Senior Infants B

Welcome to the Senior Infants B class page.

This page will be updated regularly and will contain important information regarding events in our classroom. Please keep an eye on it for any updates. We are a green school and to save paper we use this page to update parents rather than sending home notes all the time.

Thank you all very much for your co-operation.

Annmarie Sweeney
Class Teacher – SIB



STAY SAFE: We have started the Stay Safe Programme this week (16/9/19). Here is a link to the  Parents Section of the Stay Safe website



Colouring Books – Students are asked to send in a labelled colouring book, please ensure they bring in their colouring book

P.E. –  Our P.E. for the first month will be on Monday. Please ensure students are wearing their P.E. gear each Monday.


Homework 16/9/19 


Reading – it is vital that students complete their reading daily and it is signed by parents/guardians

Revision of sounds and continuation of tricky words – Students have worked hard in Junior Infants, please continue to revise all sounds and tricky words in order to give them more confidence with their reading

Practice word lists with new sound “ai” and “ay” – found 6 pages after the last tricky word

Library books – will be distributed this week and changed on a regular basis



Monday 16/9:  Practice learning “Nurse Jill” poem in Speech and Drama copy.

Tuesday 17/9: Talk to parents/grandparents/childminders about Old and New Toys.

Wednesday 18/09: Count how many rooms, windows and doors are in the house and do 10 star jumps.

Thursday 19/09: Practice Show & Tell for Friday – This includes being able to tell us 2 -3 sentences about their Show & Tell while speaking clearly to the class. Practice this at home and make sure the child can answer questions about their Show & Tell.

Show and Tell: Students can choose an item of interest (not toys) to talk about to their classmates. Examples of interesting Show and Tell include: experiments, items found on nature hunts, artefacts, achievements (medals), models, etc.  



LOOKING BACK 9/9/19 – 13/9/19 

Take a look at some pictures of what has been going on in Senior Infants B. We have started to explore Old and New toys, painted and wrote about “The Three Little Pigs”, explored our senses some more, played Jolly Phonics games on the computer, made patterns on peg boards, used play-doh to recreate scenes from “The Three Little Pigs”, we took part in a free dress day, had Speech and Drama, examined items on our Nature Table and lots lots more.




Last weeks’ update: 2/9/19 – 6/9/19

Our theme was “Myself – I am unique”.

In Science and Geography we explored Our Senses by completing a senses walk around the school grounds and we experimented with our senses in a Science Popcorn lesson.


Our SPHE lesson involved using mirrors to explore similarities and differences in our appearance and this highlighted how we are all Unique. After this we created beautiful self-portraits.

We performed a song called Slap the Sillies Out. This was so much fun. During the instrumental we had the opportunity to WOW Mrs. Sweeney with our freestyle moves.

In Gaeilge, we worked with Miss Kellegher’s Senior Infants to explore the topic Mé Féin through Role Play, Songs, Stories and Comhrá.

P.E. was also lots of fun as we played lots of different Playground games including: duck duck goose, ship sea shore, flush the toilet and more.




Friday 30/8/19

Well done to all the boys and girls in Senior Infants B on a great start back to school.

Keep up the great behaviour and excellent work!

Our stamp cards are filling up fast.


We have already done lots of fun things during our first week in Senior Infants:

English – We are reading Elmer stories and we loved the story of “Elmer and the Lost Teddy”

Maths – Our focus is on revising matching, sorting and classifying, we also practiced “5 little speckled frogs”

All About Me – my favourite colours, my family, my favourite food, myself and what I want to be when I grow up, etc.

Free play – construction, dress up, colouring, lego, small world play and lots more

Gaeilge – Mé Féin

We really enjoy our GoNoodle movement breaks.


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