Tag Archives: Discover primary science and maths

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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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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