Junior Classes


Back to School!

Back to School!
1st class wrap up warm with woolly hats and scarves! For art this week we used oil pastels to create colourful winter clothes and then we etched patterns into the pastels!
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Hockey session in First Class

Hockey session in First Class
Mr. Hanley’s First Class we’re lucky enough to get an introductory training session in hockey last Friday from two members of Athenry Swans Hockey Club. Ray and Mary showed the children how to...
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Christmas Trees and Winter Trees in First Class

Christmas Trees and Winter Trees in First Class
Mr. Hanley’s First Class have been busy with trees all week. First we began the week by putting up a Christmas Tree and making decorations and then we began painting Winter trees to reflect the...
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Snake Spiral 🐍🐍🐍 Junior Infants – Mrs. Duffy’s Room

Snake Spiral 🐍🐍🐍 Junior Infants - Mrs. Duffy's Room
Snake Spiral 🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍 Warm air is lighter than cold air Warm air rises and cold air comes in to take its place. This causes air currents (convection currents) The air above the...
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Junior Infants launched straw rockets for 6th class

Straw rockets
Junior Infants launched straw rockets for 6th class
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Egg -periments in Senior Infants!

We investigate the strength in the dome shape of the egg
Egg -periments in Senior Infants!
We investigated if the egg is really strong along the dome part. We asked some questions. Where do you find dome shapes ? Arches and dome shaped buildings. In an egg, we have have many arches...
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Senior Infants investigate sound

Making musical shakers
Senior Infants investigate sound
We made three musical shakers using plastic bottles. We put lentils, coins and sugar into individual bottles.  After shaking each we discovered that the coin shaker was the loudest and the sugar...
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Our Minibeast Walk on Tuesday the 9th of November 2021

Our Minibeast Walk on Tuesday the 9th of November 2021
Our Mini-beast Walk Tuesday the 9th of November 2021 We had a wonderful time and saw loads of Mini-beasts.     We were very busy doing our Checklist  ...
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Acrobatic Clown

Design and make your own balancing figure
Acrobatic Clown
The Junior Infants learnt all about the centre of gravity. They made their own cardboard temple of a clown and they tried to balance it first on its nose. This was very difficult. Then we decided to...
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Science Week fun in Junior Infants

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Science Week fun in Junior Infants
We are really enjoying Science Week in Junior Infants. We watched 'This is Science Week' live show on Monday hosted by John Sharpson ( Múinteoir John from RTÉ's Home School Hub) It was a 45-minute...
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