Junior Infants – Ms O’Dwyer

STEM 2018/2019 Strand  – Energy and Forces Strand Unit – Magnetism Investigation – Which is the strongest magnet? Ms O’Dwyer’s class investigated which magnet is the strongest by testing various sizes of magnets and using them to pick up paper clips. We made predictions and carried out an experiment to see whether the larger, medium or smaller sized magnet was the strongest. The children recorded Continue Reading

Junior Infants First Day of School Room 1

Ms O’Dwyer’s new Junior Infants had a fantastic first day at school! While some children and mums and dads were emotional at first all of the children settled in well and got stuck into playing and making new friends! The boys and girls listened to stories and did some great colouring! We are all looking forward to tomorrow already! Well done to everyone!  

Junior Infant trip to Wooly Wards farm!

Our Junior Infants enjoyed a fantastic day at Wooly Wards farm today. The children learned lots about life on the farm and they met lots of animals such as goats, lambs, hens, ponies and calves. They enjoyed pony rides and a trip to Scary Mary’s house before doing some arts and crafts. The children all had a great day! Have a look at some of Continue Reading

Baking fun in Junior Infants

Junior Infants have been working very hard since coming back to school after the Christmas break and as a treat we made cupcakes today. The children were very busy weighing ingredients, mixing them together and adding the mixture into bun cases. We learned lots of new words and for some of us it was the first time we’d ever made buns! When they had finished Continue Reading

Running club Christmas treat!

Our running club has been very poplular this year and the children are all really enjoying getting out running the canal at lunch time and getting fit and healthy too. As a treat for the regular attendees to running club we had an afternoon out in the community centre on Wednesday. The children had a great time doing different kids of races and challenges and Continue Reading

Christmas Week in Room 2

It was a very busy week in Room 2. The children were lucky enough to be invited to Inchicore college to see their Panto on Tuesday. The children loved singing along to the songs and helping the good elves save Santa! They even got to get up and dance with the characters in the show after! They enjoyed lots of laughs and as you can Continue Reading

Santa visits OLOL

Santa took some time out of his busy schedule on Monday to come and visit the Junior Infants in OLOL! The children were all delighted to see him and they sang some Christmas songs too! Santa told the children that they must continue working really hard and behave well and he will be calling to their homes on Christmas Eve!

Junior Infants Room 2

The Junior Infants in room 2 have been settling in really well into school. The have made lots of new friends and have been working really hard. Today we learned our first sound ‘s’ from Jolly Phonics and we made the sound using plasticine. The children have also been working on their fine motor skills by threading, cutting, tearing paper and peg boards. Take a Continue Reading

Senior Infants School Tour

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