Tag Archives: Sixth class

Rang a Sé donate to Irish Cancer Society

We had some money left over from fundraising for our school tours (we had a bake sale and a sponsored silence) and we decided to donate it to charity. It was an easy decision who to pick and everyone voted unanimously for the Irish Cancer Society. We drew some daffodils to commemorate the occasion. Have […]

Maths games, PowerPoints and Retreat, the big news in Rang a Sé this week.

This week we travelled to Mount St Anne’s retreat centre in Killenard for our confirmation preparation. We had a great day and huge thanks must go to the staff of the centre who were so welcoming and kind to us. We’ ve been playing some new mental maths games on whiteboards this week. Don’t be […]

Brainstorming for Mind-Up in Rang a Sé

We’ve been learning about the parts of the brain over the last couple of weeks to understand exactly what happens when we get stressed or anxious and how we can overcome it. This is all in conjunction with the school-wide initiative Mind-Up. The Amygdala, Hippocampus and Pre-Frontal cortex are the main parts involved and to […]

Rang a Sé artists

We’ve been finishing up our World War Two art and working hard on our confirmation art over the last couple of weeks. Hope you enjoy our photos from Rang a Sé

Successful Bake Sale!!

We had a great day hosting the annual bake sale last Thursday. We put a lot of effort into the organisation of the sale and made loads of goodies to sell, so we were delighted with his well it turned out. We’re happy to say we raised €645 for the sixth class school tour, which […]

Clay creations in Rang a Sé

We’re working on our Christmas gifts already in Rang a Sé. First up: clay candle holders which represent a Christmas symbol that means something to us. It was tricky at first getting the height and remembering to keep enough room for the tea-light but we got there. We’re really delighted with how they turned out […]

Have a ball skills starting in Rang a Sé

We’re really delighted to announce that our class has been chosen for the GAA five star program which means us participating in a 26 week program of GAA skills. We’ve started with Have a Ball activities this week and really enjoyed going through the various exercises. It’s a lot harder than it looks sometimes! Huge […]

Excited for the Talent Show

Everyone is getting ready for our annual Talent Show in Ballysax and here in 6th class, we are particularly excited because we will be hosting and organising the entire show. There are lots of acts for the show from singing to dancing, to science experiments and magic tricks. You name it and we have it! […]

Heritage visit to Kildare

We were really lucky to have been invited to visit the old Kildare Courthouse recently to learn about life in monastic times and also about biodiversity and climate change. We were also able to partake in a lesson organised by  Trócaire to help us learn about climate change and world poverty. It was very informative […]

Our last sports day by Rang a Sé

Sports day in sixth class can be a bit emotional because it’s our last one ever but to be honest all we did all day was laugh and smile. We had a ball and managed to lose a lot of balls too (mostly tennis ones)!! Have a look at our photos