Making playdough in 3rd class

Making playdough in 3rd class

The children in 3rd class Room 20 have making playdough as part of their writing and science activities this week. Some fabulous play-based learning!

O’Byrne Cup final

O’Byrne Cup final

Our teacher Mr. O’Loughlin will be playing for Laois in the O’Byrne Cup final against Dublin tomorrow (Saturday 22nd January).You can watch the game live on TG4. Throw in at 3pm.

Code your own Google Logo 6th class

Code your own Google Logo 6th class

The children in Mr. Lysaght’s 6th class have been completing some coding activities this week. Take a look at some of the Google logo’s they designed using scratch code.

Hamper donation in 5th class Room 27

Hamper donation in 5th class Room 27

This year, in the lead up to Christmas, the children in our class, Ms. G. Fay’s 5th, decided to make a hamper and donate it to the local branch of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.Every pupil brought in an item or two from the kitchen cupboard and before we knew it we had several boxes filled!Than

Christmas art around the school

Christmas art around the school

Take a look at some of the fantastic art on display around our school this Christmas, especially the amazing decorations made from recycled materials.

Tidy Towns in 6th class

Tidy Towns in 6th class

6th class were hard at work earlier this week, in cooperation with Castleknock Tidy Towns, planting bulbs for Spring.

School closed December 8th

School closed December 8th

As Dublin is now under an orange weather warning due to Storm Barra, as forecast by Met Éireann, the Department of Education is advising that all Dublin schools should not open again tomorrow, 8th of December. We hope everyone stays safe.

President Higgin’s Christmas Cards

President Higgin’s Christmas Cards

We love these Christmas Cards by Brigid’s past pupil Caoimhe Hennessy. Caoimhe has sold way over 15,000 copies so far. They are so cute and show what a talented illustrator she is.Congratulations Caoimhe. See her website here

School closed

School closed

Due to the significant nature of Storm Barra, as forecast by Met Éireann, the Department of Education is advising that all schools covered by the Red Alert and Orange warning from Met Éireann should not open tomorrow, 7 December.

Coding with Lego Education in Room 25

Coding with Lego Education in Room 25

The 5th class children in Room 25 are working with WeDo Lego education kits to build and code models. Take a look at some of their models and fantastic coding in the video below:

Coding with BeeBots in Room 8

Coding with BeeBots in Room 8

The children in Room 8 have been learning to code with BeeBots over the last few weeks. Take a look at some of their activities below:

Science Week in Room 2 Junior Infants

Science Week in Room 2 Junior Infants

The girls and boys in Room 2 enjoyed science week last week. We conducted lots of experiments that were fun and interesting. We learned that fire needs oxygen to burn and we learned that plants absorb water from their roots and bring all the water all around the plant to survive. We experimented wit

Coding and building with Lego WeDo                                                                                                 #scienceweek

Coding and building with Lego WeDo #scienceweek

Take a look at the STEM projects completed by Room 28 5th class over the last few weeks. The children have been working in their pods with the WeDo 2.0 materials from Lego Education to build and code their models. They have also been working to control their models with motion sensors.

Bag2School Collection

Bag2School Collection

We are having a bag2school collection from Monday 1st to Monday 8th of NovemberBag2 school is a fundraiser where every KG of clothes donated earns money for the school and a further 10% goes to the Laura Lynn foundation.By donating unwanted clothes, we are helping topromote the REUSE of clothes & s

Coding  activities                                                                                           @CodeWeekIRL  @hourofcode

Coding activities @CodeWeekIRL @hourofcode

Take a look at some of the classes coding with Bee Bots, WeDo 2.0 Lego, Minecraft and Dance party Hour of Code activities.WeDo Lego coding 5th classBee Bot coding in Senior InfantsHour of Code 6th

Virtual DreamSpace visit for 6th class                                                                        @MS_eduIRL

Virtual DreamSpace visit for 6th class @MS_eduIRL

The remaining 6th classes took part in virtual STEM sessions with the DreamSpace team today. It was a fantastic experience for all the children. They learned lots about the world of STEM, mixed reality, artificial intelligence and also coded with MicroBits. Lots of complicated code was written and t

First Holy Communions

First Holy Communions

We want to send our best wishes to all our 4th class pupils making their First Holy Communion this week. They have been waiting a long time for this day and it will be wonderful to see them all in the Church this week.

Medal winner!

Medal winner!

A big well done to Vincent from 5th class who took home three paralympic medals at the weekend, for javelin, shot put and discus!Vincent’s Mum kindly agreed for us to share his picture below. What a fantastic achievement!