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A lady from Biodiversity in schools gave us a very interesting chat on how everyday things we use are derived from plant and animal material.  Can anyone remember what Shellac, silk scarfs, smarties and aspirin are derived from?













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Hurling begins next Thursday the 24th.  Remember gum shields and PE gear.
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We have been making Dioramas for art.  Here is one that is in the running for house of the year!

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We had a visit from David, an archaeologist, who gave us a talk on The Easter Rising 1916.  We learned some interesting facts, from everything about the uniforms used, the guns and other interesting little known facts.  Ask the children can they remember anything of interest from that day.






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We had a great final day of term when we all dressed up and recited 'The Boneyard Rap'.

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Halloween Dress-up on Friday the 28th October.




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Our Roald Dahl novels have arrived.  We will be enjoying all of the books Roald Dahl has written and all his wisdom.

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We are learning the Boneyard Rap, in time for Halloween.
Follow the link to get the backing music for it.

http://images.scholastic.co.uk/assets/a/25/11/lt-boneyard-rap-int-103259.swf



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P.E gear is now needed on a Tuesday (Gymnastics), on a Thursday (GAA coaching) and on a Friday (Swimming).

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We are learning all about the fantastic Roald Dahl.  We have just finished listening to 'The Twits'
Roald Dahl day is on the 13th of September and he would have been 100 years old this year!

All this week and next week will be Roald Dahl themed.

http://www.roalddahl.com/create-and-learn/join-in/roald-dahl-day


Roald Dahl/Quotes A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men. So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.

Welcome back!
A new school year and a new class.

The main homework this year will be :
Table toppers
Master your maths
English in Practice
Fuaimeanna agus Focail
English spellings:  using your spelling activity sheet
An Irish verb a week to learn.

There will be reading every night:
Factual reading on a Monday and Wednesday nigh
Fictional reading on a Tuesday and Thursday night.

Also swimming begins on Friday the 16th of September.

World Book Day

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We dressed up as our favourite book characters. Everyone had lots of  different ideas. Have a look at our photo!