Clay Art – Beach theme – ...

Clay Art – Beach theme – 3rd & 4th class
A FISH, AN EEL AND A SHELL POT ICE POPS SEA TURTLES SEA CREATURES A DOPLHIN AND A MERMAID TAIL   SUNGLASSES LIGHTHOUSES, A MARTELLO TOWER, CAVES AND VOLCANOES MAP OF IRELAND, A LIGHTHOUSE AND A NAVY SHIP.

Chess – 3rd & 4th Class

Chess – 3rd & 4th Class
At the beginning of our school year Skerries Chess Club came to visit our school. They introduced chess to our classes 3rd-6th. During the year we had 3 workshops with Skerries Chess Club, we learned lots of different skills of chess. We love playing chess in school and we were delighted that we had the opportunity to play chess with 5th clas [...]

Box sculptures by 3rd & 4th class

Box sculptures by 3rd & 4th class
All of 3rd & 4th class gathered some boxes at home in preparation for Art. Mrs O’Neill told us we would be making box sculptures and put us into groups we had to come up with ideas in our groups of things we could make with the boxes. When our group decided what we would make we gathered glue and sticky tape and started creating an [...]

Blue Star Project – A taste of ...

Blue Star Project – A taste of Europe.

Irish Aid Centre workshops and the Iv...

Irish Aid Centre workshops and the Iveagh Gardens –
On Thursday 25th May 3rd – 6th class went to visit the Irish Aid Centre and the Iveagh Gardens. At the Irish Aid Centre we gained lots of knowledge about Global goals for Sustainable Development at organised workshops. The aim is to have all of these goals in place by 2030. After our workshops we visited The Iveagh Gardens. The Iveagh G [...]

A visit from Don Conroy

A visit from Don Conroy
  On Wednesday, 14th of June, the children and staff of Holmpatrick N.S. were thrilled and delighted to have the famous author and artist, Don Conroy, visit our school. Most parents will remember Don from his drawing show “Drawing with Don” that was on The Den! Don spoke to the children about his childhood and the inspira [...]