Category Archives: Fifth Class

Pulleys and levers

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As part of our STEAM Engineering project, in collaboration with UCC, 5th Class has this week been learning how to make simple machines, including a pulley system.  Our pulley systems were based on the actual workings of a wind turbine! … Continue reading

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5th Class S.T.E.A.M Project Ms Curran’s 5th Class started their STEAM project this week.  STEAM stands for Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths. We are working with Charles Piron, who is an engineer from Belgium. In our first lesson we … Continue reading

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Author Visit

We were very lucky to have the author Maria Burke at our school yesterday. She is a Cork teacher, artist and author of children’s books. Maria visited the classes and read extracts from one of her books: The Ark Of … Continue reading

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Spine Thriller Stories by Fifth Class

Two boys worked hard with Mr. Murphy to write the following stories. The school is so proud of their efforts and we are looking to produce a book of short stories in the future. Spine Thriller Story 1 Spine Thriller … Continue reading

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Togher Historical Association Visit

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On Monday the 20th of March 2017, the Togher Historical Association came to visit our school. They explained to us how Togher was formed. We all sat down and watched a PowerPoint presentation about the history of Togher.They showed us … Continue reading

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Our Trip To Lehenaghmore Park

Three boys from fifth class went on a trip to Lehenaghmore Park as part of National Tree Week. They travelled up in a car.When they got there,there was a beautiful view of the city from the park.They walked down a … Continue reading

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World Book Day Ireland

On Thursday March the 2nd our 5th Class visited the senior infants for 30 minutes to celebrate World Book Day. We read in groups to the infants and after we read a book we discussed what we read. We had … Continue reading

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