Third & Fourth
Welcome to 3rd and 4th Class
Class Teacher Ms Kearon
A Super September
As a class, we are very happy to be back in our classroom. We are delighted to be reunited with our friends and excited to learn new things.
For the month of September, we focussed on the Vikings in History. We created some very dramatic Diary Entries and stories that reflected upon the lives of the Vikings. We also wrote some interesting acrostic poems in English. For Art, we made origami Longships. We also designed ship heads. The Vikings would have carved fierce creatures (such as dragons), into their ship head to scare off enemies.
In science, we investigated the effectiveness of hand hygiene practices. Our results showed that handwashing removes more bacteria than sanitiser would. We were fascinated by this result. Some people made projects on this at home and presented their findings to the class.
In Music, we were learning about rhythm. We learned all about composing. We played Rhythm Bingo outside in the Hairy Acre, which was great fun in the sunshine.
We have also started cursive handwriting; we find it very relaxing!
Outdoors classes are going well! We love to Run Around Europe (Wednesday mornings) and look forward to our Circuit Class (Friday mornings).
Finally, we would like to thank Revd. Phillip Heak for the lovely assemblies that he has kindly recorded for our School and for St. David’s NS of Naas. We look forward to watching every Friday morning.
Finally, a massive thank you to our Principal, Ms. Morgan, for treating us with an ice cream day!
in the Hairy Acre!
Dragon Ship Heads
We really enjoyed taking part in Maths Week 2020! At the start of the week, we played games based on 2D shape; Guess the Shape, Shape Pictionary and Maths Bingo . We also learned about tessellation. We explored the work of an artist called M.C Esher, who uses tessellation in his work. We took inspiration from this artist to create our own masterpieces. We used the language of Lines and Angles in our Art lesson to create some spooky spider’s webs.
Fun outdoor Maths activities included a Lines and Angles Hunt and we also took part in a Maths based point-to-point orienteering course. The questions at the points were quite difficult, but we worked with our partner to solve them correctly! Teamwork makes the dream work!
Some of us in 4th class even had the opportunity to make our own Maths board games.