This month we have learned about Ireland’s trees.
We learned all about Africa, its people, traditions and animals.We also looked at Bealtaine, the celtic festival marking the beginning of summer. The boys made their own May bush to mark Bealtaine.
In Maths, we looked at number stories.We also did some of our testing for this year. We began Athletics in Nenagh Olympic too. We enjoyed sports day and we have also been able to take in some of the lovely weather in May.
St. Fintan’s class
We are learning about narrative writing at the moment in English.
We learned that May is the month of Mary and that it is also the first of Summer.
We celebrated Edmund Rice feast day with a prayer service.
We completed our Micra-T and Sigma-T.
We also had our first day at athletics and really enjoyed it!
St. Enda’s class
This month we learned lots about Biodiversity.
We walked around the grounds of the school and picked up litter. We also went to the Nenagh Castle and had a picnic on the grounds.
We did a history and geography travel around Nenagh. We learned lots about our local history and geography.
St. Eugene’s class
In maths, we learned 2d and 3d shapes, multiplication, division and maths trail.
In English, we read “The Iron Man” and “James and the Giant Peach”. We did power hour. We did a poem called “Daylight saving time”.
In Irish, we learned about Caitheamh Aimsire.
In Geography and Science, we learned about soil and different soils in different regions.
St. Diarmiud’s class
We learned about 3D shapes in Maths.
We are writing our narratives and enjoying our new novel ‘Stanley’ which is very funny.
We have learned all about light in science and how plants make food through photosynthesis.
We are looking forward to starting Athletics.
The two 4th classes preformed C.B.S band family night. The boys have been learning the recorder with Mrs Curran all year. They performed a selected of tunes for their families. The CBS band also performed. It was a great night. Well done to all the boys. The boys had an ice-cream party the following Monday as a reward for their hard work. We have doing narrative writing in English. We read our project presentations and are looking forward to watching them. Sister Essie came to visit us and asked us to do two completions for the Pope’s visit.
St. Conall’s class
On 9th May, we went to the library to take part in a table quiz as part of Europa day. We also did class activates on the day.
See: (Europa + u/kids-corners.)
Ryan made a bird – house for our school Mike put it in a safe place.
Aaron took part in the Tipperary fleadh. He played 2 tunes with the u12 band.
We visited the firestation on Monday 14th. It was great.
We really enjoyed Biodiversity week.
We studied trees, birds, pond life and went for a lovely walk.
We held a cake sale and raised euro210 towards our school tour.
St. Canice’s class
We had our Sports day on 10thMay. We had great fun and we all got a medal.
We completed the bullying survey in May.
We completed our Sigma T and Micra T tests.
We went to the park and had wafers and ice-cream
We went on the river walk it was beautiful.
In history we learnt about the famine and watched a short video on it.
St. Brendan’s class
In May, we had our sports day. It was great fun with plenty of activates on offer. We also went to the Nenagh snooker club where Brendan O’ Donoghue the Irish number 1 taught us all the game.
It wasn’t just all play in St Brendans this month as we completed our end of year tests. We also looked at the topic on Biodiversity with our green schools committee.
From our class, Jack McLoughlin represented Tipperary in the primary game v Waterford. Well done Jack.
Also we have the Tipperary skils competition champions in our school. They are now going on to represent Tipperary in Munster. Well done Jack and Cian from St Brendan’s class and well done to Cian from St. Conall’s class.
St Thomas’s class