Egg Drop Challenge

For a little end-of-term fun, 2nd Class took on the Egg Drop Challenge. Each group was asked to test and choose a suitable padding that would prevent their egg from breaking when dropped from a height. There was great EGG-citement as predictions were made, changes...

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6th Class – STEM – Fan Powered Cars

6th Class created their own fan powered cars recently! They explored the different types of energy and forces that are evident in the world around us! As a part of exploring energy and forces, the class investigated how circuits, motors and batteries work together....

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Spellings For Me Programme 6th Class

6th Class have been very busy this year using on an online individualised spelling programme called 'Spellings for Me'. Each child has their own individualised spelling programme that is suited to their educational needs. There is a mixture of online and active...

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First Class Fun, together as one.

Our First Class children have been continuing to do their best at home! They are all heroes, spreading joy and staying positive!  We are so proud of them all.  Here is a snippet of what they have been up to! [video width="1454" height="1080"...

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Spreading A Little Christmas Cheer

As the Christmas season approached, our Well-Being Committee wondered how they could best help spread a little Christmas cheer amongst our community. Unable to do their usual carol service, the pupils decided to put pen to paper and write to the local nursing homes...

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First Class – Fun Science Experiment!

First Class had fun science experiments with eggs this week. The children were shown some ordinary eggs and we discussed them. The children told knew that eggs were oval shaped, came from hens, were easy to break and messy if broken. They were asked to predict if...

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Science Week in 2nd Class

Second Class had lots of fun during Science Week and were very busy indeed. Each group carried out their own experiment and presented it to the class. There was lots of learning, great excitement and problem-solving involved as we worked our way through the...

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STEM – Fun with Balloons in Senior Infants

The children in senior infants were shown a packet of party balloons in class. The children looked at the balloons and examined them to make sure that they were normal and not magic. There were just five balloons left in the pack. The children were asked to predict...

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Science Week in Junior Infants

During science week we did our first experiment like real scientists. We worked really hard to use the words equipment and predict 😊 We know that equipment is all the things we need to carry out our experiment and predicting is telling the future! Miss Sweeney...

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First class children in first class.

In first class we are placing an emphasis on "Treating Others As You Would Like To Be Treated".  This is reflected in our classroom displays but more importantly in our everyday interactions with one another.  Also through prayer and thanksgiving each day the children...

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5th Class Active Maths

5th class have been working hard to earn their status as mathematicians since September. It's time to show you some of their active maths activities which they have completed bringing them steps, leaps and jumps closer to their goal of being a fully fledged...

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Texaco Art Competition

Well done to Zach in Senior infants who placed very highly in this year's Texaco art competition. This is one of the most well know children's art competitions and we are so proud to have one of our pupils recognised by some of the top judges in the country. Well done...

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Our Year in Juniors So Far…

We have gotten lots done in Junior Infants so far this year! We have settled into Killoughteen National School and have made plenty of friends. In September we worked very hard on learning each others names, playing gently on the yard and getting our fingers nice and...

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6th Class – Maths Trails

6th class have been very busy recently over the last few weeks. During Maths Week (October 10th to 18th) the class explored maths trails of the school playground. They were using different problem solving and measuring skills all around the school. 6th class also...

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