Real life learning. In Room 9 this term we are learning about time. We are learning about using timetables, planning a trip etc. We put this in to practice by taking a bus trip around kilkenny on the new KK1 route.
Learning all about weights and measurements, this will come in handy for pancake Tuesday.
Putting our weighing skills to good use.
This year in Rm 9 we are doing a short course Grow It, Cook It Eat It! We are getting ready to plant a selection of fruit, veg and herbs which we will harvest and cook in Term 3
Horticulture is also part of our Science programme in the Senior School. We explore Living Things, Energy and Forces ,Materials and Environmental Awareness.
In Rm 9 we investigated the lifecycle of an Earthworm and conducted experiments on the soil to find out if it was acidic or not.
Here in Rm 9 we kicked off the New Year with some project work. The class worked in groups doing surveys of students and staff. They used lots of different ways to represent their work like pie charts and bar charts. They used all their skills from our Digital Skills Training in 2018 and made their graphs using Xcel.
Active Flag Challenge 2019- We have just got underway with our New Year Active Flag Challenge. We are taking part in the Daily Mile. We are also extending our PE time each week for Janurary and Feburary to use Sports facilities in our local area.
Look at us learning how to use Gym equipment in our local area.