Month: December 2016

Acrostic Christmas Poems

How wonderful are Rang 4?  They collaborated with Rang 1 to do some Acrostic Christmas poems. Sounds really intriguing? Well we are reliably informed by these great boys that an acrostic poem is a type of poetry where the first, last or other letters in a line spell out a…

The National Concert Hall

The boys from 3rd and 4th class enjoyed a magical musical adventure today at the National Concert Hall. Sparkling in their Santa hats, they crooned White Christmas with the RTE Symphony Orchestra, bopped to a samba version of Mozart’s Turkish March and swayed to Anderson’s beautiful Christmas Melodies. The mood…

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark!

A Night at the National Concert Hall I joined the Rathfarnham Concert Band in September.   I play the flute.  We practice in St. Mary’s Primary School.  But last Tuesday evening, 29th November, instead of regular practice, we boarded buses awaiting us, outside the school.  We were headed for town; our…

Rang 4 Busy times

Rang 4 had a visit from a boy last week who wanted to put his name down for Rang 1 in 2023! Thursday December 8th at 1pm in the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght.   And on a similar theme they also took time out to explore some “Nappy Science” But…