants to 6th, have done brilliant, interesting work and fully deserve their Plaque of STEM Excellence for the 2016/17 school year. Please take … Continue reading

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Aistear, Room 12

The junior infants in room 12 used shapes to construct a bridge during their Aistear sessions this week. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Eggs – citing News from 1st Class!

Chirping into Summer! The children in Room 3 have been working very hard learning all about the lifecycle of the chick. We know that the male chicken is called a cockerel or a rooster and the females are called hens. … Continue reading

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