Step Two: Technology

Our Digital School

IPads

Our school uses iPads for two classes per week per class group from Junior Infants to 6th class!
Each class uses the IPads to; access information for project work, access an abundance of different programs or play educational games.
They really are a fantastic resource!!

 

Use of Online Resources

Our school adopted a number of online platforms to stay connected with pupils and parents during the lockdown period. Class teachers connected with pupils and parents using e-mail and online platforms such as Google classroom, SeeSaw, and Class Dojo.

Many classes completed various weekly SESE projects using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Also, some classes used Kahoot to complete a weekly quiz during the lockdown period.

Bridge Building

Bridge Building Knockskeagh recently hosted a bridge building competition. The competition this year involved all 6th class pupils. The students' task was to work in teams against one another to build the strongest bridge. They were provided with just lollipop sticks...

1st and 2nd Class Beach Day

Beach Day Our 1st and 2nd class visited Red Strand Beach on Monday the 21st of June. They completed a number of science investigations including; Sorting man-made and natural objects Measuring wavelength Is there iron in the sand? How is sand made? What's in the...

School Garden

School Garden 4th Class recently took on our garden project and did an amazing job. They put in trojan work, cleaning all our flower and vegetable beds. Then they got to work planting. They planted peas, beans, edible flowers, onions, carrots, salad leaves, beetroot,...

Green Schools Action Day

Green Schools - "No Power Hour" The Green-Schools Committee has been working very hard behind the scenes towards getting our 7th Green Flag, Global Citizenship: Energy. They have been raising awareness on how looking after our local environment helps people all over...

Tech Week 2021

We marked 'Tech Week' from Monday 19th of April to Friday 23rd of April this year.  We are presently working towards the Discover Primary Science Plaque of STEM Excellence which is awarded to schools in recognition of their extensive work in Science, Technology,...

Award Winners for March

Congratulations to our Award Winners for the month of March 😊   Class Mathematician of the month Computer Star Artist of the Month PE Star Junior Infants Sam Harrington Oscar Mia Buttimer Bobby Scott Senior Infants Charlie O'Donovan Cian Crowley Gracie Kelleher...

Engineers Week 2021

We marked 'Engineers Week' from Monday 1st of March to Friday 5th March this year.  We are presently working towards the Discover Primary Science Plaque of STEM Excellence which is awarded to schools in recognition of their extensive work in Science, Technology,...

Engineer Zoom Call

On Friday last as part of Engineers Week, Paul McCarthy Engineer with Pepsi in Cork spoke to both Senior Infants and 2nd Class via a Zoom Call. Thank you Paul for the very informative presentation about all things engineering. It was great fun and it certainly sparked...

Virtual Science Showcase 2020

Our annual "Science Showcase" involving the 6th class was a little different this year. The 6th class working in their pods completed some video-recorded experiments in their classroom. They explained and demonstrated each of their experiments.  Then, the recording...

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Bridge Building Knockskeagh recently hosted a bridge building competition. The competition this year involved all 6th...

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