1st Class

1st class

Easter Eggcitement!🐰🐥
Great fun was had by all during our recent Easter Egg Hunt. There were a couple of sore tummies not long after also! See the pictures of our hunt below, plus samples of our lovely Easter chicks hatchi ...
☘Seachtain na Gaeilge☘
We have been marking Seachtain na Gaeilge with many fun (and educational) activities this past week. We have been learning the traditional song ‘Óró Sé Do Bheatha ‘Bhaile’, we took p ...
Spring Art
It may still feel like Winter outside but we have been busy working on our Spring art projects. Hopefully the weather will catch up soon! ...
Christmas Art!
Below are samples of our Christmas art. We made beautiful clay tree ornaments as keepsakes for many years to come, and  decorative folded Christmas trees. Happy Christmas to one and all!🎅🏻🎄 ...
Class Christmas Play 2017
Below are a selection of stage shots from our Christmas play ‘The Innkeeper’s Breakfast’, which took place on the 19th December. The children worked very hard on their lines and song ...
First Class Power Hour
Power Hour is up and running for another set of sessions. Each session consists of literacy stations, where children work in small groups with an adult to provide them with a more intensive experience ...
Fundamental Soccer Skills⚽️⚽️
We are currently participating in a programme of fundamental soccer skills. This is being facilitated by Transition Year pupils from the local DeLaSalle Secondary School. The children are learning bal ...
Science Week Activities
Science Week took place from Monday 13th-Friday 17th of November and we in First Class had a very busy, but enjoyable, week. We learned all about the Solar System from Astronomy Ireland’s David ...
Hallowe’en Horrors!
We had a spookily fun dress-up day to celebrate Hallowe’en. The children went to so much effort with their costumes and we raised money for Crumlin Children’s Hospital in the process. See ...
Maths Week Lego Workshop
As part of Maths Week, we took part in the Bricks for Kids workshop. The theme was a trip to the Funfair. The children worked out a variety of mathematical problems using addition and subtraction base ...
The Sound of Music!
The children are enjoying music lessons facilitated by Grace Tallon. Consolidating the work done in class, we are learning about musical concepts such as pulse, dynamics, timbre and rhythm. We hope to ...
Sponsored Walk Fun!
We really enjoyed our Sponsored Walk on Friday, October 13th. We walked to Loreto Park and had great fun in the playground on our well-earned break. Thankfully the weather stayed dry for the duration ...
That Sinking Feeling!
We had fun investigating what items float and which items sink in water. More importantly, we concluded that items containing air float better than those without air, and that the heaviness of the mat ...
Up, Up & Away!
The children of First Class are ready to take off on their new adventures this year in our colourful class mural! ...
Autumn Leaf Studies
We have been tracking the signs of Autumn over the last number of weeks. We have collected conkers, acorns, husks, berries and a great variety of leaves. We have studied leaf patterns and discussed th ...
Fundamental Movement Skills
Welcome to our First Class news! We are currently taking part in a Fundamental Movement Skills programme. The aim of these lessons is to develop the children’s coordination and balance, as well ...