Seomra Nóinín – Sixth Class

Seomra Nóinín are currently looking forward to their upcoming school tour! We have been learning lots about Europe and Greece, and soon to be learning about Africa – lots of interesting projects and an exhibition coming up! Our class really enjoyed taking part in the Spring Performance and we are proud of our classmates for singing their solos, whole class songs, dancing and taking on the roles of the Lion King characters as part of the drama. Well done to all classes on their performances! Rian in our class was lucky enough to meet the president recently, feel free to read all about it below!...

Marathon moves by 6th Class

On Tuesday, the 6th class group took part in a fundraiser for their school tour. They participated in a combined marathon. They ran in pairs and collectively ran 41.125km over the course of an hour. The students were very persistent with the running and continued right to the end. Thank you to all of the people who have supported the sponsorship so far and the children will still be fundraising until Friday 20th May. The 6th classes are planning a trip to Avon Rí Adventure centre for 7th...

6th class knitting

Mr. Byrne and Ms. Carry have recently started to teach the children in their class the art of knitting. Knitting has a long history in Ireland and can be a very useful skill to have. They started off last week casting on their stitches in preparation for knitting. All of the students were very enthusiastic about it and were very persistent with this difficult art. Hopefully over the next few weeks, we should have some lovely squares and maybe some...

6th Class doing Local Studies

The 6th classes have started taking a look at the local area. We have been discussing the changes that have occurred by looking at historical maps. We have been discussing the possible damage that has been done to the local ground and how we could protect areas from further damage through soil conservation, preservation and recycling. Also in looking at the local area, we have being working as tourist office workers in creating brochures to advertise Dublin 15 as a holiday destination. We have been also studying the industries in the local area and having a look at the history of industry in Ireland, from the Vikings to the industrial revolutions and cottage industries. Last week we set up our own weaving cottage industry and created beautiful woven crafts for art(As you can see in the...