Category Archives: Science

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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Discover Primary Science & Maths Award Submission

Have a look at some of the work we carried out for the Discover Primary Science and Maths programme. 6th Class, Room 22 have put all of their science-related  activities on their class blog. Click this link to view their … Continue reading

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Spring Nature Walk

As part of their Aistear programe, the senior infants are currently  learning about spring. They spent some time in the school grounds looking for signs of spring. The children in room 8 were delighted to see the daffodil bulbs that … Continue reading

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Engineering Week 2017

Our three 5th classes took a peek into the future (which isn’t so far away!) at an Engineering Week event in W.I.T.   They attended a show called ‘Bloodhound Supersonic Car’ presented by David Price of ‘Science made Simple’.   He … Continue reading

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Is It Waterproof?

The senior infants in room 8 carried out an experiment to test materials to see if they were waterproof. They tested plastic, cotton wool, tin foil, fabric and newspaper. 

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5th Class Receive their Explorers Education Certificates

On Monday 12th of December, Senator Grace O’Sullivan visited Holy Cross to present each 5th class pupil with a CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION in the Explorer’s Education Programme. This programme helps to build on our marine and maritime heritage by increasing … Continue reading

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