Category Archives: Niamh’s Blog

Greenan Maze

Second Class recently went on our school tour to Greenan Maze in Wicklow. We were accompanied by the wonderful First Class and had such a lovely day. We were extremely lucky with the weather and enjoyed some fun activities such as a nature walk, wheelbarrow games, museums and the highlight.....the maze! We all made it…
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Smoothie Time

To conclude our learning on our most recent writing genre, procedural writing, we wrote some recipes for our own 'Strawberry Blast' smoothies. We had spent a lot of time looking at the structure of procedural texts and how to write an effective piece of our own. We discussed the importance of sequence and vocabulary and…
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Intercultural Week

As part of Intercultural eek this year, Second Class learned all about our neighbours in England. We researched any cultural differences between Ireland and England, famous landmarks and people. In Art, we used a broad range of recyclable materials to plan, test and construct 3D sculptures of famous English cultural features. We worked collaboratively in…
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Keeping Maths Active!

We have worked so hard in our maths lessons this year. Our friendly class dinosaur 'WALT' (We Are Learning To) introduces us to what we are learning about each week. WALT has helped us keep focused on our learning and engaged in the outcomes and objectives we are aiming for. We have spent lots of…
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We adopted an author!

Second class had a very busy term before the Spring Break. We were lucky enough to take part in an initiative called ‘Adopt an Author’ in which we worked very closely with the author Gabrielle Kent. Alongside specific, targeted tasks set in conjunction with Gabrielle, we dived into her book ‘Knights and Bikes’. We enjoyed…
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Celebration of China!

We have had a very busy few weeks in Second Class. We have been working under the theme of China and have completed so much work that we are very excited to share with you. We began our learning by spending a large number of lessons researching and discovering all about Chinese people, landmarks, culture,…
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