Month: November 2019
Coding with TU Dublin
This week, 4th Class had the opportunity to take part in fantastic coding workshops with Karen Nolan from Technical University Dublin in Tallaght. During the 90-minute workshops, the girls coded circuit boards called ‘BBC Microbits’ and used Bluetooth to make working thermometers for the classroom. They really enjoyed the workshops and look forward to learning […]
5th Class Science Week Podcast
Third Class explore sinking and floating for Science Week.
Third Class enjoyed exploring the concepts of sinking and floating today. They experimented with various objects, predicting whether they would sink or float, and then put those objects to the test. They used their observations in designing some very creative boats out of Lego for the “Sink or Float Challenge!”
Update re. heating
We are awaiting information regarding fixing our heating system, with a text message will be sent to parents and guardians this afternoon with updates regarding opening the school tomorrow. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
The girls have been working hard on their Australia projects over the last month. Click on the link below to find out some interesting facts we have learned about Australia. https://drive.google.com/file/d/12Dd04SUW1JJTNOEX-0td2w3RvXW_WDiR/view?usp=sharing
We had an excellent day out in Microsoft. The girls were given the opportunity to make their own video games and learned how technology can assist them in their learning. They developed their 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD) skills in a collaborative and dynamic way.