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 more

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 more

Thank You to Portrane Athletic FC

While most of the school community were unwrapping presents and perhaps munching on chocolates, some very brave members and friends of the Over 35’s team from Portrane Athletic FC were gathering on Donabate Beach for a Christmas morning swim. They braved the icy water to raise money for Children with Autism and Additional needs in … Read more

First Class Sing Song

Meaghan’s First Class were very lucky to have Luka’s dad, Killian, come and visit us with his guitar on Monday. We had lots of fun singing and dancing while Killian played songs for us on his guitar. We sang lots of songs, from Jingle Bells to Shotgun and even our class favourite, Baby Shark! We … Read more

Visit from the Garda Dogs

The children from Lyndsy’s class and Sinéad’s Class enjoyed a visit from the Garda dogs on Wednesday 14th November. Paul, who trains the dogs, told us all about them and the important work they do keeping us safe. You can read more about the work of the Garda dogs at this website. The dogs are … Read more