Paint and Colour in Senior Infants

In Senior Infants we looked at the paintings ‘Field of Poppies’ and ‘San Giorgio Maggiore at Dusk’ by Claude Monet and ‘Starry Night over the Rhone’ by Vincent Van Gogh.
We discussed the colours used and the objects we could see.
We then painted our own versions of these paintings.

Senior Infants visit the Phoenix Park

Last week Senior Infants visited the Phoenix Park.
We walked around the duck pond, did some maths activities and played in the playground.
Thank you to our 5th clas buddies for walking with us to and from the park!

Junior Infants Teddy Bears Picnic

The Junior Infants class were very excited this week to have been invited by Ms. McLoone to hold a Teddy Bears Picnic in the courtyard.  Each person (including Ms. McLoone and Ms. Fahey!) remembered to bring a special teddy with them to school and we met at 11:30 for a wonderful picnic.  Some of the teddies were a little bit giddy but their friends from Ms. Fahey’s class showed them what to do!


Poetry in Motion!

Today both the children and staff of St. Gabriel’s were privileged to see Mrs. McGarrity’s passion for poetry come to life at a communal recital in the hall.  Classes from 1st to 6th read out their poems, which they had composed in a variety of styles and on a range of topics from animals to human rights. Continue reading