Author Archive | Rachel Adams

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Our Year in Second Class!

It’s hard to believe that we are now at the end of 2nd Class and preparing ourselves for the move to 3rd! When we started in September we were two classes coming together, but you would never know that now! We have gelled beautifully and are such good friends and classmates that it is difficult […]

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Our First Holy Communion!

We had beautiful weather for our First Holy Communion on Saturday! The sun was shining brightly and everyone was very excited! We had a great day and did really well in the church. Today we got to dress up again in our beautiful dresses to have our class photos taken. It was really good fun! […]

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One More Sleep!

Just one more sleep until the girls in Second Class make their First Holy Communion! They have been working so hard for months now and are really looking forward to having a super day tomorrow. We had a little celebration today in school and it was great fun.       On this really special […]

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Sign Language in Second Class!

March 21st marked World Down Syndrome Day and the girls in 2nd class had a great time celebrating! In our school, we know that it is our differences that make us special! We were inspired to learn the words and signs to a beautiful song after we watched this lovely video: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/down-syndrome-children-mothers-carpool-karaoke-video-lip-sync-james-corden-viral-a8263086.html The girls learned all […]

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First Confessions

  We are both excited and a little nervous about making our First Confession on Wednesday! This is a very big day for us and we are feeling very grown up as we prepare to receive the next sacrament in our Catholic faith. We are very grateful to Father John for all the help he has […]

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Friday Fun in 2nd Class!

We had a lovely time today making Rice Krispie buns! As part of our new language curriculum, we used this time as a way to further develop the children’s ever-expanding vocabulary in a fun, interesting and tasty way! We really enjoyed eating our treats! This week we also learnt about the conservation of water, did […]

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Our First Term in Second Class

We’ve reached the end of our first term in second class. It has been a very busy term, with visits to the Ark theatre, the Helix in DCU, and the Sean O’Casey Theatre in East Wall. We’ve enjoyed our Magic of Music classes, taking part in the Nativity with 1st class and doing lots of […]

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Fun in the Theatre!

Today, 2nd class attended The Sean O’Casey Theatre in Eastwall. We travelled by bus to watch a very funny play called The Curse. We had a great time on the bus, singing Christmas songs and chatting with our friends. The play was great. There was lots of dancing, singing and even a talking dog. We […]

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