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Caterpillar Update

This week in 5th class we have transferred Sheldon, Biscuit, Prof.
Gingernut and Monchichi into the butterfly net. Monchichi was the first
caterpillar to go into a chrysalis then it was Biscuit then Prof.Gingernut and
last but not least Sheldon.They are now all … Continue reading

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Nessa D’Arcy, a creative entomologist, visited the school last week. 5th class enjoyed a fascinating talk about insects followed by a trip to a local field where they were amazed at the variety and abundance of little creatures to be … Continue reading

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We had great fun designing and constructing solar food warmers as part of science day. Unfortunately the sun disappeared behind clouds as soon as we had finished making the ovens so the marshmallows didn’t fully melt but we had fun … Continue reading

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5th Class Caterpillars Update

Caterpillar blog  
Week two of our class experiment:
Poppadom, our smallest caterpillar, has sadly passed away. We are unsure what happened to him, but his body is nowhere to be found. This indicates that one of the other caterpillars or more, may … Continue reading

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New Visitors in 5th Class
In 5th Class we have 5 caterpillars called Sheldon, Monchichi, Popadom, Prof.Gingernut and last but not least Biscuit! We held a class vote to decide on their names.
They are very curious little creatures that are exploring … Continue reading

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5th Class Rocked out!

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5th class got to go on stage with the Music Generation teachers. To say that it was loud would be quite an understatement. Poor Siobhán and Mrs Perdue who had to endure the noise from their offices. However the children … Continue reading

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Science with our buddies

We decided to try out our new Pneumatic toys with our Senior Infant buddies while at the same time teaching them about the powerful force of air. You can see that both classes really enjoyed the experience.
 

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5th Class Science

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In 5th class, we’ve been learning about pneumatic and hydraulic forces. We used this knowledge to design and build a toy in groups.

 

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Reading with our Buddies

We really enjoyed reading to our Senior Infant buddies and it was a great treat when they read for us too. Then we chatted about the stories and drew some pictures together.

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