Each day Mr Smyth’s Class catch up with what is happening around the world by watching News2Day on RTE2. Every week the show poses a “Question of the Week”.
This week’s Question is: “What makes a good school?”
Here is the answer from 1st Class, which we emailed into the News2Day show. We hope they read it out! Check out their answer below….
We believe there are many things that make a good school. We believe our school is great school. We have new and exciting yard games, we all encourage good friendships between pupils and have “friendship keepers” in our senior classes. We do exciting art in class, we use computer tablets in our reading hour. Each week we visit our school library with our parents. Finally, we plant watercress and peas in class and we have a beautiful school garden outside. We love our school!
The Dublin 7 Children and Youth Action Group ran a Valentine’s Art competition with a twist this year. The competition was open to all children and young people aged 4-18 in the schools and youth services in Dublin 7. The … Continue reading →
Mr Smyth’s Class have begun planting some Water Cress as part of the Big Grow Programme.
It’s the beginning of Spring, February 1st Imbolc- Celtic Spring, (although Meteorologists would have Spring as starting March 1st and Astronomers on March 20th- depends on your perspective!) and it’s a time of growth! Days are getting longer and brighter and the world is springing back into life after the Winter.
Check out the pictures of the class planting Watercress. Check back later for updates on the growth. Next week we plan to plant Peas and the next week, Spinach.
On Tuesday, 2nd/3rd class took part in a workshop in Phibsborough library with the fantastic author Patricia Forde. We had lots of fun reading her book ‘Bumpfizzle the Best on Planet Earth’. She entertained us no end with her funny tales about growing up in Galway. She read extracts from the book and she was blown away by all the fantastic questions the boys and girls had for her. We gave this book a resounding thumbs up!