29 June 2017

End of Year news round up


Well done to all the boys how were at our final assembly of the year.
We had the readers from each class read their winning narratives to the entire school.
The standard was extremely high and we heard some brilliant stories.

We also acknowledged those boys who had a full 100% attendence for the school year. 
Excellent work lads.

Some boys were also commended for the acts of kindness for the final term of the year.

The winners for our anti bullying posters were also announced.

Well done to all!!!!

News Round up

Mr Smith’s class
This month, we learned more about the story of milk and mammals. We focused on the wildebeest or gnu of Africa. We also made our own cows in art.
Our class have been writing our narrative stories in English.
We went on our school tour to Cloncannon Biofarm just outside Moneygall and Roscrea Swimming Pool. It was great fun.
We have been going to Nenagh Olympic every Wednesday too.
We also created our summer bucket lists.

Ms Comerford’s class
We wrote lots of narratives and our winner was Tommy Ryan.
We went to Nenagh castle and saw the view of the town from the very top.
We had great fun on our school tour.

Marin won our class’ anti bullying poster competition.

Ms Slattery’s class
Zakk Ryan is our narrative winner.
We went to the library for an African drumming workshop. We got our own drum and it was great fun.
We went on our school tour. It was an action packed and enjoyable day.

Aleksey Bemans is our winner of the anti bullying poster competition.

Ms Barry’s class
We have been doing narrative writing. Daniel O'Brien is the winner from our class. 
We made salad sandwiches from the garden produce.
We went on our school tour with Ms Hanly's class. We went to Mungret Park, King John's castle, Supermacs for lunch and bowling.

Ms Hanly’s class
We went on our school tour with Ms Barry's class. We went to Mungret Park, King John's castle, Supermacs for lunch and finally, bowling.
We went to the library for an African drumming workshop. It was great fun.

Ms Maher’s class
We worked very hard throughout June. We wrote great narratives.
Our class had a breakfast morning.
We went to the cinema to see Pirates of the Carribean and then we went to Supermacs.
We learned how to make bruschetta.
We have been going to Nenagh Olympic every Wednesday too.

Mr Hannigan’s class
We wrote exciting narratives this month. We tried to focus on what we felt, saw and heard throughout our stories.
We have been going to Nenagh Olympic every Wednesday too. This was great fun.
In art, we studied Giuseppe Acrimboldo and drew fruit faces inspired by his work.

8 June 2017

Summer Summary

Ms. Comferford’s   2nd class
We made our First Holy Communion in St. Mary’s of the Rosary church. It was a super day and we worked really hard for it.
In geography,  we learned all about Africa, especially Ethiopia.
We made percussion instruments and had lots of fun performing tribal chants.
In maths, we learned about weight and how much sugar is in fizzy drinks.
In art, we made snails and painted them bright colours.
Our class also got to make a trip to Nenagh Garda station.

Mr. Smith’s 2nd class
This month was really busy for our class.
In English, we are covering narrative writing and are currently planning our own narrative pieces.
We made our First Holy Communion in St. Mary’s of the Rosary church. It was a super day and we had prepared really hard for it. We also learned about Pentecost Sunday in our Religion class.
In irish we learned the names of different animals in the zoo.
In history, we learned about the story of the Giant’s Causeway. We found out about Fionn and Benandonner and how this tale explains how the Giant’s Causeway was created. In art, we designed and painted our own Giant’s Causeway.
In geography and science, we have been learning about mammals and milk. We have been identifying different animals on the farm that produce milk and those that do not. We have looked at the cow also, specifically the Friesian cow. 


Ms. Slattery’s 3rd class

In Room 2, we were very busy during the month of May.
In English, we were learning about narrative writing and how to compose a great story. We completed our Micra T tests.
In Maths, we completed our last topics which focused on Lines, Angles and Chance. We also did our Sigma T tests.
In History, we chose an Artic explorer and worked in Groups to research and compile projects on our chosen explorer.
In Geography, we enjoyed learning about The Solar System and writing interesting facts about each planet.
In Art, we created 3-D models of the Solar System.
In P.E., we have enjoyed visiting the Athletics Club and learning new skills such as sprinting, mastering the long jump, the high jump and throwing a javelin.

We had a great day at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin and we watched our team claim 2nd place after defeating the other provinces in soccer. 

Ms. Barry’s 4th class
In Science we learned how milk is processed into a drinkable fluid and where cows are in the food chain.
In Religion we learned that the month of May is for Mary, Jesus’s mother.
In English we learned how to write and compose an excellent narrative.
In Geography we learned about Japan and what a beautiful country it is.

Ms. Hanly’s 3rd and 4th class

Fourth class participated in the family night with the CBS band. They prepared a selection of tunes on the recorder which they played for their families and enjoyed listening to the band. Everybody had a fantastic time. A big thank you to Mrs Curran, our music teacher.
In Science, we learned about materials, solids, liquids and gasses. We did experiments with dissolving liquids. We also studied the human body and had great fun investigating fingerprints like detectives. 
In English, we have been doing narrative writing. We are writing some fantastic stories. 
We all enjoyed our trip to the Aviva stadium. We made our own headbands to wear on the day. We are going to the athletics track every Wednesday with Ms Slattery's class. 

Ms. Maher’s 5th class
In English we read a book called Under the Hawthorn Tree.
In Maths we learnt about capacity of variable different objects.
In Art we made grass head hogs out of socks soil and grass seeds. We also made wax paintings.
In History we wrote about the famine and made charcoal pictures which made up scenes from the famine.
In Geography we learned about the 7 ancient wonders of the world and made papier Mache pictures to represent them.
In Irish we learned about the weather.
We made headbands to support our school soccer team and they done amazing by coming 2nd in Ireland.

Mr. Hannigan’s 6th class
In biology, we learned about flowers and plants and built them out of lego
We went on our school tour to the UL sports centre. It was a great day.
We made our confirmation on the 20th of May with Mr. Shine.

Mr. Shine’s 6th class
In May we learned about biodiversity and the importance of plants.
We made our Confirmation which was very nice.

We went to UL Sports Centre for our school tour.

Mr. Buckley’s class
We grew caterpillar into butterflies and released them into the wild.
We made head bands and signs to support our soccer team.
We made landscape art.