Fifth Class

5th class 1 has really been enjoying participating in forest school where they have been learning about the natural environment, how to survive in the wilderness, starting fires, carving wood, building structures, cooking, working as a team and tying knots.
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This term in the senior art class we have been working on stop-motion animation movies. Here are our final results:   The Need for Speed by Mannix and Patrick   The Sorting Hat by Cornelia   Extinction  by Sheehan   Plot Armour by Hasan   
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March The children have had a very enjoyable March so far, including World Book Day and Seachtain na Gaeilge. The children dressed the part for World Book Day, bringing some of their favourite characters to life, and did some paired reading with children from 1st 
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January The last week in January was Wellbeing Week, where the children got to take part in lots of holistic activities, including yoga in the school hall! February The class took part in Safer Internet Day in February, learning about best practices to use when 
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November Having learned about World War I in History during November, the children were lucky enough to get a visit from local archaeologist Dave Swift, who had a plethora of WW1 memorabilia to help bring the subject to life! December A busy December included lots 
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After settling back into school in September, the class had lots of fun activities in October. Here is some of the outdoor orienteering tasks the children completed: October also saw Maths week take place in the school, where the children had lots of fun solving 
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Fifth Class 1 have had a very busy Term 2! We have been working hard on History Projects based on the Irish Famine which we will be presenting to the class just before Easter. Here you can see us researching this subject using the Chromebooks.   
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The children were busy learning about the Industrial Revolution in Britain (1760-1820) during the last few weeks. Each pod researched a different topic to do with the industrial revolution including The Spinning Jenny, The Davy Lamp, Edward Cartwright and living conditions and the spread of 
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