Category Archives: Third Class

Christmas in 3rd Class.


3rd class had a very busy December preparing for our Christmas Concert, ‘Ralph the Reindeer’.  We performed two amhrainní as gaeilge – Oíche Ciúin agus Bualadh Bos. We then treated the audience to a tin whistle recital of Jingle Bells. Next came the production of Ralph the Reindeer with everyone in 3rd class playing important roles – narrators, reindeers, elves, Santa Claus, Rudolph and of course Raplh the Reindeer. We has great fun preparing for the concert and it was a great success!

We also engaged in lots of Christmas art. We used the skill of drawing to create a rudolph picture. We designed our own Christmas jumpers and created festive Christmas Cards.

Third Class Archive

Term 2

November/ December 2016

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Wet Days

On wet days we have to stay in our classroom at breaktime – but we have fun playing games !

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During science week we learned about insulators and conductors. We carried out 2 experiments to find out which materials were the best conductors of heat.

We learned that metal was a good conductor of heat.

We also learned that cotton wool was a good insulator.

September / October 2016

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3rd Class Maths Week

We had a very enjoyable Maths Week in 3rd class.

We used our Maths Eyes to think of Mathematical questions that could be asked when looking at a playground.

We had to use our estimation skills to figure out how many marbles were in the glass jar.

Mrs. McCullagh came into our class for stations.

3rd class also enjoyed solving problem of the day.

We went on Maths Trail around the school yard and we saw all off how Maths is all around us. We used the i-pads to take pictures of the answers.

We used lots of different skills during the Maths trail.


























We have been working very hard in 3rd class this term.

We have been learning about the Great Famine in History.

In Art we studied the works of Andy Warhol and painted our pictures using the pop art technique.

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