Fighting words workshop

Posted Posted in Sixth class

6th class recently travelled to Glencree to attend ‘Fighting Words’ a creative writing workshop associated with Roddy Doyle and book publishing companies. It was a fantastic experience and the class wrote a collaborative book called ‘Buzz Goes the Fish’. You can have a look at the story and its beautiful illustrations here¬†http://www.fightingwords.ie/stories/buzz-goes-fish Here are some […]

6th Class USA project resources

Posted Posted in Sixth class, Uncategorized

Click on the link below to download a MS Word copy of the USA project outline for Sixth Class. Project Work USA   Here are some websites to help you with your project. http://www.kidzone.ws/geography/usa/ https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/united-states/ The life of Rosa Parks https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/history/martin-luther-king-jr/ https://www.ducksters.com/history/american_revolution.php      

Primary Science Fair

Posted Posted in Sixth class, Uncategorized

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 […]

6th class debate

Posted Posted in Sixth class

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. […]

6th Class Crests

Posted Posted in Sixth class

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!

Science Week Activities in 4th, 5th and 6th

Posted Posted in Fifth Class, Ms. Kenny, Ms. Monahan, Sixth class

Last week St. Kevin’s GNS celebrated Science Week which promotes Science and Science-related careers to children, teenagers and adults in Ireland. As well as participating in a variety of science experiments and activities throughout the week, the senior classes took part in a ‘Science Carousel Afternoon’, which comprised of four fun and collaborative experiments. These […]