Fáilte go Rang a Trí (1)
Welcome to our class page!
- Our PE days are Tuesday and Friday for November and December. On these days we need to wear our school tracksuit and runners. On the other days we must wear our full school uniform.
- If you have any questions big or small please do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Some fantastic costumes and artwork for Hallowe’en this year!
Visit from News2Day
On 23rd October RTÉ’s News2Day came into to see us at our Viking house. Check out the report using the link below!
Everyone practicing their typing skills on the Chromebooks.
The students of Rang 3 showing off their fantastic archery skills!
As part of Friendship Week, Rang 3 all traced their hands and passed them around the classroom, with each student writing a compliment about them on it.
History: Monastic Sites
Each table designed the site of their very own historic monastery this month – complete with graveyards, churches and round towers.
Rang 3 have learning about different types of materials for science this month. We did an experiment to see which the bounciest ball is, making sure to bounce each one under the exact same conditions.
Nollaig Shona Duit!
- Reindeer Art
- Christmas Wreaths
- Snow Globes
- 3D Paper Snowflakes
Hot Chocolate Party
World Cup 2022
There was a lot of enthusiasm and interest in Third Class (1) as the 2022 World Cup got underway in Qatar. Each pupil was assigned a country and completed a project on their specific country. Take a look at how the project turned out!
Class outing to the National History Museum
After studying Archeology at the start of the year, the pupils got the opportunity to go to the National History Museum to undertake a guided Archeology tour. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the experience, they travelled in on the public bus and had lunch at the St. Stephens green. Have a look at what they did!
Robotics Workshop (STEM)
3rd Class (1) were extremely fortunate to undertake a Robotics workshop (STEM). The construction and operation of a chainsaw were completed by students working in pairs.
Students participated in Zumba for four consecutive weeks with Audrey. Take a look at some of our dance moves!
Pupils created Halloween Silhouettes, Skeletons & Tie-dye Pumpkins. Take a look at their art pieces below!
Maths Week 2022
During Maths week pupils engaged in a variety of Maths stations and Maths Trails. The activities at the Maths Stations included;
- Place value dice game
- Sorting and matching activities on the topics covered in previous two months
- Mosaic colouring challenges
- Word problems challenge cards
Take a look below to see how hard the pupils worked during Maths week!
3rd class took a trip to the school garden. Pupils were divided up into four groups, each group was given a bed to weed and prepare them for planting next month.
Science Experiment: Paper Helicopter (Force & Energy)
The strand orienteering has been a focus for 3rd Class pupils. Check out the pictures of the students building “Funny Faces” and “Team Relay” below.
Friendship Week Tree
Pupils in Rang a Trí were introduced to touch typing using Chrome Books. Pupils practice touch typing once a week. Here they are in action!
Rang a Trí are undertaking a 8 week workshop with Mark from The School of Irish Archeology which commenced on 16th September.
During the first session pupils undertook a mini dig workshop where they learned all about the different types of artefacts. Following this, pupils worked in groups to construct a passage tombstone with a light box using Newgrange as a stimulus. Pupils really enjoyed their first workshop. Here they are in action!
Pupils second session involved heading out to the ‘Big-Dig’ area in our school to excavate the site. We really enjoyed it. Take a look at all the artefacts we discovered!
Take a look at our Neolithic pinch pots. We really enjoyed making them.
In September, pupils participated in a range of art lessons that related to their academic work and the school’s overarching theme of ‘Architecture’. These activities included self-portraits, Gothic buildings, Wassily Kandinsky-inspired autumn trees and Georgian houses.
Take a look at our finish masterpieces below!
Wassily Kandinsky-inspired Autumn Trees
Outdoor and Adventure: Photostar Orienteering