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November 28, 2019

This month we have been learning all about space. We made rockets, night skies and the planets in Art. We tried to rescue stars from ice using warm water and salt. We loved reading Whatever Next by Jill Murphy and enjoyed acting it out. We had lots of fun in our space...

November 22, 2019

We love to measure the length of different things around the school using cubes. Here are a few pictures of our investigations. 

November 20, 2019

Today we were doing an experiment to see how salt can melt ice so we could free our alien friends from the ice blocks. 

November 19, 2019

We are loving learning all about space this month. We even made these friendly aliens in their spaceships. 

November 15, 2019

Pupils in 3rd and 4th Class are enjoying working in teams researching different aspects of "Ancient Greece". Using books, laptops and iPads we have been improving our fact finding skills and learning how to access reliable sources when looking for information online.

November 13, 2019

Junior & Senior Infants set out in groups to find as many 3D shapes as they could around the school. They had so much fun!

October 25, 2019

Some amazing art work from 3rd and 4th Class inspired by Vincent Van Gogh. We have been enjoying studying Van Gogh's art work and have been very creative developing our artistic skills each week. 

October 17, 2019

We have had lots of fun looking at 2D shapes this week. We made patterns on Monday and played games on the board on Tuesday.

We sorted cones and leaves by color and size on Tuesday.

On Wednesday and Thursday we did lots of counting work.

October 17, 2019

This week we had our first meeting of the newly formed Derrywash NS. There has been great excitement in the school with elections in 1st -6th classes. Twelve representatives were finally chosen after passionate campaigns. At our first meeting our officers were elected:...

October 14, 2019

We had lots of fun all based around the Three Little Pigs. Lots of talking, art and play!