The children had a great time today playing with their new Mud Kitchen. This kitchen was made by the Transition Year Students in Dunmore Community School and kindly donated to Garrafrauns N.S. by our past pupils.
FICHEALL CHESS TOURNAMENT: We took part in the Ficheall online chess tournament on 09/03/22. It was great fun playing chess on our tablets!
ENGINEERS WEEK 2022: We took part in an online zoom lesson "Awesome Science with Mark the Science Guy" exploring rockets and chemical reactions
To celebrate World Book Day, we all dressed up as characters from our favourite books and we brought our books into school. We talked about our books in groups and then we read together in pairs. We joined up with other schools in Galway to listen to the lovely story "A Galway Fairytale" which was read by the author Caitríona Sweeney.
We also wrote a book review of the book we are reading in class called "Mog and the V.E.T."
SCIENCE: Planting Giant Sunflowers: We have been learning about germination and what plants need to grow in 5th and 6th class
ART: Van Gogh creations using "Sunflowers" as a stimulus - sketching and using pastels. 5th and 6th class
We have been participating in a Wellbeing online course this month focusing on our physical wellbeing, emotional wellbeing and mental wellbeing. We also worked on resilience and developing our resilience skills. Have a look at our Wellbeing Plans that we are following each day this week.
We have been reading Ready , Steady Ghost! We discussed the story and predicted what we thought might happen in the story.
The children have been very busy learning about Autumn. They have painted autumn trees and created hedgehogs from clay. We also worked on cutting and sticking skills.
We have had a very busy month this month. It has been lots of fun! The children took part in some chair yoga which they really enjoyed, we have also been doing Aistear and working hard during P.E.
Literacy: Poetry Analysis: Mrs. World: A Global Warning. We analysed our English poem in our pods focusing on onomatopoeia and personification.
MAYO FOR SAM! There is great support for Mayo in the All Ireland Final tomorrow. Hopefully Sam is coming home to the west!