5th and 6th

Buoyancy and Submarines in Mr. Conlan’s Class!

Buoyancy and Submarines in Mr. Conlan’s Class!

Buoyancy and Submarines in Mr. Conlan’s Class! This week we have been reading about submarines in English so we decided to do a few Science experiments exploring buoyancy and flotation. Our first experiment was to make a Cartesian Diver. This fantastic experiment...

Cycling Initiative –  Cycle Right!

Cycling Initiative – Cycle Right!

All the 5th Classes recently completed a seven week course on cycling safety.  Each week two tutors took the children through all the elements to enable them to cycle safely in their locality.  They started off with the basics - bike, self and weather checks; and...

5th Class Visit to The Solstice Gallery

5th Class Visit to The Solstice Gallery

5th Class enjoyed a fantastic trip to The Solstice Art Gallery to view the Surveyor exhibition currently on display.  Guided by Deirdre Rogers, The Solstice's Visual Arts Facilitation & Engagement Officer, the children used Visual Thinking Strategies to analyse...

Grúpa Ceoil – Playalong Audio File for Audition

Hi all, This message is for those children from 5th and 6th who expressed an interest in playing in the school Grúpa Ceoil.   Please follow the link below for two audio files for The Kerfunten jig.  The first clip contains some brief instructions on reading the music...

Orienteering in Blackwater Park

Orienteering in Blackwater Park

A number of our teachers took part in some training with the Meath Local Sports Partnership on the topic of "Orienteering".  We decided to make the most of our local park and planned a full day of Orienteering for all our 5th and 6th class pupils (approx 100 pupils in...

5th Class Walking Tour of Navan

5th Class Walking Tour of Navan

5th Classes enjoyed a walking tour of Navan on Thursday, 7th October last.  Armed with a treasure trail to follow and a pencil, they set off from school after little break.  Accompanied by their class teacher Mrs. Gibbons and German music student Finn (who has been...