Our boys and girls football teams did really well this year but unfortunately didn’t reach this years finals. Many thanks to Carambola who sponsored the competition this year. Well done to Kevin Sotunde and Kaina Mckengo who were our players of the season . (pictures to follow)
Ms. O’ Donnell’s first class were delighted to be chosen to take part in the Junior Achievement programme this year. Junior Achievement brings business volunteers into the classroom to teach enterprise skills to young people. Our volunteer was Rachel Young from Northern Trust Bank and she came to visit our class once a week for the past five weeks. Each week the children were thrilled Continue Reading
We had a brilliant day for our football tournament in the CIE grounds. Boys and girls from 3rd clsss up to 6th Class were in mixed teams for the games. The weather was really warm which made playing more challenging but each team gave their best effort. We were very lucky to have Brendan and Liam, two great referees to ref the matches. Mr. Dillon Continue Reading
The boys and girls in 3rd and 5th Class had a fantastic day filled with fun in Clara Lara in Wicklow. The children got to experience everything this amazing fun park had to offer, including water slides, zip lines, go karting and canoeing to name a few. The beautiful weather was an added bonus! The children were allowed to pick whichever activity they would like Continue Reading
We had a fantastic day on Friday when the staff of Our Lady of Lourdes played dodgeball against the children. The children’s team had one student from every class. The teachers got off to a great start and won the first few rounds. However the teachers were too confident too soon and the children really improved their game and caught up to the teachers!! In Continue Reading
On Wednesday June 14th Ms. McLoughlin’s class brought their teddies to the playground on Grattan Crescent. We practiced crossing the roads safely. Then at the playground we had lots of playtime and giggles. We had a little snack before we came back to school. The boys and girls were very polite and kind while having lots of fun. Aisling and I were very proud of Continue Reading
Ms. Bartons Green Team were able to present their project to us and raise our new green flag. This is a flag for Biodiversity. Our school is a wonderful natural environment. We have hedgerows, flowers for bees and butterflies, a wormery to compost left over fruit some bug hotels for bugs to hibernate in. The Garden team grow lots of vegetables and some fruit and Continue Reading
On Tuesday May 30th Junior Infants enjoyed a wonderful day out at Lullymore Heritage Park. The children had a train ride, visited a fairy village, pet farm and indoor and outdoor play areas. So we were not surprised when they all fell asleep on the bus home. Have a look at some pictures from our day.
This week, both third classes have come together to look at the work of Piet Mondrian, a Dutch artist who was very interested in the shapes and balance of pictures. A lot of his paintings had white squares with black outlines using the primary colours; red, yellow and blue. We had great fun using his art ideas and putting our own ideas on paper.
Last Wednesday our class went on their school tour with Ms Merry’s class to Imaginosity in Sandyford. First we had lots of fun playing on the rooftop garden and then when we went inside we became newsreaders, builders, mechanics, chefs and actors and actresses. We also got to role play in the supermarket, bank, post office and the restaurant. We loved the train set and we Continue Reading