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November 20, 2019

To celebrate Science week we took part in a lego making event for all. Everyone took part and enjoyed learning, designing and making.

Well done to everyone! 

Junior & Senior Infants

1st & 2nd Class

3rd & 4th Class

5th & 6th Class

November 20, 2019

We are learning all about planet earth in space. In space there is very little gravity. In order to survive in space you will need oxygen, food, water and a means to travel around and explore your surroundings. We designed and made space buggies. 

November 14, 2019

On Thursday, 24th October pupils from third class up to sixth class travelled to Atlantaquaria in Galway. All pupils were ecstatic about their day out. We left the school at 8.30am sharp.

Our bus was very cool; it had a toilet on it and a television. When we arrived we were escorted to a small classroom to eat lunch and...

October 2, 2019

As part of S.E.S.E. 3rd and 4th class investigated bridges around the world, designed bridges in groups and created our own structures.

September 24, 2019

We explored our local area recently. On a lovely Autumn day, we walked over the bridge to the playground in Lanesborough. We noticed the boats and the fishermen down beside the marina. We saw Lough Ree and the River Shannon. We noticed the life-saver rings hanging beside the river bank. They are important for saving li...

April 11, 2019

We have started our Pollinator Garden.

The senior boys prepared the beds by weeding and raking the soil.

We planted a variety of flowers such as marigold, cornflowers, china asters, snapdragons

The flower petals are brightly coloured and have fragrant scents to attract insects. 

The insects collect nectar from the flo...

April 11, 2019

"The senior pupils recently examined a selection of bridges from around the world, including the bridge in Lanesborough, and then had to create a design for their own bridge.

The pupils were all given the same criteria -  to build a freestanding bridge using 10 newspaper sheets &  sellotape.

It had t...

April 11, 2019

Length Maths Trail -  "Fifth and Sixth Class recently participated in a Maths trail on the topics of Length and Area. The beautiful weather on the day made the tasks easier and all pupils enjoyed actively participating in Maths outdoors."

March 27, 2019

Third and Fourth class carried out an experiment to investigate how waves are made.  We have been learning about rivers and seas.  We discovered that wind creates waves and the bigger the container the bigger the wave.

March 26, 2019

We were studying weight in Maths recently. We created a Weight Station. We weighed food and items in our classroom. We even weighed ourselves! 

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