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Santa’s Elves’ Houses

Third class made these beautiful elf houses using recycled plastic bottles and felt fabric. They looked wonderful with battery powered tea lights inside – no doubt Santa was very impressed when he visited!
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Toys Through The Ages: Go-carts!

The Doves were busy before Christmas – they had a special project to do! After learning about historical toys, each pupil in this video made a go-cart from recycled materials. Didn’t they do well?  
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Fairtrade Christmas Card Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the Fairtrade Christmas Card Competition, who were recently honoured at a reception in Limerick Council headquarters, which was attended by the Mayor. Well done to them, and to all of Milford’s participants!
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Third Class Scientists

The Doves took part in group science experiments recently.  One group searched soil for minibeasts and another studied dead flies and spiders under a magnifying glass.  A group made a bottle organ and then played a tune they had composed while some of their classmates studied...
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Some Sums!

  The Doves celebrated Maths Week today by taking part in a marathon maths stations event. They did tremendous tables, lovely lines, acute angles and they even did gorgeous graphs. The winning team has to be decided yet, but great fun was had while learning a lot!
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Seeds We Saw

Mrs Burke’s third class pupils had a wonderful time on their nature walk on the school grounds and they even found a Hawthorn Shieldbug!  
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Third Class Switch on Science

  Wagtails had fun in discovering how to make simple circuits for science class this week.  Their copies are full of the evidence of their learning about this and about static electricity.
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Third Class Maths Trail

This week the Wagtails enjoyed taking part in a Maths Trail covering lots of practical areas in Maths.  They estimated, measured, weighed,  poured and calculated!   They are also working hard to earn points on the maths website, Mangahigh.  Great work, Wagtails!
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Drama in Third Class

This is one edition of the Third Class drama piece ‘The Smell of the Cakes’.  Every pupil took part in the performances and all of them were good enough to be on stage.  Enjoy!
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Blackbirds See the Light!

Mrs Burke’s Third Class recently learned about electricity and the importance of safety in handling electrical items.  Afterwards they made circuits and succeeded in lighting bulbs.  They even managed to incorporate simple switches in their circuits.  They also studied the...
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