St Peter’s Post #4


First week back after midterm and after what we packed into this week, it feels like we’ve been back for weeks!

Here are the week’s headlines:

  • A popular addition to this week’s blog was a look back over the first half term in numbers. Read all about it here!
  • Our student council have lots of big plans on this week’s podcast!
  • 2nd class podcasted about what they’ve learned in Geography recently here
  • The Mini-Scientist work is starting to take shape – read our tips for researching your topic here
  • Speaking of the Mini-Scientist project, 4th class blogged about their preparation so far here
  • Ms Kane is helping to teach 5th class at the moment. Read all about what they learned about South America this week here
  • ‘Wednesday for Parents’ dealt with the issue of web safety this week
  • Take a look at 2nd class’s dancing skills in their Animoto video here
  • The ‘Wednesday for Parents‘ post over the midterm was about Halloween online!
  • Ms Hyland’s class were cooking – check out photos here
  • International Tongue Twister Day was on Thursday. We used Twitter to share our lesson, we got great suggestions for tongue twisters from Alex and Caoilynn’s mam and we swapped tongue twisters with St Patrick’s NS in Glencullen! We also made a podcast of tongue twisters here!printscreeen blog tonguetwisters


In other news:

  • This week was a big week for sports! Check back next week for a post on Cross-Country, which took place in Avondale. Congratulations to all the runners on the day, especially Sky, who won a medal!
  • On Tuesday, we took part in the Coghlan Cup, in Bray Emmets GAA club. Well done to all the 5th class and 6th class boys, who took part.
  • On Friday, the Sports Promotion Unit organised a GAA tournament. Well done to the Gaelic Football team, who won all of their matches on the day!
  • Fifth class planted bulbs for Spring in pots. They need to grow in somewhere cold and dark for a number of weeks – we’re looking forward to seeing how they grow.
  • Congratulations to 2nd class who finished Phase 1 of Food Dudes. Pineapples and red peppers were on the menu this week!
  • We signed up for Incredible Edibles. This will be our fifth year taking part in it.
  • Next week is Science Week! Ms Sexton ordered something very exciting (*cough* electric paint *cough*) – and Ms Brennan has great plans for the Makey Makey Board and the ultimate Grand Piano!
  • Speaking of exciting –  a very mysterious board has appeared outside Mr Foley’s classroom – apparently, all will be revealed on Monday!
  • And finally, we are very proud of Patryk in 6th who won a prize in the Peace Poster competition organised by Bray Lions. The blog post from when we submitted our entries can be found here!

As always, you can find out more about the school’s events and news on the blog or on our Twitter page here!

You can find all previous ‘Peter’s Post’ entries here. Have a lovely weekend!

— Martina Sexton

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