This year our question is: Why is playing a musical instrument considered good for your brain? We predicted that it was because playing an instrument is a good ‘workout’ for your brain. But we needed to learn why. Step 1: We learned about the basic functioning of the brain. We also learned how to draw […]
Spring has truly arrived this week! We enjoyed the lovely weather and decided to start our planting for spring/summer. We planted lots of different herbs, cosmos and sunflowers so far. We got the sunflower seeds from the flowers which we planted last year.
Pupils in the Senior Room went on a field trip to the Dolmen in Drum and onto Rindoon aftwerwards. We met Martin Curley, from heritage in schools, who gave us a guided tour. We had a brilliant day. We learned about the Stone Age and the Middle Ages during History in school so the field […]
Our pupils had a brilliant time watching the Army parade on Monday, which celebrated their 100 years of service to Ireland. We congratulate them on a brilliant day and thank them sincerely.
Our Green School’s Officer, Ciaran, came to our school to talk to us about his cycle from Japan to Ireland. The journey lasted 6 months and he travelled through 14 countries. We loved hearing about all the exciting things that happened along the way. Ciaran showed us his bike with all the equipment that he […]
We are working towards our 12th Green Flag with An Taisce and our Theme is Global Citizenship -Travel. We are taking part in the Big Travel Challenge. Each day all pupils and staff walk, scoot or cycle to and from school for 10 days. We are really enjoying this and it is a great start […]
Pupils in our school getting into the Christmas spirit and enjoying their music lesson with Cian Cunniffe from Music Generation. We celebrated with a hot chocolate afterwards. A great way to end the week! Have a lovely weekend all 🙂
We had a brilliant time celebrating Science Week recently. All pupils enjoyed online workshops with Midlands Science. Pupils in the Senior Room particularly enjoyed the Rockets with Dan. The children loved making and launching their own rockets. Pupils in the Senior Room also learned about Medical Devices which were invented by Irish doctors; the two-ear […]
Children in the Senior Room enjoyed a trip on the Viking Boat recently from Hodson Bay into Athlone town. There we met Martin Curley from Heritage in Schools who brought us on a Historic Walking Tour of Athlone. We had a brilliant day and the weather was perfect. It was great to enjoy our lovely […]
The children in the Senior Room received a Science Kit from Cell Explorers at NUI Galway. We had great fun extracting DNA from a pumpkin, especially for Halloween! We learned all about living things and how we all have our own DNA.