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STEM sa Bhaile and Engineers Week 2020

STEM sa Bhaile and Engineers Week 2020

After our amazing remote STEM sa bhaile week, Ms Golding  created a super video which captures the week. ( see our twitter or school story on dojo for this). The children in all grades created some very impressive STEM work at home. During the year,  the School had a very successful Engineers Week too. Children from all grades participated in different Engineering activities throughout the week. Some school-based projects included different year groups working together on ‘buddy engineering projects.’ These included making robots with Lego, programming a toy car to...
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6th Class ‘Hands on’ June 2020 activities

6th Class ‘Hands on’ June 20...

Hi Everyone, At the moment we’re beginning to wind down to the end of the school year. The children have been working very hard up to now, in some unusual circumstances. During June the staff and children have been focusing on some ‘Hand’s on’ activities. Here are some pieces of work from 6th Class. Enjoy them and remember: please continue to post your work to Class dojo. It’s great to see everyone’s ‘Figure it out’ mentality and gorgeous art work. Thank you for sharing it with us. ...
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Developing empathy through STEM activities in Ms Jenkins’ 6th Class.

Developing empathy through STEM activiti...

Hi, This term Ms Jenkins’ 6th class took part in an exciting STEM project in conjunction with the local college, TU Dublin – Tallaght. Two engineers from the college, Gerry & Lucy, visited our classroom every Friday for four weeks. The children engaged in STEM activities in the classroom. These activities helped to further develop the children’s empathy and understanding of the difficulties and challenges people might encounter when living in Dublin in the year 2100. The children very much enjoyed the STEMpathy activities. Some of the children had a...
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Science Week 2019

Science Week 2019

We had a great week celebrating Science Week with lots of activities taking place during the week. Patrick Hunt from Heritage in schools came in and worked with children in 5th class. The children learned all about the importance of trees. The theme of this year’s Science Week was climate action and climate change. Children from all grades were busy working on science experiments and learning about some very famous scientists. The 6th class children went on a visit to TU Tallaght, where they learned all about the solar system. Children in other grades got to see examples...
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Creepy crawly visitors

Creepy crawly visitors

Collie Ennis, an expert in all things creepy and crawly visited our third and fourth class students today. The students got to see and learn about many different creatures including pythons, Tarantulas, African Land Snails, Stick insects, scorpions and toads. They learned about the importance of caring for these animals and how cool and amazing these creatures can be. Students learned all about the spiders amazing way of hunting and eating their prey and the fascinating life of snakes and other reptiles. It was a great day and many of the students are doing fact files and...