Category Archives: Kate’s Blog

Celebrating Autumn in Aistear.

We have had just so much fun with our first Aistear theme in Kate's class. The children have hugely enjoyed this theme and have really got involved in this play based framework for learning. During the first fortnight of October they have worked at five different stations, changing station each day. We had the Tidy…
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Sorting in Maths

We have spent lots of time learning about sets and grouping items by different properties into sets. We worked with random collections and found lots of different ways to group these. We were thinking about the questions: What is the same? Or, why is this different? We found great reasons to group different items!
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We are all special in Junior Infants.

Our theme for a lot of September was 'Myself'. We spoke about our names, our likes and dislikes; we shared the things we are good at and discussed how we all find different things challenging. We looked at ourselves and at the things that make us the same as and different from our friends. We…
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Settling into Junior Infants

What a fantastic first few days we had in Kate's Junior Infants! It has been lovely getting to know all the boys and girls. The children were all really great at settling in quickly and adjusting to their new school (the parents were great too!). Well done everyone :)
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1st Class day out at Airfield Farm!

What a wonderful day we had at Airfield Farm yesterday! First Class were full of excitement heading off in the morning on the LUAS toward Dundrum. We took part in the Breakfast Club programme organised by Airfield in conjunction with the LUAS and had a truly memorable day. We spent much of the morning in…
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Seachtain na Gaeilge

What a fantastic seachtain (week) we have had in Rang a haon (First Class)! We have had an extra emphasis on Gaeilge throughout the week; we really enjoyed visiting the Siopa Gaeilge and using our Irish to go shopping. Each day we have awarded a prize to the Gaeilgeoir an Lae. Well done to all…
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