Junior infants


READING: SPLASH! This book can be found on folens.ie
Choose a page from your book and copy the sentences and draw the picture.
Reading zone activity book pages 35-39

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

Sounds make words page 75 & 76 ( some children may like to try page 77).

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 q formation

GAEILGE: Bua Na cainte:
Revision of all BIA lessons

MATHS: number 10. Order 1-10 / 10-1. Make sets up to 10
Maybe watch numbertime: number 10

Matching pages 120-121 Planet Maths.

MONEY: Recognising 1c & 2c coins; Introduce 1c and 2c coins. Discuss the colour of the coins, size, what euro means, the imprints on the coins and the fact that they have 1c and 2c printed on each coin. Make rubbings of the 2 coins. Put them under a sheet of paper and rub with a crayon.
Maybe you would enjoy setting up a SHOP/SIOPA.
Label the items as 1c or 2c. Use real money.

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

SESE: Topic: Transport
Talk about the submarine. How it works. Is it fast or slow? How is it powered/ steered? Where does it travel? Land or sea

Read story about a submarine

Maybe a song about a submarine??

https://youtu.be/ql5NykrDHN0https://youtu.be/cwBloYicRLk ciara@staengusbridgend.com
Take care

Senior Infants:

Links to all 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; Read or listen to the interactive big book “Everybody Worries” and discuss.

The award winning reading program “Reading Eggs” is free for a 30 day trial, it’s a fantastic reading resource that your child could use independently, click on the following link to access it. https://readingeggs.co.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/

Sight words: Play the games and watch the videos on Padlet. Can you find any of these sight words in your reading books?.

Oral Language: listen to the story and complete the related activities from the poster” the fairground”

Phonics: /er/ sound, watch the videos, play the games and activities based on the /er/ sound; then complete corresponding page in phonics copy; Sounds Make Words pgs 29, 30 and 67 or Sounds in Action pg 26 and 27; continue to revise sounds using online flashcards and listen to the Jolly Jingles on Padlet.

Writing: Handwriting: /e/ in big book and small book. Watch formation video on Padlet before writing.

Maths: using the number line pgs 100, 101, 102, 103 and 104 ; planet maths small book pg 26; Complete the games and activities on Padlet before completing the work book.

Irish: Bua na Cainte- “Sa Bhaile” lessons 7 and 8 , complete pg 39 and 40 from the workbook. Learn Poem “Eadaí” second verse.

SESE: Geography- Play- watch the video about the playground and complete the safety sorting activity

Art: Design your own fairground or playground; Draw one in your art copy or make one using junk art! Give it a name and label the rides.

Why not try one of the challenges this week. Just check out the links on the website!

If you have any questions or queries regarding this week’s work, please contact me on niamh@staengusbridgend.com. Remember this work is just a guide, only do what you can.

Take care


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 45&46

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

Starlight: Oral Language – Minibeasts (activities on padlet)

Starlight: Reading- Minibeasts-(activities on padlet)

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

Gaeilge:  Bua na Cainte- An Teilifís – lch 70 & 71


(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: Shape and Space – 3D Shape P121, P122, P123, P124

Describe, compare and name 3D shapes. Explore relationships between 2D and 3D shapes.

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

SESE: What a Wonderful World –Minibeasts

Minibeasts word search  P62 & A minibeast study P63

Learn about minibeasts (video links available on padlet)

Listen to the story- Superworm

Art: Garden art challenge- Choose an art activity based on our theme minibeasts  (link on padlet)

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

Take care,



2nd class

I hope all the boys and girls had a lovely day on Saturday. 🙂 I loved seeing all your photographs and I can’t wait to read about what you got up to to mark the day!

Activities and online games for second class can be found by clicking on the following link: https://padlet.com/joanne71/fw3fhf2vm9bigdam

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

English:Comprehension: A Bear Called Paddington-read and answer the questions that follow.

Writing: Write a recount on what you did on Saturday 9th May.

Spellings: ‘oi/oy’ sounds (see padlet)

Maths: Complete your ‘Mental Maths’ daily.

Tables Champion pg 24 – Put on your timers and record how long it takes you to each column daily.

Planet Maths 2:  pg 40 &41

‘Active Maths’ worksheets (on padlet)

Irish: Reading ‘Siosúr agus Cíor’. Continue to play games, listen to the stories and do some dancing all linked on the padlet above.

Handwriting pg 43

SPHE: Sun Safety: see padlet for powerpoint and activities.

Art: Create a poster for Sun Safety.

If you have any questions or queries, my e-mail is joanne@staengusbridgend.com

Take care,





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 32 – Time. Continue with Mental Math/ Tables Champions

English: Handwriting, Reading Zone – Two Games to Play and Make Parts A-E. Writing instructions for a chosen game. Starlight oral language– My Favourite Entertainment. Spellings on padlet.

Gaeilge: An Teilifís: powerpoint with stories and questions on padlet. Games and videos there too.

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

Art: Ms Mc Dermott’s art challenge/ drawing a sloth. Ms Greene’s science challenge.  My percussion challenge.

SESE: The Rainforest


Please email me if there are any issues or queries.

Hoping everyone is well.

Kind regards,

Ms Connaughton




4th class

Please look at the padlet for additional worksheets, power points and resources:



  1. Next week of table Champions Monday –Thursday.
  2. Continue with Mental Maths daily.
  3. Place value: Rounding. Mathemagic 4: Chapter 27
  4. Place value: Rounding: Mathemagic Shadow Book pages 49 and 50.
  5. Check out the padlet for some games on Rounding.
  6. Revise 11 times tables.


  1. Reading Zone: Unit 29 Read the story and complete A – F.
  2. A Way With Words 4: pages 50 and 51. 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 Landmarks.
  6. Spellings: Revision of the phoneme ‘ie.’

Smile, advice, countryside, decide, decided, admire, admired, genuine, excite, either, neither, heist, high, night, light, might, height, island, buy, buying.


  1. Bua na Cainte: page 153 – 156:


  1. Bua na Cainte: Leabhar litrithe: Pages 42 and 43: https://buanacainte.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Bua-na-Cainte-4-Leabhar-Litrithe.pdf
  2. Complete a 10 minute daily work out ‘as Gaeilge.’ https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/


  1. Discuss the meaning of Landmarks. Make a list of important Irish Landmarks, and then of Landmarks around the World. Choose one landmark. What interesting facts can you discover about it?
  2. Science Experiment: Brake Time. The only equipment needed is a book and a sheet of paper. Directions are on the following link: https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student/1401/1


  1. Draw or make and design your favourite Landmark.
  2. Try the workout challenge.
  3.  Dance challenge: Dance to ‘I Gotta feeling’ on www.gonoodle.com. There were some brilliant dancers to this song in our class. https://app.gonoodle.com/activities/i-gotta-feeling?s=category&t=Guided%20Dance&sid=38

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries or concerns: laura@staengusbridgend.com Take care and stay safe, Laura.



5th Class

Suggested Activities for week 11/05/20

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



Reading Zone Unit 27

Spellbound Unit 26

Write a letter to a friend/family-keep in touch with friends and family

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 30

Pick some activities from Chapter 24 Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Tutorials/games that might help linked in padlet.



Bua na cainte Sa Bhaile p.141- 145

p.141- Bí ag Scríobh Change ‘sa seomra ranga’ to ‘sa bhaile’




Trees of Ireland- link in padlet


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 28 The Circle

Mental Maths: Unit 30

Spellbound Unit 30

Reading Zone Unit 28


Am Don Leamh (available on seesaw)

Art Mrs McDermotts challenge

Maureen’s baking challenge

Music Ms Connaughtons challenge

SESE: Ms Greene’s Challenge

Hoodies:  Send an email to me if you would like to order a graduation hoodie.

Stay safe




Remember if you have any concerns please email your teacher and I am always available to email and can ring you back.

Stay safe,




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