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Fifth Class

Fáilte romhat go rang a Cúig

 We learned how to draw different types of graphs to represent data in maths. We did class surveys and represented the information in various ways.




Happy Halloween!! 5th class created some spooktacular works of art this Halloween




We erupted into life with the creation of our clay models of Mt. Vesuvius. We learned all about Pompeii and hope to visit there some day…school tour perhaps?!



We have settled in well to our new class their new year and are already working in perfect harmony


Martin Luther King

January 15th 2018 was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We learned all about this special man and all the fantastic work he done to promote equal rights in the USA. Here are some poems and projects that 5th Class made for the occasion.


Studying Sound in Science

We have been learning all about sound this January in St. Clare’s. We’ve done some experiments to see how sound travels and we made some string telephones! Unfortunately, they weren’t very good for texting with…

Aquatics in Fifth Class

2018 has started with a splash as 5th class have been practising their swimming in Cavan swimming pool. We’ve really enjoyed it and hopefully we can put our new skills to good use!





Grandparents Day
On January 31st we celebrated Grandparents day as part of Catholic Schools Week. 5th Class really enjoyed getting the chance to bring their Grandparents on a ‘VIGP’ (Very Important Grandparent) Tour around our school! We decorated the walls with our favourite memories with our grandparents.


Winners of the best line!!!

We had a great day last week as we were awarded with a pizza party for reaching 15 steps on the ladder! We don’t want to sound too cheesy but it was great to finally grab a slice of the action!!!



Learning in the sun

All this great weather recently has given us a chance to take the classroom outside to read our novel…it’s a real page turner!