January 2014

Energy Workshop

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On Friday the 31st of January, Áine Ní Fhlartharta from Irish Seed Savers visited Knockanean School and did an energy workshop with Fourth ,Fifth and Sixth class. Click here to view some photos and read more about a great event on our Science page.

Third Class collaborate to compose a winning poem! And-the-winners-are1 (1)

Congratulations to the boys and girls in Third Class who together composed a poem for the Glór “Me Mollser” competition .  It was based on the theme “Our Favourite Things about Glór”. The poem was selected as the winning entry! Third class will now get the opportunity to see the Abbey Theatre production of “Me Mollser” based on Sean O’Casey’s character Mollser from The Plough and the Stars, next Wednesday,February 5th in Glór. What excitement!!  View the winning poem here.

Biodiversity Workshop

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On Thursday, January 9th, Robin Barry came to the school to talk to some classes about the importance of Biodiversity.  He spoke about the importance of our environment and how we can help to protect it and its inhabitants.  He highlighted the ways we can all play a part in reducing pollution by reducing, reusing and recycling our waste.  It was a very interesting presentation and all the children thoroughly enjoyed it.  Read more about his talk and view photos here.

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