The Junior room started off our show and tell season this morning. The topic was Autumn and all the children brought in lovely leaves, conkers, a raspberry bush, poems, pumpkins and illustrated drawings. Every child stood at the front of the room and explained so well and clearly what and why they close to bring
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The junior room participated in 5 experiments last week as part of acknowledging it was Science Week. We had such fun learning about reaction from vinegar and baking soda during our volcano experiment. By using the same ingredients we caught the gas this time in our magic glove causing it to inflate. We created thrust
We had such a lovely day today at school. The whole school participated with “Cycle sense” which is a cycling initiative programme. Those who had their own bikes brought them in and we had great fun doing various cycling games in the yard. Afterwards we went off on a walk to the Ferguson’s outdoor area
We have 10 new Junior Infants this year at St. Matthias NS. They are in the room with 1st class and everyone is settling in really well. There is lots of play, working on our fine motor skills and phonological awareness. Our 1st class class are working hard on catching up on last year’s work
We have lovely new artwork on display at St. Matthias NS this year. The shed has been given a woodland scene make over. Our new extension, which we built on 2 years ago is now covered with lovely flowers and foliage. Any visitors to our school will not miss the front door as a lovely
Mr Haseldine sends the following message to all of our 6th Class pupils: “I am very proud of this year’s 6th class pupils. You are about to begin a new and exciting chapter of your lives. I hope you will be able to look back on your time at St Matthias National School with fondness.
Parents should note that our e-mail address has changed. It is now: firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of an art project, our teacher told us about the amazing Sistine Chapel in Rome and how Michelangelo painted it. He had to lie on his back and work by candlelight! We decided to try it out and see how easy it would be. So we attached paper to the underneath of our
For World Book Day the children enjoyed dressing up and talking about their favourite books. As part of our peer writing whole school project, we worked on writing and illustrating a book of short stories. Each junior room student was paired up with a senior class member. The younger student thought up a story, the
The whole school embarked on a day trip to the Everyman theatre in Cork. We saw a production of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes complete with a live orchestra. We really enjoyed it, especially those who had not been to the theatre before.