Winter News

Winter News

Lego Competition
For the month of November all classes have been participating the annual Nenagh CBS Lego competition. This year’s theme was Outer Space.

The children have been working really hard and have come up with some really fascinating concepts for the competition.

This Monday, Mr. Scully from Nenagh CBS Secondary was this year’s guest adjudicator and we would like to thank him sincerely for taking time out of his hectic schedule to helping judge the finished Lego projects.

This year’s winners are ;
St. Flannan’s 2nd class(junior champions)

St. Brendan’s 6th class(senior champions)

Here are some pictures of the Lego projects from all classes.

Well done to all the boys.

Hurling Blitz
Today, the 2nd class boys took on the boys and girls from Corville National School, Roscrea in a hurling blitz.

Well done to all the boys and girls who played. Many thanks to the transition year students who helped and to Corville National School who provided some lovely refreshment after the matches.

School assembly

Well done again to the under 13 football team at Nenagh CBS who won the Roinn B Cumann na mBunscol County Final againt Two-Mile Borris.

The boys were presented with their medals recently.
Well done to the boys and thanks to Mr. Hannigan and Mr. O’Sullivan for their time and effort.

Winter News in Nenagh CBS

St. Flannan’s

This month, we have been very busy.

In English,  we have been practicing report writing and we have been looking at irish mammals like the fox, the badger and the pine marten.
In maths, our class have been learning about 2d shapes, estimating, symmetry.
In science week, we had a visit from Shane from Arrabawn creamery who carried out great displays dealing with air pressure. We also investigated simple chemical reactions in class.

In art, we designed our own galleys’s.

St. Fintan’s

We learned a lot about planet Earth in space.
 We also completed planet reports and a Lego competition. We learned about winter and we made winter snowmen as part of their art.
We visited the church with St. Flannans for the adoration of the Eucharist.
We also went to mass to help us to prepare for their Holy Communion later in the year. 

St. Eugene’s

St. Eugene’s studied 2-D and 3-D. We also studied multiplication tables.
InGaelige, we learned an aimsir and learned a poem called Stocaí beaga buí.
In Science, we learned water cycle and we did an experiment to purify water.
In history/geography, we learned about Kenya.

In art we did Kenya. In English we did report writing. We also finished our Lego project.                         

St. Enda’s

This month we did lots of exciting things.
We learned all about the water cycle and why it rains so much in Ireland. We did lots of experiments with water for science week.
We had a very interesting visitor to the school called Shane. He was a scientist from Nenagh Creamery. He shared us some really cool experiments.

This month we learned about the eye in cold climates. We completed fact files about animals that live in the Arctic and Antarctic. We learned about Tom Crean. He had a very interesting life. He never reached the South Pole but he was a very brave and honourable man.

St. Diarmuid’s

We read the novel ‘The Iron Man’ and really enjoyed it. We have been learning all about winter and the weather. We painted some lovely winter scenes with the robin birds.
We were very lucky to visit Mr. Scully in the C.B.S Secondary School and carried out lots of experiments with him.

We are rehearsing for their Christmas play ’The Grinch.’

St. Declan’s 

On Science Week, we went to the C.B.S Secondary School. We built rockets with a frame and we launched them in the yard, we went very far.
We made chocolate apples and sold them all at school. In English we finished ‘The Sheep Dog’. It was very good. We are now writing reports.
We learned about space in science. We learned about the first man on the moon and how astronomers survive on the moon.

St. Canice’s

We made soup before the mid-term break.
We finished a book called ‘Charlottes Web.’
 We did science experiments for science week.
We visited the library twice.
We went to the u13 football Co. Final.

Ben Walshe came 3rd in the all Ireland u12 athletics. We also made lanterns for the spleodar festival.

St. Conall’s

We planted hyacinth and crocus bulbs with Ms. Finn.
 We studied Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Pope John Paul II, Bono and Ghandi.
We did science experiments in the C.B.S secondary school with Mr Scully.
We entered a number of colouring competitions such as News 2days and the EU colouring competitions!!

St. Thomas’

We went on a trip to the Heritage Centre. We got a tour of the place and learned a lot.

We learned about winter and did some lovely winter art.

St. Brendan’s

This month, we visited the C.B.S secondary school as part of science week. Mr Scully carried out some amazing experiments.
We started their new novel “The Guns of Easter “which tells the story of the young Jimmy Conway during 1916.
We been concentrating on decimals in maths and everybody is working hard.

Our Lego project is also going well and we excited about the arrival of the judges.

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