Senior Infants

senior infants

Active Week 2018
Senior Infants had a fantastic time during Active Week! There were so many fun activities organised – crazy golf, football, rugby, dancing, multi-sports, yoga and more. Sports Day was a huge suc ...
Theme – Water
Splish, splash, splosh! That’s the sound of Senior Infants playing with water! Armed with bath toys, jugs, funnels and other containers, we rolled up our sleeves to start a new theme..   Ou ...
Theme – Life on the Farm
Spring has finally sprung! We have been exploring life on the farm. Senior Infants were so excited when they discovered a farm in their classroom! We soon discovered lots of farm animal friends like c ...
Seachtain na Gaeilge
Senior Infants have been celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge for the past two weeks! We have been singing songs, playing games and doing lots of activities through Irish. The children have been making a ...
Theme – Dinosaurs
ROAR! Senior Infants have been learning all about dinosaurs! This was a theme that we were all very excited about. Senior Infants could name lots of dinosaurs, including our favourite – the Tyra ...
Pancake Tuesday
On the 13th of February Senior Infants celebrated Pancake Tuesday! We are learning about procedural writing and decided to write a pancake recipe. We wrote simple step by step instructions that we cou ...
Theme – Polar Exploration
Senior Infants were very excited to get started with the first theme of 2018 – Polar Exploration!  First up was learning all about the Arctic. We read a book called ‘The Great ExplorerR ...
Happy New Year!
Senior Infants would like to wish you a wonderful 2018! We hope you all enjoyed your Christmas holidays. Here is a look at some of our end of year celebrations: We went to St. Tiernan’s Communit ...
Theme – Space
‘That’s one small step for man… one giant leap for mankind!’ Senior Infants were so excited to discover that they had been recruited to work in the Space Station! There were lo ...
Theme – Transport
Beep Beep! Senior Infants have been learning all about transport. We began our theme by brainstorming and naming as many different kinds of vehicles as we could think of. As we made our list, we talke ...
Theme – Houses and Homes
Senior Infants have been learning about houses and homes. We began by making our own homes during Aistear time. . Working on the building site was so much fun! We had to wear high vis jackets and helm ...
We are Musicians!
On Fridays we have music lessons with Grace Tallon. We have been learning all about musical concepts. Grace has brought in lots of amazing instruments for us to explore. The violin is our new favourit ...
Maths Week – Shape Trail
As part of Maths Week, we went on a Shape Trail. This involved exploring our school to discover what shapes we could find in the environment. We discovered that everything around us is made up of shap ...
We Love Maths
Senior Infants celebrated Maths Week! We talked about why we love maths – here are some of our reasons: 1.We get to do lots of different games and activities. 2.We can build things. 3.We learn l ...
Sponsored Walk
We had a brilliant time on our sponsored walk – we were very lucky that we had such a sunny day! Well done to all the families for their fundraising efforts. ...
A Visit from the Doctor
After all our work on ‘Our Bodies’, we had a special visitor! Dr. Gavin came to our class to speak to us about the work of a doctor. Dr. Gavin was very impressed by all that we knew about ...
Autumn Nature Trail
As we have been learning all about autumn, we decided to go on a nature trail around our school! We brought a checklist with us on our trail so we could record all the things we saw. We spotted lots o ...
Popcorn Investigation!
Senior Infants have been learning about the five senses. We decided to put our senses to the test using microwave popcorn! We talked about the ‘popping’ sound the bag made when it was in t ...
Theme – Our Bodies
We have been learning all about our bodies over the last few weeks. We began learning about this topic in our favourite way – through play! Our class hospital has been very busy! Hospitals are b ...
We are Mathematicians!
We have been learning all about sorting in Maths.  We sorted objects by shape, by colour, by size, by material and more. We learned that we can sort almost anything! This week we used toys from our cl ...
Our First Day
Welcome to Senior Infants! We are happy to be back in school! There is so much to do in our new classroom. One of the most popular areas in our classroom is the reading corner. We love reading! ...