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2nd Class Visit to Westfields Wetlands

We are so very lucky to have the Westfields Wetlands right on the doorstep of our school. We have been learning all about the habitat, and some of the plants and animals that live there. We saw lots of different trees, including the sycamore and the ...
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Length in 2nd Class

Ms. Hogan's 2nd class were learning about length in Maths last week. We learned about the metre and we used our 1 metre length strings to measure around the classroom. We even took them out to the yard for some measuring activities! We also...
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World Book Day in 2nd Class

Ms. Hogan's 2nd class had a wonderful time celebrating World Book Day today. We listened to the author, Lauren Child, talking about writing and illustrating books. We each made a book recommendation to the class and compiled a list of these to s...
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2nd Class "Fans in the Stand" Portraits

Second class will be supporting Limerick from the stands in Croke Park on Sunday! Here's a sneak peek of our portraits. Look out for us during the Limerick vs Waterford final on Sunday. A big thank you to James Ryan for organising for us to take...
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Science Week in 2nd Class

Ms. Hogan's 2nd class had a great time celebrating Science Week this year. We did three experiments: walking water (colour mixing), eggs in vinegar (rubber egg) and celery in food colouring (how plants absorb water). We wrote down the materials ...
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Symmetrical Self Portraits in Second Class

Ms. Hogan's 2nd class have been learning about symmetry in Maths this week. Today, we drew symmetrical self portraits! We used half of a photograph of our faces and completed the picture by drawing the other half. We are very proud of the result...
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Celebrating 100 years of the Salesian Sisters in Ireland

Ms. Hogan's 2nd class have been learning a bit about the history of the Salesian Sisters in Ireland. We could not believe that they had arrived in Limerick 100 years ago! We saw some photographs from that time and compared them to now. Thin...
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Halloween Fun in Second Class

Ms. Hogan's 2nd class had a very exciting day today! We played bingo, created witches' feet using paper, listened to Halloween songs and watched a movie. We even had some treats! It was great fun 😁 We hope that you enjoy looking at some of ...
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We love Art in 2nd Class!

Ms. Hogan's 2nd class have been doing some amazing artwork! We made dolls of ourselves using paper cut-outs, felt and wool. We used markers and rulers to draw our starburst pictures. We have been doing a lot of work on line and pattern. We ...
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Memories of Ms. Hogan's 1st Class

 As the year comes to an end, I thought it would be nice to look back on some images of our class from throughout the year. It is hard to say goodbye to our friends, and especially so this year as our boys are leaving for JFK. To quote Winnie th...
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Catch Up With Ms. Hogan's 1st Class!

  Hello everyone, I have been so delighted to see the photos of all the wonderful things that you have been doing at home. I am so proud of you all! I really miss seeing you at school, and I know you all miss your classmates too. I thought it wo...
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Ms. Hogan's 1st class- Work for Exceptional School Closure

File Name: Ideas-for-parents-during-school-closure File Size: 19 kb Download File Dear Parents/Guardians,  Please find attached some suggested work that you may like to complete at home during the school closure. There is absolutely no obligatio...
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1st Class Engineering Challenge

​Last week, Ms. Hogan's 1st class completed some engineering challenges. We worked in teams to build a variety of structures  using just lollipop sticks, plastic cups and wooden blocks. We had ten minutes on the timer to complete each chall...
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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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Making Rice Krispie Buns!

We are learning about procedural writing in Ms. Hogan's 1st class. On Friday, we had a great treat. We made rice krispie buns! They were really yummy! Back in our classroom, we wrote about how we made them in our copies. 
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1st Class Maths

 We are learning a lot in Maths this week in Ms. Hogan's class. We can read o'clock and half past times on the clock. We even made our very own clocks! We are also working with tens and units. We love Maths!
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