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DIFI and children from 4th class visit Tallaght stadium

DIFI and children from 4th class visit T...

On Monday the 18 th of september Mr. Maguire’s 4th class went to Tallaght stadium for Health and well being week. We went on a bus with Ms. Keating ,Ms. Joyce and Mr. Maguire. We also went with Difi. We met a famous hurler called king Henry Shefflin from Kilkenny. We played hurling, hockey, cricket, athletics and zumba. Difi had great fun doing the zumba dance. The athletics teacher we had was the lady who gave the children their medal’s for cross country. We had lunch just before zumba.We came back at 1.o’clock and did some Irish and then we did go-noodle with...
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RTE’s Gerry Murphy Visited Our School

RTE’s Gerry Murphy Visited Our Sch...

Gerry Murphy, RTE meteorologist, came into our school on the 19th of June 2017 to see the 6th class projects based on the school’s Raspberry Pi Weather station. Ms. Ryan’s class made an information board about the weather station. This had information like the green house effect, clouds, weather balloons and lots more. Some other students from Mr. Maguire’s class were there too. We had lots of questions for Gerry Murphy. We asked him what sort of equations do meteorologists use to predict the weather, what does it take to become a meteorologist, why does...
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Cookery – Bacon and Cabbage

Cookery – Bacon and Cabbage

Traditional Irish Bacon, Cabbage and Mashed Potato Ingredients (To serve a class of 18 students) 2 cabbages 5kg potatoes 50 g Butter 100ml milk Salt and Pepper Sunflower oil 24 slices of bacon Equipment Steamer x 2 Saucepans x 2 Frying Pans x 3 Chopping Board and Sharp Knife Potato Masher Plates, Knives and Forks for 18 students   Method Chop cabbage into slices and wash leaves. Place cabbage in a steamer for 10 to 15 minutes (less time if slices are small). Peel and cut potatoes into quarters. Place potatoes into a saucepan and cover with water. Bring the pot to the...
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Our Weather Station News 05/05/2017

Our Weather Station News 05/05/2017

Our class has been doing a project on the weather in Ireland. We studied different types of clouds and what they are made from. We looked at temperature and the various instruments used to measure temperature. We studied the difference between weather and climate. The weather describes the state of the atmosphere above us at any given time. Climate describes the long term variations of the atmosphere. In Ireland, we have a mild, moist and unpredictable! We learned that there are 2 radars in Ireland, in Dublin and Shannon. These send out pulses and measures precipitation...
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Fourth Class has Maths Eyes!

Fourth Class has Maths Eyes!

Our Maths Eyes Trip On Wednesday 5th of April we went to Sean Walsh Park to do a ‘Maths Eyes’ trail. We worked in pairs. We were given a clipboard, worksheet and a pencil. The worksheet had lots of Maths questions on it. We had to use our ‘Maths Eyes’ to solve the maths problems. It was good fun, some of the questions were easy but some were hard too. Afterwards we got to play in the playground and when we were finished we went to McDonalds. I had a giant chocolate muffin, it was delicious! I really enjoyed my day and I really using my ‘Maths Eyes’. By Jessica...
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Bubble Exhibition

Bubble Exhibition

Our Trip to Bubble Science in Tallaght Stadium   Ms. Maye brought some children from 5th class to Tallaght Stadium for Engineers week. We arrived at Tallaght Stadium around 12 o clock. We went inside a big room in the Stadium. There were lots of schools there. There was a lady named Susan that talked about bubbles. She made a sock puppet that sprayed out bubbles. Josh out of Ms Healy’s Class got to put out a fire with carbon dioxide. We also made really big bubbles and we made them with rods. She made a big bubble that covered a boy with weird goggles, he thought he...
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Our Trip to Russborough House

Our Trip to Russborough House

We went to Russborough House on Wednesday 22nd of March. We arrived at Avon Ri and started walking for 1 hour and 30 minutes. It was a 5km greenway, which Mr. Cassidy told us about. When we were walking to Russborough house, we had to walk through a forest and it was cold and wet out. The whole walk was 5 kilometres and we had to jump over lots of puddles. We took pictures in the forest. It felt like a horror movie in the forest. Although it was wet and windy, we still enjoyed it. Ms Canavan, Ms .Maye, Ms. Murphy and Mr. Mac Liam enjoyed it too .We had to cross bridges and...
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Help My Kid Learn – March ’17

Help My Kid Learn – March ’1...

  March 2017 Ideas  St. Patrick’s Day is on the way – enjoy these themed and other learning activities.   Here’s a catchy video called “Driving My Tractor“.  Your baby or toddler will be hearing numbers, colours, and lots of new words while enjoying a cuddle on your lap. The legend of St. Patrick tells us that he got rid of all the snakes from Ireland. To celebrate this story, why not make a St. Patrick’s Day snake with your little one. Find out why the game of peek-a-boo is such an enduring favourite...