Yesterday we went on a trip to the beach.
Before we left we learned about the plants and animals we might find on the seashore, such as seaweed, Marram grass, crabs and rag-worms. We got into pairs and walked to […]

learning about Nevada

June 3, 2015 | Comments Off on learning about Nevada

Rebecca’s blog entry
On Friday Ms Sullivan’s sister Lisa came over from Elko Nevada in the U.S.A.
We did morning maths and Lisa taught us how to do sums the American way. How Americans do sums are very different from how we do ours. Everyone thought it was hard at first but it was actually really easy […]

Mapping our route from our home to St. Molaga’s School

January 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Mapping our route from our home to St. Molaga’s School

This week in Geography we learned how to give clear, precise directions when going places in our local environment.
Firstly, we explored and discussed a map of Balbriggan town and identified landmarks such as Millfield shopping centre, Thatched Cottage, Carnegie Library, Courthouse.
We then used Google maps to map our route from our house to the school. Some […]

Mystery Skype Call

January 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Mystery Skype Call

We held another mystery Skype call yesterday. This time the school was in Georgia, USA. Their school is called Eastbrook Middle School, the link to their school is here https://sites.google.com/site/eastbrookmustangs/
This time they guessed where we were located, before we guessed where they were.
We had a lot of fun chatting to them about school, music, hobbies, […]

Mystery Skype

December 1, 2014 | Comments Off on Mystery Skype

We conducted another Mystery Skype today.
This time the school was in Canada. The school is in a town near Montreal, called Saint Lambert. Their teacher is Ms. Goulet.
We had great fun guessing, and took it in turns to ask questions.
We guessed where they were before they found us! We used our atlases to find which […]

We know every inch of our classroom!

October 29, 2014 | Comments Off on We know every inch of our classroom!

We examined the layout of our classroom and created a map with a key, which we used to discuss what was in the image.  We  explored and discussed our spacial awareness and  how we move around the room. We also revised what a Birds Eye View was.

Africa

April 11, 2014 | Comments Off on Africa

This month we learned all about Africa. We completed projects on Africa and researched facts about African animals, people, houses, cultures and much more. We also did some African art – we made masks and we also did some paper weaving. Check out some pictures below.
 

 

3rd Class Spain Projects

February 7, 2014 | Comments Off on 3rd Class Spain Projects

We have been learning about Spain in Geography over the past few weeks and have been working on Spain Projects with our partners. We have drawn and coloured beautiful pictures of Spanish Flags, Flamenco Dancers, Matadors and much more!
We have used the facts that we have collected and learned about Spain to complete a project […]

The Counties & Provinces of Ireland – can you name them all?

November 7, 2013 | Comments Off on The Counties & Provinces of Ireland – can you name them all?

http://www.osi.ie/Education/Primary-Schools/For-Juniors/Games-Puzzles-(1).aspx
 

Our China Project

February 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

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This week we have been working on our China projects ! we would like to share some facts with you….
The Great Wall of China can be seen from space.
The currency they use is… Renminbi.
The […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

February 11, 2013 | 9 Comments

Click on the picture below to see a video

 
 
 

Australia

February 7, 2013 | 27 Comments

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We have been learning all about Australia over the last few weeks. We are hoping to receive letters from our new Australian pen pals over the next few weeks!

South Africa

February 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

 
Click on the link below to open a powerpoint project on:
South Africa- Robben Island by Adam and Ciaran
Please Post a comment if you like the project.
 
 

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