** School Closed on Wed, Oct 16th for teacher in-service.**
We made lovely clay coil pots during art class. We loved working with the clay and seeing our pots take shape. We think they turned out very well!
We learned all about rivers in Geography and Science class and decided to go out for a walk by the River Dodder with 5th and 6th class to explore for ourselves. We had a lovely time. We saw beautiful willow trees, ducks and we were even lucky enough to spot a fox enjoying the sunshine. It was great to focus on the sights and sounds of the wonderful natural world around us!
We enjoyed a wonderful Purim celebration. We dressed up in colourful costumes! Rabbi Lent talked to us about Purim followed by a fantastic play by 3rd and 4th class depicting the historic context. Afterwards we enjoyed delicious hamantashen. Well done to all!
We celebrated Engineers Week in the infant room. Our theme was ‘Towers and Castles’. We spent time looking at lots of different types of towers and castles, from airport control towers to the Eiffel Tower, from the Disneyland castle to Rathfarnham Castle. We talked about the different functions they serve and how they were designed and constructed.
We then spent time building with blocks. We recorded our work with photographs, pencil drawings and 2d shapes.
5th and 6th Class have been learning all about New Zealand and Maori culture. to demonstrate what we have learned, we have created Maori mask out of clay.