1st & 2nd Class

Welcome back to another year of fun and learning in 1st and 2nd class with Mrs. Mc Guirk! This year we embark on a learning journey with 15 girls and 16 boys!!

 

 

 

Classroom News & Events!

Getting to Know Our Class!

Our first week back in 1st and 2nd Class, has  been all about getting to know one another.  Look at some of the lovely art we did around the theme of ‘Friendship’.  

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Welcome Back Everyone!

Good Afternoon everyone, It’s hard to believe that we are returning to school on Monday. The Summer has gone by so fast. I hope you all had a very enjoyable break and are well rested. We are very excited to welcome you all back, and we are looking forward to another amazing year in St […]

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Yoga Bears 2022

As part of our Active Schools Campaign and also our Mental Health Initiative, the Junior Classes in the school enjoyed participating in some yoga based lessons with Mrs. Mc Guirk. We learned how to relax and unwind and also explored techniques to help us stay focused. Everyone enjoyed the Yoga Bears sessions.  

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S.P.H.E. in 1st and 2nd class

We have been learning about Growing and Changing in S.P.H.E. We have learned how we have changed since we were babies, and the things we needed then that we don’t need anymore. We has a visitor into our room to help us identify the needs of babies at different ages. We then discussed how much […]

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School Tour 2022

Staff and pupils were full of excitement on Friday 13th of May 2022. It was our first school tour since 2019, so we were delighted to get the opportunity to go on an outing as a whole school again! Our destination this year was Castleblaney Outdoor Adventure Centre. The children got involved in several physical, […]

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First Holy Communion 30th April 2022

On Saturday the 30th of April 2022, our five amazing boys and our four fantastic girls in Second Class got to make their First Holy Communion.  Finally, we got the opportunity to celebrate this special occasion on the expected date and even though we had a wet morning, the children shone. Our entire school community […]

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EGGCITED in 1st and 2nd Class

We have been ‘Busy Bunnies’ this week in 1st & 2nd Class and we have learned alot about Easter.  We learned about the Easter Story in Religion, we did jigsaws, word searches and oral language activities in Irish, Easter addition and dice games in maths and corrected the Bunny’s mistakes, and cracked the code in […]

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Autism Awareness Day 2022

On Friday 1st April 2022 we celebrated Autism Awareness Day. Firstly, we recapped on what we had learned last year about autism. We then learned about living with autism from the perspective of Megan, a ten year old girl from Canada whose little brother Matt has autism. We learned a lot from watching Megan go […]

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Smoothies in the Sun in 1st and 2nd Class

For our fifth week of cookery we decided to take the healthy option and made some delicious smoothies. We used strawberries, yogurt and orange juice and had great fun ‘whizzing’ everything together in the blender!! We then cooled down after our Gaelic session, while enjoying our smoothies outdoors.  

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Happy Mother’s Day to Our Wonderful Mothers from 1st and 2nd Class!!

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