Ms Tighe’s 5th class took part in the Fighting Words workshop today in Glencree, Co. Wicklow. Their creative and collaborative skills were put to the test when Ms Clumsky, a publisher said that, “children had no talent and couldn’t write”. Fifth class were having none of it and with the help of Mark, Martin, Irene …

Ms Tighe’s first class celebrated finishing their class novel, Matilda, by Roald Dahl, by making a delicious chocolate cake. While our cake wasn’t quite as big as the one Ms Trunchbull had poor Bruce eat, we really enjoyed our slice. We used lollypops to pick out boys and girls to help make the cake. After …

Today a terrible accident took place involving a well known nursery-rhyme character, Humpty Dumpty. 1st class were on the scene investigating what had taken place, listening to witness reports and putting clues together. Using their recount skills the children established: what had happened, when and where it took place and who was involved. They then …