Fota school tour

Infants to second class went on their school tour the Monday of the Summer holidays. We travelled all the way to Fota Wildlife Park. What a scorcher it was!  We put on loads of sun cream and drank plenty of water.

We had a talk about the animals while we walked around the Wildlife Park.  Did you know that hippos use the mud as a suncream?? We didn’t!

We went into the woods and hunted for insects with pooters- it was great fun. We used sticks to shake them from the trees and sucked them into the container. We were starving for our lunch then! All too soon, it was time to leave.  Some of us said it was the best school tour ever!


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Sports fun day

We had our sports day the day before the holidays. It was a really hot day!  We had to come inside for our breaks instead of going out!

All the classes had sprints, egg and spoon race, two-legged race and wheelbarrow races.  It was great fun!

Later on there was a soccer tournament for each class, basketball games and stations.

Mrs Foskin hired a Five in One activity centre from First Class Castles.

Each class got a turn on it.  Our parents came to watch and brought sun chairs and rugs.  The older classes had a penalty shoot-out, which was great fun and won by Cillian. There are lots more photos on Class Dojo for parents to see!

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Tayto Park by Orla Swift and Ciara Hassett

On the 20th of June 3rd to 6th class went on their school tour to Tayto park.We left at 7:30am and came back at 6:50pm.We travelled by bus and arrived at 10:am.After we checked in we were all eager to go on some rides.First we went on the Rotator which is a big ride that spins and turns you upside down.It was so good some people went on a second time


Next we went on the Cú Chulainn which is the biggest timber roller coaster in Europe it also is Tayto parks star attraction.It is a huge roller coaster which has big ups and downs and it even turns you side ways.It was so fast.3 people loved it so much they went on it a whole 5 times.

Eventually we went on the zoo tour.We saw lots of animals including lions, monkeys,birds ,tigers and emus.On tour guides names were Yvonne and Bláthanid. Did you know lions are endangered ?Then we went for lunch beside a playground and a shop.When we were full and had ran of all our food in the playground we went to the factory tour.It was very interesting to see how crisps are made and packaged ,we also went to see Mr.Taytos secret lab in the factory.Then we split up into 4 different groups.We went on different rides such as the Viking Voyage ,air race and bounce.There was even a 5D cinema .Finally we went to the gift shop and bought lots of souvenirs.We got a packet of crisps on the way out.We all had a great time and would love to go back .

Fun in Tayto Park!

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Ice Cream day!

We had a great day on Monday 18th June when we had our annual ice-cream day in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. Each child brought in 2 euro for their slice and it was wolfed down greedily! We had music and balloons and the break lasted an hour! No one complained! Thanks to Ms Brennan for organising the day.

Here are some photos of us as we ate our ice cream. Mrs Foskin had a hard time snapping before it was all gone!
Here are fifth class enjoying the day.
Third and fourth class enjoying the sunshine!Sixth class girls nonchalantly eating their ice cream.

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