We have an amazing time at Bricks for Kidz on our school tour. Every child had a chance to take part in making cars to go down a ramp, working with Lego and a motor and some free time to create something. It was a fantastic day and everyone had great fun!
We are delighted to announce that we have received the SFI Award for excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. This is a whole school initiative that has taken place over the year with each class level looking at different aspects of STEM. We celebrated Science Week, Space Week, Engineer’s Week and Maths Week in … Read moreSTEM Award
In a school far far away, Space Week began. Space Week will run from Oct 4th to 10th and all classes are very busy exploring the planets and galaxies. On Tuesday 9th October, 6th Class had a Skype call from NASA. They learnt all about how NASA have been working on the next missions to … Read moreSpace Week
Buddies practice their building skills for Engineering 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!
On February 13th we decided to strike outside the Dail against Climate Action. We decided to strike against Climate Action because we feel the Government aren’t doing enough about it, and a young teenage activist, Greta Thunberg , inspired us to start doing something about Climate Action. As we are the next generation and we … Read more6th Class Climate Action Strike
This year our January tour took us all the way up to Belfast. We left school early to spend the day ‘up North’. The bus was very cool and we got to watch a movie. When we reached Belfast we visited The Titanic Museum, where we had a tour and workshop, W5 and, of course, … Read moreBelfast Tour
Our Buddies came to help present our science experiments for Science Week!
Senior Infants having been working hard at Aistear since September. To date we have explored the themes of; School, The Woodlands and The Vet. Aistear is play based learning where all children work together to develop their team building and communication skills. Here are some of Patricia’s class hard at work. Under this theme every … Read moreAistear
On Monday the 26th of November, we were given the task to design and make a boat. This boat had to float (obviously) and hold “passengers” (coins).These boats had to be in on Monday the following week. All the boats brought in on Monday were one of a kind. Some were made of LEGO, others … Read moreBeing Buoyant!!!