Junior/Senior Infants

Aistear - The Cafe

Aistear - The Cafe

Below are some pictures from our Aistear stations. As always we have four stations set up for the next two weeks.

The Café – role playing at the café (setting tables, welcoming customers, making orders, taking orders, preparing food and drinks, taking bookings etc.)

Small World – designing, building and playing with a small world café.

Healthy Eating – making a healthy snack collage and a group food pyramid.

Circle Art – printing with circles.

 

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Posted on Tuesday 09th January 2018 in Junior/Senior Infants

Welcome Back - Jan 2018

Welcome Back - Jan 2018

Welcome back everyone and Happy New Year.

The students made fantastic progress in thier first term and we are looking forward to another productive and fun term.

Below are pictures from our last Aistear theme - The Playground. We will be keeping a close eye on the progress of the new Herzog Park which is due to be ready this term.

This week we'll be starting a new Aistear theme - The Cafe. I will upload pictures of our stations during the week.

Here is the phonics, maths and gaeilge plan for the next fortnight. 

Junior Infants - Phonics

Reading and writing CVC words containing the short a, i and e sound.

Middle a words  _a_ cat, mat, cap etc.

Middle i words _i_ sit, pip, pin etc.

Middle e words _e_ pet, den, ten etc.

Sounds g and o.

Writing letter g and o

Reading and writing CVC words got, pot, dog etc.

Junior Infants - Maths

The number 4.

Time – sequencing activities, night and day, days of the week.

Juniors and Seniors - Gaeilge

Foclóir: ciseán, tralaí, im, arán, (buidéal) bainne, brioscaí, cáis, úll, airgead, siopadóir,

sparán, barra seacláide, oráiste,

Comhrá: Cad atá uait? ___, le do thoil.

Seo duit.

Go raibh maith agat.

Dán: ‘Sa Siopa’

Senior Infant - Phonics

Reading and writing consonant blend sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sw

Learning the shape of ai and identify words that contain the sound eg, rain, stain, nail, sail etc. We will be using the rhyme ‘when two vowels go walking the first one does the talking’.

Senior Infants - Maths

Ordinal numbers – first, second, third and last.

The number 9.

 

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Posted on Sunday 07th January 2018 in Junior/Senior Infants

Blending

Blending

Junior infants are blending (combining) sounds together to make simple words like cat, nip and tin.

They are all doing a great job.

You will find these blending mats in their homework folders this week.

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Posted on Monday 04th December 2017 in Junior/Senior Infants

Aistear - Herzog Park & Playgrounds

Aistear - Herzog Park & Playgrounds

A new playground is being built beside our school. Stratford National School have been working closely with Dublin City Council to design the new playground. The playground is scheduled to be ready by the end of March. 

Taking inspiration from the final plans, this week junior and senior infants are using different resources to design their own dream playgrounds.

Station 1 - Jago block (large wooden blocks)

Station 2 - Lego

Station 3 - Polydons

Station 4 - Small wooden blocks.

Below are pictures from today to illustrate some of our great ideas.

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Posted on Monday 04th December 2017 in Junior/Senior Infants

Monday 27th November

Monday 27th November

Thank you for your support at the curriculum evening last week. We appreciate it. 

Here is the plan for the next fortnight.

Junior Infants - Phonics

Sounds k, ck and e.

Writing letter k and e.

Reading and writing CVC words eg, sat, pin, tap, sit etc.

Junior Infants - Maths

2d shapes (focusing on properties of rectangles and circles – curved lines, straight lines, corners, sides)

Length (longer, shorter, taller, wider, narrower)

Juniors and Seniors - Gaeilge

Foclóir: cóta báistí, buataisí, lochán uisce, bogha báistí, ag cur báistí, bláthanna, scáth fearthainne, crann, scamall, ag léim

Comhrá: An bhfuil sé ag cur baistí? Tá sé ag cur báistí. Níl sé ag cur báistí anois.

An bhfuil sé tirim? Tá sé tirim. Níl se tirim.

Amhrán: Ag cur báistí.

Dán: Lá Fliuch

Senior Infant - Phonics

Reading and writing words with final consonant blends eg. tent, hand, mask etc.

Reading and writing _old word families eg. cold, fold etc.

Reading and writing consonant blend sp eg. spoon, spin, spot etc.

Senior Infants - Maths

Time (Days of the week, sequencing events, o’clock, seasons)

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Posted on Monday 27th November 2017 in Junior/Senior Infants