Category Archives: DPS 2017_18

Maths Week

Check out all of the great Maths Week games and puzzles at http://www.mathsweek.ie

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Clean Water – Action Aid Lessons

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This year the school is looking to gain its third Green Flag. The theme this year is Water. As part of the STEAM project in Mr. Murray’s class the pupils are looking at how they can create water filters to … Continue reading

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Make a Story on Scratch

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This week in our Scratch Programming Class we are going to Create a Story. We are going to use the TIPS page on the Scratch. CLICK HERE to access the page.

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Science In Action

Ms Curran’s 5th Class took part in a Forces Workshop at the Lifetime Lab this week.  They learned about, made and used levers and pulleys.  There was also opportunity for some Formula Action when they raced their magnetic cars!! Great … Continue reading

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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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STEAM

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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Fourth Class Parachutes

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Ms. Mangan’s class made parachutes and tested them with her class. Each pupil designed and made their own parachutes.

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