Our January Highlights

Thursday 9th February 2023

Three Sixth Class pupils went to each of the classrooms and asked the children about their learning in January.

Junior and Senior Infants

We have enjoyed making numbers using the Dienes blocks. We loved making our Chinese New Year lanterns and all about penguins and robots in Science.

First and Second Class

We love doing projects and have made a rocket in Science and now we are making paper planets. We learned all about France in English and love doing Tag Rugby in P.E. with our coach, John.

Third and Fourth Class

We have been learning all about Space this month. In History, we studied the life and work of Neil Armstrong, in Geography and Science we learned about the planets and phases of the moon. We each completed a project on a planet. In Art, we used Clay to create aliens. We are also enjoying writing in the genre of Recount.

Fifth and Sixth Class

We have enjoyed learning about The Great Irish Famine this month in History. We also learned about famine around the world today and how organisations help out. We enjoyed reading ‘Under the Hawthorn Tree’ in English and for homework. Canon Brian visits us each Friday morning and we are enjoying our conversations about History and the world. We are hoping to plan a trip together soon.

We celebrated Chinese New Year this month too. This year is the year of the Rabbit and we enjoyed finding out the animal for the year we were born.