1st & 2nd Class

Welcome back to another year of fun and learning in 1st and 2nd class with Mrs. Mc Guirk. This year in 2023 we embark on a learning journey with 12 girls and 13 boys!

Classroom News & Events!

Halloween 2023

A huge well done to all of the boys and girls who took part in ‘Trick or Treat for Sick Children 2023’. We raised an amazing €267.30 for this very worthy cause and had great fun in the process!

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Autumn Activities in 1st and 2nd Class

We were very busy in autumn in our classroom!! Below are but a few of the activities we completed!! In English we focused on recount writing and learned about story structure. We practiced various poems and focused on expression when reading aloud.  Second class are working on a book entitled ‘Rainforest Animals are Important’, which […]

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Maths Week in First and Second Class

This year Maths Week took place between 14th -22nd October 2023.  We engaged in lots of fun activities to develop and practice our maths skills.  We used our Six Bricks to follow instructions, answered questions on math’s posters, played games online and on our tablets, listened to a story in order to answer math’s questions […]

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Friendship Week 2023 in First & Second Class

Friendship week took place this year between 18th -22nd September.  We took time to reflect on the importance of friendship in our school.  We identified qualities of a good friend, learned a friendship song and made friendship bracelets.  

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Enjoying Smoothies in the Sun!

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Dressed for Summer

First and Second Class got creative, designing their own swimwear and sunhats.

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School Disco

On Friday 9th June the children were delighted to attend our first ever school disco arranged by our student council. The student council organised disco lighting, the playlist and of course some disco accessories for each student. The photobooth was a particular hit with the students – have a look at the photos below!!

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Sports Day 2023

On Thursday 8th June we travelled to Donaghmoyne Fontenoys GAA club for our annual Sports Day. The children (and teachers) had great fun taking part in various races and stations. A huge thank you to our past pupils who helped organise the day. Well done everyone!

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School Tour 2023

Staff and pupils were full of excitement on Friday 19th May 2023 as we set off on our annual school tour. Our destination was the ‘Crystal Maze Outdoor Activity Venue’ in Kilmainhamwood. The children got involved in several physical, mental, skill and water-based challenges, based around Ireland’s largest hedge maze. We had a wonderful day! […]

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Exploring Our Friendship Garden in 1st and 2nd Class

First and Second Class explored our Friendship garden, using their different senses. They love getting to enjoy nature in the lovely summer sunshine.  

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