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!
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 […]
Today we were very fortunate to have Colm Brophy TD visit our school to talk to the teachers and students about his work as a TD, his plans for Tallaght and in education. Mr Brophy spoke to the 4th, 5th and 6th classes about what a TD does and some 6th class students asked Mr […]
Last week, John from the Irish Woodturner’s Guild came to show the 4th, 5th and 6th classes how wooden toys, bowls, lamps and lots of other useful objects are made through woodturning. It was very interesting to watch him create spinning tops and toys out of wood using the woodturning machine. Have a look at […]
Nadine in sixth class had the fantastic opportunity today to attend the Tallaght Community School’s conversation with Astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who is currently on board the International Space Station. Nadine even had the opportunity to ask a question on stage to Dr. Nora Patton, who is set to be the first Irish astronaut in 2022. […]
Here is a list of websites that might be useful when researching for your Greece projects. Click on the links to open the websites. Greece http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Greece.html http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/greece/#greece-ruins-night.jpg Ancient Greece https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z87tn39 http://www.the-map-as-history.com/demos/tome09/1-ancient_greece_demo.php http://www.channel4learning.com/sites/essentials///history/units/greeks_bi.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/greek_world/ The Olympic Games http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/index.htm Greek Gods and Goddesses http://www.historyforkids.net/ancient-greek-gods.html Search engines for kids Remember to ask permission before searching the […]
Sixth Class recently had the opportunity today to visit the National History Museum on Kildare St. to participate to learn about the peatlands of Ireland, their preserving nature and the artefacts discovered in them. It was incredibly interesting. To find out more about the artefacts plase visit the National Museum’s website below https://www.museum.ie/Archaeology/Exhibitions/Current-Exhibitions/Kingship-and-Sacrifice/Cashel-Man […]
Recently, 6th class have been learning about the useful and harmful effects of micro-organisms and microbes in the environment. Made up of bacteria, fungi and viruses, these micro-organisms are found almost everywhere on earth. Although extremely small, micro-organisms come in many different forms. To examine micro-organisms in more detail, the 6th class conducted a variety […]