Author Archives: s j

Explorium

On 3rd April, the children and staff from Rooms 3, 5, 6 and 7 were invited by Fair Isle Tours Bus Company to visit Explorium’s Open Day. Explorium is a recently-opened Science and Sports Centre in Sandyford that allows young people to enjoy lots of interactive STEM activities in a multi-sensor

World Book Day

In March, we celebrated World Book Day at St. Joseph’s. Children and staff were invited to dress up as a character from a favourite book and to show or talk about their favourite book. Great photo from Ms. Duggan’s class! Classes enjoyed reading or sensory story time. Some classes did a

Playing at NCH Ensemble Concert

In October, our school applied to take part in the National Concert Hall Primary Ensemble Project 2019. We were delighted to be offered a place on the programme. Working with Catherine McGorman, our Music teacher, Hilda Milner, visiting teacher from RIAM, and conductor Fergus O’Carroll, the ch

Gradam Ceoil Award

Our amazing Music Teacher, Catherine McEvoy, (known at St Joseph’s as Ms. McGorman) made us all very proud in February when she was awarded traditional music’s highest accolade of Musician of the Year, at TG4’s Gradam Ceoil Award ceremony, in Belfast. Catherine plays the concert flute and,

Maths Week – Izak 9

During Maths Week, Ms McMahon’s class invited Franz Schlindwein from Qubizm, to demonstrate the Izak9 Maths Resource. This resource encourages children to develop their understanding of Maths concepts and to improve their mental Maths skills through play. Ms McMahon added braille labels to the

Science Blast 2019

Well done to all the children in Ms. McMahon’s Class who represented St. Joseph’s Primary VI so well at Science Blast in RDS, Ballsbridge, on 7th March. At their stand, their display showed their investigations and experiments to answer the question: ‘Why was the iceberg that colli

VI Tennis

Our Senior classes had a VI Tennis Taster session in January using tactile guide lines and tennis balls with bells inside. They are looking forward to having more tennis sessions with Tennis Coach Ann Marie Breen over the next few months. Thanks Ann Marie!