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June 10, 2020

Active week this year was a little different but it looked like great fun. We had an active timetable and some healthy recipes to try out for all the families. Take a look at the slideshow to see how much fun everyone had at home. 

March 5, 2020

We celebrated World Book Day in style today in Derrywash with all the children dressing up as a favourite character from a book. A big thank you to the senior classes who read books to the juniors to make World Book Day extra special. 

February 19, 2020

We are Derrywash Student Council. We make sure that all the students in the school are happy and that everything is running smoothly at school.

We hold meetings every few weeks in Ms Jennings' classroom and with the help of her we are able to get things done in school.

We have suggestion boxes in every class and when we look at these suggestions we see what is bothering other children. This year we have spent a lot of time tryin...

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.

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

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: Emma is chairperson, Eric is secretary, Zoe is treasurer and Sara is our PRO. 

September 27, 2019

We are very excited to be engaging in robotics workshops in Derrywash N.S.. 3rd and 4th class have made an excellent start building and programming robots using Lego Wedo kits. We look forward to learning lots of new and exciting skills and working as engineers, suppliers, builders and directors. All pupils in 3rd - 6th class will be developing their robotics skills over the next few weeks. 

September 14, 2019

Welcome to our 3rd & 4th Class page. We have had an exciting start back to school already, with lots of activities to look forward to throughout the term. We are really enjoying integrating technology into our learning activities and we have been developing our fitness skills with hurling and GAA training already. Keep an eye on our blog for an insight int our school lives.

June 8, 2017

Here are a few photos of a really wonderful day. Everyone was so excited when the double decker bus arrived to bring to us to the Pet Farm. Thank you to everyone for making it a fun day! 

June 4, 2017

Dear Parents, Friends and Visitors, 

We have been so busy in 2nd and 3rd class over the last few weeks and have completely forgotten to update our blog!  We think it's definitely time to let you know what we have been up to!

First of all we have been REALLY enjoying the beautiful weather and have been using this opportunity to play some rounders on our pitch, practice our Mindfulness techniques in the playground and even re...

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