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12 Nov2020November 12, 2020
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Science Week 2020 – Cloud Dough

Science Week 2020 – Cloud Dough

The boys and girls in Senior Infants had so much messy fun with this experiment. They mixed conditioner and cornflour to make a slimy dough and explored the texture. The children were amazed at how it could be hard yet stretchy and soft at the same time. Check out the photographs here.

10 Nov2020November 10, 2020
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Science Week 2020

Science Week 2020

Science Week is well underway in Senior Infants. Today, we experimented with Skittles and water to create rainbows. The children couldn’t believe the outcome! We are also in the process of predicting and investigating what will happen to the celery leaves in coloured water. We can already see some changes! There are more experiments to...

10 Nov2020November 10, 2020
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GAA Coaching in Senior Infants

Senior Infants are really enjoying GAA coaching with Mairéad. They are learning lots of new skills and are improving on their gross motor skills and hand-eye co-ordination. It’s wonderful to be able to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air! Take a look at the children in action.

10 Nov2020November 10, 2020
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Maths Week

In October, we celebrated Maths Week 2020. We enjoyed lots of different math activities including stations and a Math Trail outdoors. Check out some of our photographs here.    

07 Oct2020October 7, 2020
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Autumn Fun

Autumn Fun

Today, the boys and girls in Senior Infants have started exploring the signs of Autumn. We decided to go on an Autumn walk around the school grounds to see some of these changes in real life and to gather some Autumn leaves. We will use the leaves to make leaf rubbings over the coming days....

07 Oct2020October 7, 2020
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Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play

We had to make hay while the sun was shining! The children had so much fun exploring through play in the outdoors. From painting to sand and water play, the learning opportunities were endless! Click here to see them in action.

07 Oct2020October 7, 2020
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Multisensory Approach to Writing

Multisensory Approach to Writing

We are learning to write in cursive format using many different ways. We are moving around letters outside and inside, using our finger to write in sand/lentils/salt/paint, lying on our tummies and using chalk. The children are showing great progression so far and most importantly they’re having fun! Click here to see some of their...

19 Sep2020September 19, 2020
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Our Five Senses

Our Five Senses

Senior Infants have started exploring the world through the use of their five senses. They used them to listen to the popcorn popping, to describe what it looked like, to smell it, to feel it and finally to taste it. This was a wonderful opportunity to incorporate lots of oral language too! Apparently the ‘fluffy...

19 Sep2020September 19, 2020
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Skip N’Rope with Mark

Skip N’Rope with Mark

The children had lots of fun learning to skip. They worked on skipping forwards, backwards and hopping on one foot. It was tricky at times but great enjoyment was had by all! Here are some photographs of the children in action.

19 Sep2020September 19, 2020
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Aistear

Aistear

Play is such an integral part of the curriculum in Senior Infants. We embraced the sunshine and beautiful September weather and took our learning through play to the outdoors. Click here to see some photographs.

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