Fifth & Sixth

Welcome to 5th and 6th Class

Class Teacher: Mrs Milsom

Students in 5th and 6th can look forward to two years jam packed with learning and activities as they get ready for secondary school.

The following is an outline of some of the educational activities we undertake during the year:

  • Writing skills

  • Class Novels

  • Composing and reciting poetry

  • A huge variety of Arts and Crafts

  • Fun Maths Fridays

  • Cluichí Cainte as Gaeilge

  • History / Geography and Science projects

  • A variety of sports activities – including guest coaches

  • Field trips and tours

We also participate in a wide variety of programmes and initiatives over the course of the two years, including:

  • Junior Entrepreneur

  • Intel Mini Scientist

  • Peace Proms

  • Seachtain na Gaeilge

  • Active School Week

  • Internet Safety Week

  • Write a Book Competition

  • Bishops Medal

  • Christmas Fair

It was great to return to the classroom after several weeks of lockdown. Well done all for engaging so well with online learning! We have been very busy since our return.

We have just completed our 3rd class novel, The Secret Garden, and written our book report and are now starting to read Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo.

We have been learning all about how our bodies work in Science and love the resources and activities available on

In Art we painted Easter bunnies before the Easter Break and have been practicing our observational drawing skills since our return.

We are learning about the Industrial Revolution in History and have completed mini projects on inventions of Industrial Revolution.

We are enjoying continuing to use teams and websites like as online learning tools for homework.

We are also learning about climate and climate change and participated in a PRIMARY SCHOOLS LIVESTREAM EVENT for Earth Day 2021: Cool Fossils & Hot (Climate) Facts- on Thursday 22 April 2021

We had a visit from Laurence the Lamb on Wednesday, who joined in all our classroom activities. Thanks to the Brophy family for allowing him to visit us.

Secret Garden Book Reports

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