The JJ Nestor cup, recently won by Galway, came to visit us this week. Thanks to Miah for bringing it in and coming around to all the classes.
Senior Infants have been learning all about minibeasts this month. We celebrated World Bee Day and we also grew caterpillars in our classroom. We were fascinated watching them change from caterpillar to butterfly and we were a little sad to let them go!
School Tour 2023
We had a lovely day at Graune Pet Farm recently. We saw lots of animals and had great fun in the play grounds. We also met lots of exciting cars taking part in the Bumble Bee 1000 Run on the way home!
Teddy Bears' picnic
Thank you to the Student Council who organised a lovely Teddy Bears' Picnic and a fun-filled morning for Junior and Senior Infants!
Senior Infants were learning all about space, the planets, some famous astronauts and we watched the moon landings. We created some Solar Systems and spaceships for art and we finished our Space Week by designing and building our own rocket in our groups.
Dunmore Machales Design a Flag Competition
Well done to our winner of the junior section of the competition!
Trip to the Library
We were very lucky to be invited to the library to take part in a workshop with author Jane Landy recently. The children had a great time listening to Jane's story, "Gringer the Whinger," viewing some original illustrations and also drawing their own illustrations for Jane's lovely story. Jane also kindly gave us a copy of "Gringer the Whinger," for our class library. Thanks to our local librarian Linda and to Jane for a very enjoyable morning.
Senior Infants 2021/22
What a fantastic year we've had in Senior Infants, happy holidays everyone!
Our Butterfly Journey Comes to an End!
As part of our minibeasts topic recently, we have been looking after caterpillars in the classroom. We have observed them as caterpillars, making their chrysalis and finally emerging as beautiful butterflies. The children really enjoyed taking care of them and witnessing the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly. They were sad to see them fly away today!
School Tour 2022
Senior Infants had a great day out at Graune Pet Farm today!
Mud Kitchen Donation
Junior and Senior Infants were delighted to receive a lovely mud kitchen from the very talented Transition Year students in Dunmore Community School today. Thanks to all involved!
World Book Day
Senior Infants had great fun celebrating World Book Day last week. We brought our favorite stories to school, we designed book covers, we picked our favourite story that we had read in school, we designed book covers and finished off the day by having some reading time with our friends from sixth class.
Christmas in Senior Infants
Senior Infants were very busy in the weeks coming up to Christmas! We completed lots of art, read many Christmas stories and learned about Christmas around the world. Our elf Snowflake came to keep an eye on us for Santa and we finished off with a hot chocolate party. Merry Christmas everyone!
Science Week in Senior Infants
We had great fun carrying out lots of experiments for Science Week. We grew gummy bears, made rain clouds and rainbows and explored magnetism. We also made raisins dance!