Junior infants


Reading: The Lost Ball ( continue reading the story). Choose a page from your book and copy the sentences and draw the picture.

Reading zone activity book pages 27-30

Jolly phonics: letter y. Use cd or you tube for songs. Talk about things beginning with y. Revise all other sounds that have been covered.

Sounds make words page 69 & 71 ( some children may like to try page 70).

SIGHT WORDS: continue with a few words per week ( or at a pace that suits your child).

Ready steady write book A ( big & small books) letter y formation

Gaeilge: Bua Na cainte: Bia: Revision of lessons 1-3. New lessons 4-6 (Bua na cainte is free for parents online)


Maths: number 8 ( make an s shape to start). Order 1-8 / 8-1. Make sets up to 8

Analysis of number/combining sets (beginning of addition) Planet Maths, pages 111-114 (folensonline.ie  has interactive maths games, sign up to the website and search: planet maths junior infants).

3d shapes: cuboid. Discuss the cuboid ( how many sides? How many edges?What shape is each side?) Find things around the home that are cuboid shape ( If you have set up a 3d shape table then add the cuboids to it. Your child can make a label reading Cuboid with your help and place 3d items beside the label.
They can play a sorting game. Put the cubes beside the cube sign and the same for the cuboids.

SESE: continue to discuss the signs of spring ( point out signs when you’re out walking).
Topic: On the farm; discuss the animals that can be found on the farm. Foods that we get from different animals. Farmers jobs in the spring. The story of wool: BBC TEACH; how wool is made science ks1.
Twinkl also has FARM powerpoints/ cut & sequence/animal photos: what they eat & where they live/what am I?/ position language/ animal matching cards.
Draw a picture of the farmer with his sheep and their lambs. Write 1 or 2 sentences. (Try to use words that you know or you can sound out).
Prekfun.com you’ll find songs, poems & fingerplays related to the farm theme.
My contact details are:

Take care


Senior infants

All games, activities and websites links for this week’s lessons can be found on this Padlet link: https://padlet.com/niamh22/wednc8pijqafb3zt

Reading: Continue to read books in folder, log on to Get Epic account for additional readers or use the Collins big cat readers(see Padlet); Read or listen to the interactive big book “Under the Sea”and discuss what is your favourite sea creature and why.

Sight words: Play the online games on Padlet. Why not challenge yourself and write out as many as you remember from the activities.

Phonics: /oi/ sound, watch the videos, play the games and activities based on the /oi/ sound; complete corresponding page in phonics copy; Sounds Make Words pgs 26, 27 and 61 or Sounds in Action pgs 23 and 24; continue to revise sounds using the online flashcards on Padlet.

Oral language: Sea creatures; listen to the story and complete the corresponding activities, listen to the poem “Ocean travel” and try and learn a verse or two; add actions if you wish or draw a picture about it.

Handwriting: the letter /k / in big and small book.

Maths: The story of 10 pages 92, 93, 94 and 95; hold up some fingers and ask your child to show you how many more do you need to make 10; clap /hop/jump/twirl/skip/side step 10 times(ask child for suggestions!); complete games and activities on Padlet; planet maths small book pg 24; ; counting rhyme 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 once I caught a fish alive.

Irish: Bua na cainte- “Sa Bhaile” lessons 1-4 (free for parents online) complete pgs 36 and 37 from the workbook; continue to learn poem “is féidir liom”; Déan Dámsha Liom physical activity through irish  “an Zú” (links all on Padlet)

SESE; Geography: -Animals; listen to the video about minibeasts and complete the sorting activity on padlet. – Go on a hunt for minibeasts in your garden; Draw two minibeasts you find in your art copy and write sentences underneath.

My contact details are:

Hope you are all keeping well,


1st class

Activities and online games are available by clicking the following link



Reading: Continue reading daily – read books sent home and log onto getepic.com

Handwriting: Ready, Steady, Write- pages 41&42

Free writing:  Continue writing a couple sentences in your diary every week.

Starlight: Oral language –The Sun- (activities on padlet)

Starlight: Reading- Our Super Star- (activities on padlet)

Sounds Make Words 1st Class:  Listen to and say the ‘ie’ sound. Read the words-(link on padlet)

Gaeilge:  Bua na Cainte- Na Trí Mhuc lch 66  &  An Teilifís lch  67


(the padlet is designed for all children from junior infants to second class. You can dip in and out of what you wish to use)

Poem Aon, Dó , stories, games and activities available on padlet.

Maths:  Mental Maths: Complete New Wave Mental Maths daily.

Planet Maths: Addition: Pages 112 &113   Fractions: Pages 114-116

Practise skip counting songs forwards and backwards in 2s, 5s and 10s.

The online games related to these maths topics are available on my padlet.

SESE: What a Wonderful World –Night and Day Page 43

Day and night video available on my padlet

Learn all about nocturnal and diurnal animals (see powerpoint on padlet)

If you wish to contact me my email address is cathy@staengusbridgend.com

Take care,



2nd class

Activities and online games for second class can be found by clicking on the following link: https://padlet.com/joanne71/k8tjh26bbn7kv7cf

ReadingEnglish: Continue reading your novel or log into your getepic account and continue reading.

English: See padlet above. Our focus this week is on procedural writing. Get your chef hats on!!

Maths: Complete your ‘Mental Maths’ daily.

Tables Champion pg 23 – Put on your timers and record how long it takes you to each column daily.

Planet Maths 2: Weight pg 95 (A,B,C), pg 96 A,B, 97 (A.B,C,D) pg 98 A,C,D Games & activities based on this topic can be found on the link above.

Irish: Reading ‘Cóta Nua’ available on Irish padlet. Continue to play games, listen to the stories and do some dancing all linked on the padlet above.

Handwriting pg 41

SESE: See Padlet linked above (Space/Neil Armstrong)

Art: See padlet linked above- Design your own planet or your own space ship.

Music: Listen to and learn about the planets in our solar system.

If you wish to contact me my email address is joanne@staengusbridgend.com

Keep safe everyone!



Activities and online games for Third Class can be found by clicking the following link:


A Brief Overview:

Math: Ch 25- Capacity. Continue with Mental Math/ Tables Champions

English: Handwriting, RZ – Animals Growing and Changing Parts A-D. Starlight oral language– injured creatures.

Gaeilge: An Teilifís: Abair Liom lth 108, 109, 113. Dán: An Teilifís. Cluichí online.

Ms O Donnell has made a seperate padlet with many more activities – check it out! https://padlet.com/joanne71/54tewbydrwhywv68

Art: Drawing/creating a hot air balloon.

SESE: History of transport: Focus on flight. Wright Brothers.  Links with STEM.

Please email me if there are any issues or queries.

Hoping everyone is well.

Kind regards,

Ms Connaughton



4th class

I have created a padlet with links to activities and websites for 4th class.

The padlet will be updated weekly. Please dip in and out of it as you wish. Click on the following link:



  1. Next week of Table Champions Monday –Thursday.
  2. Continue with Mental Maths daily.
  3. Length: Mathemagic 4: Chapter 26.
  4. Length: Mathemagic Shadow Book pages 28 and 31.
  5. Check out the padlet, topmarks.co.uk and www.mathsplayground.com for some games on capacity.
  6. Revise 6 times tables.


  1. Reading Zone: Unit 27. Read the story and complete A – F.
  2. A Way With Words 4: pages 46 and 47 https://wdn.ipublishcentral.com/cjfallon/viewinsidehtml/17124717487221
  3. Continue with one page of handwriting.
  4. getepic.com. Children can log into their accounts and read a book or comic of their choice.
  5. Spellings: Revision ‘ar’ ‘er’ and ‘o’ sounds: Sergeant, heart, January, September, answer, doctor, razor, first, nurse, cellar, harbour, favourite, centre, knock, cross, wander, wasp, wash, broad, cough.
  6. Oral Language (see padlet)


  1. Bua na Cainte: page 147 – 149: https://buanacainte.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Bua-na-Cainte-4-Optimised-3.pdf
  2. Am don Léamh: pages 40 and 41.
  3. Complete a 10 minute daily work out ‘as Gaeilge.’ https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/


  1. Titanic: Look at the power point and complete the comprehension activities on the padlet.


  1. Draw or design and make a reproduction of the Titanic. I would love to see your finished pieces of work on our school website!
  2. Dance challenge: Dance to ‘Turn’ on Gonoodle. You were all fantastic at this dance before Easter. It would be amazing to see your dance on our school website! https://app.gonoodle.com/activities/turn?s=category&t=Guided%20Dance&sid=38

If you wish to contact me, my email address is laura@staengusbridgend.com

Keep safe and well everyone! Laura.


5th Class

It was just lovely seeing pictures here of some of you this week, lots of fun being had!

Suggested Activities for week 27/04/20

I have set up a padlet https://padlet.com/nicolemcateer/sfuonjivhydlzzpn with links to some websites and games.



Reading Zone Unit 25

Spellbound Unit 24

Novel 4 pages/day. Keep this going if you have not already finished your novel. If you are finished keep up the great work, read some books you have at home or check out books online e.g. Get epic



Mental Math Week 28

Pick some activities from Chapter 21 Area

Tutorials/games that might help linked in padlet.



Bua na cainte Éadaí p.128-132



Covid 19 Time capsule activity

Print off the template linked below or take some ideas from it and create your own pages!



If you need to contact me, you can email me at nicole@staengusbridgend.com.

Stay safe,

Mrs McAteer


6th class

Hi 6th class,

As you’re all aware this should have been the most exciting week of the year with your confirmation due to take place on Tuesday. Unfortunately we’ll all have to wait for some time to receive this sacrament. In light of this I have decided to give you a pass for all school work on Tuesday (provided your parents/guardians agree). I hope you can make the most of what should have been one of the best days of your lives so far.

The following is work which you can complete throughout the week

Maths: Chapter 31 Weight

Mental Maths: Unit 28

Spellbound Unit 28

Reading Zone Unit 26

Am Don Leamh Caca (available on seesaw and folens website)

Art Mrs McLaughlins challenge

Maureen’s baking challenge

Stay safe


This post will be updated throughout the day

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