Simone and Kim in 6th class wrote a wonderful story fo the younger children. They also did beautiful illustrations and made it into a lovely book. We thought it was so nice , we would publish it for everyone to read.
The children in Ms. McDonagh’s 5th class have been working with the NXT Lego Mindstorms materials as part of their STEM block. They have building and programming a 5 minute Bot!
See some pictures of the children at work and the models they have built and programmed.
The children in 5th class have been working with Microbit coding over the last few weeks. Here are some pictures of a step counter they programmed! We discovered that it took 75 steps to walk from the computer room to the office and back! We will add some more Microbit projects to this page over the next while…….
Some of the children in 6th class have been getting into the Christmas spirit while coding with Microbits. Have a listen to their musical coding creations!
The children in 5th class have been completing some coding activities using Microbits.
You can see some videos and photos of Ms. Rice’s class at work below.
A Microbit is a pocket-sized computer 70 times smaller and 18 times faster than the original BBC Micro computers used in schools. It has 25 red LED lights that can flash messages and be used to create games.
We have bought a class set as part of our STEM initiative with Ms. O’Callaghan.
The children in Mr. Lowery’s 6th class have been coding with LightBot this week.
See some photos of the children at work below.
See some photos of the children in 6th class who are working with Minecraft Education as part of Project Minecraft.
Congratulations to Fionn in 6th class who won the Leinster u13 doubles and mixed doubles in Badminton last weekend. What a great achievement.
The children in Ms. O’Neill’s 5th class have been completing a variety of engineering challenges over the last few weeks as part of their STEM block in the technology room.
See some pictures of their work below.
Presentation of medals today to the 5th class Football and Camogie Teams . Congratulations everyone.