1st & 2nd Class
Welcome to the class blog for 1st & 2nd class. We hope that enjoy looking at some the activities, lessons and outings that we get up to in our class.
Class Teacher : Ms. Amanda O' Sullivan
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Seachtain na Gaeilge
During Seachtain na Gaeilge we put lots of Irish words and sentences we know into practice!
We learned a song with Irish and English words called "Oró sé do Bheatha Bhaile".
We learned new traditional Irish Dances.
Happy St. Patricks Day
We had a great day in school celebrating St. Patricks Day!
We all dressed in green, white and gold!
We had lots of fun at the ceilí in the school yard.
St Patricks Day Art
Wednesday was a really special day for 2nd class. We had our First Confession with Fr. Leader in the church.
We are looking forward to our First Holy Communion now!
World Book Day
Ash Wednesday and Lent
Fr Leader visited our school on Wednesday and distributed blessed ashes!
We then discussed our Lenten Promises and what we will turn towards and turn away from during lent.
We turned our promises into a paper chain to display in our Sacred Space.
We had great fun cooking and decorating our own pancakes.
They were delicious!
Love is in the air in 1st and 2nd Class
We are super excited to be going swimming for the next 6 weeks !
Thank you to Maeve from Mallow Rugby Club who came to school to teach us some rugby skills.
We had great fun!
We worked together to write a how to guide on making Pitta Bread Pizzas.
Of course we had to test our procedures!
Beautiful Art Work
Fun with Magnets
Santa Clause Visited our classroom today!
He sang Happy Birthday to Jack and Ms O' Sullivan and he gave us all an early Christmas present.
4 days to Christmas. Woohoo!
We have been working on report writing this month!
We each carried out research about an animal on the and wrote a report about it.
We read our reports to the class!
Congratulations to Rhea Hogan in 1st class who won 1st prize in the Cork Co Fire Service Fire Safety colouring and drawing competition.
Rhea won a €50 Smyths Voucher and a pack for the her class with fire safety activity books, pencils and pens!
Well done Rhea.
There was great excitement in school today when Santa arrived on his sleigh.
We all wore Christmas colours and donated money to Temple Street Children's Hospital.
Irelands Fittest Family
We have been watching the show during rainy break times in our classroom!
We love trying the challenges. Our favourite is "back against the wall"
We were so excited to have the Finnegan Family from Ballyclough visit us in school.
They came 3rd place on the show this year.
We had lots of fun experimenting with jellies, M&M's, milk, food colouring and washing up-liquid.
You could try these experiments at home.
This week learned how important it is to show kindness.
We watched a video of Buzz and discussed how he might be feeling.
Then we discussed how we could show kindness!
Ms O' Sullivan and Claudia
Thank you Claudia for a spectacular and spooky yoga lesson.
Well done Charlie
Charlie brought his soccer trophy to school today to show his friends and teachers.
Maths Week 2022
In our Read at Home book we read "Marshmallow Hats".
It explained how to make a yummy treat from marshmallows and chocolate.
We got a lovely surprise from our classmate who made them for all of us!
Spellings For Me
We have been working really hard on spelling strategies.
Check out the group work we did on the board and an example of some individual work.
Busy at Maths
We discussed Fairy Tales in Oral Language and acted out our favourite ones.
It was great fun!
We have been practicing throwing and catching skills
Back to School
We are delighted to be back to school!
We had lots of fun getting to know our new friends in 1st and 2nd class and our teacher.