Gaelic Football – 2nd Class

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In second class room 10 and 11 today we started Gaelic football. Dave from Templeogue Synge St GAA club came in to teach us lots of new skills. We learned the punt kick, hand pass, bounce and how to catch the ball. We had great fun and can’t wait to see Dave next Tuesday again.

EOIN REDDAN RAISES OUR ACTIVE SCHOOL FLAG

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Today in St Clare’s we had a very special guest visit our school to raise our Active School Flag. Eoin Reddan plays for the Leinster Rugby Team and the Irish Rugby Team. We asked him loads of questions before he raised our flag. It was a great day!

Rabo Direct Pro12 Trophy

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Billy from Leinster Rugby brought in the Rabo Pro12 Trophy for everyone to see. We were the first school in Dublin to see the trophy up close! Here are a few pictures of us holding the trophy.

Handwashing training in Room 9

On Wednesday a nurse from the Hospice called Libby came to visit our class. She read a story to us about a girl called Janey. We all had to say “Janey, wash your hands!” when she got her hands dirty or sticky, after she was playing in the garden, after she went to the toilet, when she petted her pet poodle and before she ate something. Libby taught us how to wash our hands properly and she gave us fake germs to put on our hands. Then she showed us a glow box. We all put our hands, one by one, in the glow box and saw white lights on our hands, which were the fake germs. When everyone had put their hands in the glow box, we went out to wash our hands to see if we could wash off the fake germs. After that we put our hands back in the glow box to see if we had washed off all of the germs. Libby showed us the places on our hands where we get most germs on a big poster, so that we know the important parts of our hands to wash. Before she left, Libby gave us each a little cartoon germ to remind us to wash our hands and a certificate to say that we have successfully completed our handwashing training.

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