Making coil pots in Room 7

Room 7 were very busy making clay coil pots.

They wrote and typed a procedure to follow to make your own coil pot.

Well done everyone.

Boxing showcase

The 6th classes were training hard with Olympic gold medallist Michael Carruth  and his team and were learning lots of new boxing skills.

All the 5th and 6th classes went to the National boxing stadium and watched some pupils in a showcase.

Well done to everyone involved!


Building bridges in Room 15 – Engineering

Room 15 (5th class) were learning about balance and suspension with Ms. Ray.

We built bridges using spaghetti and marshmallows and made suspension with string. The bridges had to be strong enough to balance.

Maths stations in Room 15 – Capacity

Room 15 were busy learning about capacity in maths.

Ms. Ray made 3 stations and we each got to go to all of them.

There was an interactive game for measuring, making smoothies based on different capacities and estimating and measuring.

It was great fun.

High jump trials

all classes were invited down to Halla Cullen to learn all about the high jump.

Mr. Coghlan taught us all how to jump properly.

It was great fun and we hope to do it again soon.

5th class trip on a barge – Engineering

The 5th classes have been learning about the Grand Canal and were lucky enough to go on a barge trip this week.

We went onto the barge and learned how the locks work through engineering. The lock keeper showed us how the locks work.

It was so interesting.

Thanks to Ms. Hartigan for organising this brilliant trip.

Crazy hair/Easter bonnet day

Before Easter the whole school took part in Crazy hair/Easter Bonnet day.

It was super fun. There was also a raffle and some super prizes.

Thanks to Ms. Hartigan and The Parents Association for all of their hard work.

Room 3 – Learning about planets – technology

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