🎄Spreading Christmas Cheer 🎄

All the children of St. Joseph’s designed a stocking, bauble, present or Christmas jumper to display in Gorey Shopping Centre. Be sure to take a look!

A big thank you to the SET team and Alan for organising such a beautiful display.

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Mr. Kavanagh June 22nd

Hi all as we enter our last week of work I just want you all to partake in some fun activities this week. Hopefully the good weather will return for us during the week. Try keep as active as possible. Some ideas for things to do this week:

  • Joe Wicks workouts online.
  • Tj Reid fitness class Tuesdays and Thursdays online.
  • Scavenger hunt in your house or garden. (http://www.stjosephsgorey.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Scavenger-Hunt-House-and-Garden.pdf)
  • STEM challenges: Build a windmill with matchsticks, Build a tower out of uncooked spaghetti, design something that will float on water, Design and make a musical instrument using materials from around the house.

In what has been a difficult year for us all I would like to thank you all for your hard work throughout the year , especially during these difficult challenging times. I hope you all have a great summer and I look forward to seeing you all next year.

Stay safe everybody

Mr. Kavanagh

 

Mr. Kavanagh June 15th

Hi All, I hope you all had a good weekend and are keeping well. As we are approaching the end of June, I will be giving less work this week. We will do English and Maths on alternate days while also doing some activities for Wellness Week. These activities can be adapted or may give you some ideas of your own. You can contact me as always on the following email address:

mrkav20@gmail.com

Monday :

ENGLISH:

  • English Spelling Workbook: Put half of the new spellings into sentences and do half the activities from the next two pages of book.
  • Library time : 20 mins.

WELLNESS WEEK:

  • Make a card for someone you miss or a card to say ‘Thank you’ to someone.

Tuesday:

MATHS:

  • Mental Maths : Monday and Tuesday of new week’s work.

WELLNESS WEEK:

  • Do something kind for someone today.

Wednesday:

  • English Spelling Workbook :Put the rest of the new spellings into sentences and finish off the activities from the next two pages.
  • Library Time: 20 mins.

WELLNESS WEEK:

  • Go on a family nature walk. See how many of your five senses you can use.

Thursday:

MATHS:

  • Mental Maths : Wednesday and Thursday of new week’s work.

WELLNESS WEEK:

  • Digital Detox: Turn off your phone ,tablet, ipad , etc. for a few hours.

Friday:

WELLNESS WEEK:

  • Count how many times you can make someone smile today.

As usual do lots of reading and exercise and help out at home with cooking , gardening, baking etc. Do some art , practise music  and learn some new skills.

Mr. Kavanagh June 8th

Hi all, I hope you had a great weekend. I hope everybody is keeping safe and getting lots of exercise and enjoying time with family. From now on I’ll just be giving Maths and English work. Try to keep up a little bit of reading every day too. If you have any questions you can contact me at the email address below. I’m still waiting on a few parents to email me so I can forward you on your child’s summer report.

mrkav20@gmail.com

 

Sample Timetable

Time Monday
25 minutes

 

Maths

Mental Maths  Monday

Mathemagic pg. 167

25 minutes

 

English :

Spelling workbook; new spellings in sentences and activities from next 2 pages.

Read ‘An Unsung Hero’ pg. 270 -273   Up And Running and complete Activity B pg.274

  Tuesday
25 Mins Maths:

Mental Maths Tuesday

Mathemagic pg 168 (Pick 1 question) .Hit the button tables

25 Mins English :

Spelling workbook; new spellings in sentences and activities from same 2 pages.

Revise ‘An Unsung Hero’ pg. 270-273 Up And Running  and complete Activities  C&D pg. 274.

 

Wednesday
25 Mins Maths

Mental Maths  Wednesday

Mathemagic Pg. 169 (Pick 1 question)

25 Mins English :

Spelling workbook; new spellings in sentences and activities from same 2 pages.

Do activity E  page 275 Up And Running.

Thursday
25 Mins Maths

Mental Maths  Thursday

Mathemagic pg.170 ( Pick 1 question)

25 Mins English :

Spelling workbook; new spellings in sentences and activities from same 2 pages.

Do activity F  page 275 Up And Running.

Friday
25 mins Maths

Mental Maths Friday

Mathemagic pg.171 (Pick 1 question)

25 mins English :

Spelling workbook; new spellings in sentences and activities from same 2 pages.

Do activity G  page 275 Up And Running.

 

Stay safe everyone,

Mr Kavanagh