Ms Cullinan's Class have gotten off to a fantastic start!
Kilmainham Gaol Tour May 2023
Ms. Cullinan's and Mr. Lynch's class went on a tour to Kilmainham Gaol on Tuesday May the 16th 2023. We had been learning all about The Easter Rising of 1916 and the history of the jail in school and the tour and our wonderful tour guide David brought history to life for us during our visit. We visited the oldest sections of the jail dating all the way back to the 18th century as well as the East Wing. We saw the cells of the rebels like Padraig Pearse and Countess Markievicz as well as the Stonebreakers Yard. After our visit we took a stroll and a picnic in the gardens of IMMA across the road. It was an interesting and memorable day.
Happy Valentines Day
We have had a wonderful festive December. We enjoyed making beautiful chalk Christmas tree and oil pastel hot chocolate drawings as well as creating beautiful Christmas lanterns.
We thoroughly enjoyed sharing our Christmas concert with our families on Thursday the 15th of December.
There was great excitement with our Secret Santa this year and the children were delighted with the thoughtful gifts they received.
When the frost and ice finally let up we enjoyed a Santa Dash around the park. Happy Holidays!
2D Shape Chalk Challenge November 2022
5th Class brought their math outdoors this week to create some beautiful chalk artwork. Alongside our wonderful student teacher Ms. Mulvanny who is with us for November, they worked collaboratively on their group challenge to create bright chalk designs in the school garden, incorporating a variety of 2 shapes they have been learning about.
More Poetry and Art......
5th class enjoyed a variety of Halloween activities this year such as the Halloween Walkway quiz, writing spooky stories and sharing them with their classmates, reading Halloween poetry, playing Halloween themed games like Creepy Corners, Witch Tag and Goblins, Ghosts and Ghouls, creating beautiful Halloween art and of course the highlight was visiting the spooky room organised by our wonderful Parent's Association.
Visit to St Mary's Church and Holy Well October 2022
Ms. Cullinan's class joined Ms. Barrett and Mr. Lynch's classes on a walking tour to the ruin of St Mary's Church and Holy Well in Mulhuddart on the 10th of October. The sun was shining and children had an amazing day discovering their local history. Well done to all the boys and girls who were excellently behaved and made their teachers and their school very proud.
Litter Pick October 2022
Ms. Cullinan's 5th class went on a litter pick around the school grounds and entry road. We collected 5 full bags of rubbish. Well done to all the children.
The children enjoyed a variety of activities during well- being week 2022. We reminded ourselves of what we are grateful for in our gratitude trees.
We enjoyed nature to boost our mood during our well- being walk in the local park.
We practiced yoga during our P.E session and in the classroom and reconnected with our classmates in some fun cooperative games.
Well-being Week September 2022
Poetry: Please Mrs Butler! September 2022
Fifth class enjoyed a giggle reading the poem Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg in September. They were inspired to write their own poems in a similar style and we got some very humorous results. Have a look at some samples below as well as the original poem itself.
Minibeasts September 2022
We have been learning all about the different categories of minibeasts in September. We explored the school grounds in search of minibeasts and discovered spiders, woodlice, wasps, craneflies, earthworms, slugs and many more.
We also created our own minibeasts from playdough.