One Book, One Community 2019/2020

5th & 6th class are taking part in the One Book, One Community project again this year. The initiative is organised collectively by the Home School Community Liaison Coordinators in Ravenswell Primary school, St. Kilian’s Community School, St. Fergal’s National School, St. Peter’s Primary School, and Newtown National School. This is the 10th year of […]

Our new G.A.A. kit

Since we established our Ravenswell G.A.A. team in September 2019, we have been thrilled to see consistent attendance and improvement at after-school training sessions every Tuesday. We have attended a number of football blitzes since the start of the year and the children have done such a wonderful job both representing our school, and playing […]

Cumann na mBunscol – 5th/6th blitz (girls)

Yesterday (19-09-2019) fifth and sixth class girls played a GAA blitz. On Wednesday we did some drills during yard time with Ms. McCarthy in preparation for the blitz. Yesterday we brought a small bag with us for our lunch, gum shield and our football boots (if we had them). We walked to Bray Emmets where […]

10@10 in Third Class

This post is written by the boys and girls of Ms. McCarthy’s 3rd Class. 10@10  is dancing, singing and exercise for children. We have been doing it in our classroom since September. Sometimes we go on to the 10@10 website, but most of the time we do GoNoodle. Our favourites are Cheerleader, Can’t Touch This, […]

BeeBots in Junior Infants – Ms. Keane

Ms. Keane’s class have been learning a little bit about basic programming. They have been programming BeeBots, which are exciting little robots designed for use by young children. The Beebots are a perfect tool for teaching counting, sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, and just having fun! The children practiced using directional language such as forward, backward, left […]

Ms. McCarthy’s 3rd Class – Inspector Detector

Experiment Title: Inspector Detector Our experiment involved exploring the force of both magnets and magnetic fields. Before beginning our experiment we needed to get a little bit of background information on magnets, their force, and their uses. With this in mind we did a mini lesson on magnets and magnetism. We learned that in order […]

Scratch in 3rd Class – Coding

We have been so lucky in 3rd class, we have had Mr. Dunne in with us for just over a week now teaching us how to use Scratch. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.   Check out Ms. McCarthy’s […]