Tháinig ealaíontóir isteach chun ealaín a dhéanamh le na daltaí. Rinne siad cré agus chruthaigh siad rudaí iontacha. Bhí an ealaíontóir ar ais i gceann coicíse agus críochnóidh muid an ealaín.

An artist came in to work with the class. They created brilliant pieces using clay. The artist will be back in a fortnight or so and the pupils will be able to finish off their pieces.

Bhí cuairteoir againn sa rang! We had a visitor in the class!

D‚Äôimir muid go leor cluich√≠ difri√ļla ag am corpoideachais ar n√≥s sacair agus seachain an liathr√≥id.

We played a lot of different games at PE, including soccer and dodgeball.

D‚Äôfhoghlaim muid faoi na cearta at√°  ag p√°ist√≠ agus daoine timpeall an domhain.

We learned about the rights of children and people around the world.

Bh√≠ deis ag na dalta√≠ bean a roghn√ļ. Chruthaigh na dalta√≠ a dtionscnamh f√©in i ndiaidh taighde a dh√©anamh. Roghna√≠odh roinnt mn√° difri√ļla: r√©alta√≠ sp√≥irt, mn√° stairi√ļla agus ceolt√≥ir√≠.

The pupils had the opportunity to pick a woman for a project. The pupils completed online research. A variety of women were picked: sports stars, historical figures, musicians and much more.

Rinne na dalta√≠ tionscnaimh ghr√ļpa chomh maith. Roghna√≠odh √°bhair dhifri√ļla bunaithe ar Stair na mBan. Bhreathnaigh na dalta√≠ ar √°bhair ar n√≥s Na Sufr√°ig√©id√≠, Oideachas na mBan na blianta √≥ shin agus R√≥l na mBan sa bhliain 1900.

The pupils also completed group projects. They were able to pick the theme based on Women’s History. The pupils looked at a wide range of subject such as The Suffragettes, Women’s Education in 1900 and Women’s Role in 1900.

Nollaig 2024

Chuaigh muid go dt√≠ Col√°iste an Chlairin chun breathn√ļ ar an gceoldhr√°ma ‚ÄúMatilda.‚ÄĚ

We went to Clarin Colllege to watch their T.Y. musical ‚ÄúMatilda.‚ÄĚ

Rinne muid go leor taighde agus cleachtadh sa rang d√°r nd√≠osp√≥ireacht. An r√ļn a bh√≠ √≥s √°r gcomhair n√° ‚ÄúGetting rid of plastic pollution in our oceans is just a dream.‚ÄĚ Labhair muid i gcoinne an r√ļin.

We did a lot of research and practicing in the classroom for our debate. The motion was ‚ÄúGetting rid of plastic pollution in our oceans is just a dream.‚ÄĚ We spoke against the motion.

Bhí neart ealaíne déanta ag na daltaí bunaithe ar théama na Nollag.

The pupils did a lot of artwork based on Christmas.

Bhí deis ag na daltaí dul go dtí Coláiste an Eachréidh chun margadh na Nollag a fheiceáil.

The pupils had the opportunity to go to Coláiste an Eachréidh to roam around their Christmas market.

Rinne Rang 6 taispe√°ntas os comhair Na√≠on√°in Mh√≥ra. I ndiaidh sin, chas Na√≠on√°in Mh√≥ra c√ļpla amhr√°in d√ļinn.

Rang 6 performed their drama in front of Naíonáin Mhóra. Afterwards, Naíonáin Mhóra sang a couple of songs for us.

Bhí féilire Nollag againn sa rang. Bhí deis ag chuile páiste bosca a chasadh thart agus bhuaigh siad duais.

We had an advent calendar in the classroom. Everyone had the opportunity to turn over a box and were rewarded a prize.

Samhain 2023

Dh√≠righ an rang isteach ar ch√ļrsa√≠ STEM. Th√≥g na dalta√≠ ruda√≠ difri√ļla ag baint √ļs√°id as Lego agus m√≥tair.

The class focused on STEM. The pupils built different things using Lego and motors.

Bh√≠ an rang ag d√©anamh c√≥daithe. Bhain siad √ļs√°id as gl√©asanna Makey-Makey agus SCRATCH. D‚Äôimir siad cluich√≠ ar l√≠ne. Thaispe√°in siad na cluich√≠ do dhalta√≠ Rang 2.

The class were coding this month. They used Makey-Makey devices and SCRATCH. The played games online and demonstrated them to a couple of pupils in Rang 2.

Bhí trí cheacht ag na daltaí bunaithe ar dhearadh. Tháinig aoichainteoir isteach chun ceachtanna a dhéanamh leis an rang.

The pupils completed three lessons with Junior Achievement Ireland based on the ‚ÄúPower of Design.‚ÄĚ An expert came into the classroom to speak to the children.

Ghlac buachaillí agus cailíní ó Rang 5 agus Rang 6 páirt i dtraenáil sacair sa halla, ag am lóin, le linn na míosa.

D‚Äôfhreast√°il na dalta√≠ √≥ Rang 5 agus Rang 6 ar dh√° cheoldhr√°ma le linn m√≠ na Samhna. Bhain siad sult as breathn√ļ ar dhalta√≠ √≥ Chol√°iste an Eachr√©idh agus Col√°iste an Chl√°ir√≠n.

The pupils from Rang 5 and Rang 6 attended two musicals in November. Col√°iste an Eachr√©idh performed ‚ÄúBack to the 80s‚ÄĚ while Clarin College performed ‚ÄúMatilda.‚ÄĚ

Eala√≠n d√©anta ag na dalta√≠ le d√ļch, StyroFoam agus roll√≥ir√≠.

Prints done by the pupils with ink, StyroFoam and rollers.

Deireadh Fómhair 2023

Chuaigh an rang ar thuras scoile. Chuaigh muid go dt√≠ an Town Hall chun breathn√ļ ar dhrama√≠ocht le linn F√©ile Babor√≥. I ndiaidh sin, bh√≠ deis ag na dalta√≠ dul timpeall an mh√ļsaeim.

The class went on a school tour. We went into the Town Hall to watch a drama during the Baboró Festival. Afterwards, we went around the Galway City Museum.

Th√°inig √ļdar agus file, √Āine N√≠ Ghlinn, isteach go dt√≠ an rang. Rinne s√≠ ceardlann scr√≠bhneoireachta le na dalta√≠.

Author and poet, √Āine N√≠ Ghlinn, visited the class. We did a writing workshop with the pupils.

Fuair muid micreasc√≥ip ar iasacht √≥n Ollscoil na Gaillimhe. Chuaigh na dalta√≠ timpeall na scoile agus bhailigh siad sampla√≠ difri√ļla. Rinne siad imscr√ļd√ļ orthu i ndiaidh.

The school loaned microscopes from the University of Galway. The pupils went around the school and collected different samples. They examine the specimens afterwards with the microscopes.

Le haghaidh Seachtain Mhata, rinne na dalta√≠ tr√°th na gceist ar l√≠ne le scoileanna difri√ļla timpeall na t√≠re.

During Maths Week, the pupils did an online quiz with schools from around the country.

T√° go leor cleachtadh ar si√ļl againn na laethanta seo d√°r gcom√≥rtas d√≠osp√≥ireachta. D√©anann na dalta√≠ taighde ar na taibl√©id, pl√©ann siad a gcuid point√≠, crutha√≠onn siad √≥r√°id√≠ agus labhra√≠onn siad os comhair an ranga.

There is a lot of practice taking place for our upcoming debating competition. The pupils complete research using the tablets, they discuss the points they’ve found, they create speeches and speak in front of their peers.

Eala√≠n iontach d√©anta ag na dalta√≠ le haghaidh O√≠che Shamhna. D‚Äô√ļs√°id na dalta√≠ stionsail, sp√ļins√≠ agus StyroFoam chun cl√≥ a dh√©anamh.

The pupils have done brilliant artwork for Halloween. They used stencils, sponges and StyroFoam to print their artwork.

Ghleas na daltaí suas ar an Aoine deireanach, roimh an mbriseadh, le haghaidh Oíche Shamhna.

The pupils dressed up on the last Friday, before the break, for Halloween.

Neart eala√≠ne d√©anta ag na dalta√≠ √≥ th√ļs na bliana.

The pupils have done plenty of artwork since the start of the year.

Scr√≠obh muid amach na gr√ļpa√≠ don Chorn Domhanda agus rinne muid beag√°in√≠n taighde orthu. We wrote out the groups for the Rugby World Cup and did a little bit of research on the countries

Neart pl√© agus caint d√©anta againn bunaithe ar ch√≠bearbhula√≠ocht. D‚Äôfhoghlaim muid na c√©imeannna m√° dh√©antar c√≠bearbhula√≠ocht orainn: STOP; GABH√ĀIL SCAILE√ĀIN; BLOC√ĀIL; INIS!

We have had a lot of discussions about cyberbullying! We learnt the steps if cyberbullying is taking place: STOP; SCREENSHOT; BLOCK; TELL!

Thosaigh muid ceachtanna snámha le linn Mí Dheireadh Fómhair. Rinne muid plé, caint agus ealaín ar na rialacha nuair atá muid ag an linn snámha agus san uisce.

We started swimming lessons in October. We discussed and did artwork based on the rules of when we’re at the swimming pool and when we’re in the water.

Le linn ceachtanna eola√≠ochta, rinne muid taighde bunaithe ar ainmhithe i mbaol. Bh√≠ ar chuile dalta ainmh√≠ amh√°in a roghn√ļ. Ansin, d‚Äô√ļs√°id muid na taibl√©id scoile chun eolas a fh√°il faoin ainmh√≠.

During science lessons, we researched endangered animals. Every pupil had to pick an animal. Then, we used the school tablets to look up information about the animal.

Rinne muid staid√©ar ar na hoile√°in timpeall √Čireann. Chruthaigh na dalta√≠ broisi√ļir bunaithe ar a n-oile√°in f√©in.

We studied the islands around Ireland. The pupils created their own brochures based on their own islands.

T√° na dalta√≠ sa rang tar √©is a bheith ag obair go dian, ag √ļs√°id atlais. 

The pupils in the class have been working hard with atlases in class. 

B√≠onn na dalta√≠ ag imirt cluich√≠ sprai√ļla sna ceachtanna corpoideachais. Anseo, bh√≠ orthu cruthanna difri√ļla a chruth√ļ lena gcoirp.

The pupils play fun games during PE lessons. Here, the pupils had to create different shapes using their bodies.

Le linn na míosa, dhírigh an rang isteach ar chispheil chomh maith.

Throughout the month, the class also focused on basketball as well.

Th√°inig traen√°la√≠ haca isteach √≥n gclub √°iti√ļil, Athenry Swans Hockey Club, chun seisi√ļn a dh√©anamh leis an rang.

A hockey coach from the local club, Athenry Swans Hockey Club, came into the school to do a session with the class.

T√° t√ļs curtha leis an traen√°il sp√≥irt sa scoil ch√©ana f√©in. B√≠onn na dalta√≠ ag imirt iom√°na√≠ochta/cam√≥ga√≠ochta agus imr√≠onn siad peil Gaelach.

Labhair aoichainteoir leis an rang maidir le ríomhshábháilteacht.

An expert spoke with the class regarding internet safety.

Bh√≠ deis ag na dalta√≠ uilig dul go dt√≠ Col√°iste an Eachr√©idh don l√° chun triail a bhaint as √°bhair dhifri√ļla. Le cabhair √≥ na dalta√≠ me√°nscoile, chruthaigh siad na c√°is peann luaidhe.

The pupils had the opportunity to go to Coláiste an Eachréidh for the day, to try out different subjects. With help from the secondary school students, they created pencil cases in the woodwork room.

Rinne na dalta√≠ ceardlann scr√≠bhneoireachta le comhlacht darb ainm ‚ÄúFighting Words.‚ÄĚ Bh√≠ an ceardlann bunaithe ar scr√≠bhneoireacht cruthaitheach agus bh√≠ s√© d√©anta as Gaeilge.

The pupils did a writing workshop with an organisation called ‚ÄúFighting Words.‚ÄĚ The workshop was based on creative writing and was done through Irish.

Thosaigh an rang ag pl√© d√≠osp√≥ireachta√≠. Bh√≠ go leor comhoibri√ļ ar si√ļl agus go leor taighde ar na taibl√©id.

The class started to discuss debates. There has been a lot of teamwork taking place and a lot of research on the tablets.