We all really enjoyed our Science experiment and being able to show our results at the school Science Fair. Our project was about Forces. It was called EXPAND A BAND. We learned about different types of forces. We tested to see if elastic bands expand when weight is added to them, without the elastic band […]
In 5th class our theme for the science fair was the environment. We explored how we could use the energy of the sun (solar energy) in different ways. Before the science fair we did an experiment with our student teacher, Ms Carroll, where we placed containers of water (that were sealed with clingfilm) in direct […]
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 […]
On Thursday 8th March, 5th Class went on a school tour to Powerscourt. We were going to visit the Cool Planet Experience (CPE) exhibit. First, we watched a video about Powerscourt House and Gardens and their history. We watched this movie in the movie room in the house. Next, we went to the CPE exhibit. […]
5th class have been making pieces out of clay. We started with making clay apple containers using the pinch pot method. We then moved on to making Christmas and winter themed clay pieces.
The goal is to carve a pumpkin. These instructions will show you how to carve a face (or a picture) on to a pumpkin. What you need: Pumpkin Knife Spoon Container Sketch of face or picture Tape Sharp object (e.g. pencil or pen) Miniature saw Candle (optional) Method: Draw a sketch on a page. Cut […]
Junior Infants were so excited to meet their new 5th Class Buddy. Each Boy and girl have paired up with a 5th Class Buddy and so far we have had a lovely personalised card made for us, enjoyed a storytelling session, and teamed up for an Autumn Nature Walk around the school grounds. 😀🍂🍁🌱🍃📖 […]