Sports day is one of the most anticipated days of the school year and this year was no exception! We had a fantastic day where all the pupils participated in a variety of races, including space hopper races, bean bag races, wheelbarrow races, spoon and potato races etc. We also had races for all the mothers, fathers, grandparents and toddlers too! One of the highlights of this special day is of course the soccer match between sixth class and the teachers. The teachers got off to a flying start this year as they scored the first goal but the sixth class pupils weren’t long making a terrific comeback, making the final score 3-1 to sixth class. This was an extremely enjoyable event in the school and we would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to all the parents and relatives who kept the enthusiasm going for the whole day as they cheered and supported everybody throughout the different sporting events. Below are some pictures of our fun sports day.
On Tuesday the 28th of April we had our Science Day in Scoil Inse Rátha. The function of this day was to develop a knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas. Classes 4th, 5th and 6th set up science displays and experiments in their own classrooms and they invited all the other classes in the school to observe and ask questions about the displays and the experiments. Pupils were also invited to take part in some of the experiments. This was an extremely enjoyable day for all the pupils and teachers. Below are some pictures of our exciting Science Day!
Fourth Class Displays/ Experiments:
1. Circuits and Electricity
2. Wind Turbines
3. Growing Herbs
4. Inflating Balloons
5. Forces- Milk
6. The Drinking Bird
Fifth Class Displays/ Experiments
1. Mirror Writing
2. How much air is in your lungs?
3. Rocket Launch
4. The ‘Test Yourself Quiz’
5. Magnetic Car Race
Sixth Class Displays/ Experiments
1. Test your sense of touch
2. Oobleck- is it liquid or solid?
3. Paper Aeroplanes
4. Test your sense of smell
5. Lava Lamps
Ghlac gach duine sa scoil páirt i Seachtain na Gaeilge i mbliana. Bhí Lá Spórt, Céilí, Lá Ealaíne, Tráth na gCeist agus Lá Onsie. Bhí an chuid spraoi agus craic timpeall na scoil agus bhain gach éinne usáid as na cúpla focal Gaeilge a bhí acu. Rinne Rang 6 jab iontach as ucht an rud ar fad a rith agus a eagrú.
Congratulations to third class as they were the winners of the ‘Golden Boot Award’ for the month of February! As usual, they will get homework off for one night during the month of March and they will keep the ‘Golden Boot Award’ in their classroom for the month.