Biodiversity Action Day in Nun’s Cross

Biodiversity Action Day in Nun’s Cross

The weather looked a bit shaky but that didn’t  dampen the children’s enthusiasm for our day of work in the school garden. Following on from our fund raising cake sale, each class was given a job or task in the garden. All the jobs had the same end result,...
Nun’s Cross celebrates Down Syndrome Day

Nun’s Cross celebrates Down Syndrome Day

Nun’s Cross was a hive of activity today as all children, staff and parents took part in a day of celebrating all individuals who have Down Syndrome. The children and staff supported the day in a variety of ways. Children and teachers came to school sporting all...
Slime in Junior Infants

Slime in Junior Infants

Today in science Junior Infants were studying the properties and characteristics of materials.  What better way to challenge our thinking on the changing properties of materials than to make slime!!   Our slime was so squishy, stretchy and gooey.  I wonder what...
Trees in Ireland (2nd class)

Trees in Ireland (2nd class)

We had had great fun today in second class learning about trees in Ireland.  Afterwards, we went outside to investigate how many different types of native trees we had in the on our school grounds.
Junk art in Junior Infants

Junk art in Junior Infants

For the past fortnight, Junior Infants have been working away on the theme of houses.  During aistear we enjoyed making houses in junk art.  Take a look at some of our creations.
Leabhar Gaeilge

Leabhar Gaeilge

The children in Nun’s Cross have been very busy all week writing individual books in Irish. Every child produced a lovely book as Gaeilge covering a wide variety of topics The children from 5th and 6th class spent some time in the morning doing paired reading...

Ceolchoirm sa Scoil Mná Rialta

Tá a lan tallann sa Scoil Mná Rialta. Bhí ceolchoirm againn inniu do seachtain na gaeilge. Rinne rang a cúig agus a sé dráma de Cinnin Óir Agus Na Trí Béír. Bhi rang a trí agus a ceathair ag canadh. Rinne rang a dó an Haka as Gaeilge. Bhí rang a haon ag damhsa agus...
Spraoi sa ghairdín

Spraoi sa ghairdín

5th and 6th class had lots of fun today working in groups to solve a treasure hunt as gaeilge. There were a total of 16 clues in Irish, with each clue giving them a letter to collect. Armed with dictionaries and team spirit the children worked together to solve each...
Seachtain Na Gaeilge: Tráth Na gCeist

Seachtain Na Gaeilge: Tráth Na gCeist

The children from 3rd – 6th class took part in a Tráth Na gCeist today as part of our celebrations for Seachtain Na Gaeilge. The questions were tough and the children worked really well in their mixed class teams. The scores were impressive with the winning team...