Junior infants

Hello to Junior infants. I hope you are all well and being good boys and girls.

READING: SPLASH! This book can be found on folensonline.ie
Revision of THE LOST BALL

Reading zone activity book pages 52-56

Jolly phonics: Revision of set 4: j z w v y x qu
Practice formation of these letters. Find things around your home beginning with these letters.

Sounds make words: Ensure all pages from 57-75 have been completed ( these pages cover j z w v y x qu 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 62&63

GAEILGE: Bua Na cainte:
Revision of ÉADAÍ lessons 1,2,3&4

MONEY: solve tasks using money
Planet Maths pages 128.
Use 1c 2c & 5c coins: show amounts up to 10c using these coins

SESE: Topic: Summer: life cycle of a butterfly
Read story about butterflies :
Maybe a song about butterflies??
Please 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: 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

Sight words: Revise words in folder. Go through sight word checklist; practise any unknown words by writing them out twice and playing pairs.

Phonics: Sounds Make Words pgs 37 and 38 or Sounds in Action pg 34 and 35; revision of the sounds and words from phonics homework copy. How many sounds can you remember? Play interactive sorting games on Padlet.

Oral Language: The Beach- listen to the stories and complete the related activities linked to the poster. Practise the Tongue Twister “she sells sea shells”; how fast can you say it!


Writing: Handwriting: /p/ in big book and small book. Watch formation video on Padlet before writing. Draw a picture of yourself and your family at the beach and label it or write a few sentences underneath.

Maths: Measures; Capacity and weight  pgs 122, 123, 126 and 127 in big book; Always complete the games and activities on Padlet before completing the work book.

Irish: Bua na Cainte- “An siopadóireacht” lessons 1, 2, 3 and 4 complete pg 47 – 50 from the workbook.

SPHE: Listen to the story “George the Sun Safe Super Star” and discuss how to stay safe in the sun with your parents. Why not design your own sunhat using the template on Padlet

Art: Seaside in a bottle activity

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

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

Keep up the fantastic work boys and girls, you are all doing brilliantly!

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 getepic.com

Handwriting: Ready, Steady, Write- pages 53 & 54

Free writing:  Continue writing a couple sentences in your diary every week or maybe write your own summer bucket list.

Starlight: Oral language poster- Summer at home-(activities on padlet)

Starlight: Reading- Our Summer Bucket List -(activities on padlet)

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

Gaeilge:  Bua na Cainte- Ag Siopadóireacht – Bí ag Léamh lch 79  & Feicim le Mo Shúilín lch 80


(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:  Complete New Wave Mental Maths daily.

Planet Maths: Subtraction P150

Money P151 & 152

Mental Maths 9 P155

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

SESE: What a Wonderful World – Signs of summer P60

Floating and sinking P 56

Art: The Rainbow Fish -(link on padlet)

Keep up the great work boys and girls.

Take care,



2nd class

Activities and online games for second class can be found by clicking on the following link: https://padlet.com/joanne71/evv52vorhsvozhqx

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


Writing: End of year wordsearch. Record your favourite memories of 2nd class

Spellings: The spelling list is on the padlet

Maths: Complete your ‘Mental Maths’ daily.

Tables Champion pg 15&21 – Put on your timers and record how long it takes you to each column daily.

Planet Maths 2 pages 141 & 142

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

Handwriting pg 47 &48

S.P.H.E: See activities under ‘Wellness’

S.T.E.A.M: activities available on padlet

Continue your challenges from last week!

The finishing line is in sight boys and girls!! Keep up the super work!!!

Best wishes,

Joanne (joanne@staengusbridgend.com)




Well done 3rd class on becoming the school’s fittest class!!!!

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 Fractions revision on padlet. Continue with Mental Math/ Tables Champions

English: Handwriting 2 pages a week. Powerpoint with reading based on Adventures and grammar based on prefixes on padlet. New Novel: Danny the Champion of the World. Listen to teacher read a new chapter each day. Related activities based on this. Designing and writing a postcard to your friend. Spellings on padlet: revision.

Gaeilge: Several short stories and a poem on powerpoint with questions on padlet. Listen and read story read by teacher.

Art: Song about Ancient Greece.  Porthole art.

SESE: Two Greek myths and legends. Videos about Ancient Greeks: Horrible Histories.

Tour Virtual School Tour


Please email me if there are any issues or queries.

Leave a comment on the Padlet on how you are getting on or enjoying the activities!


Hoping everyone is well.

Kind regards,

Ms Connaughton




4th class

Additional worksheets, activities and power points can be accessed using the link: https://padlet.com/lauramc25/rwjd71r5tmw0fp1x


Next week of table Champions Monday –Thursday (if applicable)

Continue with Mental Maths daily.

Mathemagic 4: Chapter 36: Chance

Mathemagic Shadow Book pages 71 and 72.


A Way With Words 4: pages 58 – 60: https://wdn.ipublishcentral.com/cjfallon/viewinsidehtml/17124717487221

Reading comprehension based on Volcanoes and Earthquakes (see padlet.)

Spellings: Revision of the phoneme ‘g’ ghost, ghetto, aghast, gherkin, guard, guest, guitar, guide, guess, guarantee, vague, league, rogue, plague, fatigue, jagged, stagger, maggot, giggle, disgrace.


Bua na Cainte: page 167 – 171: https://buanacainte.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Bua-na-Cainte-4-Optimised-3.pdf

Complete a 10 minute daily work out ‘as Gaeilge.’ https://rtejr.rte.ie/10at10/


Geography Quest: Chapter 14: https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student/1408/1

See padlet for additional resources on volcanoes and earthquakes.

Virtual school tours (see padlet.)

If you have any queries, please contact me at laura@aengusbridgend.com.

Take care, Laura.



5th Class

Hello everyone, I hope you are all keeping well. Keep up the great work, only a couple of weeks left!

Suggested Activities for week 15/06/20

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



Spellbound Unit 30

Well done everyone for finishing your Reading Zone book!

Starlight Unit 10a Kid Inventions (Available on the Folens website). Report Writing tips linked in padlet if you would like to complete the report writing activity

Reading- Books at home, epic, world book online




Mental Math Week 34

REVISION Planet Math Place Value Topic 1 (available online from Folens) As always there is a lot of content in these chapters, there is absolutely no need to complete all the activities.

There are also some other activities in padlet to help you to revise your tables both multiplication and division if you prefer to complete some of these activities.



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

p.60, 61 Lá Spóirt na Scoile



Chapter 9-Land and Water in Ireland (Available on Folens website)

Also see padlet


If you have any questions at all please email me, nicole@staengusbridgend.com.

Take care,

Mrs McAteer


6th class

This will be the final week of work for 6th class as the 6th class children normally finish up school a week before everyone else!

The following are suggested activities for the week beginning 15/6/20

Maths (Revision) Chapter 15 Decimal by Decimal Busy at Maths

Mental Maths Unit 35

Treasury F pages 16-17 Available on the Folens website & Seesaw

Am Don Leamh Revision pages 24-25 (Available on Seesaw and the folens website)

Reading: Books at home or login to getepic.com


SESE: Earthlink Unit 44 Communications pages 100&101 ( Available on the Folens website and on seesaw)

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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