Category Archives: Teacher Blogs

Fourth Class Hike

Fourth Class pupils went on a very exciting educational adventure before we closed for the Halloween holidays. With the guidance of Adrian from Ambles and Rambles, pupils climbed Three Rock Mountain. Children learned about trees, their leaves, their seeds and their berries. Children also learned about the history of the location as well as viewing…
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October in Stepping Stones!

Another great month in Stepping Stones! The children loved trying out some of the new equipment for the unit like the agility ladder, balance board and pogo-stick, practicing their gross motor skills in the process. Everyone dressed up for Halloween and enjoyed going on the 'spooktastic' walk with the whole school followed by a disco…
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Maths Week

Fourth Class children had an extremely eventful Maths Week. Children partook in activities such as Problem of the Day, Maths Trails, Maths Games (stations) and Brainteasers. These activities were engaging, interesting and challenging for the pupils. Below are some examples of the interesting activities we underwent. Early in the week, the children went to the…
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September in Fourth Class!

Fourth Class boys and girls have got off to a fantastic start this year. We focused very much on the topic of "Myself" for September. Children wrote informative pieces about themselves to help everybody learn more about them. This was also reflected in Irish where the boys and girls learned to talk about themselves, their…
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Geography and science walk.

We went out for a science and geography walk on the last day before half term. We knew it was our last day of autumn in school this year so we looked for lots of signs of autumn, such as conkers, berries and falling leaves. It was quite easy to spot the evergreen and deciduous…
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At the Pumpkin Shop.

We were having great fun last week with our Aistear theme of At the Pumpkin Shop. We practised the oral language we had learned to describe pumpkins, such as smooth, round, large, bumpy etc, as well as the appropriate phrases for buying items in a shop. The children had an opportunity to practise maths skills…
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