Wednesday, 10 April 2019


We have been busy preparing for the school STEM fair which takes place on Thursday 11th April. Check out the school STEM blog for lots of pictures, videos and explanations of what we have been getting up to!

Friday, 8 March 2019

World Book Day 2019

We had a lovely day on the 7th March celebrating the tremendous world of books! We started off in the library searching through and read lots of books. Later in the day Junior infants came to visit our classroom and we listened to our favourite stories being read. to finish off we drew a picture of our favourite book. Take a look...

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Science Fun!

We have been learning all about forces in 2nd class! We now know that pushing and pulling are forces. Here are some samples of our hard work. Check out the STEM blog for some more

To help us learn about the force of pushing we made fidget spinners with k’nex! We figured out the harder you push it the quicker it spins.

To help us learn about the force of pulling we built cranes using polydrons. We had to make sure that it could pull an object in motion so we tested it to see if it could pull up a tens block.

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Santa visits St. Gabriel's

Today we had a very special visitor – Santa Claus! We first said Hello to him this morning on the yard when he arrived by sleigh! Later on in the day we visited him in our magical school grotto…

Friday, 14 December 2018

Cluichí sa chlós

Bhíomar ag imirt Cén t-ám é an mhac tíre? sa chlós. Is maith linn ag imirt cluichí as gaeilge!

Light up Christmas trees

We had a really interesting lesson learning how to make electrical circuits. We then used the circuits to make our Christmas trees light up for art!

Monday, 3 December 2018

Science week

For science week we learned all about space and made balloon rockets!