Oil spills

We’ve been learning about oil spills, their harm to the human and natural environment as well as the after effects and clean up required. We created our own oil spills , tried cleaning it up with different materials and tested affects on feathers etc

 

We’ve been learning about area!

 

We have been busy researching Mexico on the tablets!

 

 

 

 

 

Africa Projects

 

St Brigid’s Cloak

Learning with fabric and fibre

   

 

Learning Sign Language

We’ve begun learning Sign Language with Danny Doherty once a week as well as 4th class! We know the full alphabet so far!

 

 

Swimming lessons complete

We completed our 15 weeks of swimming lessons at Foyle Arena and finished off with a lovely treat! We have all progressed so well and are so proud of ourselves!

 

Learning about electricity and making circuits

   

African sunsets

 

 

Learning about Length

 

Reindeer Art

GAA football skills with Leo

Nutcracker Art

We worked in groups to paint our giant nutcrackers!

Hurling Blitz

Today we played in Burnfoot against children from Derry!

Our assembly

We performed our assembly this week for the school. It was all about the Romans!

Fun Friends

Learning and practising breathing techniques!

Italy

While learning about Italy we tried our hands at testing what it was like for Michaelangelo painting the Sistine Chapel! It was easier than it looked!!!!

We also made mosaics!!!

Hurling skills with Manus

We worked on our fitness this week.

Self assessment

We used self assessment this week after answering questions in English!

Our Senses

We looked at our senses today and discussed how we used each one. We discussed taste and the different types of food we eat eg sour, bitter, salty and sweet! We conducted experiments blindfolded to see if we could tell what type of food it was!

This was sooooo much fun!

Our Project on Australia/New Zealand

Oíche Shamhna

Ag Scríobh, colouring and dancing towards Halloween!

Cluichí Teanga

We’ve been playing Irish games to keep building our vocabulary 😀😀

Tiki Masks

While learning about the Maori people, we were inspired by their facial art and created Polynesian Tiki Masks!

Learning to Play the Tin Whistle

We’ve loved beginning to learn how to play the tin whistle this week! We’ve been taking it out at every opportunity!

Disco while multiplying

Dice roll array math games

We competed in pairs while practising up to 6 times tables today!

Vikings writing

Inspired by learning about the Battle of Clontarf!

Viking Shields

Today we designed, cut and painted our Viking shields.

Math fun

We practised our times tables by playing snakes and ladders!

Science

We learned about solids, liquids and gases! Group work made this very enjoyable!

Golden Time Fun

We played lots of games for learning such as addition and multiplication bingo, chess and hit the button!

 

Na Mothúcháin agus Mata

Having fun with Gaeilge and Math!

 

Autumn art fun

We sponge painted leaves today using Autumn colours and we created self portrait using leaves as inspiration!

Math games and more

We’ve been playing lots of games for learning and having lots of fun. Ciaran ended today by reading his very own big book to the class!😀😀

Welcome back!

Welcome back to school everyone! A new class, a new room and a new teacher! Ms Connaughton is very much looking forward to all that the new year has to bring!

We enjoyed some art today for our first day back!!!

School tour