6th Class

Cycle Sense

Cycle Sense

This year, every Monday for six weeks, sixth class are doing cycling. For the last two weeks of cycling we will be going out on the road. Ruth and Card (the instructors) are extremely nice and have helped us to be aware of the dangers on the road for cyclists.  ...

Orienteering

Orienteering

On the 20th of September we walked down to the Japanese Gardens to go orienteering. We were all bubbling with excitement. When we arrived we met the lovely Seán Cotter (from Bishopstown Orienteering Club) who told us everything we needed to know about orienteering. We...

The Lord Mayor Visit

The Lord Mayor Visit

The 16th of September, 2022 was a bright, sunny day in Our Lady of Lourdes NS. It was the day the Lord Mayor, Deirdre Forde, came to visit us. We were all dressed in pristine uniforms to represent Our Lady of Lourdes as the brilliant school it is. We were all lined...

Community Gardens

Community Gardens

The Ballinlough Community Gardens are located in the Japanese Gardens. The Scouts, the Deaf Enterprise, the Briginis and lots of Ballinlough schools have been designated a raised flower bed to take care of.   6th class are in charge of maintaining the two Our...

On Your Bike!

On Your Bike!

We have just commenced cycling in the yard every Friday and the weather really made it a fun start! The girls learned about steering, brakes and the M-check before cycling their bikes.  

Fit For February

Fit For February

The girls have also been involved in running a ‘100 rep’ challenge for the entire school throughout Fit For February. They organised and ran this challenge every day at lunch time for all the classes in the school. Well done girls! We went on a visit to Elizabeth Fort...

Confirmation Preparation

Confirmation Preparation

Since Christmas we have spent a lot of time preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation which will take place on the 23rd of March. They are looking forward to this special day and have been busy preparing in the classroom and at home.

The Grouch

The Grouch

In the runup to Christmas we spent a lot of time working on our Christmas play ‘The Grouch.’ From creating the backdrops to learning lines and dance routines the girls all put in a tremendous effort and had lots of fun along the way too!  We organised a collection for...

Busy Year

Busy Year

We have been very busy this year in sixth class. We participated in a Junior Achievement Ireland programme called ‘Power of Design’ during October and November. This programme highlighted to students the importance of design in day to day life and the career...