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Having the time of our lives in 4th clas...

For the past fortnight, we have been learning how to read and show the time in our maths classes with Ms. O’Connell. Firstly, to get the hang of what a second, minute and hour feel like, we did some fun activities. We had to listen to the tick of the clock and clap along every second. We discussed what kind of things you could get done in an hour then. After that, we had to estimate how many ‘head, shoulders, knees and toes’ you could fit into a minute, half a minute and even a quarter of a minute – that’s the same as 15...
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Maths for Fun

Maths for Fun

Maths for Fun has really taken off in both 3rd and 4th classes. Over the past number of weeks we’ve had over 40 parents coming into the school to participate in  maths for fun with different groups of children. The children in both grades are really enjoying working with the parents and certainly are having lots of fun while learning new maths ideas. Thanks again to all the parents for coming in to help out.      ...
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Reading for Fun

Reading for Fun

Reading for fun has been up and running for the past 5 weeks in both 3rd and 4th class. The 3rd class children have been reading Roddy Doyle’s book ‘The Giggler Treatment’ and in 4th class the children have been reading ‘The Meanwhile Adventures’. Both books have proved to be very popular with the children and parents alike. The school is very grateful to all the parents who have volunteered to help out with reading for fun over the past number of weeks. In total we have had over 25 parents helping out in the school this term. This is great to see and the...