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10 Dec

Well, it has been a very busy few weeks in Mrs. Reilly’s 4th Class room! Here is some of our news.

As always, our class spirit is so important. We work on our behaviour and team work skills always! We had some visitors to help us!

We’re really enjoying our calming, perseverance and mindfulness lessons.

We continue to try new and exciting ICT tools.

We got into the festive spirit and decorated our corridor!

We’re busy preparing for our Christmas performances! We will be doing a class performance and the usual exciting Roald Dahl Revolting Rhymes play with 3rd, 5th and 6th Class!

We’re really enjoying improving our engineering and design skills with our lego work.

We have an exciting Advent Calendar in our class!

We’ve been working on our fitness too! We had a great day in Avondale for Cross Country.

We have finished our latest Reading workshop read, Matilda. We absolutely loved it. We also completed it as part of our FAB (Film and Book) Club activities.

We’ve been making our Christmas book list!

We had a fabulous trip to the Mermaid Arts Centre!

Meanwhile, Santa is keeping an eye on us!

We celebrated Green Day with a visit to the Recycling Centre!

We hope you enjoy our performances! A busy few weeks ahead, and we can’t wait!

12 Nov

The whole school took part in our Green Schools Action Day on Friday the 10th of November.  We dressed in Green and all classes took part in lessons and activities around the theme of litter and waste.  We also focused on our school garden and we looked at improving this area.

Junior Infants created a town called Juniorville using recyclable materials they gathered from home.

Senior Infants gathered recyclable materials, sorted and classified them before creating their own junk art inventions.

1st class planted some seeds for our school garden.  These included peas, brocolli and rocket which were the only seeds we could find which are in season during the winter.

2nd class planted some seeds for herbs which will be moved to our school garden in the spring.  These included chives, parsley and coriander.

3rd class visited the allotments in Fassaroe to get some ideas for us to use in our school garden.  They took notes on the variety of allotments included and they also chatted to some local gardeners who were tending to their produce.

4th class visited Bray recycling centre where they were given a guided tour.

5th class visited the seafront to pick litter.

6th class worked on improving our composting by making a wormery.  After a week we will add this to the compost bin to help with the breakdown of our waste.

This action day was such a huge success.  Thanks so much to everyone for getting involved.  Staying true to our Green Code “Working together as a team we can make Peter’s Green!”

3 Nov

Hi everyone! We’ve been very busy since our last blog post!

Here is what we have been getting up to in October.

We had a fabulous time celebrating Halloween!

We’ve been doing some very interactive and fun music lessons!

We celebrated Maths Week with some active learning in the yard!

We’ve been learning about the Celts in History.



We’ve been looking at some of the books that are out at the moment – they would make for excellent Christmas presents!

We’ve been learning abut Fire Safety.



We had a great day doing the ‘Dragons’ Den’ with Salesforce.

We have been coding lots!

We had a brilliant day out in Bray Emmets too.

We are doing work on sustainability and care for the environment.

We have a new Student of the Week every week!

We’ve been as crafty as ever!

We have been reading a lot too.

We have been doing some wonderful Recount writing.

We’re doing great work in Drama.

Phew! What will November bring?

27 Oct

On Wednesday, the senior boys set off for what was to be a fantastic day of football in the Emmets blitz.  They encountered some tough competition in their three matches.

Team photo after a successful day in Emmets.

 

First up they took on Kilcoole and were unlucky to fall short by 2 points.  Following this, the boys dug deep to show superb character in coming back and winning their final two games.  The defence were super solid with great communication and team work on show.  Some fantastic scores by Des, Dylan F, Dean T and Nathan greatly helped the boys on their way.  Well done Peters!!!

 

27 Oct

 

We would like to say a huge thanks to everybody in all classes who volunteer to pick litter on the yard during break and lunch time.  Thanks to these efforts, there is seldom a scrap of litter floating about.  It is getting more and more difficult to find litter to pick:)

This September we began keeping a school garden.  With help from Stephen we prepared our raised beds.  He helped us sow some strawberries.

Our potatoes and strawberries in the raised beds.

We throw our weeds into the compost bin. We were told to keep some green mixed in with our fruit.

We look forward to adding more fruit, vegetables and maybe even herbs to the garden over the coming months.

 

Well done to our poster and slogan competition winners Tadhg, Jerrry and Aaron.

Well done also to Elif, Chloe Fitzpatrick and AJ.  Well done to everybody for getting involved, it was so hard to choose the winners!

Finally, we are in the process of planning our Green Schools Action day which will take place on the 10th of November.  We have lots of fun activities planned for all classes.

 

 

21 Oct

Welcome back to the first All Star Attenders blog post of the new school year. For those new to the school, as you probably know, we work really hard on improving attendance here in the school every year, aiming to have children in school as much as possible. Every month classes compete against each other for best attendance, with the winning class receiving an awesome prize. We also acknowledge the great efforts of individual pupils who have perfect attendance each month in our All Star Attenders post. Teachers also reward students individually for attendance throughout the year and we run individual prizes on different months throughout the year – such as our cinema month, pencil case week and Easter egg award. Stay tuned for news of our next exciting competition…

So here are the winners for this month. The overall class winners for September with best attendance were……Ms. Wemyss 1st Class. Ms. Wemyss class chose to have a “Pizza Party” which took place on Friday. The class enjoyed Four Star Pizza and treats as well as a mini disco. If you’re in Ms. Wemyss class you can check this out on her Class Dojo. Well done to 1st Class. Great to see them win it this year after coming so close so many times last year!

Check back every month for class winners, attendance competitions and a list of our All Star Attenders. Well done to all of our attendance heroes this month whose names can be found below:

Junior Infants

Luke Cowap

Richard Gall

Amira Grefaldeo

Filip Jankowski

Mia Keating

Noah Kelly

Martin Kenna

Layla Kilkenny

Ellie McCormack

Lexi McDonald

Cian Shanley

Tadhg Troy

Senior Infants

Robyn Cheevers

Fia Clucas Keogh

Anthony  Delaney

Kaiden Hipwell Millichip

Jessica Jin

Kameron Keating

Callum Kilkenny

Leon McAuliffe

Natalia Miedzinska

Ella Moloney

Amber Plunkett Power

Tyler Sweeney Kearney

Agata Wnuk

 

1st Class

Maja Bessler

Aaron Chumakson

Joey Chumakson

Heidi Clucas Keogh

Taylor Coakley

Abbie Coen Troy

Izabel Devics

Ben Douglas

Oliver Duraj

Lauren Hipwell

Kayah Keating

Oskar Matysiak

Max Murray

Louis Murray-Coyle

Zuzanna Siakala

2nd Class

Carl Barry

Daniel Byrne

Jake Clucas Murphy

Tobias Farrell

Chloe Fitzpatrick

Jodie Fitzpatrick

Kurina Mason

Lauren McCann

Liam McGrath

Lauren O’Brien

Sophie O’Connor

Anthony James O’Neill

Lee O’Shaughnessy

Cian Petty

Aysha Simpson Murray

Elif Standage

3rd Class

Carla Cheevers

Kayleigh Fell

David Keddy

Liam Mullen

Daniel Murphy

Kyra O’Shaughnessy

Haylie Treacy

Oisin Troy

 

4th Class

Benjamin Bessler

Josh Coen Troy

Jamie Cowap

Amalia Elin Gall

Brian Grefaldeo

Craig Hipwell

Alec Kealy

Dylan Lawless

Liam Mason

Ruairi McFarland Bolger

Ava Reynolds

Adem Standage

 

5th Class

Tristan Byrne

Lana Douglas

Nathan Douglas

Madeleine Farrell

Shauna Garton

Leon Reynolds

Jamie Ryan

Jerry Wall

 

6th Class

BROOKE  CAREY

CASEY CRINNION

CAITHLIN FARRELL

KIA FARRELL

JAMIE HIPWELL

ROWAN MCFARLAND BOLGER

DYLAN MOLONEY

DEAN THOMAS

RYAN TYRELL

 

MR. FOLEY’S CLASS

Oisín Kenny

Marie Delaney

Poppy Cunnane

Luke Cahill

 

18 Oct

5th class are currently getting ukulele lessons of the ukulele master that is Frankie! We are loving our Wednesday morning lessons with him!! We will be doing a concert for the school at  the end of the month to show the boys and girls what we have learnt.

 

ukulele

 

10 Oct

Too precious for life on Earth Jodie. Heaven is now your playground. We hope you liked the balloons and smiles that we sent to you. Thinking of you today and always xxx

6 Oct

We were learning all about Patterns this week, so we decided to brighten up our yard with some colourful chalk drawings

 

 

4 Oct

On October 3rd our St Peter’s runners had a great time competing at the cross-country event in Avondale.

Everyone ran well and behaved excellently!

Thanks to Paddy for training and preparing us all so well!