3rd & 4th Classes  2016\2017 

Third and Fourth school tour

The children from 3rd/4th class recently enjoyed a great tour in sunny Kinsale.
Firstly they visited Charles Fort where they learned lots about the history of Kinsale.
After a super tour they headed into Kinsale outdoors centre where 4th class went canoeing and kayaking in the Dock.
3rd class went rock climbing, zip lining and played archery. It was great to see some of the school's past pupils at the centre.  Tessa Kingston, Eric Cotter and Simon Good were excellent instructors!
The children had a great day. Thanks to the guides in Charles Fort and the instructors in Kinsale!


 

Third class visit to RNLI, Kinsale

12th June: 3rd/4th class won the Green Flag competition for cleanest classroom.The prize was a class visit to the RNLI station in Kinsale. The students learned lots about saving lives at sea from the volunteers Kevin and Dermot.Afterwards the class went to Oysterhaven beach where Mrs Marron led a beach hunt for the students to find creatures and plants next to the sea!


From caterpillars to butterflies!


Third and Fourth watched as caterpillars changed into butterflies.  They released them into the wildflower garden.

Third class art work


Have a look at the Viking Longships that Mr.Cotter's Third class produced!  They worked on these collaboratively.

Student Achievement - Tae Kwon Do


Well done to Deewon for receiving the Student of the year trophy in Tae kwon do & to Rory and Deewon who both received their blue tips!

Fourth class clay work


Fourth class created mythical creatures from clay in March - have a look at their work!
 

Lifetime Lab visit


Third and Fourth class got to experience a Marine Explorers programme on the 22nd March in the Lifetime Lab. The students undertook experiments to see how air affects water, how boats work and got to observe some sea creatures in aquariums and even ones from long ago! We may have some marine biologists and sailors in our midst...stay tuned!

Ms.Murphy's Fourth class visited on 29th March where they learned about marine life and did water experiments, including how to design a boat that floats!
Thanks to Mrs. Hickey for organising the excursion!

 

Tesselation


Ms.Mc Carthy's Third and Fourth classes had fun tesselating shapes!
 

Dress up day!


We had wonderful characters from lots of different books and green outfits in Third and Fourth class on the 16th March for St. Patrick's Day and World Book Day!
Hagrid, Harry, Ron, Ginny and Hermione from Harry Potter, Oliver Twist, Clark Kent and Mr. Poe
Mrs Panda, members of The Midnight Gang, Dorothy from Oz and Matilda

 

Fourth class Lego workshop!


As part of procedural reading the children had to follow instructions to make a lego creation! They children had great fun and made some wonderful objects!

 

Drama in Fourth class!

Fourth class created still images based on the novel Under the Hawthorn Tree.

 

Third class indoor camogie

Well done to the girls in 3rd class who took part in a Camogie blitz recently.
They played superbly against teams from Kilbrittan, Balinspittle and Gaelscoil Chionn tSáile.
The future is bright for Scoil Mhuire na nGrást!

 

Sciath na Scol Fourth class indoor camogie

Well done to the girls in 4th class who have qualified for the Carraigdhoun finals in Indoor Camogie.
The finals will be held on February 10th in Riverstick. Times and Opposition to be confirmed!

 

Sciath na Scol Fourth class indoor camogie

Well done to the girls in 4th class who played really well in the Sciath na Scol Indoor Camogie blitz in Bishopstown yesterday, Jan.31st.
They had a great win against Bunscoil Críost Rí but were beaten by Ovens in the semifinals. Ovens emerged as the eventual winners!
The skills on show were immense and  it will be great to see these girls progress in the next few years!


 

Looking for Webs in our Sensory Garden

Fourth class went searching for webs in our sensory garden in October. 

National Tree Day

National Tree Day was on 6th October.  All classes participated in a tree trail and various other activities such as orienteering, quizes and art.

Art

.Have a look at Mr.Cotter's Third class Art!

Harvesting Beetroot

Third class are enjoying harvesting beetroot!

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