We were both excited and nervous about competiting in the Intel Mini Scientist Grand Final. We spent the last few weeks rehearsing our presentation over and over. Finally the day arrived. It took us a while to find the right building.  The National University of Maynooth is very big. We set up our stand and rehearsed…

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A huge effort went into this week’s Laethanta Eolaíochta in the hall with great experiments from the children, never mind the mess! Ranganna 3 – 6 had great fun at today’s LEGO workshops. The junior classes will have their chance next week!

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Rang 5 participated in the Intel Mini Scientist 2019. This project enabled the students to explore science through project based learning. The project was both challenging and interesting.  Organisational, cooperative, investigative and evaluative skills were put to test. The students prepared projects on planets, earthworms, a compost oven, solar panels, light in a Lego house,…

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Rang 1 using our Beebots to practice their number stories, a great tool to support pupils problem solving skills. And fun too!  

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A great visit today from Bernie Capraro, research manager at Intel. He spoke to our 5th class pupils about science and the Intel Mini Scientists Competition which the pupils will be entering this year. Míle buíochas Bernie.

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Rang 5 enjoyed their visit to the RDS this week to participate in the ESB Science Blast. The received high praise for their project investigating the link between music and your mood, well done to them all and thanks to Múinteoir Maria and Ann for all their work with the class.

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  Tá na iPads nua againn! Anois tá suite de 16 iPads ag an scoil , chomh maith leis an trealamh cuí chun iad a stóráil agus a chúrsáil. Leis an trealamh nua seo, beimid in ann freastal ar rang iomlán an am. Táimid ar bís mar gheall ar na deiseanna foghlama a chuireann taibléid ar fáil, toisc iad a…

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