Litter Pick Up

Ravenswell took part in our annual spring clean up over the past two weeks. Junior Infants were joined by 3rd class on our clean up and we did an amazing job cleaning up any litter we found around the board walk near the Dargle River. Well done to all the boys and girls in Ravenswell […]

We did it :)

Ravenswell have received the Amber Flag award for demonstrating excellence in Promoting Mental Health. Well done to the whole school community and to our Amber Committee. We hope to fly the flag proudly outside our school in the coming weeks.

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, […]

6th Class Balloon Powered Cars

6th class watched some clips of hybrid and electric car adverts which started off very interesting conversations about how cars of the future could run in order to reduce our carbon footprint. 6th class decided that a car moves when a force is applied to it, whether push or pull. Then, in groups, we set […]

Cleaning Dirty Water

In Ms McCormack’s First Class we learned about the importance of water in our daily lives. We discussed all the uses we have for water and why it is important to us. We also discussed what might happen if we were to drink dirty water. So why were we learning about this to start off […]

First Class – Making a Diver

In Ms. Brady’s class we were learning all about floating and sinking so we decided to investigate how density helps a diver float and sink! First of all, we needed to experiment with different materials to see what floats and what sinks. We discovered that coins sink and tin foil floats. We tested many materials […]

Junior Infants- Dancing Raisins

How we began At first, we read the book ‘ Who Sank the Boat’ to introduce the topic of floating and sinking. The children were curious to see which animal sank the boat, making predictions throughout the reading of the book. Introducing the song We wanted to be involved in the process as much as […]