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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 
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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!!
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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 
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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 
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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 
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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 
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