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Hands-on Maths Fun

2nd Class had good fun exploring the topic of Area last week. They were measuring the area of their desktops using various everyday items as units of measurement, like their Maths books, envelopes, playing cards, copies and A4 sheets. They noticed … Continue reading

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A late Spring Clean…

2nd and 5th Classes helped out in our quite late Spring Clean last week. Thanks to everyone for helping. We were pleased to see that the amount of litter collected was a fraction of last years haul.

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Energy Flag – Green Schools

Today members of our Green Schools Committee traveled to D.C.U. to receive our Energy Flag which was recently awarded to the school. Huge thanks goes to our students and in particular our committee who attend meetings regularly, monitor progress and … Continue reading

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Collaborative Performance Day at the National Concert Hall

Our Orchestra was very lucky to be part of the NCH Learning & Participation and RIAM Outreach programmes this year.  RIAM specialist tutors visited three  times this year to lead workshops to develop aural and technical skills alongside ensemble performance … Continue reading

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Bubble Bomb Fun

Last Friday we went outside to try to make some bubble bombs. We learnt a lot and eventually figured out how to make them explode which was great fun!  

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Our Orchestra gets ready for National Concert Hall performance

Monday the 16th April is fast approaching, so on Wednesday our orchestra were practising hard with visiting school San Carlo SNS, Leixlip. We are very much looking forward to playing at the National Concert Hall and huge thanks to Mr. Bjarke … Continue reading

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