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Art meets Science

Art meets Science

💡🧑‍🎨3rd and 4th class linked Science and Art this week. They painted a picture and added a light to it by making simple circuits. #CrossCurricular #WeBelieveInScience #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity

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Electricity

Electricity

“…..and then there was….LIGHT!!!” These children had great fun making simple circuits in science this week! #OpenCircuit #ClosedCircuit #PowerSource #Conductor #LIGHT  

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Míle buíochas Johnny

Míle buíochas Johnny

Míle buíochas to Galway Footballer Johnny Heaney for coming in on Wednesday mornings…hail, rain or snow!! Listen to the craic these children are having as they do a reaction, quick-thinking drill together! #TeamWork #3InARow #ProblemSolving #OutdoorActivities...

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Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is Coming!

First & Second Class have been busy writing Thank You letters to Santa for his visit last year & wishing him well on his trip to Galway again this year! The Christmas excitement is certainly building! #HowManySleeps #LateLateToyShow #ChristmasIsComing #AnPost...

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Feasts and Festivals

Feasts and Festivals

5th and 6th class have been busy researching different feasts and festivals and then presenting their work to the class. Maith sibh a pháistí!  

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Extracting DNA from bananas!

Extracting DNA from bananas!

What an exciting morning for 5th and 6th class….extracting DNA from bananas! Thank you so much to Cell Explorers who are based in NUIG, who provided the children with all the resources needed for the experiment, and in particular a huge thank you to Janic who was...

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More experiments!

More experiments!

3rd and 4th class found out what happens when you mix milk, food colouring and washing up liquid?!! They also made some butter! #Prediction #Results #Experimenting #BelieveInScience #ScienceWeek #GalwayScience  

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Walking Water

Walking Water

Isn’t science AMAZING! Take a look at this ‘Walking Water Experiment’! The question is…..how will it look tomorrow morning?!! #Prediction #Results #Experiment #WalkingWater #PrimaryColours #SecondaryColours #Rainbow #CapillaryAction #BelieveInScience #ScienceWeek...

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Best of Luck to the Galway Footballers

Best of Luck to the Galway Footballers

Best of luck to our Gaelic Football Coach Johnny Heaney and the Galway Team who are playing Mayo in Pearse Stadium on Sunday at 1.30pm! (Keep an eye out for this amazing artwork on your television screens on Sunday!) #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity #GaillimhAbú...

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World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

5th and 6th class wrote kind notes to each other to celebrate World Kindness Day. Look at those happy faces as they read their notes!  

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More Science Week Experiments!

More Science Week Experiments!

Will 10 inflated balloons be strong enough to support a table? How about a child? How about 2 children? How about a teacher and principal? There's only one way to find out! #BelieveinScience #scienceweek #galwayscience

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Hail or Rain!

Hail or Rain!

We are so lucky to have a sheltered outdoor area! Hail or rain we can have great fun playing speed and reaction games with Johnny!!! #ThreeInARow #Speed #Concentration #Reaction #TeamWork  

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Galway Science & Technology Festival

Galway Science & Technology Festival

Galway Science & Technology Festival is in full swing in St. Nicholas’ Parochial School!! Check out the photos below to sample some of the activities that have been taking place!! #GalwayScience #ScienceWeek #BelieveInScience #Curiosity #Experimenting #Predicting...

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Pointillism

Pointillism

5th and 6th class were learning about Pointillism this week and used this style of painting to create their own masterpieces. #AmazingArtWork #Creativity #VisualArts

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Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to inspire and celebrate outdoor play and learning at home and at school. To celebrate, First and Second Class went hunting for some natural materials that they could use for art in their ‘Outdoor Classroom’ this morning!!...

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School Library Home Languages Funding Scheme

School Library Home Languages Funding Scheme

Our school was recently awarded funding from the School Library Home Languages Funding Scheme. Schools can avail of this funding to purchase books and other resources in foreign languages for students in the school whose home language is not English or Irish. What a...

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