Outdoor Classroom Project

Creative Leaf Art Animals

Creative Leaf Art Animals

--Creative Leaf Art Animals by 6th Class Room 31--   We had a lot of fun working outdoors to create animals for our art work!  

Senior Infants Make Rain Gauges

Senior Infants Make Rain Gauges

Senior Infants have been learning all about Spring and spring showers. We decided to recycle some of our plastic bottles including our pancake mix bottles to create rain gauges.  A rain gauge helps us measure how much rain falls over a certain time. The children love...

Time to take learning outdoors!

Time to take learning outdoors!

Ms. O’ Donoghue’s class brought their learning outdoors. After learning how to read and tell the time, the class went outside to draw given times, on the yard with chalk.

Maths Week! – Using a clinometer to measure the Ball Wall!

Mr Conlan’s 5th Class had a great time measuring the height of the new Ball Wall for Maths Week.  Don’t worry, we weren’t climbing ladders or renting cherrypickers!!! We used an instrument called a clinometer and our knowledge of triangles to calculate the height. ...

Planting a Garden

Planting a Garden

This May we went to visit the garden in our local Education Centre here in Navan.  Thanks to director, Dr Éadaoin McGovern, we had a most wonderful afternoon! The garden in the education has incredible plants, herbs, fruit trees, bug hotel, pond and seating areas.  We...

Spot the Snail Trails!

Spot the Snail Trails!

Junior Infants in Ms. Brogan's class have been learning about mini beasts such as snails, slugs, worms, wood lice and ladybirds . We went on a little minibeast hunt and found some strange and amazing creatures.  Then we drew and painted them. We also made some Snail...

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!!!

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!!!

Ms. Greally's class took advantage of the blustery weather this week and used their new literacy skills to design kites! They have worked hard to understand the procedural writing process and followed a step by step procedure in order to develop their aerodynamic...

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...