Last Thursday Sixth class had the opportunity to present a project at the Primary Science Fair at the BT Young Scientists Exhibition in the RDS. Their project ‘Microbes in the Classroom: How Clean is Your Classroom?’ examined and measured the amount of micro-organisms found on commonly-touched classroom surfaces. The experiment found that the classroom telephone […]
This week’s sounds are /ng/ and /v/. Some of the /ng/ words we heard in our story today were strong, singing, racing car, swing and hanger. It takes two sounds to make the /ng/ sound so when we see these two sounds side by side we say /ng/. The Jolly song for /ng/ and /v/ […]
Welcome back to school and Happy New Year to everybody! Below are the sounds of the week (a little later than usual!) The first is /z/ and the second sound is /w/. The songs and actions are below. Try to find words beginning with these sounds at home!
Over the past few weeks some of the 6th class girls have been learning about debating and participating in after-school debating with Ms Kenny and Ms Norton. Last Thursday these girls debated the topic on ‘Children under 14 should not be allowed on social media’ with 4th, 5th and 6th class and their teachers present. […]
As we are finishing school on Friday for the Christmas holidays, we will only do one sound this week. The sound for the week is, however, two sounds together. They are /ee/ & /or/. The song is below. The actions for the two sounds are: Put your hands on your head and flap them up […]
Well done to Ciara Murray in 2nd Class who has won the regional stage if the Credit Union Art Competition in the 7 and under category! After coming first in her category in the Kilnamanagh Credit Union, her entry then went on to compete against other Credit Unions […]
The sixth class girls have spent the last few weeks designing and stitching individual crests using felt, fabric and other materials. Each crest represents important things and interests to the girl who designed it and lots of time was spent carefully stitching and embroidering them. Well done girls on your hard work!
This week’s Jolly Phonics sounds are /oa/ (e.g. goat, boat) and /ie/ (e.g. tie). They are similar to our /ai/ sound as /oa/ and /ie/ also need two letters to make its sound. Have a listen to the songs below!
The girls were busy practising their road safety skills this week. Our hall was transformed into a little village and the girls had to safely move around the village on foot, on bikes and in cars. They took great care crossing the roads, making sure to stop, look and listen.
This week’s Jolly Phonics sounds are ‘ai’ (as in train) and j. ‘ai’ is a bit different to all the other sounds we have learnt because it needs two letters to make it. Have a listen to the songs below.