Author Archive | Elaine Cullen


Happy Halloween from room 9

We have been working so hard since September so we had a great day today doing lots of exciting things as a treat. Everyone looked amazing all dressed up today. We had our Halloween parade, made ghost cookies, halloween cards for our families and got to stick our hands in a bowl full of ‘brains’ […]

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1st class Room 9

We get up to lots of fun things in room 9. To mark National Tree Day last Friday we gathered fallen leaves from our homes and school to create leaf people. We love how different each of our ‘people’ are. We hope you like them as much as we do. This month our theme in […]

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Autumn nature walk in 1st Class

The two first classes have been learning about autumn this week. We went on a nature walk to spot different signs that autumn was here. We went to Maypark on our hunt where we saw the leaves had changed colours and there where lots of berries for birds to eat before winter comes. We were […]

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Healthy Week in Room 9

In room 9 we are having great fun learning about being healthy this week. Today we tasted different fruits and learned about how important it is to have clean hands and clean tables when preparing food. We made sure to wash our hands and spray our tables before the hard work began. The children chopped […]

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4th class in space

This month we have been learning all about space and all the planets. We have learned about the solar system and Neil Armstrong and created group projects with everything we know. We designed and created our very own aliens using clay.

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Seachtaine Na Gaeilge

We had a great two weeks during seachtaine na gaeilge when we spoke Irish as much as we could. It was brilliant to see the children excited to speak Irish. We had a ceilí, Craobh Séan Treacy came and played some traditional music for us and we celebrated St Patrick’s Day with Lá glás.

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World Book Day

It’s World Book Day and what better way to pass a snowy evening, cooped up indoors than reading your favourite books and maybe dressing up as your favourite character. We’re happy to share your photos on our blog website if you wish, just email them to We will be rescheduling some of the other […]

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World Book Week

We are celebrating World book day next week by having a week full of different activities. Some of the activities planned are a quiz based on different books, art competitions and learning about different authors. Author Ray Flannery will be in to speak to 5th and 6th, author Rod Smith will speak to 3rd and […]

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