Category Archives: Middle Classes


First Class Fun Day


On Monday Mr. Hanley’s class went on their School Fun Day to the Athenry Heritage Centre and King Johns Castle. In the Heritage Centre the children first had an opportunity to dress up in Medieval costumes and learn all about Athenry’s history and the story of those who founded the town. They also learned a […]

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Hurling in First Class


Last Friday Mr. Hanley’s First Class began hurling training with a new coach, Aidan Claffey. The first day was all about learning how to put on a helmet, holding the hurl properly and rolling the sliotar to pick it up. We had loads of fun and are really looking forward to the next few sessions. […]

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Chalk Fun in First Class


Mr. Hanley’s First Class used chalk, sunny weather and the playground to create Art with the theme ‘What Makes Me Happy’. Drawing directly onto the ground the children created dinosaurs, love hearts, their families, books, snakes and many other amazing things. As long the rain stays away the Art should survive for another day for […]

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Halloween Dress Up in First Class


There was a huge variety of costumes on display in Room 8 today for our dress up day before the Halloween break. We had wizards, zombies, ghosts, cats, spidermen, werewolves and even a Sorcerer’s Apprentice! Very scary!

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Happy Halloween


Mr. Hanley’s First Class have just managed to finish their collaborative display for Halloween. Well done to everyone for working so hard! Happy Halloween !!!

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First Class are delighted to be back to School!


The children of Mr. Hanley’s First Class are delighted to be back to school this month after being out for so long. We have a new yard at the front of the school to play in at break and at the moment we are busy collecting different leaves everyday to study in the classroom. We […]

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Emelia has the Green Fingers!!


Well done to Emelia from 2nd Class who planted and grew these fantastic runner beans way back when the schools closed!! These runner beans even featured on RTE!!

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Making Gloop with First class!!


We used cornflour, water and food colouring to make gloop. The ooze is made up of tiny, solid particles of corn flour suspended in water. This type of mixture is called a colloid. It behaves strangely!! If you stir a cup of tea with a spoon, the tea moves out of the way easily, no […]

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