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Halloween Maths Trail

The children of First class were not deterred by the seasonal weather this morning as they took to the garden on a Maths Trail. Ms Cronin set up the trail bright and early and the children had great fun finding the Halloween symbols and working out the problems.

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Spring in First Class

The children of Rang 1 have been out and about looking for signs of spring. They captured their observations in some wonderful poems and pictures.

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A Day to Remember

The children of Rang 1 had a most memorable day with their Grandparents today. Grannies and Grandads travelled from far and near to be with our first class children today….and what a reception they got! The children have been preparing over the past few weeks and have completed projects, pictures and cards for the special […]

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Grandparents’ Day

We are all looking forward to celebrating Grandparents’ Day in Scoil Oilibhéir on Wednesday, February 1st. The children have interviewed their grandparents to find out what life was like for them as they were growing up. Grandparents are invited to a special gathering in Halla Oilibhéir on February 1st where they will be entertained by […]

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Rang 1 get crafty for Christmas

The children of Rang a hAon spent last week working with clay. They made some tealight holders, then painted and ‘glittered’ them. They look lovely around the crib for Christmas.

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Fun with Maths

Rang 1 have great fun with Maths these days. The children really enjoyed working in groups to make tens and units.

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A Day to Remember

The children of Rang 1 had a most memorable day with their Grandparents and Parents today. Grandparents travelled from far and near to be with our first class children today….and what a reception they got! The children have been preparing over the past few weeks and have completed projects and pictures for their special adults.  […]

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Time to Experiment

It was experiment time in Rang 1 today. The children experimented with a variety of objects to see whether they would float or sink. Needless to say they enjoyed a bit of splashing in the process!!

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Construction in Rang 1

The boys and girls of Rang 1 have been learning all about cylinders. Today they made lots of cylinders out of paper and card, short ones, tall ones, wide ones and narrow ones. Then they glued the cylinders together to build a ‘Cylinder City’ full of pipes, chimneys and towers.

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Maths Week: Mata Sa Rang

Scoil Oilibhéir is once again implementing the Mata sa Rang Programme for the children in First Class. Mata sa Rang is an early intervention programme aimed at raising children’s competency in number. It offers a unique approach to extending children’s number knowledge, understanding and strategies. Children learn through the use of concrete materials and simple […]

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