Room 20

Science Blast

On Monday, the girls from Ms. Gallagher’s class attended the Science Blast in the RDS. The question they researched was ‘Is yawning actually contagious and why do we yawn?’ They did surveys at home and around the school and compiled the data into charts. They also researched information about the reasons why people yawn. There […]

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Library X Factor

Well done to everyone for the great efforts shown with the recent ‘Library X Factor’ project. The girls all put in a really big effort and everyone really enjoyed hearing about all the different books. Well done to the top 3 finalists from our class who were Izzy, Juliet and Isabelle. Congratulations to Juliet who […]

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Junior Achievement Ireland Programme

Before Christmas, the girls in Room 20 took part in the Junior Achievement Ireland Programme. The programme was based on STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The girls learned about Communications, Interview Skills, the importance of technology in a range of jobs and lots more. It was a great programme and it really gave […]

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Gravity – Parachutes

Last week, we were learning about Gravity in Science. We did lots of different experiments including leaning against a wall with our head and shoulder touching wall, then we tried to lift our other leg. We also tried to stand up from our chair without using our hands. We balances ‘Acrobatic Clowns’ on our fingers […]

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5th Class Cycling Course

Last Monday, the 5th class girls began the first of their 6 week cycling course. Last week, they had an indoor cycling safety session. The girls learned how to check their bikes including the tyres and breaks. They also spoke about the importance of wearing a helmet, although it is not a legal requirement it […]

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Planetarium

Today, we went down to the Planetarium in the hall. It was really cool. We watched a movie on the roof and side of the dome about our solar system. Then we looked at the different constellations. We really enjoyed it!

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Room 20’s talk from Brian Gallagher

Yesterday, Room 20 went down to Marino Library for a talk from author, Brian Gallagher. Brian is a full time writer and spoke to the girls all about his job. He gave them some tips for writing their own stories then he read a chapter from his new book ‘Resistance’. They had a great morning!

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