Dathanna le Sharmaine

Sharmaine used Scratch to create a Colours Quiz. The quiz is in the Irish language and she has included the names of the colours on the screen to facilitate spelling.


Wild Flowers of Spring Project

Recently we received a package in the post from students in  College Paul Fort  a school located in the town of Is Sur Tille about twenty kilometers north of Dijon in Eastern France.

The package contained information and drawings of the cowslip a flower that they selected as their favourite spring flower. They will be surprised that we found a cowslip growing in the lawn outside out school door.

We selected some spring flowers growing near our school. We dried some specimens and lated illustrated them.

Here are our favourites

Wild Garlic

Lesser Celandine



Wild Atlantic Way

Today we were collaborating on a group project finding out tourist attractions on the Wild Atlantic Way.


Letters to Bialystock

Fifth class pupils were busy to-day responding to letters from their ePals in Szkola Podstawowa
nr 37 Bialystock, Poland. We are collaborating with   these students as part of an eTwinning project  on Celtic Traditions in Europe. We are looking forward to " meeting " them online later in the month.

Pupils from one of our eTwinning partner school dancing a traditional Irish dance called the Walls of Limerick.


Kyle's Post Showcased on 100 Word Challenge

Congratulations to Kyle whose story was selected for Week 29 100 Word Challenge Special Showcase.  One thousand, two hundred and seventy students submitted stories in Week 29 so it was a fantastic achievement for Kyle to be selected from this group. 
Visit 100 Word Challenge showcase to read Kyle's story
and the writing of all those selected for Week 29
Kyle was the second student from our class selected for showcasing on 100WC. I hope that it will proove to be an inspiration for the others to follow in their footsteps.

100 Word Challenge provides a purpose for children to engage in creative writing at school. Each week a prompt is given and children can use up to 100 words to write a creative piece. The writing is posted on the child’s personal blog and linked to the 100 Word Challenge website. Children from all over the world participate and guaranteeing a greater audience for each child’s work and with it greater motivation for writing. Their audience comes via the comments that are left on their posts.