1st and 2nd Class

News from 1st and 2nd Class

Welcome from 1st and 2nd class 2023/2024.

Buddy Reading

1st and 2nd class have teamed up with 3rd and 4th class to do some buddy reading. Each week both classes take turns reading to each other. We look forward to our buddy reading each Wednesday.

Buddy Reading Photos

Clay Snowmen

We are learning all about Winter. We made beautiful clay snowmen. Check out some pictures below.

Clay Snowmen


We have enjoyed participating in our gymnastics lessons in term one. We joined with Junior and Senior Infants to develop our skills over a number of weeks. Everyone worked really well with each other and gave each other a lot of support and encouragement. Check out some photos here

Library Visits

We have visited the library a number of times this year. We love picking and reading new books. Library Photos

Science Week

This year we took part in National Science Week from the 12th to the 19th of November. We made oobleck, created vacuums and looked at microscopic images through the microscope. Take a look at some of the pictures from Science Week below.

Science Week Photos


First and Second class have been busy learning new GAA skills with our coach Jack each week. We are all having great fun playing football each Wednesday.


So far this year we have been investigating the different insects and minibeasts around our school grounds. We went searching for spiders, lady bugs and anything else we could find.

2022/ 2023


We have been learning Spanish on Fridays. We have already learned lots of phrases and cannot wait to learn more.

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We use STEM a lot in our classroom. We have made patterns, created data charts and built some very creative structures.

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Watermelon pops

We have been learning all about procedural writing. We have looked at recipes and bossy verbs. We also made watermelon pops and bookmarks.

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We created some beautiful art for Easter, we even got to make some cute bunnies.

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We have been very lucky to have hip hop every Monday for a number of weeks. We learned so many new dances and Tik Toks.

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We have visited the library a number of times this year. Take a look at some of our visits.

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1st and 2nd class have been very busy creating some beautiful art to decorate our classroom and our school.


1st and 2nd class have been learning about Autumn. We went on an Autumn hunt. We looked for signs of Autumn around our school. We even did some leaf printing.

Check out some more photos here: Autumn Pictures

Chair Yoga

We had great fun getting involved in some live chair yoga sessions in school.

Check out some more pictures here: Chair Yoga