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Bridge building in Infants

As part of Engineers Week the children had a challenge to make their own rope bridge. They tested their rope bridge to see how many teddy bears it could hold. They tried to complete the challenge card criteria of using 10 lollipop sticks, but if they were unable to do this they were allowed to use more lollipop sticks to 

Caitríona’s Stop motion Magic!!!

A Stop motion video of the Polyjuice Scene from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Here is a video created by Caitríona. It is made using Stop motion. It shows the characters from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets during the Polyjuice scene. I hope you enjoy. Well done Caitríona!!

Easter Fun in Junior and Senior Infants

This week Junior & Senior Infants focused on the theme of Easter. We took part in an Easter themed Maths trail. We searched the school grounds for Easter eggs, and matched numbers and maths symbols together. We also revised our colours in Irish using a fun colour by numbers Easter Egg. We then made Easter Bunnies out of clay and 

Exploring Weight in 3rd and 4th Class

Last week, the class explored the topic of weight. We particularly focused on the use of kitchen and digital scales. The class did various activities with the scales including estimating and measuring the weight of various foods. We used 1kg bags of sugar to help us with our estimations. We also worked with pasta, rice and couscous, and worked in 

Budgeting in 3rd and 4th Class

3rd and 4th class have been looking at the topic of money recently. They’ve particularly explored the idea of working on a budget. The class used shop catalogs and a budget and were asked to complete a shopping list which added up to below their given budget. The class had some very interesting shopping lists by the end of the 

Seó Faisean i Rang 3 agus Rang 4!

3rd and 4th class have been looking at the topic of Éadaí in Irish the last few weeks. Because of this, we decided to put all of our knowledge to use by doing a fashion show in the classroom as Gaeilge. The class went into pairs and groups of 3, where they worked together writing up their presentation for the 

Seachtain na Gaeilge

World Book Day in Glenasmole NS

Hi all, Today is world book day and in Glenasmole we are celebrating in style. We are doing reading activities around the school and the children have dressed up as some of their favourite characters. There are some excellent and creative costumes on show in all the classes. The children have homework that involves reading only. In Mr. Maguire’s class 

Glenasmole GAA Team

Our GAA team has been training very hard these last few weeks. We played Stepaside ETNS before the MidTerm break and will be playing Firhouse ETNS this week. Our captain is Enda. All of the children have really enjoyed the trainings and game so far. It is easy to see that all their training with Adam has helped. Well done 

GNS Podcast: Learning about space

We have been learning all about space this last few weeks. Here are sone interesting facts we learned: There are 8 planets in our solar system In our solar system there are four gas giants, these are Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune. The closest star to Earth has a planet orbiting it aswell. Check out our Podcasts to learn more