Discover Primary Science and Maths

Our school has won a Discovery Science and Maths Award for six years now!

Discovery Science and Maths aims to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among students, teachers and members of the public.

This programme introduces primary school students to science and maths in a practical, hands-on, enjoyable and interactive way.

Water Contamination Experiment.

Recently we discussed water pollution and contamination in SESE. We carried out an experiment to investigate how, although water might look clean, it might not be as pure as you think.

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Seashore Safari at Grattan Beach

Thanks to Sibéal from Galway Atlantaquaria for bringing 5th and 6th class on a seashore safari as part of the Marine Institutes Explorers Education Programme. We had a wonderful day on Friday exploring the seashore. A perfect way to end Science Week 2023!...

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Galway Science and Technology Festival

We had a fantastic time taking part in the Galway Science and Technology  Festival. First and Second Class have been busy learning about microbes and we undertook lots of experiments which show us just how important it is to wash our hands. We learned the four main...

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Happy Halloween

  We had a busy October and had a very exciting party to celebrate Halloween. We have been learning about Autumn and all the amazing things that happen in nature during this time. We have been going on a Friday nature walk to spot the changes happening all around...

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Sugar experiment

Coming up to Halloween we were learning about sugar. We decided to investigate sugar in fizzy drinks and the power of sugar. We are excited to check our experiment after the midterm, in the mean time we will be brushing our teeth loads!

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Science Experiment

Science experiment – We mixed baking soda and vinegar to create Carbon Dioxide and this helped us to inflate a balloon!

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Spinach & Lettuce

Room 8 just sewed lettuce and spinach seeds.  Would you believe,  there is a recipe for spinach and chocolate chip cookies!?! We hope to try them soon!  

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