News Updates from: Learning Support Team

Getting ready for Valentine’s Day

Ms. Keogh was busy with some of our pupils carefully cutting out hearts and decorating them for Valentine’s Day. 

 

Mr. Donnelly was also busy with his project on Friendship week. 

 

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MATHS WITH MS. WOODS

Ms. Woods has been working with some children on lines and angles and fractions. Look at the lovely work we did and what we have learned! 

Crazy hair pictures using lines & angles. And pizzas showing the fraction of each topping.

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Eddie and Michael doing their best to balance and follow the lines and patterns! Well done boys!

 

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Station Teaching in Senior Infants

Senior Infants have just completed five weeks of Station Teaching. There were four stations set up in the classroom with a teacher at each station. These stations were: Phonics, Reading, Dictation and Creative Writing. All the children worked very hard at each station. Senior Infants really enjoyed Station Teaching!

        

 

 

 

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MATHS AND CAKE GO SO WELL TOGETHER

As part of our weight topic in Maths, the 3rd class maths group made a carrot cake. We carefully followed a recipe, making sure that we weighed out all the ingredients correctly. The ingredients were mixed together and then transferred into a round baking tray. The cake was left to bake in the oven for 35 minutes. We enjoyed sampling the cake after it had been iced.

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HALLOWEEN IS COMING!

DAVID AND FEMI COLOUR THEIR HALLOWEEN PICTURES

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Tangram Trouble!

This week Miss Gillespie’s maths group explored 2D shapes.  We used tangrams to create images.  We used our problem solving skills.  It was great fun!

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Station Teaching in First Class

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We are all really enjoying Station Teaching. Everyone is working very hard. We are listening to and discussing stories. We are working on our dictation skills too. We are also writing our very own storybooks about Little Red Riding Hood. We are going to put them in the class library for everyone to read when they are finished!

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