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 31-34

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

Sounds make words page 72 & 73 ( some children may like to try page 74).

SIGHT WORDS: continue with a few words per week ( or at a pace that suits your child). Encourage your child to use the words learned when reading his/her own story books.

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

Gaeilge: Bua Na cainte: Bia: Revision of lessons 1-6. New lessons 7&8 (Bua na cainte is free for parents online)

Maths: number 9. Order 1-9 / 9-1. Make sets up to 9
Maybe watch number Jacks: number 9

Analysis of number/combining sets (beginning of addition) Planet Maths, pages 115-119. Use pegs, pasta or something from around your house to make the addition process visual.

3d shapes: sphere. Discuss the sphere ( how many sides? Find things around the home that are sphere shape ( If you have set up a 3d shape table then add the spheres to it. Your child can make a label reading sphere with your help and place 3d items beside the label.
They can play a sorting game.

Start gathering 1c 2c and 5c coins as we will be learning about money next week!

SESE: Topic: Transport
Hot air balloons.
Explain what transport is. Different methods of transport we have used.
Talk about the hot air balloon. How it works. Is it fast or slow? How is it powered/ steered?

Read stories about hot air balloons


Take care


Senior infants

Links to this week’s resources can be found on Padlet. Please click the following 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 “Sky Ride” and discuss.

Sight words: Play the online games and the roll the dice game on Padlet.

Phonics: /ue/ sound, watch the videos, play the games and activities based on the /ue/ sound; complete corresponding page in phonics copy; sounds make words pgs 28 and 54 or sounds in action pg 25 continue to revise sounds and jolly jingles on Padlet.

Writing: Handwriting: Revision pages in big book and small book; maybe write a letter or postcard (free from Post Office) to a friend in your class to say hello! See well-being link on website!

Maths: Addition and using the number line pgs 96, 97, 98 and 99; Planet Maths small book pg 25; Complete the games and activities on Padlet before completing the work book. If you have concrete materials such as Lego pieces, cubes, pompoms or pasta then these could be very helpful for your child to use when adding numbers together.

Irish: Bua na Cainte- “Sa Bhaile” lessons 5 and 6 (free for parents online) complete pg 38 from the workbook. Learn Poem “Eadaí” one verse.

SESE; Science: -Animals; watch “the life cycle of a frog” video and complete the minibeast labelling activity.

Art: Squiglet – How to draw a crab guided drawing lesson. Write a sentence about your picture.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this week’s work, please contact me on niamh@staengusbridgend.com.

Take care and stay safe



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 43&44

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

Maybe write a letter or postcard to one of your friends this week.

Starlight: Reading- Where is Hot? Where is Not?- (activities on padlet)

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

Gaeilge:  Bua na Cainte- An Teilifís – Chuala mé…lch  68&69


(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 . Poems, stories, games and activities available on this padlet.)

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

Planet Maths: Fractions: Pages 117&118 Addition & Subtraction Pages 119&120

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

SESE: What a Wonderful World – Experiment-Melting Page 35

Enjoy melting some chocolate to make rice krispie buns.

Learn about animals that live in hot and cold places (video links available on padlet)

Art: How to draw a camel (link 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/zrj2ce7t0ellj7kd

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

English: Oral language: Listen to poster about ‘Tasty Treats’. Label the pictures and answer the questions that follow. (link on padlet)

Comprehension: Recipe for Chocolate Brownies (see padlet)

Spellings: see padlet

Maths: Complete your ‘Mental Maths’ daily.

Tables Champion pg 18 – Put on your timers and record how long it takes you to each column daily.

Planet Maths 2: pg57-The Fairground and Maths Trail (see padlet)

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

Handwriting pg 42

SESE: The sun (see padlet)

Religion/Art- Our Lady Mary Mother of God (see padlet)

This is just a guideline of work for your child. If you have any questions or queries about the work please contact me on joanne@staengusbridgend.com

Stay safe and enjoy the sunshine!


More detailed descriptions, activities and online games for Third Class can be found by clicking the following link:


Remember, pick and choose and dip in and out of this work. It does not have to be done. It is just a guide. You will not fall behind if you are unable to do the work! Just do your best and most importantly, stay safe!

A Brief Overview:

Math: Ch 30 – Money. Continue with Mental Math/ Tables Champions

English: Handwriting, Reading Zone – Scarlet Rose Parts A-D. Starlight oral language– injured creatures: Poem ‘The Old Brown Horse’.

Gaeilge: An Teilifís: Abair Liom lth 114-117. Games and videos on my padlet.

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

Art: Ms Mc Ateer’s junk art challenge: Rainforest Diorama. Ms Kindlon and her daughters music challenge.

SESE: The Rainforest


Please email me if there are any issues or queries.

Hoping everyone is well.

Kind regards,

Ms Connaughton




4th class

Week beginning Tuesday 5th May 2020.

I hope you are all keeping well and safe. Please look at the padlet for additional links, power points, worksheets and resources. Please copy and paste the link below to access.



  1. Next week of table Champions.
  2. Continue with Mental Maths daily.
  3. Weight: Mathemagic 4: Chapter 28
  4. Weight: Mathemagic Shadow Book pages 52 and 53
  5. Check out the padlet for some weight challenge cards.
  6. topmarks.co.uk and www.mathsplayground.com for some games on weight.
  7. Revise 9 times tables.


  1. Reading Zone: Unit 28 Read the story and complete A – F.
  2. A Way With Words 4: pages 48 – 50. 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. Reading comprehension based on the GAA (you can access this on the padlet.)
  6. Spellings: Revision ‘s’ ‘r’ and ‘aw’ sounds: Halves, clothes, islands, notice, chance, science, muscle, scenery, horse, purse, rhyme, wrist, wrote, shawl, August, almost, thought, taught, daughter, talk.



  1. Bua na Cainte: page 150 – 152: https://buanacainte.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Bua-na-Cainte-4-Optimised-3.pdf
  2. Am don Léamh: pages 42 and 43.
  3. Complete a 10 minute daily work out ‘as Gaeilge.’ https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/


1.The GAA at a Glance. Geography Quest 4, chapter 13. https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student/1408/1

  1. Check out the padlet for some additional activities based on the GAA.

Art/Music/P.E/Well being

  1. Design and draw a new jersey for your club or county. It would be fantastic to see your completed pieces of work on the school website.
  2. Check out the yoga movements on the Padlet.
  3. Dance challenge: Dance to ’I’m Still Standing’ on www.gonoodle.com. There were some brilliant dancers to this song in term two. https://app.gonoodle.com/activities/im-still-standing?s=category&t=Guided%20Dance&sid=38  It would be amazing to see your dance on our school website.
  4. Stay in contact with your friends via letter or by using the free postcards at the Post Office.

Stay safe and well, Laura.



5th Class

Suggested Activities for week 05/05/20

Padlet https://padlet.com/nicolemcateer/sfuonjivhydlzzpn with links to some websites and games.



Reading Zone Unit 26

Spellbound Unit 25

Write a letter to a friend- this is a great way to keep in touch with your friends and put a smile on someone’s face when they receive your letter.

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 29

Pick some activities from Chapter 22 Percentages 2

‘Per cent’ means ‘per hundred’ or ‘out of one hundred’

Tutorials/games that might help linked in padlet.



Bua na cainte Éadaí p.133-137

p.133 Spaoi le Briathra Gach lá

aou e.g. Glan +aim= Glanaim

ie e.g. Cuir+ im= Cuirim

(p.137 Write your own news, weather forecast)



SESE- Maps and Map reading



Geography Quest Chapter 6-Maps



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

Stay safe,

Mrs McAteer


6th class

The following is work which you can complete throughout the week

Maths: Chapter 33 Capacity

Mental Maths: Unit 29

Spellbound Unit 29

Reading Zone Unit 27

Am Don Leamh An Ghráinneog (available on seesaw and folens website)

Art Mrs McAteers challenge

Liz’s baking challenge

Music Mrs Kindlon’s cups challenge

Stay safe



If you wish to contact the teachers please use the email of your teacher. Teachers will answer the email during the week and you should have an answer to your question by at least the next morning.

Junior infants


Senior infants


1st class


2nd class


3rd class


4th class


5th class


6th class



Ms Monaghans


Ms Kindlon


Ms McCarron


Ms O Toole


Ms O Murchu


To contact Mr. McGowan



This post will be updated this evening.

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