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March 4, 2020

We are working towards our 8th Green Flag, Global Citizenship and the Marine Environment. 70% of the surface of the earth is covered by our oceans and seas. The remainder is fresh water. The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest ocean in the world. Our Marine Environment is threatened by pollution, over fishing, marine...

February 27, 2020

We investigated measures in Maths. We focused on capacity. We investigated the quantity of liquid containers can hold. We found out that a one litre bottle contains 2 half litres. We also discovered that 2 quarter litres are the same as a half. We solved problems and had lots of fun measuring and using capacity equipme...

December 19, 2019

What is a volcano?

A volcano is an opening in the earth’s crust. Where hot liquid rocks from deep called magma erupts to the surface.

Magma and Lava

When rock beneath the earth’s surface gets really hot it gets molten or liquid. When it is below the surface it is called magma. When the magma erupts to the surface through...

December 18, 2019

We took part in a project called IT's a Wrap" organised by Dr Yvonne Lang of Sligo I.T. We collected all the plastic wrapping materials we had accumulated in our homes over a ten day period. The wrappings were mostly food wrapping in plastic packaging. we sorted all the wrappers into categories, vegetable and fruit wra...

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! 

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1st & 2nd Class

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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...

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