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SWICN Awards

We are very proud of one of our 6th Class pupils who recently received a special award in recognition of her achievements in Music and Dance. This will most certainly be the first of many!!!

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1916 Commemorations

On Wednesday the 11th of November two members of the Irish army arrived at our school to present us with an Irish flag and our very own copy of the proclamation of the Irish Republic.  We learnt how to look after our flag and what the colours represent. We also had a very special visitor, John Stephenson, whose grandfather fought at the GPO in 1916. He told us all about the rising and about all the interesting places in our locality where fighting actually took place. We had a great day.

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Our year so far…

 

 

 

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Mr Cronin’s 6th Class have had a very busy year so far! We have had trips to the Botanic Gardens, Creativity in the Classroom, Tag Rugby and lots lots more. Here are some pictures of what we have been up to…


Courses and Activities for Parents

Move On Monday

A great start to the week, a walk and a chat with friends

Dates:   Every Monday

Location:  St James’s PS

Time:   9am

Cost:    Free

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Zumba with Friends

A casual class with friends

Dates:    Every Tuesday

Location:    St James’s PS

Time:    9am

Cost:    Free

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Knitting

We would love to see you at this new group

Dates:     Every Tuesday

Location:    James St CBS

Time:    10.00

Cost:    Free

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ZUMBA

An energetic class for anyone interested in toning up and working out with friends

Dates:    Every Thursday

Location: St Catherine’s Sports Centre

Time:    9.30

Cost:    4 euro


First Class Mickey Mouse Club

Squeak! Squeak! 

We turned into mice for the school concert in March.

We opened up the show and did our parents, our teachers, Ms. Barrer and ourselves proud! Squeak!

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We think mice are rather nice,

Their tails are long,

Their faces are small,

They haven’t any chins at all.

Their ears are pink,

Their teeth are white,

They run about the house at night!

They nibble things they shouldn’t touch,

And no-one seems to like them much!

But, we think mice are NICE!


Room 6 found gold!!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from all of the boys and girls in Ms. Bell’s 1st Class :)

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Do you like our colourful rainbows?

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We used oil pastels in every colour of the rainbow to make our magical masterpieces.

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Now there’s only one thing left to figure out. Where did Lucky the Leprechaun go???

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! ♣


Fairies in the Botanic Gardens

In October we were ‘away with the fairies’ in the Botanic Gardens.

For our Creativity in the Classroom with Liz the artist, we were exploring the small and magical world of fairies.

We looked all around us to see where the fairies live.

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It was really fun searching for the fairies, we even imagined what it would be like to be fairies!

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There were signs of them everywhere! We looked at their tools and some of their houses!

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We even found some friends of the fairies in the Gardens!

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The fairies had very interesting sculptures and creations.

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 We saw the beautiful flowers in the Gardens that the fairies keep safe and strong.

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Thank you Liz for taking us to visit the fairies, we really enjoyed our trip!

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Cleanest Classroom December 2014

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Saint James’s Primary School Cleanest Classroom Champions December 2014

Don’t we look happy Mammies, Daddies and Guardians?

We won the Cleanest Classroom Competition in December and we are working hard to do well this month!

We are working hard to get points by putting the right rubbish in the correct bin. We also make sure our floor is tidy and that we bring home all our lunch in our lunch bags.

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Our classroom bins. Yellow is for general waste. Orange is for recycling paper.

Our orange bin is our recycling bin. We only put paper in this bin.

We love recycling and having a tidy classroom!

 


Open Day – Fun Science Experiments

On Open Day our class made slime, created lava lamps, invented a balloon rocket and used a magnet to race cars around a racetrack. Check out our photographs below.

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Our Roman Projects

We are learning about ancient Rome.  Everyone in our class is busy working on their project.  In a few weeks we will be ready to present our projects.  Did you know that people used to fight to death in the Colosseum? It’s now one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rome.

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