A big thank you to all the grandparents who visited Room 11 last Friday in helping make Grandparents’ Day so special. Our class was delighted to hear stories from the grandparents’ own school days, especially the clothes they wore and the games they played. We also got to show our visitors all the work we have been doing lately, particularly learning about Space, and even got to discuss the Moon Landing with those who remembered watching it live! ...
Room 11 had tremendous fun dressing up as characters from their favourite books last Thursday for World Book Day. From Hermione and Ron, to superheroes, villains and medieval knights, Room 11 had it all! Children also had the option of wearing normal clothes for the day- with many enjoying taking a break from their school uniform for once! We even had a fashion show so everyone could strut their stuff and show off their costumes (please see the photos attached). Children also got the opportunity to donate books which they no longer used, and to participate in their very own book fair, with all books on sale for only...
What’s new in Second Class? Second Class have really been enjoying their PE classes for the past week, as we are learning all sorts of new moves! From stretching and flexibility exercises, to the tuck ‘n’ roll and walking the beam, the whole class has been getting involved. We have also started 2017 off on the right note, learning two whole songs in our first week back. ‘The Green Machine’ and ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are great fun to sing and act out. We especially like all the sound effects in ‘The Green Machine,’ even though we’re still trying to figure out what kind of machine it is! In History we have been learning about Alexander Graham Bell; a famous Scot who invented the first telephone. We saw pictures of some of the first telephones ever made and compared them to the phones we have now. We took a vote on the phone we would prefer and the smartphone won hands down- no surprises there! Check back soon to follow our learning in Room...
8th March – Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Week)
16th/17th March – school closed for St. Patrick’s Day
23rd March – School Closed for staff training
26th March – World Book Day in our school
3rd April – Easter Break (School finishes at 12)
We are delighted that we will be opening a class in September 2020 for children with ASD. Please find the policy for admissions to this class here.Enrolments will close on 30th March 2020. Application forms can be obtained from the school’s office or download from this link.
WE HAVE MOVED . . .
We have now moved premises. We are now located in our new permanent building on the land across the luas line at the Saggart Luas Stop (Close to the TLC Centre)