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Science Week in St. Joseph’s!

During Science Week, the boys from Juniors to 6th Class enjoyed lots of science experiments. The 5th class boys organised science activities for each class based on the following topics: Acids and Bases, Genetic Finger-Printing, Making Lava Lamps, Bug Hunts, … Continue reading

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They’ve got rhythm!

Once the boys in 5th were well practised in recognising and playing a variety of rhythms (crotchets, quavers, triplets and minims), they learned how to keep a steady tempo and enjoyed using BOOMWHACKERS !

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Musical notes in 5th Class!

The boys in 5th class recently analysed various sections of the musical masterpiece: “The Carnival of the animals” written by the french composer ⭐Saint Saëns.⭐ They identified which instruments were being played in different sections of the musical score and … Continue reading

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Water Pressure and Buoyancy!

The boys in 5th Class really enjoyed working as young scientists as they designed their own Cartesian Diver while learning about water pressure and buoyancy. They learned about John P. Holland, the irish man who designed the first submarine in … Continue reading

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Young Scientists and Historians in 5th Class!

The boys in 5th really enjoyed learning how to look at slides under a microscope, carrying out experiments using acids and bases and even making lava lamps in class! They also put in tremendous work researchimg the history of well … Continue reading

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6th Class Microbiologists!

Today we had the pleasure of having Ben Wrixon, a past pupil, share his incredible knowledge of science with the 6th class boys. Ben gave an amazing Powerpoint presentation to the class on “Microbiology” and “Plant and Animal Cells” and … Continue reading

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Young Engineers and Architects in 6th Class!

Today the boys in 6th class had to complete a STEM challenge! In just twelve minutes, they had to construct a paper snowman, composed of three body segments, measuring at least twelve inches in height. The snowman had to be … Continue reading

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Young Artists in the making!

The 6th class students researched lots of famous artists including: Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Giuseppe Acrimboldo, Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Banksy. Then they presented their findings in superb PowerPoint Presentations. Fantastic work boys!👏

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Marine Explorers in 6th Class!

The boys in 6th presented top class research projects on marine animals to scientists in the lifetime Lab and received fabulous certificates. Well done boys!

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6th Class presentations on famous Artists!

The boys in 6th class presented incredible PowerPoint presentations on: Monet, Acrimboldo, Kadinsky, Picasso, Warhol and Banksy.

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