Scooter workshop

Scooter Workshop

On 2nd April the children in the Junior Room enjoyed a scooter workshop with Lisa McDaniel from Green Schools.

Thank you to Hilda and Wallace for turning on the heat and removing the chairs and tables in the hall.

 

Spring in the Junior Room

GAA
The children have been enjoying GAA coaching with Ross.


Spring Hunt
The children in the junior room made the most of the beautiful sunny weather last Thursday, 28th March, and went outside in search of Spring. They completed a Spring Hunt with Ms.Stephenson, our student teacher.

 

The Pet Shop

The Pet Shop
The children set up The Pet Shop for the month of February.
Thank you to all the parents for allowing the children to bring in their toy pets from home.
A very big thank you Sophie in 6th class for bringing back her large pink spotty snake for the children to play with. Also, thank you to Ms. Hobson for bringing in a wonderful collection of animals for the children. The huge orangutan was a favourite.

Cricket

Junior Infants – 2nd class have enjoyed four weeks of Cricket coaching with Asif from Sligo Sport Partnership.

The children learned many new skills and are thankful to Ms. McMahon for organising the coaching.

December 2018

Gravity

Aistear – October 2018


Space Travel
For the month of October the children were learning all about Space. We set up a role play area for the control station and astronauts. We also set up a junk art station and playdough area for the children to experiment and make space related items.

Acrobatic Clowns

Acrobatic clowns.

Junior Infants – 2nd class teamed up with children from Ardkeeran NS to do some exciting science. The children had great fun investigating forces. First, they tried some balancing acitivites and games. Then they investigated in pairs how to balance a cardboard clown on their finger using a little help from some materials.

September 2018 in the Junior Room

The Junior Room welcomed Jaydon into Junior Infants and said farewell to Patrick, Shanzay and Hania as they went upstairs in 3rd class.

The boys and girls set up The Créche for Aistear. They enjoyed working at the reception desk, taking messages, answering the phone and making signs. They also enjoyed changing nappies, redressing the dolls and making food for lunch and dinner.

Ms. Hobson brought in old shark teeth for us to look at. They were old but still very sharp.

The children loved all the art work they did, based on the theme “Myself”.

Junior Room School Tour

Atlantic Sheepdogs.

The children really enjoyed watching Joe(the sheepdog) being put through his paces by Mr. Feeney.

The learned about the special whistle that is used for working sheepdogs.

They also got to hold a beautiful woolly lamb and pet Joe.

5 Star Fun

All the children had great fun in 5 Star Fun. They big blue slide got a five star rating from the children.

They had lovely hot food for lunch with fruit squash and vanilla ice cream for dessert.

Thank you to Ms. Reynolds for accompanying us on our tour.