There's no better way to spend a sunny day than to blow bubbles. Junior Infants made their own bubble makers to blow the best bubbles in Rathmines. They also came up with questions which you might like to try to answer: What happens to the water? What happens to the soap? How do you make [...]
It’s a zoo in here!
Not really! Dave and his mengarie of wild animals visited our school. As always, the children were really well behaved and welcoming of all our guests. The children learned lots about the animals they met. They observed and handled the animals with great care which showed us teachers that the future of wildlife is in [...]
Is It Waterproof?
This week in Room 9, we are learning all about water! Here we are exploring what kind of items are waterproof! We are using pipettes to drop water onto plastic bags, newspaper, tin foil, cloths, cotton balls and rubber gloves, and recording our results!
People who help us
We were lucky to have a special mum visit us today on her day off. She works as a pilot and taught us so many things about flying. Can you answer these questions? How many wheels are on the plane the pilot showed us today? How many engines does it have? What do a bird [...]
People who help us
The junior infants have been talking about the people who help us in our community. We were very happy to have special visitors to describe their jobs and how they help us in our lives every day. Two scientists (a mum of a girl in JI and a dad of a boy in JI) visited [...]
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Special visitors joined us today and it was very exciting. We spent this week learning about owls and learned so much more meeting them in person. Did you know an owl can't smell? Did you know an owl can eat a mouse in 5 seconds? What new things did you learn this week about owls?
Planting for spring
We took advantage of the mild autumn weather today to prepare for sping. Each class took a turn and worked with the school caretaker to plant bulbs. He explained to the children how the roots of the bulb needed to be planted into the soil. We look forward to seeing how they grow and add colour [...]