Making Teabags

In Science we investigated which paper makes the best teabag. We used filter paper, paper towel, cling film and tinfoil to wrap loose tea leaves in. We discovered that filter paper works best.

IMG_4709  IMG_4706IMG_4707  IMG_4708IMG_4711  IMG_4712IMG_4713  IMG_4714IMG_4715  IMG_4717

Cross Country

IMG_4635  IMG_4638IMG_4645  IMG_4649IMG_4657  IMG_4654

IMG_4642  IMG_4703

IMG_4652  IMG_4658

IMG_4644  IMG_4659

IMG_4660

Congratulations to our Athletics Teams who competed in the East Clare Primary Schools Cross Country in Lee’s Road. The Clare finals will be held in Lee’s Road on November 14th at 11am.

Leaf Trail

IMG_4622  IMG_4623IMG_4624  IMG_4625IMG_4626  IMG_4627IMG_4628  IMG_4630 IMG_4631  IMG_4632

Mr Mc Corry brought us on a nature walk around the school grounds. We looked at the different types of trees and leaves. We identified the leaves with our leaf dial.

Lemon Suds

IMG_4557      IMG_4559

In Science we made lemon suds with baking soda which is a base and lemon juice which is an acid. When mixed they react by bubbling up and producing invisible carbon dioxide gas. The bubbles are full of this gas.

Killone Abbey SESE Trail

062D9F74-DF92-428E-AAF2-81AAC1EF1CDF1156F787-7D45-470A-AF78-D6322BF9D7F6606F0CF8-6208-4420-AE6E-C7FED4122BCEBCA74A1C-F37D-439E-968A-8F534816765BD74E04C8-1E79-434C-AB83-5C920B10E668FA37CDC2-B6B3-4C5D-A13F-C1B4126D61605A98C357-AFC5-402F-A43B-0F5453AF9550Nothing but Blue Skies promised so where in the world would you rather be? Killone Abbey and Lake. On 28th June 2018 Fifth and Sixth Class Pupils headed off on a stroll to the wonderful monument in our locality, Killone Abbey. We didn’t just look at Killone Abbey historically today, we also put our geography and scientific skills to the test. We collected and identified mini-beasts, some foliage samples, some wild flowers and completed some rubbings on various surfaces. There was a lot of work to attend to and we all got stuck in measuring, sampling and collecting. We enjoyed some of the local myths associated with Killone. It was a wonderful experience and we will bring our families back at some stage to teach them all we have learnt.

June in Senior Infants

Our theme for June was Summer!
This is our last month in Senior Infants!
We have worked hard this year and we are looking forward to our summer holidays!
We went to Galway on our school tour! It was so much fun!
We went on a day trip to Cappa and the Vandaleur Gardens! The hedge maze was a-MAZE-ing!!:)
We learned so much in senior infants. I hope you enjoyed all our photos!
We are ready for first class next year!

20180626_113437

May in Senior Infants

20180530_135209 20180502_104656 20180502_133134 20180502_133814 20180502_133925 20180502_134012 20180517_132904 20180517_132915 20180517_133226 20180517_133528 20180517_133751 20180521_133328

 

Our theme for May was birthdays!
Birthdays are so much fun!
We made, painted and glaized our own clay cupcakes:)
We made a birthday bar graph to see how many birthdays there are in our class each month.
June had the most – there are 7 students in our class with birthdays in June!
We had fun learning birthday words and games:)