Category Archives: Mary’s Blog

June in Stepping Stones

June was a busy month for all of the students in Senior Stepping Stones. We harvested our crop of potatoes and our strawberries. They were delicious! We joined in with our classes for school tours to an adventure centre where we did archery and made s'mores. Fern from Farm Yard to School Yard visited our…
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May in Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones was full of fun this May as our friends from mainstream classes 1st-5th took turns for afternoon visits. We showed them the forest, our hall and our classroom. We played lots of games together. We had a special afternoon when we met our new classmates for September. We are so excited to have…
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April in Stepping Stones

We enjoyed a lovely couple of weeks in Stepping Stones before Spring Break this April. Friends joined us from other classes to create imaginative pieces with soft blocks and Clicks. One group made a T-Rex and another group built a sofa to relax on! We have been looking after our plants every day and we…
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March in Stepping Stones

We have had such a busy month! Students from other classes joined us for Engineering Week projects. We built catapults, constructed marshmallow structures and made a balloon tower. We joined in with dancing at the whole school céilí for Seachtain na Gaeilge. We also planted potatoes, strawberries and carrots!
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February in Stepping Stones

February was a brilliant month in Stepping Stones, full of active learning. We learned about the life cycle of an apple. We tasted different varieties of apples and even made some chocolate apples! They were delicious! We conducted some experiments with milk and made lovely Valentine's cards.
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The Forest

Our amazing new sensory room opened in January! It is affectionately known as "the forest" and it is packed with inviting features for the children. There is a screen that can project images and videos. Snowy forest scenes are proving very popular at the moment! There are hidden seats in tree trunks and logs to…
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