November Snippets!

It’s been all about the jungle in Infants this month. Here they are playing a ‘walking in the jungle’ game in P.E. Lots of jungle theme Aistear and Art too.
Jungle in a jar for Science Week
First Class have been trying out Pointillism in Art and doing some great experiments for Science Week.
First Class tin whistle with Martina French
D.E.A.R. (Drop everything and read) time
PE in the sun!
Second Class have been learning about buildings and designing (and making!) their dream houses.
Second Class did lots of experiments for Science Week. Needless to say they loved the erupting volcano!
The whole school are taking part in the Active Flag 4 week Active break Challenge. Here are 2nd Class in action.
Second Class have been invaded by Penguins!
Poems about a ‘Walk to School’ for Clean Air Week
Making clay hedgehogs
Badger masks!
Procedure – writing about, making and most importantly eating popcorn!
Birthday celebrations!
Third Class made some lovely Autumn leaves using Pointillism
Third Class making models for their STEPS engineering projects.
Amazing Roman coil pots made by Third Class!
Patrick and Clodagh in 4th Class setting up their experiment for Science Week
4th Class STEPS Engineering Projects
STEPS Engineering bridge from Baltimore to Sherkin!
Water Filtration project
Building a prototype of a drain to help Skibbereen from flooding
4th Class Zoom call to engineer Clarissa Harte
4th Class enjoying GAA skills with James

Author Judi Curtin connected with 5th & 6th Class via Zoom, hosted by Skibbereen Library. She was very generous with her time and answered lots of wonderful questions especially about her most recent “Lily at Lissadell” series.
5th and 6th Class recording advertisements videos to boost the tourism trade in Baltimore as part of a Geography project.
Letters from 5th and 6th Class ready to post to inspirational people around the world!

5th and 6th class created some gorgeous pastel owls in Art

Thanks to all those who took part in our second biodiversity survey focusing on flora and fauna in our gardens. These families were commended for their extra efforts – well done!

Ciara O’Driscoll from Skibbereen Basketball Club kindly organised great value basketballs with the help of Basketball Ireland for all the local schools who took part in the Junior NBA last year. Here she is with Cathal and Ellen when she visited.

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