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    Kindergarten A enjoying time with their new friends.


Weekly News - Tuesday 19th March - Friday 22nd March 2019

Hockey returns to Three Rock Rovers this week.

On Tuesday 19th March the Girls Hockey teams will have a friendly match against Whitechurch NS as they finalise preparations for next week's League final.

On Wednesday 20th March Kindergarten A will enjoy their workshop from ArtZone.

Also on Wednesday Forms Three and Four will continue their PE sessions in the fantastic gym facilities at Wesley College.  Great feedback was shared by the children at assembly  last week.

On Thursday 21st March Kindergarten B will have their ArtZone workshop and Forms One to Six will enjoy The Not Too Late Show in the gym.

Also on Thursday the Boys Hockey team will play at home against Rathfarnham NS, during normal Games time.

On Friday 15th March Form Three will present their class assembly to the rest of the school.

Also on Friday Forms One and Two will enjoy their Movie Afternoon together in the Gym, from 1:30-3:00; Playball and Choir will run as usual.

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    Art Zone in KGB

    On Thursday, March 21st KGB had the pleasure of spending the morning with artist Kate Sheehy, from Art Zone who came to teach an amazing workshop using clay. We learned how to flatten, cut, smooth, blend, add texture and crosshatch Read More ...Read More »
  • Pablo Picasso in KGA

    Pablo Picasso in KGA

    This week in KGA we were learning about the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. He started painting when he was very young. He always painted what he felt so he painted what he thought and not what he saw. Picasso painted Read More ...Read More »
  • Pollution Monitoring Experiment

    Pollution Monitoring Experiment

    Form 5 were lucky enough to be selected by the Globe Program to take part in a European wide experiment. The experiment, in association with the Environmental Protection Agency, involved 33 schools across Ireland and many other schools in 12 Read More ...Read More »
  • Eggs-ellent Eggs-travaganza in Form Six!!!

    Eggs-ellent Eggs-travaganza in Form Six!!!

    This week Form Six enjoyed taking part in the first of our sessions in the “Cooking All Stars” programme.  The school received a lot of new cooking equipment free from Supervalu, who sponsor this initiative, which includes two portable electric Read More ...Read More »
  • The Iron Man

    The Iron Man

    Form Four read the story of ‘The Iron Man’ by Ted Hughes. It tells the story of an iron robot who saves the world in the most unlikely way. We did a lot of work in English about the characters, Read More ...Read More »
  • Piet Mondrian Art by Form Three

    Piet Mondrian Art by Form Three

    In Form Three we have been learning about the artist Piet Mondrian. Mondrian was a Dutch artist, who changed the way many people think about art. Mondrian was a very important painter of modern abstract art in the 20th century. Read More ...Read More »
  • Hans Christian Andersen 

    Hans Christian Andersen 

    Last week Form Two presented an assembly on the life and times of Hans Christian Andersen. We wrote and performed mini plays about five important events in his life. We also performed a song in Danish and read some facts. Read More ...Read More »
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    Saint Brigid’s Cross

    In History, we have been learning about Saint Brigid. So far we have learned that she was a very kind lady. Saint Brigid’s Day is 1st February. It is also the beginning of Spring in the Celtic calendar. To mark Read More ...Read More »

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