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Coding in First Class

Ms. Munnelly’s First Class are busy at work as always. The children are enjoying incorporating “Bee-Bots” into their learning across the curriculum. The children have been coding the small bee-like robots to the correct answer on their bee-bot mat. The bee-bots...
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Autumn Nature Walk

Ms. Munnelly’s First Class had a lovely nature walk to the grounds of U.L. today. We collected lots of leaves that had fallen from the trees. There were leaves of all sorts – beech, horse chestnut, oak, sycamore and many more! We discussed the different colours,...
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Geoff Hunt Visit in First Class

Ms. Munnelly’s First Class had a lovely morning out and about on our school grounds with Geoff Hunt. The children were sent on a mission to find buttercups and daisies. The children brought these back to their classroom to look at under the microscope. Under the guidance of...
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Science Week Continues in First Class!

Another day…another experiment!! Our last experiment of Science Week was to discover materials which are transparent and which are not transparent. We used tissue, greaseproof paper, tinfoil and paper to help us discover which materials we could label as transparent and...
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Balloon Rocket Fun!

First Class had a very exciting afternoon creating our own rockets using just a balloon, string, straw and some sellotape! We had so much fun seeing how fast our Balloon Rockets could go and racing the other groups in our class. We had to work very hard as a team to make this...
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Science Week in First Class

Ms. Munnelly’s First Class are really enjoying Science Week. Today we did a floating and sinking experiment. It was great fun predicting what we thought might float and what may sink. We were surprised with some of the results we got in our experiments. Here are some...
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Drumming Fun!

Ms. Munnelly’s First Class had an exciting morning this morning. We all got to participate in an African Drumming workshop. There were lots of different African drums to see – some big, some small. We discovered the different sounds they can make and made our own...
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Discovering Insects in First Class!

Ms. Munnelly’s First Class had a great morning capturing lots of different insects in the school’s wildlife area. Geoff Hunt brought us out with him and gave us nets and jars to see what insects we could discover. We brought all the insects back to our classroom and...
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Drumming up a Storm!

Miss Munnelly’s Senior Infants had a great time at their ‘Drumming with Dave’ session this morning. They even managed to make some interesting beats and they were introduced to many new musical instruments which they had never even seen before! At the end, the...
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