Take a look at the STEM projects completed by Room 28 5th class over the last few weeks. The children have been working in their pods with the WeDo 2.0 materials from Lego Education to build and code their models. They have also been working to control their models with motion sensors.
Science week begins tomorrow. Here are a few clips to get started.
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The latest HSE Covid-19 advice for parents can be viewed at the following link:
Health Advice for Parents
Some of the girls in our school may be interested in free scratch coding workshops. These are being run by Designer Minds from 8th until 16th November as part of Science week 2021.
Further information can be found at the link below. https://designerminds.ie/science-week-2021
Dojomór are also holding free coding workshops tomorrow 6th November. These include:
- Coding for beginners with Lightbot
- Code a virtual robot with VEX Code VR
- Code a micro-chip basics with Micro:bit
- Code an animation with Micro:bit
- Create a story / game with Scratch
- Build an app beginner with Thunkable
- Build an app (advanced) with Thunkable & Bubble
- Code like a pro with HTML
- 3D Modelling with Blender
- Making music with Soundtrap
- Coding to see the universe interview with I-LOFAR
- The magic of virtual and augmented reality
Further Information can be found on their website: www.dojomor.ie
We are having a bag2school collection from Monday 1st to Monday 8th of November
Bag2 school is a fundraiser where every KG of clothes donated earns money for the school and a further 10% goes to the Laura Lynn foundation.
By donating unwanted clothes, we are helping to
- promote the REUSE of clothes & shoes to benefit those who rely on 2nd hand clothes as their sole option for good quality items.
- build a sustainable future by using our resources to further the circular economy
WHAT WE COLLECT
We accept the following ‘good quality’ items for RE-USE*:
- Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing
- Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around)
- Scarves and ties
- Soft toys
- Household linen
- Household curtains
- Household towels
- Household bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers)
We DO NOT accept:
- Duvets and blankets
- Pillows and cushions
- Carpets, rugs and mats (including bath, shower and toilet mats)
- Soiled, painted, ripped or wet clothing
- School uniforms with and without logo
- Corporate clothing and workwear
- Textile off cuts, yarns or threaded material
Please bring your donations to the Sports Hall foyer where you will find large bins. There is no limit to the amount you can donate.
From Monday 1st of November onwards we expect pupils to wear their full uniform.
Junior and Senior Infants wear school tracksuits and white polo shirts. Our pupils from 1st class onwards wear
- Grey trousers / skirt /pinafore
- Wine jumper or cardigan ( this does not need to be crested )
- Grey shirt
- Black /grey tights or black/grey /white socks
- Black or brown shoes or boots. Black runners can be worn if doing the Daily Mile
- School tie ..available in new Mr.Price shop in Blanchardstown Retail Park
- In colder weather, a warm layer under the school uniform is recommended as classrooms will need to be ventilated more this winter.
- All children spend at least 45 minutes outdoors so a coat is essential. For safety reasons scarves are not allowed in the yard. Hoodies are not part of the school uniform and should not be worn as an alternative to the school jumper or sweatshirt.
- We ask that pupils do not wear necklaces, hooped or dangling ear rings, bracelets, nail varnish or make up.
- Longer hair must be tied back. Dyed hair is also not permitted.
- Tracksuits are only worn on PE days. During school term there may be an additional tracksuit day, when cricket, rugby or GAA is on. This is usually for 6 to 8 weeks at a time.
Today we wished two of our teachers a very happy retirement on their final day of teaching in 3rd and 4th class. After many years of dedication to hundreds of pupils, Ms. O’Halloran and Ms. Kane said their goodbyes. On behalf of the entire school community we want to say a huge
They are joined in the picture below by Mrs. Collins and Mrs. Barbara Mc Donagh, both of whom retired during the past year. Congratulations ladies…. You’re off and away!