4th Class



Welcome to our 4th Class page 🙂

This page will be updated regularly to keep you informed as to what is happening in 4th Class.

Monday 19/02/18

Innocent Grow It Yourself Project : 4th class are participating in the Innocent GIY project for schools around the country. The children planted peas, cress and spinach today and will watch it grow over the next 15 weeks in class. Each week a child will be awarded Star Grower based on how their plants are growing.

Friday 02/02/18

Reminder: Monday 5th of February the children will finish school at 12pm sharp due to staff planning.

National Grandparents Day 2018

What a fabulous way to end the week with a visit from 4th class grandparents. The children loved having you all here and really enjoyed your stories about school and when you were 10 years old. We hope you enjoyed visiting our class 🙂


Friday 26/01/18

Our Cake Sale was a huge success today and the school has raised a total of €1,081.83 for St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen. The remaining cakes and buns were donated to Dundalk Homeless Support Group on Friday night. Thank you so much to everyone who contributed and donated to our Cake Sale. 4th class couldn’t be more proud.

Pictures to follow 🙂


Wednesday 24/01/18

Reminder: 4th Class Cake Sale in aid of  a Local Homeless Charity will take place this Friday 26th of January. All pupils must bring €1 or more as the goodies will be priced at €1 or above. If your child spends €5 they will receive a free wildflower pack for your garden. All baked goods can be brought straight into the hall on Friday morning from 8.55am. Please be sure to label any tins, trays or containers so that these can be returned by the end of the day. Happy baking 😉

Friday 12/01/18

Homelessness is one of the topics that is currently being explored by the children in 4th class in January. The children would love to do something to help the homelessness crisis that is happening in Ireland today. They have decided to have a Cake Sale in aid of Local Charities who help the homeless. This will take place on Friday 26th of January. 4th class children will host the Cake Sale for the other children in the school. All donations and baked goods would be greatly appreciated. If your child spends €5 they will receive a wildflower pack free.

Thursday 11/01/18

Happy New Year and welcome back to everyone. This term there is a lot of exiting activities pkanned for the children. The class will continue to have PE on a Thursday. This term they will have GAA coaching and Irish Dancing. Following on from this the children will have a Céilí the week leading up to St. Patrick’s Day as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge.

On 2nd of February our School Council have organised Grandparents Day as part of Catholic Schools Week 2018 and we hope as many grandparents as possible can make it. It is a fantastic opportunity for Grandparents to share their school experiences with the children.

On 2nd of February our School Council have organised Grandparents Day as part of Catholic Schools Week 2018 and we hope as many grandparents as possible can make it. It is a fantastic opportunity for Grandparents to share their school experiences with the children.

Thursday 22/12/17

Tomorrow the children may bring in a treat as part of their lunch. Also school finishes at 12pm sharp.

Wishing you all a very happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year : )

Monday 19/12/17

4th class were experimenting with vinegar, baking soda and balloons today.

Monday 11/12/17

Christmas Concert for 2nd – 6th class will take place on Wednesday 20th at 7pm. For 4th class can I please ask that your child is in his/her class by 6.50pm and wearing a Christmas jumper.

Thursday 9/11/17

4th class had a super time at the Tennis Club today. We hope you enjoy the photos.

 Some children in 4th class have been working hard for the past 6 weeks on a Roald Dahl project. They presented it today to the rest of the class and were absolutely fantastic. Well done to everyone involved 🙂

Tuesday 08/11/17

There will be a tennis tournament in the Dundalk Tennis Club tomorrow morning for 4th, 5th and 6th class children. If the children would like to participate in this tournament they must bring in €2 tomorrow and wear their PE uniform.

Wednesday 25/10/17

Reminder: This Friday the children may dress up for their Spooky Walk. For 1st – 6th the Spooky Walk will take place at 11.10am.

Friday 06/10/17

Yesterday we celebrated National Tree Day and Biodiversity Day on Tuesday so today we went on a class field trip to the park to look at the beautiful trees and analyse the changing colours of their leaves. We were lucky enough to meet Eileen from the local Tidy Towns Committee who gave us the opportunity to plant crocus bulbs for Spring. Enjoy some of the pictures from today : )

Lá breithe shona duit (Happy Birthday!) to our school principal, Mrs Lawless. We had a surprise assembly for her this morning and every class performed a song, poem or drama sketch. Here is the 4th Class contribution – apologies for the poor sound quality.  They were amazing!


A letter was sent home today to parents of pupils in 4th, 5th & 6th classes regarding the DGS show “Beauty and the Beast” on Monday 23rd October.  Please return the permission slip and remittance by next Friday.  A copy of the letter can be here.


We are only back to school and we are getting ready for Spring!!!  4th class have been very busy this week planting daffodil bulbs at the front of the school.

4th Class will have tennis coaching every Thursday for the next 5 weeks so please ensure they are wearing their PE uniform each Thursday and if your child has a racket they are more than welcome to bring it too.