Category Archives: Living things

Incredible Edibles update

Our school garden continues to flourish as we are blessed with the fine weather. We are looking forward to the day we can gobble up all of the wonderful organic produce that we will be harvesting: potatoes, lettuce, onions, strawberries … Continue reading

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Incredible Edibles

This morning a few sixth class boys along with Brother Ben prepared the beds for the strawberries and raspberries.  We used a shovel and a pick axe to make the bed and pick out the stones. Tomorrow we will be … Continue reading

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Lifetime Lab Visit for 3rd and 4th Classes

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The third and fourth classes visited the Lifetime Lab for the “Explorers” Marine workshop last week . The Explorers workshop was a collaboration between Lifetime Lab, “Explorers” Primary Marine Outreach and Education Programme and Galway Atlantaquaria and it brought displayed … Continue reading

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Incredible Edibles

The children of St. Joseph’s have been getting their hands dirty thanks to the INCREDIBLE EDIBLES!!!. They have been planting fruit and vegetables such as: Potatoes, lettuce, carrots, strawberries and turnips and have been taking great care of them. They will also … Continue reading

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6th class: How fast does water travel up a celery stick?

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In December the 6th class boys did an experiment to see how water would travel up a celery stem. We needed: a celery stick a glass water blue food colouring   We poured water into a glass, added the colouring … Continue reading

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Fourth Class present their science work

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Fourth class presented some of their science investigations during Science Week to parent during the OPEN NIGHT for the prospective parents. They also visited second and third classes during school time. Well done boys ye were superb! All About Magnetism … Continue reading

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C.U.H. Nurses visit third & fourth: Blood & Brains!

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A team of nurses from the Infant Department of the C.U.H. visited third and fourth class yesterday. The three nurses were called Ria, Rachael and Emma and they taught us about blood and the brain.           … Continue reading

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