Category «Fifth Class»

Junior Entrepreneur Programme

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Our class are partaking in the Junior Entrepreneur Program!Two years ago our school decided to do the Junior Entrepreneur Programme and it went quite well and this year they decided to do it again. From this program we will learn business skills,public speaking skills, presentation skills, persuading skills and how to boost our confidence. First, …

Genius Hour in Fifth Class

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Since the start of September we have been doing Genius Hour! During Genius Hour we work on a project of our choice. We can work with or without a partner. Genius Hour allows us to learn more about something that we would like to learn about. First we had to fill in a proposal and …

Long Division in Fifth Class

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This week we have been learning how to do l long division! Long Division is the next step after regular division. It is like long multiplication because there is regular multiplication first. Ms. Hand taught us an easier way to remember the steps of long division:                    …

Someone Like Me

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This week, fifth and sixth class took part in the ‘Someone Like Me’ programme. Our objective was to recognize similarities between people with and without disabilities. First, we had to draw a picture to show that we are all people and we all have feelings which we should respect. To draw the pictures, we used …

Picasso by 5th Class

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Last week week we learned about Picasso! Pablo Picasso was born on the 25th of October 1881 in Spain. He lived in France most of his life. He was a famous painter, sculptor and artist. He invented the painting style ‘Cubism’ We drew our own Picasso pictures too! First, we drew a self portrait in …

Ben De Barra wins award at Bord Gáis!

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Ben De Barra was shortlisted and won for his short scene script in the Bord Gáis Student Theatre Awards 2017. He wrote a beautifully touching story about an old man who tended to a communal garden and how he also brought a small community together. He then re-wrote it into a script. It was judged …

Niall and Emma blog for Fifth class!

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On pancake Tuesday we made the nicest pancakes ever. Ms. Brennan. And Miss Halpin made pancakes on the ring, they were soooo nice. Everybody had a choice of toppings such as : nuttella ,sugar and lemon. We celabrated world book day . We brought in our favorite books and we also made a Childrens story …

Fifth class update!!

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Recently we learned the  concept of foreshortening through this fun drawing activity ‘falling for foreshortening’. Foreshortening is the optical illusion that occurs when a part of something moves from one part of space to another. We traced our feet and hands on a paper. They we drew arms, legs, body and head to create the …

Fifth class have fun on Science Week

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Today was science day we did alot of preparation on our science experiments on electricity.The first experiment was on circuits we learnt that it has to make a full circle from the battery to the light for it to work. Our next experiment was on electromagnets and last of all we made our electric games. …