st. ailbe's NS

1st & 2nd Class
All children utilise the Classdojo app to engage in digital learning when necessary. Class Dojo ensures that teachers, children and parents are connected with communication sent regularly from the classroom.

All children use the school’s 20 iPads to add to their online portfolios and engage in suitable apps chosen by their teacher.

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Nurse Visit

Nurse Visit

1st and 2nd class were learning all about nurses and hospitals for the month of March. At the end of this theme, we were lucky enough to have two local nurses come in and chat with us. One of the nurses is a director of nursing in a local nursing home and has lots of...

Book Tasting

Book Tasting

1st and 2nd class took part in a book tasting event. We set up the classroom like a restaurant and they booked in. They each had a book to read along with some juice and biscuits. They read their book for one minute and then gave it a score out of 10. They then passed...

Well-being Week

Well-being Week

1st and 2nd class celebrated well-being week by playing some new and old games, trying some new fruit, having a pyjama party, giving and receiving compliments, having a board game party and a dance party as well as doing some yoga. Lots of fun was had!

STEM-Making Slingshots

STEM-Making Slingshots

1st and 2nd class were given a variety of materials and asked to make a slingshot in groups. They worked really well together to come up with some unique ideas. They then tested their slingshots, reflected and made some changes to improve them. All of the groups...

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Autumn Writing 1st and 2nd

1st and 2nd class did some beautiful Autumn themed writing this week! We brainstormed some important and useful words on the whiteboard, then we made sentences and paragraphs in our copies. Once we made sure they were our best efforts, we wrote them down on Autumn...

Getting Settled In

We have had a great first two weeks in First and Second class! First class have been getting used to their new classroom, with Second class showing them everything they need to know! Mrs. Hurley and Mrs. O'Brien have been in and out helping everyone to get those...