Category Archives: Science

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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October News from Room 12

Maths Week For maths week Junior Infants went on a maths trail outside. We found shapes, numbers, tall poles and short fences. We had a great time with Mr. Beglin, Mrs. Briggs and Ms. Cully. [Show slideshow] This time in … Continue reading

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Maths Week in Senior Infants

This week is Maths Week and children all around Ireland are busy exploring maths in new and exciting ways. Mrs. Brennan, our maths co-ordinator devised a Maths Trail for the various classes in our school. The children in Senior Infants, … Continue reading

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Our Vegetable Garden

Look at what we grew! Thanks to Tramore GIY for all their help, support & advice.  [Show as slideshow]

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