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Fifth Class 1 (Ms Ryan)

Fáilte go Rang a Cúig (1) 2022- 23 😃



You are all very welcome to our 5th Class 1 page. We are all very excited for the year ahead! Please check in regularly to see the different activities the students get up to in 5th Class 1


January 📗 and February📘

Maths- Lines and Angles, Operations, Number Theory, Measures, Decimals and Percentages, Money

Gaeilge- Éadaí, An Aimsir

English- Exposition writing, Under the Hawthorn Tree Novel, Reading Zone

History- The Aztecs, The Famine

Geography-  Features of South America, Countries affected by famine today and charities that support them

Science- Food webs in Amazon Rainforest, Investigating solids. liquids and gases

Music- Song Singing, Literacy

SPHE- Digital Citizenship Program

PE- Tennis, Gymnastics, Games

Art- Irish Art

Religion- Our Conscience, Social Justice, Holy Week and Easter

Measuring Lengths in Maths 📏


November🌲  and December 🎅

Maths- 2D Shapes, Fractions 2, Lines and Angles ,Decimals

Gaeilge- Sa Bhaile, An Scoil

English- Report Writing, War Horse Novel

History- WWI Projects- researching, presenting

Geography- Europe- capital cities, North America, continents

Science- Hearing, sound, bats

Music- Orchestra instrument classification, Christmas Concert songs

SPHE- Healthy Food Choices

PE- Tag Rugby, Soccer, Zumba

Art- Christmas themed art- winter scenes, creating Christmas Cribs, Christmas trees

Religion- Season of Advent

School Garden 🌼🌻🌸

Marathon Kids Final Lap 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️

Christmas Cribs 🏕

September 📚

Maths- Place Value, Data, Operations 

Gaeilge– Mé  Féin

English– Recount Genre, the novel War Horse by Michael Morpurgo, Reading Zone comprehensions, poems

Science– Renewable/ non renewable sources of energy, Electricity- series and parallel circuits

Geography– Counties and towns in Ireland

History– Industrial Revolution in Britain

Art– Architecture -Skyscraper drawings, Industrial Revolution drawings

Music– Listening and Responding The Beatles, song singing Lean on Me, learning about the guitar

SPHE– Importance of Friendship

PE– Marathon Kids Program (8 weeks), Orienteering

Religion– Jesus

Drama– Industrial Revolution




October 🎃

Maths– Division 1, Multiplication 1

Gaeilge– Sa Bhaile

English– Warhorse novel, Recount genre

Science– Microorganisms, Plants- Poppy, Speedwell, Hazel

History– 16th and 17th Century Ireland

Geography– Ireland- counties, United Kingdom- rivers, mountains, attractions

Music– Halloween Soundscape

Art- Halloween landscape art, Mexican Halloween masks

SPHE– Friendship

Religion– Christian Vocation, All Saints/All Souls


David Gillick Visit 🏃‍♂️

David Gillick visited all the 5th class students to see how they were progressing through the Marathon Kids Program. David, who is a former Olympic sprinter spoke to the students about the importance of exercising and staying fit. David answered all the students questions and helped them complete their laps on the astro. All the students really enjoyed David’s visit. Below are some pictures of David and the students!


Dressing up for Halloween 👻

All of the 5th class 1 students dressed up for Halloween. Below are some pictures from the day. Great fun was had by all!