Sixth Class

Sixth Class

 Cooking Skills

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6th Class

6th class have had a very busy first term back in school. They completed their cycle safety program in September. To celebrate they went for a cycle down the canal on their final session.

6th class have been preparing for the transition into Secondary school. They have had guest speakers Mr Flanagan from CBS and Fr. Paul from St. Fininan’s. The many of the boys really enjoyed touring around CBS on the school open day on October 6th. The girls attended the open day in Loretto on October 11th and they had great fun viewing their new school for September 2019.

Both 5th and 6th class are really enjoying preparations for their up coming performance of “Jungle Book”. They are practicing weekly for the big show.


St. Brigid’s Walk

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Pen Licences

Five members of 6th class were very proud to receive their pen licences on Friday. They have achieved the highest standard of penmanship and have set the standard of writing throughout the school. Congratulations Cormac, Óisin, Filip, Katie and Amy.



Here’s some write ups of the Experiments we did for science week. We investigated Light and its properties.  Check out our photos.


Experiment 2            Light experiments


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In Room 14 we did projects based on the work we did in class. Have a look at some of our powerpoints.

bones       England      Hungary      THE HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN


Mr Scally’s sixth class did project work on the brain and the heart. Here is a powerpoint which was created by Conor Glynn. Well done all!!!

brain and the heart


Chess Tournament

Yesterday our school went to play chess in Tullamore. There were four teams playing, there was the St.Marys A team B team and C team and St.Brendans Birr. St.Marys C team won the tournament The A team came second and the B team came third.  Three people went home with individual prizes. In first place Atiajan Zarghoonsha from St. Brendans Birr, in second place was Benjamin Nanau and in third place Evan Battle. We had a wonderful experience at the Bridge Hotel at our first midlands chess tournament.




On the 25/5/14  the two sixth classes went to lough crew, when we got there we were     split  into groups of  ten. There were lots of things to like zorb football:zorb football is were you go in a big ball of air but we had no football so we just rolled down a hill and bashed into each other. Climbing wall:,when we went the climbing wall we put on our helmets, we all climbed it was fun.Rope course:on the rope course we had to climb ropes it was a little bit hard but it was fun.The  team rope course:in the team rope course we had to carry a cup of water we had to climb ropes and pass a cup without the water spilling it was hard but also fun. Zip line:when we got to the zip line we had to put our helmets on when you got up you have to get your clip strapped up and we jump of we could hang upside down it was extremely fun.The assault course: in the assault course we had to jump in to mud then walked through mud then there was mucky water some people swam and others walked there were tires when we climbed over you had to put your face in mucky water then you had to get to the end and pull your self up when we finished we went to this place were we had to wash our faces and clean our selves. We all had a fun day.

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World War 2  Spit fire’s planes .

Mr Scally’s  class learning about World War 2. We made our own RAF Spitfire planes. watch the power point to find how !


Italian Stallions. 

In room 14 we have been working hard in history and geography,learning about Ancient Romans,Rome and Italy.We all did a project. Cathal,Rohail and Conor made excellent powerpoints .Please enjoy them.

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Rohail powerpoint presitanion Italy


6th Class play Maths Games with the Juniors

On Friday 18th, 6th class invited the juniors to their classroom. The idea was to play maths games with them. They were very well behaved and seemed to enjoy the games. We played the colour game, joining the dots game, matching games, odd-one out game and the weighing game. We really enjoyed working with the younger pupils and we hope to bring them back to our class again later on in the year.

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Powerpoints on 9/11

Room 14 have been working on some powerpoints  about 9/11 . We have learned so much about the Twin Towers , the Pentagon and AL -Qaeda . Cathal, Connor and Rohail have created the following powerpoints . Please check them out .





6th Class Trip to Library

On Wednesday 6th class went to the library for an exhibition and talk from local photographer John McCauley who visited Tanzania for some charity work. The boys really enjoyed the trip and asked some very interesting questions.

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