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First Class 1 (Mr. Dooney)

The Class of 2019/20

September 2019

Power Hour Literacy

Power Hour Reading (Graded Readers), Synthetic Phonics (Fry’s Wordlists) and Writing (Introduction to the Recount writing genre).

Geography (Environmental awareness & care/Caring for my locality)

Our 1st Class students in Harold’s Cross NS recognising both their individual and community responsibilities for taking care of the environment.

Art (Paint and colour) integrated with Science (Living things)

Our 1st Class artists’ artwork using pastels to depict one of Ireland’s wonderful nocturnal animals
(from ‘Wild Things at school’ by Éanna Ní Lamhna).


October 2019

SESE: Our 1st Class Gardeners

SESE/Science: ‘Living things/Art: Our 1st Class artists’ artwork to depict another of Ireland’s nocturnal animals ‘The Hedgehog’ (from ‘Wild Things at school’ by Éanna Ní Lamhna).

Art/History: Paint and Colour/Story: Feasts and Festivals in the Past; Hallowe’en

World Book Day 2019 in 1st Class

November 2019

SESE/Geography: 2D and 3D Aerial Mapping

Art: Construction/SESE – Science/Geography/History
(Planet earth in space and the story of the Apollo 11 Moon Landings):
‘1st Class Rocket Engineers’

SESE/Science: ‘The Digestive System’

Art: Paint and Colour: Penguin Art


December 2019

1st Class 2019 Christmas Concert and Drumming Workshop


January 2020





Upcoming Events

  1. Easter Break

    April 3 @ 11:40 am - April 20 @ 8:30 am
  2. May Weekend

    May 1 @ 2:10 pm - May 7 @ 8:30 am
  3. School Closed

    May 4 - May 6
  4. June Bank Holiday

    May 29 @ 2:10 pm - June 2 @ 8:30 am
  5. School Reports

    June 12