Category Archives: Sixth class

Physical Literacy – 6th class

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The boys from 6th had their first lesson with Kevin Murray from the Barrs this morning. They had to listen carefully to follow a variety of instructions. It was great fun and we look forward to our next session.  

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Green flag update.

After a long hour of speeches and awards we have finally received our Green Flag for Travel. We would just like to say thank you for all the help towards this flag whether it be parent or student we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Maths mobile workshop with the Lifetime Lab

Staff from the Lifetime Lab visited yesterday to give pupils in the senior classes the opportunity to engage in a variety of Maths problems. Boys had to follow instructions and work together to solve a variety of challenging problems. It … Continue reading

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Paper Bridge and Column Construction

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This proved quite challenging but turned out to be a very enjoyable learning experience for the 6th class boys involved. First some bridges were built using no more than one or two sheets of A4 paper. Results were mixed but … Continue reading

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6th Class assemble some really useful shelves.

Following up on the investment in Maths equipment, 6th class boys are helping out by assembling some handy shelves and storage spaces.

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6th class poems about inanimate objects

The boys in 6th class were set the task of writing their own poems from the point of view of an inanimate object. Here is a selection of our work. We hope you enjoy them! The fried frying pan by A. … Continue reading

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Matt Cooper (Past Pupil) Visits St. Josephs

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Today we had the pleasure of having Matt Cooper [Author, TV Presenter & Radio Presenter] visiting the school. Matt was a former pupil of the school and graduated with flying colours in 1978. The Bodhran Bookills played a number of … Continue reading

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A missing chapter from Goodnight Mr. Tom

Boys from 6th class were challenged to write a missing chapter from the novel we have been studying, Goodnight Mr. Tom by Michelle Magorian. We voted the following effort joint best. We hope you enjoy reading it. Keep an eye … Continue reading

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Rugby 6th and 5th

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Since the mid-term fifth and sixth classes have been going to Presentation Brothers College for rugby coaching. We have been enjoying it a lot and we will be doing over the coming weeks. It has really improved our rugby in … Continue reading

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6th class visit to Blackrock Castle

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Yesterday 6th class went on a trip to Blackrock Castle for a workshop called ‘The TARA telescope’ for Science week. We saw the impressive telescope at the very top of the observatory and learned a bit about how it works. We … Continue reading

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