Category Archives: Second Class

Budding journalist in 2nd class!

Check out this wonderful piece that Faith from 2nd class wrote for the Business Post yesterday. Faith writes about both the difficulties and importance of social distancing in a realistic and empathetic manner but also with a positive message and outlook. Well done Faith. we are very proud of you and all the boys and […]

2nd class working at home!!!

2nd class have been very busy at home! They have been completing projects on animals of their choice, doing some research on the solar system, learning about spring and learning lots of new skills while enjoying the beautiful sunshine:)                            

Dublin Zoo webcams

Dublin Zoo have free webcams so you can still look at the wonderful animals! Catch a glimpse of the giraffes, zebras and rhinos on the African Savanna, get a birds-eye view of the penguins or watch the wondrous herd of Asian elephants bathe and chomp on their lunch with our webcams. Feeding time is usually […]

Emoji maths puzzles

Try solve some of the emoji puzzles like the ones below! Visit to find lots of puzzles and the answers or download the solvemoji app                      

Book Week in rang a dó

2nd class have been really enjoying book week. We loved dressing up as our favourite characters on Wednesday for the Character Parade and we designed our own book covers for our favourite books. We really enjoyed the visit from author and poet Enda Coyle- Green and we made our own corner bookmarks in art. Check […]

Maths stations in 2nd class!

2nd class have maths stations on Fridays. This week we have been learning about fractions, we used jam sandwiches to help us learn our quarters and halves and then we enjoyed eating them!! We also used stile trays, mathletics on the tablets and we solved emoji maths problems.                […]

Maths Week fun in Rang a dó

2nd class really enjoyed Maths Week! Thank you to Ms. Kavanagh for organising all the fun activities throughout the week. 🙂 We thoroughly enjoyed the maths trail with our 6th class helpers, our maths quiz, the estimation station and playing maths board games.                              

Autumn art in rang a dó

2nd class have been learning about autumn. We went on a nature walk around our school and we took some photographs of the seasonal changes happening in our surroundings. We did leaf rubbings and painted autumn trees using the pointillism technique. We learnt the poem ‘Duilleoga’. Please see our beautiful artwork and photographs below!   […]