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Third Class update!

Third class have been busy learning about China and Chinese New Year. At assembly in January, third class sang “Kung Hei Fat Choy!” and spoke about the important traditions and festivals associated with Chinese New Year. 2018 is the year of the dog, and Chinese new year will be celebrated on February 16th. .

4th Class News

The girls in 4th class have been very busy learning all about the Ancient Romans. We were inspired to design some mosaics.

 

We designed some mini Roman soldiers shields

We have also been learning about Italy. We drew the Leaning Tower of Pisa

We read a story called Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. We drew some messages in a bottle

We have some wonderful knitters in 4th class. Some girls will be learning to crochet during the coming term.

We had a visit from The Reptile Zoo from Kilkenny last week. We met a tortoise, a tarantula and snake !

Choir News

Ms. Keating’s choir are busy rehearsing at the moment for the Córfheile in March and other upcoming performances. Check out their beautiful singing !

 

 

Artist in Residence

What an exciting start the girls in Ms Flood’s class had with artist Jane Groves.

The girls were very much looking forward to meeting and working with Jane in a creative and fun way.

As an introduction Jane began by reading ‘The Gruffalo’ to the children and from there a discussion about habitats followed. The children then began to design and make their own nests and webs. What amazing work they did individually and collaboratively.

This learning experience will continue…..  keep watching!

 

Fighting Words Writing Workshop

On Monday Ms Geraghty’s Third Class took part in a creative writing workshop with Fighting Words. They all went home with a book they had written in the workshop that morning. Each child  wrote their own ending to the book and it was a very worthwhile and enjoyable morning. A big thanks to all the wonderful volunteers in Fighting Words

Our New Junior Infants

A Great Start !

Our school  reopened on August 31st. We were delighted to welcome all our pupils back and we were particularly delighted to welcome all our new Junior Infants. Everybody has settled in to school very quickly and already there is a fabulous standard of work on display throughout the school.

On Thursday September 14th we had our first assembly led by the girls from 2nd class. They reminded us about including everybody in our games and playing nicely in the yard. Ms. Hume welcomed all our new pupils and reminded us about trying our best at all times. She also said we could have a blue day on Friday in honour of the Dublin Team playing in Croke Park on Sunday!

 

Active Week 2017

We have had a very busy Active Week here in Presentation Primary School. We had dancing and circuits everyday in yard. We had a very successful (and dry!) sports day on Tuesday.

 

On Wednesday we had our medal ceremony and we were delighted to show off our newly awarded Active Flag

 

 

Lots of classes went shopping with our Lidl vouchers and bought fruit to make smoothies.

 

We had a fantastic dance workshop with Kim and on Friday we walked a mile with a smile. We all had a chance to have a “bounce” on the bouncy castles !

 

 

 

Building Sheds!

Ms. Donnelly’s girls had great fun this week building sheds.

We used lego to build  sheds for the tractors on the farm.

We worked together and had great fun.

Green News

We were delighted to hear recently that we have been awarded our 4th green flag for Travel. RTE News2day visited our school on Tuesday May 16th to film us and to interview some members of the Green Committee.

Click the link to view the show

http://www.rte.ie/news/player/news2day/2017/0516/