Senior Infants and First Class - Mrs. Mallee


During the school closure the boys and girls in senior infants and first class have been keeping extremely busy! There has been lots of baking, art, experiments, walking, and playing sports. I have been told that they are really enjoying the sunshine. As well as all the fun activities, the boys and girls are doing their school work every week and they have been working very hard at this.

Take a look at the photos I have been sent.

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2nd April 2020

Hello boys and girls, Ms. Mullen here. I hope you are all keeping well. I miss you all very much and hopefully we will be back to school soon!

I am sure you are all being super boys and girls at home - doing your school work for Mammy and Daddy, helping out at home and having lots of fun.

I would love to see pictures of your work or of you doing fun activities at home. If you send me photos to it would definitely put a smile on my face until I see you all again.

Stay safe boys and girls, enjoy your Easter and don't eat too many Easter eggs!! 🙂

See you all soon,

Ms. Mullen

Shapes are so much fun!

The boys and girls in senior infants and first class have been learning lots about 2D and 3D shapes. When the sun came out, we brought our learning outside and participated in a 'shape hunt'. The children had to draw as many objects as they could from the school environment for each shape.  We had lots of fun and we realised that our school is full of shapes!

We also made shape people in art - take a look at them![/vc_column_text][us_gallery ids="5822,5824,5825,5826,5827,5828,5829,5830,5831,5832,5843,5844,5845,5846" columns="6"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1580752104842{background-color: #dcea12 !important;}"]


We had a very busy January in senior infants and first class doing lots of work and having great fun in all our subjects. We have been engaging with the primary language curriculum - learning lots of new Irish vocabulary and learning and using new Irish phrases, songs and poems.

Senior infants have been doing Aistear every day. The theme was 'places of work'. They have had so much fun. First class have been participating in literacy lift off - they love doing their English work in groups.

We read a great story called 'The growing story' and made lovely rainbows, flowers and winter hats inspired by the story.

We also have a whole noticeboard of all the English words from our reader.. ask us any word, I bet we will know every single one!!

Well done to the boys and girls. Lots of more exciting learning will take place in February.

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Primary Language Curriculum

As you are all aware we are implementing the new Primary Language Curriculum in the areas of English and Gaeilge with all the children from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Click on the link below to access the Information Leaflet for Parents and to find out further information about the new Primary Language Curriculum.…/40…/info-sheet-for-parents-English.pdf

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                      Chinese new year 24/1/2020

We learned lots about the Chinese new year in the senior infants and first class classroom this week. We had great fun making our 'year of the rat' headbands - look at our pictures! The boys and girls loved wearing them and they wish everyone a happy Chinese new year!

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Christmas art!

The boys and girls in Senior infants and 1st class have been busy doing lots of Christmas art over the last few weeks.. Take a look at our lovely pieces of work!

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Our Christmas Play performance!

The boys and girls in senior infants and first class put on a fantastic performance for their Christmas play 'Ralph the Reindeer'. Everyone commented on how wonderful they were! Ms. Mullen is very proud of them!



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Twinkle has arrived!

Our elf 'Twinkle' arrived into our classroom this morning! We were all super excited. He brought us a lovely letter. We promise to be on our best behaviour while Twinkle is with us because he is watching everything!!elf-2.elf-1

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There was lots of excitement for Halloween this week. The boys and girls dressed up into spooky outfits.. Ms. Mullen was afraid to enter the classroom!

We also played Halloween bingo, sang Halloween songs, made creepy crawly spiders and scary ghosts and had a party with lots of sweets!

We had lots of fun and are looking forward to our midterm 🙂

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Senior infants and first class really enjoyed maths week this week! We played lots of games including a maths quiz and participated in a whole school maths trail.

There are lots of mathematicians in this class!! We got very competitive in the quiz and there was a tie between three teams.. the prize was dojo points and a certificate.. lots of happy girls and boys! 🙂


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Space week!

The boys and girls in senior infants and first class had lots of fun learning about space this week. We designed our own pattern aliens and astronauts. We also learned lots of interesting facts about Space! Ms. Mullen has some future astronauts in her classroom!![/vc_column_text][us_gallery ids="4934,4935" columns="3"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1570736079337{background-color: #dd9933 !important;}"]

   Autumn time!

Senior infants and first class are learning lots about Autumn. Last week we made hedgehogs and this week we went on a nature walk around the school and collected autumn leaves and acorns to make squirrels. The children had lots of fun!

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Autumn art!

We love Autumn in senior infants and first class, so much so that we let lots of squirrels and hedgehogs into our classroom

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     World mental health day 2019

Who knew playing board games was so much fun?! The children in senior infants and first class loved playing board games today, and it was even better when they heard their only homework was to chat and have fun![/vc_column_text][us_single_image image="4908"][/vc_column][/vc_row]