A trip to the Phoenix Park

On 19th April, Ruth’s 6th class had the pleasure of being joined by Paul Rouse for a historical tour of the Phoenix Park. We stopped off en route in Arbour Hill cemetery, where we learned about the signatories of the proclamation and about JFK’s visit in 1963. We then made our way to the entrance […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, April 20, 2021

Marathon Kids Final Mile

Huge congratulations to the 6th class pupils who completed the final mile of the Marathon Kids programme on the Grangegorman campus today. Over the past 8 weeks, the children have been running increasing speeds and distances, along with learning all about the health, social, community and educational benefits of an active lifestyle. Conditions were cold […]

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November in Ruth’s 6th class

Have a look at what Ruth’s 6th class got up to in November. Throughout the month the class created more beautiful artwork, celebrated Science Week by conducting experiments and completing fantastic projects, explored the issue of gender equality, collaborated with Rowan Oberman via Zoom on the theme of picture books and climate change, and still […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 29, 2020

October in Ruth’s 6th Class

October was another busy month, with lots of great work completed. Highlights included more great GAA sessions with Mark, the introduction of boxing fitness classes with Paul and starting the Marathon kids programme. The class really enjoyed learning about the history of our school, and looking through old photo albums, roll books, newspaper articles and […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 24, 2020

September in Ruth’s 6th class

We have had a very busy start to our final year of primary school. We are spending lots of time outdoors: we do outdoor drama every week, we had an outdoor assembly with Rachael’s class for Friendship Week and we have weekly GAA sessions with Mark. We have also had lots of fun playing tag […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 4, 2020