Category Archives: Science

Fly, Butterflies, Fly!

Today Mr. Kelly invited all of the senior infants to come outside and watch as the rest of the butterflies were released. It was a wonderful sight to see!  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

The children in senior infants have been learning all about the life cycle of a butterfly. Mr. Kelly gave each senior infant class some caterpillars to take care of. Today the children in room 8 were very excited to see … Continue reading

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Frogspawn in School

The children in senior infants, room 8 have begun learning about the life cycle of the frog. They examined live frogspawn in our school courtyard this morning, and then wrote about what they learned. The children will monitor the frogspawn … Continue reading

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Paired Science

Our 6th classes are currently participating in a Paired Science programme with the Transition year pupils at Ardscoil na Mara. Most of our work takes place in Ardscoil and this week we learned about safety in the Science lab. This … Continue reading

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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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