Paired Reading in Literacy

Paired Reading James’ third class have been travelling across to the secondary school to participate in Paired Reading along with the transition year students in Donabate Community College. They have been reading through novels such as the Giggler Treatment by Roddy Doyle and Charlotte’s Web by E.B White. It was really enjoyable and both groups … Read morePaired Reading in Literacy

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral visit

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is in Dublin and it has all sorts of interesting stuff in it like paper leaves, bells and a weird ancient door. The black bell was given by the French as a gift for letting the French use the Cathedral. The paper leaves look pretty but there is a deeper meaning within: … Read moreSaint Patrick’s Cathedral visit

World Book Day 2019 Thursday 7th March 2019 The children from Sinéad’s class really enjoy reading. In our classroom we use adapted books to help engage the children so that they can really interact with the story they are reading. For World Book Day 2019 we thought we would share some of the adapted books … Read more

Happy Engineer’s Week!

This week we are exploring the work of an engineer. We decided to kick off Engineer’s Week with designing and making our own paper airplanes. We talked about airplanes and how we think they fly. We learned that: Airplanes fly because they are able to generate a force called Lift which normally moves the airplane upward. Lift is generated by the forward … Read moreHappy Engineer’s Week!

A Mile with a Smile

Before the midterm break, we took part in Active Week in our school! Throughout the week, we enjoyed many active activities. We took part in the 10@10, Shake and Wake and did a different activity for homework each night. We discussed how exercise is good for our physical and mental health. On Wednesday, 13th February, … Read moreA Mile with a Smile