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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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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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1st Class Tour

Here are some more photos of the recent 1st class trip to the library and beach.

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Discover Primary Science & Maths Award

Discover Primary Science and Maths has just awarded Holy Cross School its sixth consecutive Award of Excellence. It was a very active year in the school for Science and Maths and we were able to present for consideration a wide … Continue reading

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6th Class Science

Aerosol Spray Gun Discovering how an aerosol is actually what comes out of something was great fun today!  We created a great mess!! Designing our own spray guns, experimenting with different size straws, we found out which works best! We’ll … Continue reading

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Holy Cross Artists

Congratulations to our pupils on winning  prizes in the recent Guillamene art competition. The winning pictures, along with many other entries are currently on display in the Coastguard Station. Many thanks to Dr. Gillian Wheatley for organising the competition.

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The Guillamene

Sophie’s  Mum came to talk to us about all the sea creatures in the Guillamene. She talked to us about starfish, they were my favourite. Starfish have little sucky legs underneath when you lift them up. That’s how they move. … Continue reading

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Energy Talk & Energy Experiments

Continuing our efforts to gain a new Green Flag for our school, we were delighted to welcome Mr. Gene Hourihane to our school.  Gene gave a very interesting talk on energy to our 5th & 6th classes. We’d like to … Continue reading

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2nd Class Scientists

With the help of Miss Rice, Miss Lonergan and Mrs Kennedy the children in 2nd class made clay volcanoes and later used baking soda and vinegar to create an experiment that resembled a volcanic eruption. Everyone had great fun and learned … Continue reading

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Scientists at Work!

Each year some of the classes participate in the “Discover Primary Science” awards scheme. Pictured are some of the pupils from 3rd class, conducting a very exciting experiment called “Rocket Launch”.

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