26 Apr · stmarysparochialschool · No Comments


  On Tuesday 25th of April 2017 everybody enjoyed gardening with Mieke, Brigid, Katia and Karen.  Thank you to Bernard for supplying bark mulch and his ‘Bee Hotel’ and John our caretaker for collecting our wild flower seeds.    


27 Mar · Joan2016 · No Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – culmination of Artist in the Classroom project

For the past few weeks there was a flurry of activity in school  as final preparation was  underway  for the St. Patrick’s Day parade. The theme for our float was Save Our Bees and we made a huge model of a bee which was attached to a tall trolley. On the day of the parade …


2 Dec · barbarabrennan · No Comments

Artist in the classroom/Biodiversity (8)

In the Senior room we have begun our giant model of a bee.We tied willow sticks together with cable ties to make the structure. The Junior room have begun to make a model of a honey comb.


1 Dec · stmarysparochialschool · No Comments

Biodiversity and Artist in the classroom (7)

Wings This week the Senior Classroom explored the whole idea of designing and creating wings .Here they are using fine branches and paper to create their impressions .


26 Nov · stmarysparochialschool · No Comments

Artist in the classroom (6)

This week we designed ‘bug hotels’ from lots of recycled materials . These constuctions will form the plans for the real bug hotels we intend to build outside in the Spring. The Co. Council has sponsored the Artist in the classroom project and Carmel came to visit and see how we are progressing she was …


13 Nov · stmarysparochialschool · No Comments

Bio-diversity/artist in the classroom (5)

We made bees. This week Mrs.Mannion brought in pine cones .We collected old leaves which we had to dry with a hair drier as it was a wet day.First we explored the structure of a bee. We learnt new words such as thorax , abdomen, anthennae ,proportion.Next we began to make bees using leaves for …


29 Oct · stmarysparochialschool · No Comments

Biodiversity/Artist in the classroom (4)

This week we had a lovely celebration.The apple jelly was made by Mrs. Hunter and each of us was given a small jar full to take home to our families. Mr. Hunter prepared a photo collage of all the biodiversity  activities in which we have been involved so far. He also made  a poster of the …


18 Oct · stmarysparochialschool · No Comments

Artist in the Classroom (2)

Biodiversity – Notice board This week Brigid helped us to create a notice board to display all that we have been and will be learning about biodiversity. We decided to make a collage using the colours of the bee; black. yellow with some other colours too, to represent the variety of  flowers from which the …



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