1st Class School Tour

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First Class had a great time on our school tour in Pine Forest Art Centre.  They spent time out walking in the forest and back in the centre making brilliantly colourful bird magnets which have now flown back to their classrooms.

Sense of “Taste”

The pupils in Miss Coe’s Fourth Class have been working hard preparing explanations about our sense of “Taste” for Mr. McConnell’s First Class.  First they conducted research in the computer room where they discovered and recorded lots of interesting information.  Next they planned, edited, redrafted and published their work.  There were lots of different designs, colours, diagrams and shapes used during their publishing work and they looked wonderful!

Fourth class had lots of fun delivering their explanations to First Class.  They also gave a short quiz to the pupils they were working with and First Class had star pupils all round!

Walking for Water

The children took part in the Walk for Water on World Water Day this Thursday and they wore blue to school to symbolise water.

What would it be like to balance a container on your head and walk 6km a day to get water?

In Junior Infants the children balanced books on their heads while walking.  In First Class the children tried balancing beanbags while walking in our yard.  You have to be very careful and it takes a long time!!  We needed to concentrate.  We held out our hands to help our balance.

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