Author Archives: Ms. Dorris

Trip to Elizabeth Fort

3rd Class really enjoyed their trip today. We had a fantastic guide who gave a detailed tour of the fort. The boys were engaged throughout, posing many questions to the guide and also sharing their own knowledge of Irish history … Continue reading

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Frasaí na Seachtaine

Gach seachtain, béimid ag baint úsáid as frasaí éagsula chun Gaeilge a chur chun cinn.  Seo iad na frasaí a táimíd ag úsáid an tseachtain seo.  Naíonáin – Rang 1 Tá mé fuar.  Rang 2-4 Tá mé preachta leis an … Continue reading

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Maths Station Teaching in 3rd Class

Today we had our first maths station teaching experience. The boys enjoyed moving from station to station where they enjoyed using I-pads to play maths games, problem solving, constructing 2D shapes, exploring area and recording the properties of 3D shapes.

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Indoor Football Tournament

  Some boys from third class participated in a Sciath na Scol football tournament today. Goals and points were scored by hand passing or kicking the ball into a circular net that was mounted to the wall. The boys were … Continue reading

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Physical Literacy in 3rd Class

Some photos of yesterday’s physical literacy class with Kevin Murray. Each boy ran/walked 1.2 km in total… that was 10 laps of 120 metres. The aim was to run each lap at a consistent speed, and at a 60% exertion … Continue reading

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Constructing 3D Shapes in Third Class

Today the children of third class enjoyed the challenge of constructing different 3D shapes with matchsticks.  

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Science week experiments

As part of science week, we are completing one science experiment per day. Today we demonstrated that by piercing a water filled sandwich bag with a pencil, a temporary seal forms between the pencil and the plastic!

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