Category Archives: Kate’s Blog

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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World book day

When the snow had thawed on the 9th of March, a little later that originally planned, world book day was celebrated in first class. We had a wonderful day. We thoroughly enjoyed swapping and unwrapping all our new books. Thanks to Edie's mum Mary who came in to read to our class. We heard a…
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Maths time

Maths has been very active in First Class these past few weeks. We spent a week learning about length and using different units to measure: fingertip, hand span, my stride, lolly pop sticks, maths books and metre sticks. We had lots of fun estimating and measuring the length, width and height of different parts (and…
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A snapshot into life in First Class (part 2)

Library time this year has been a great success, big thanks to Jackie who acts as librarian for our class. We love spending time in our school library deciding what book to take out. We have been learning about money during the past few weeks in Maths. We have had great fun going shopping and…
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A snapshot into life in First Class (part 1)

We have been having such a great time in First Class it's hard to believe that our first term is nearly drawing to a close. Here are a few photos to show you just some of the activities we have been taking part in! First some art work from our first few weeks In October…
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