S.T.E.M Challenge with Sr Francis

​Which paper column can hold the most books? We had great fun and learned a lot. Everyone agreed that Column was the best building form to use. 
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3rd Class, Dell Visit

Last week, Sr. Frances' class had a very exciting day. Dave our engineer for the day, explored with the class about- what is an engineer? and why we need them?Then after a demonstratration from Dave the children set about building an 'Air Racer'...
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2nd class, engineers visit.

Ms. Griffin's class also had a visit from Emma Collins, Intel. The girls created balloon rockets using balloons, straws, tape and an air pump. They pumped each balloon with different volumes of air and investigated which would travel the furtherst. T...
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Senior Infants, Engineers Week

Ms.O' Connell and Ms. Keyes had a visit from Dell Engineer Dave Griffin during Engineer's Week. He told us all about different types of engineers and about how they are great at solving problems. We became Civil Engineers and built tall towers using ...
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World Book Day in Ms Haugh's Class

 The children in Ms Haugh's first class had  great time dressing up for World Book Day. Take a look at their amazing costumes!
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Doodle Families: Dreamland Party

 Th parents and children partaking in Doodle families had an amazing end of programme party yesterday. We all took a visit to the magical Dreamland factory. The children got the chance to use their imaginations and become pilots, bakers, firefig...
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Intel Visit, Senior Infants

​Ms. O Sullivan's Senior Infants had great fun when Emma Collins an engineer from Intel came to visit. We learned lots about wind power when we conducted an experiment with balloons & we also got to control a robot. There are lots of bu...
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World Book Day Celebrations

 There was a great buzz of fun and excitement today in Salesian Primary School as we dressed up as our favourite book character to celebrate World Book Day. Tremendous effort was but into creative, imaginative costumes. Well done ...
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5th/6th Class celebrate World Book Day

​We had a great day today celebrating World Book Day. We enjoyed sharing with our classmates who we were and why we picked the character. We listened to famous authors and found out where they get their inspiration and finall...
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Room 4 celebrates World Book Day

There was great excitement in our classroom today as we celebrated World Book Day. We enjoyed listening to the story "You and Me Little Bear". We also designed new front covers for our favourite books and we made bookmarks. We loved dressing up as ou...
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Engineers Visit First Class

​Stryker engineers Peter Maher, Jason McCabe and Heather Duncan visited Ms Haugh's first class this week. They explained all of the work that is done by the engineers in Stryker. They showed the kids three different cool experiments and eac...
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World Book Day Thursday 5th March

Reminder:  Children can dress up as their favourite character from a book if they wish on this coming Thursday 5th for World Book Day. It is always a great fun day where we all celebrate the magical wonder of books! Have a browse on worldbookday...
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Stryker visit 1st Class!

​Today Mr.Browne's class welcomed Stryker engineers Emer Hickey, Niamh Moran and Cathal Donnelly. They told us all about what they do everyday at work and even allowed us to become engineers for the day! 
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Update on Covid-19 from HSE

As we received updates from the HSE on Covid-19, we will keep you informed. Please see the most recent advice issued from HSE for parents at the link below.  https://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/National-Emerge...
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Stryker Engineers' Visit to 1st class

Today, three quality engineers from Stryker visited Ms. Hogan's 1st class- Trish, Tom and Marie-Therese. They showed us an artificial hip that they make in their factory and special cement that can be used to repair a crack in a person's skull! They ...
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Special Visit from Sr. Yvonne

 We had a very special visitor to our school last Friday, Sr. Yvonne who is an important leader in the Salesian Community. The whole school gathered in the Halla to welcome her. Representatives of the senior pupils spoke about all the wonderful ...
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Perfect Pancakes in 6th Class!

Ms Ryan Lonergan's class all enjoyed Pancake/Shrove Tuesday. They enjoyed some delicious pancakes in the staff room on Tuesday. 
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6th Class Enjoying Engineer's Week

 Ms. Ryan Lonergan's class enjoying engineer's week. They learnt about five formidable female engineers. They engaged in newspaper engineering challenges. Children worked in groups of 3 or 4. They worked on a design plan before building. They en...
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First Class Engineering Challenge.

Ms Haugh's first class had a great afternoon completing some engineering challenges. They all worked nicely together to build some impressive towers.
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Doodle Families Graduation

 Well done to the boys and girls in first class and their parents who completed the Doodle Families programme. They thoroughly enjoyed the last eight weeks. Some of their favourite moments include the trip to the library, the tour of the school ...
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