Next week (June 2nd-5th) the school will be doing an active week. This is in line with what we would have been doing in school next week. There will not be any formal lessons for the week but instead we will be focusing attention on being active. We have some very exciting news regarding our active week so pay attention to the website.

Junior infants

Hello to Junior infants. I hope you are all well and I am missing you all so much! Thanks to all those children who replied to my letter, they made me so happy!!

READING: SPLASH! This book can be found on
Choose a page from your book and copy the sentences and draw the picture.
Reading zone activity book pages 44-47

Jolly phonics: Revision of set 2: c k e h r m d
Practice formation of these letters. Find things around your home beginning with these letters and make words, eg; at, cat, hat, mat…
it, hit, bit, mit, sit…
bet, met, set, pet…

Sounds make words: Ensure all pages from 21-38 have been completed ( these pages cover c k e h r m d sounds)

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 book: pages 28 & 29

GAEILGE: Bua Na cainte:
Revision of all BIA lessons
SIOPADÓIREACHT: Revision of lessons 1 2 & 3

MONEY: Recognising 1c 2c & 5c coins.
Planet Maths pages 124-125
Continue with the shop if you decided to set one up

3d shapes: Revision of cube, cuboid, cone, sphere.

Revision: patterns of three eg: draw a line of triangles and ask your child to make a pattern of 3colours ( maybe red, blue, pink, red, blue, pink….)

SESE: Topic: Transport
Steam engine
Talk about the steam engine. How it works. Is it fast or slow? How is it powered/ steered? Where does it travel?
Read story about a steam engine
Maybe a song about a steam engine??
Art email your work so I can put it up on our school website:
Take care
Stay safe

Senior infants

Links to all this week’s resources can be found on Padlet. Please click the following link:

Reading: Continue to read books in folder, log on to Get Epic account for additional readers or use the Collins Big Cat Readers

Sight words: Using the sight words from your folder, place them face down and turn over each one reading them as you do so. Write out any unknown words. Play the roll the dice game and other interactive games on Padlet.

Phonics: /aw/ sound, watch the videos, play the games and activities based on the /aw/ sound; Sounds Make Words pgs 33, 34 and 63 or Sounds in Action pg 30 and 31; continue to revise sounds using online flashcards and listen to the Jolly Jingles on Padlet.

Oral Language: Listen to the story The Rollercoaster and answer the following questions( Have you ever been to a funfair? Who went with you? Which ride did you go on? Have you ever been on …?Which funfair games did you enjoy? Are there any activities you would not like? Why not? Who is the author?)

Listen to the Rhyme “Here we go Loopy Loo” a few times. Why not learn it off by heart or even make up your own actions! Maybe record yourself saying it and watch it back!Start video at 2.32 mins.

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

Maths: Measures; Money pgs 108, 109 and 110 in big book and pg 28 in small book; Always complete the games and activities on Padlet before completing the work book.

Revise length by making worms using playdough, ask your child various questions such as: describe the different worms; how do you know its short/long/wide/narrow; how could we make different worms; What other kind of worms could we make?

Counting- Count forwards and backwards from 0-20, start at different numbers each time. Ask your child what come before/after each number. Write out numbers 0 -20 and arrange in the correct order. Remove a number and ask your child what is missing. Using only a few numbers organise them from smallest to biggest and vice versa.(you can also use the number printables on Padlet if you wish)

Irish: Bua na Cainte- “An Teilifís” lessons 4, 5 and 6 , complete pg 43 from the workbook.

SESE: Summer. Watch and listen to the signs of summer video and complete the labelling activity. (2 videos on link)Using your senses of sight, touch and smell complete the summer scavenger hunt in your back garden.

Why not try some of the children’s amazing challenges for this week.

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact me on Remember this work is just a guide, only do what you can.

Well done on all your hard work so far boys and girls!

Take care,



First Class

Activities and online games are available by clicking the following link


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

Handwriting: Ready, Steady, Write- pages 49 & 50

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

Starlight: Oral Language – Camping (activities on padlet)

Starlight: Reading- The Great Outdoors -(activities on padlet)

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

Gaeilge:  Bua na Cainte- An Teilifís –An Nuacht lch 74  &  Codladh Sámh lch 75 (videos on padlet)

(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:  Tables 7 P126

Subtraction P132

Time P133 & 134

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

SESE: What a Wonderful World – Design a Park P 70 -71

Caring for our environment — Our World P 68

Art: Design a poster to promote recycling or be creative and reuse some items in your house to create something new -(link on padlet)

Take care,



2nd class

Activities and online games for second class can be found by clicking on the following link:

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


Writing: Pretend you are a pirate and write about your adventures.

Spellings: The spelling list is on the padlet

Maths: Complete your ‘Mental Maths’ daily.

Tables Champion pg 25 – Put on your timers and record how long it takes you to each column daily.

Planet Maths 2 pages 71 and 72

Pirate addition and subtraction mosaic colouring activity.

Irish: Reading Continue to play games, listen to the stories and do some dancing all linked on the padlet above. Read the story ‘An Sorcas’ and answer the questions that follow.

Handwriting pg 45

S.E.S.E: Science: Design your own pirate ship.

Art: Make your own pirate hat.


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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: Powerpoint on revision on padlet.  Continue with Mental Math/ Tables Champions

English: Handwriting. Document with reading and grammar on padlet. New Novel: Danny the Champion of the World. Listen to teacher read on padlet. Related activities based on this. Spellings on padlet.

Gaeilge: Several short stories on powerpoint with questions on padlet. Games and videos there too.

Ms O Donnell has made a separate padlet with many more activities – check it out!

Art: Olympic medals and torch

SESE: Ancient Greece and the Olympics

PE Olympic challenges.  Children’s challenge.


Please email me if there are any issues or queries.

Hoping everyone is well.

Kind regards,

Ms Connaughton



4th class

Activities, resources and power points are on the padlet:


  1. Next week of table Champions Monday –Thursday.
  2. Continue with Mental Maths daily.
  3. Mathemagic 4: Chapter 31
  4. Decimals: Mathemagic Shadow Book pages 57 and 58.


  1. A Way With Words 4: pages 54 and 55.
  2. Children can log into their accounts and read a book or comic of their choice.
  3. Reading comprehension based on Olympics.
  4. Spellings: Revision of the phoneme ‘oe.’goal, boat, boasted, own, snow, grow, elbow, narrow, widow, four, fourteen, boulder, shoulder, dough, though, owe, door, floor, brooch, sew.


  1. Bua na Cainte: page 160 -163:

  1. Bua na Cainte: Leabhar litrithe: Pages 48 and 49:
  2. Complete a 10 minute daily work out ‘as Gaeilge.’


  1. History Quest 4: Chapter 16: The Olympic Games:


  1. Draw or paint the Olympic Rings.
  2. Draw, paint or make the Olympic Flag.

I hope you are well and safe. If you have any queries, please contact me at

Take care, Laura.

5th Class

Hello everyone, I hope you are all keeping well.

Suggested Activities for week 25/05/20

Padlet with links to some websites and games.



Reading Zone Unit 29

Spellbound Unit 28

Book Review-I think most people should be finished their novels How to Train Your Dragon/Escape from Shangri La. Or you can review another book you have been reading. Book Review linked in padlet.

Reading- Books at home, epic, world book online



Mental Math Week 32

REVISION 2D Shapes Pick some activities from Planet Math Topic 5 (available online from Folens)

I have linked a tutorial in the padlet to remind you of the different types of triangle.

Cut out tangram template, as well as some other OPTIONAL activities available in padlet also. Can you write your name with the tangram shapes?!


Am don Léamh (Available on the Folens Website)/Linked in padlet

p. 56, 57 Ag Surfáil


Europe- Geography Quest Ch. 13 (Available on CJ Fallon website)


Twinkl activities linked in padlet (Again these are optional activities that may be of interest to you!)

If you have any questions at all please email me,

Take care,

Mrs McAteer

6th class

I hope you’re all keeping well.

The following are suggested activities for the week beginning 25/5/20

Maths (Revision) Chapter 23 Busy at Maths Directed Numbers

Mental Maths Unit 32

Spellbound Unit 32

Reading Zone Unit 30 The Conger Eel

Am Don Leamh (Available on Seesaw and the follens website)

Reading: Books at home or login to


SESE: Choose a ‘Famous World Leader’ (past or present) and create a project on them.

Da Kidz Challengez

Reminder that all activities are optional again this week.

If you require assistance with any of your work feel free to contact me through Seesaw or email

Stay safe


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