Tag Archives: Discover primary science and maths

Harvesting Potatoes

There was great excitement in senior infants this week, as the children harvested the potatoes they planted in the spring.  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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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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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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