Roomm 3 – Junior Achievement

Room 3 had a fantastic day out visiting the offices of KPMG! They were presented with their Junior Achievement certificates, had an opportunity to present their business ideas to the directors and even had a birthday celebration!

Room 3 – learning about Ogham stones

Room 3 had an exciting morning learning all about Ogham stones with Nora White from The Heritage Council.

4th class – Mathemagician trip!

Fourth class had a fantastic day at the Helix, where they had their
minds blown by Andrew Jeffrey the mathemagician! He performed lots of
exciting maths magic tricks and showed us all some good tips on
remembering our tables. What a great way to celebrate maths week!

Celebrating Space Week

Room 3 and Room 13 took part in some exciting science experiments as part of Space Week. A big thank you to Tom Mc Cormack from UCD for coming in to talk to us!

 

Room 3 & Room 13 – visit with an author

Room 3 and Room 13 had a great morning in Rathmines library, where they were visited by the author Jackie Burke. We were lucky enough to hear extracts from both her 2nd and 3rd books in the Grindlewood Series and had the chance to ask questions about the series. Jackie also spoke about what it is like to  be an author and shared some great tips for story writing!

Room 3 – Learning about planets – technology

Room 3 researched online about the solar system and made projects about the planets.

 

Building bridges in Room 3 – engineering

We designed and made a variety of materials to build bridges. We explored how strong the structures were. We then tested them using different weights. We decided how to make the bridges stronger.

 

Roman day in Room 3 & Room 10

Room 3 and Room 10 had a fantastic Roman Day on Wednesday to celebrate all the learning we did on this topic. Everyone looked super in their Ancient Roman costumes and had a great time participating in mosaic making, colosseum building, brooch making and Roman games. We finished the day with a delicious Roman feast.

Jumping clay in Room 3

Room 3 took part in a wonderful workshop and created villages made out of Jumping Clay.

4th class school tour

Room 9 and Room 3 had a great day at the zoo for our school tour! We especially liked the giraffes.