School Activities '16 - '17

Google Trip – Room 26

On the 14th of June our class went to the Google European HQ in Grand Canal Dock. We had to get two trains to get there. When we got to Google we were greeted by Jennifer Kelly (Grace’s Mom). She gave us guest passes so people would know we were visiting. We took an elevator up to the 11th floor and they let us admire the view of Dublin for a few minutes. Jen gave us an introduction about Google and shared some interesting facts. In 2016, 420,000 oranges were consumed in the Dublin offices.

The class was then split into two groups and got a well guided tour of the buildings. We went on the Hyperlink Bridge that joined the three Google buildings. We got our picture taken in the auditorium where they hold big events. Then our class went back to the 11th floor and the leader of the Google security team came to talk with us. Alex the Alligator came to say hi and make sure we had our badges. Next we met two engineers who told us how they got into engineering and how we should work hard at our maths.

                       After that the class had lunch which included chicken, chips, sliders, fruit salad and fruit juices. For dessert we had doughnuts which we hung on a special wall! After lunch there were some questions on the board for Mr Freeman. We each were given a ‘goodie bag’ with some Google merchandise. We were exhausted on the train back to school but really enjoyed the day. We want to say a special thanks to Jen for inviting us to visit and organising such a fun day.

By Enya, Charlie and Oisín

 

First Class Tour 2017 to Tayto Park

Pupils in First Class had an exciting trip to Tayto Park for their school tour. We had a fantastic tour guide called Lauren who told us lots about the animals. We saw crisps being made in the factory and had a yummy lunch together. We had lots of fun on rides and in the playground. We really enjoyed our steam train ride around the park. We had an amazing day!!

4th Class Tour to the National Sports Campus

 The boys and girls in 4th Class had a wonderful day on Tuesday for their school tour to the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown. They had an action packed day from beginning to end. Some activities they participated in include: trampolining, relay races, high jump, long jump, gymnastics and the day was topped off by a visit to the aqua zone. One of the highlights of the day was the gymnastics coach jumping over Ms. Brennan! Check out the photo which shows him mid- air! The children learned lots of new skills too and really enjoyed their day.

Third Class School Tour

The boys and girls in 3rd Class had a fantastic school tour in Dublin City today, Tuesday 13th of June. They visited Dublinia, enjoyed the Viking Splash tour and had a picnic in Saint Patrick's Gardens. 

Emergency Services Class Visit


As part of the Áistear curriculum in our Socio Dramatic play the children in Junior Infants have been learning about the Emergency services. On Monday 12th June we were very lucky to get a visit from Vicky the Garda and Alan the Fireman and his team. The children were able to ask lots of questions and they got to see all the equipment that is used. Thank you so much to our wonderful emergency services for coming to visit and for the great job they do in looking after us.

 

primary language curriculum

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