Miss Leanne Rathbone
Form 5.1 has 29 students. Under the careful guidance of Miss Rathbone these boys can reach both their academic and sporting potential.
Uniform for each day of the week Monday – Tracksuit Tuesday – Shirt and tie Wednesday – Blue tracksuit with white polo shirt Thursday – Shirt and tie Friday – Shirt and Tie After School and Weekend Fixtures Monday – Rugby Training Thursday – Rugby Training Saturday – Fixtures – Check School News – Calendar
Class Reps: TBC – Tel
Saturday November 18th
This Saturday, St. Mary’s 5th class will be sending one team to play St. Gerards College Bray.
Please find a link below for details on the squad and arrangements for the match versus St. Gerards match.
For those boys not named in the squad, there will be a training match in Kenilworth Square from 8.30am – 9.30am. Please click on the link below for the training teams.
Monday: 2.30pm – 3.40pm – Cathal Brugha Barracks
Thursday 2.30pm – 3.40pm – Front Pitch
Saturday 8.30am – 9.30am – Kenilworth Square.
The times and venues of 5th class rugby matches will vary depending on opposition and venue.
Monday – Cricket after school from 2.30pm – 3.30pm. Boys to wear their blue school tracksuit and white polo shirt. Wednesday – In school cricket. Boys to wear their blue school tracksuit and white polo shirt. Friday – PE lesson in school. Boys to wear their blue school tracksuit and white polo shirt. Saturday – Cricket on the school’s front pitch. Boys to wear their blue school tracksuit and white polo shirt.
Summer Term: TBC
Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Friday – Saturday –
A fresh November
Welcome back to all the boys after what I hope was a lovely, relaxing and fun-filled midterm break. I hope you are all refreshed, recharged and ready to rock on. We have four weeks until the Christmas tests which will take place the week of the 5th December, so here’s to a really good month!
I want to say thank you to all the parents for coming into see me for the parent teacher meetings, as I know it was difficult for some to get the time off. Please be assured your comments and feedback were duly noted and I will act upon them straight away. Thank you for your support and time and it was lovely to meet you all. If anyone has any concerns at any time please do pop in, the door is always open.
Wishing all my lovely monsters a super, spooky midterm break. We had a ball at the bake fair. I absolutely loved the costumes, they were so unique! A special shout out to Fionn Clancy who won best costume! I hope you have a very enjoyable and safe Halloween and I’m looking forward to seeing you when we get back.
Click here to see all the spooky photos!
Pupil of the Month
A big congratulations to Ben Conn who won pupil of the month for October! Well done Ben, keep up the super work!
Parent Teacher Meetings
Please note that the 5th class parent teacher meetings will commence the week of Monday 6th November, straight after the Halloween break. A note will more details has been sent home. Please fill in a time that suits you and if you could bring it back in as soon as possible it would be greatly appreciated as slots go on a first come first serve basis. I will leave the time sheet on the wall outside the class so booked times can be seen.
I’m looking forward to finally meeting and catching up with you all!
We had great fun learning our 5 times tables as a team. The boys raced as quick as they could to complete the clock with the correct answer. Tensions were high!
Click here to see all of the fun!
Pupil of the Month
Congratulations to Cillian Britchfield who made a special effort in his classwork and behaviour, earning him the gold cup and pupil of the month for September. Well done Cillian!
The boys had a great afternoon with LEGOLearn.it building power cars! The LEGO series of building sets introduced the boys to robotics and programming, and with that they learned how to build motorised cars in pairs. They built the cars and then tested the different speeds! Thank you again Mr. Agnew for organising such a brilliant week for us.
The boys have been really enjoying learning all about the Great Irish Famine and C19th Ireland as part of their SESE. A special thank you and a huge well done to the boys who went and made their famine costumes! We had a great afternoon embracing being famine peasants (I even joined in on the fun!). The boys really got a sense of what life was like during the famine and wrote some excellent diary entries. Well done everyone!
Click here to see the photos.
The Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship Tour
We had a wonderful morning going into town to North Dock Quay to board the famous Jeanie Johnston Famine Coffin Ship. We have been learning all about the Great Irish Famine at the moment, the boys are very enthusiastic and had a lot of fun! A huge thank you to Mrs. Cooke and Ms. Ohlmus for coming along with us!
Click here to see the photos.
A huge welcome back to the boys in form 5.1. I hope you had a lovely summer break. Here’s to a super year!
FORM 5 & 5¹ BOOKLIST 2017
Print Version: form-5-book-list-2017
Alive – O7
Pupils text book (Veritas)
|ENGLISH||A Way with words 5 C J FallonNew Wave English in Practice 5th Class (Prim Ed)Spell Well 5 (Fallons)|
|Collins English Dictionary (GEM)|
|MATHS||Master your Maths 5 (C J Fallon)Planet Maths 5 (Folens)Text book only|
|IRISH||Abair Liom (5th class) FolensFuaimeanna agus Focail 5 Folens|
|S.E.S.E.(History, Geography & Science)||Earthlink Activity Book 5Earthlink Text Book 5Oxford School Atlas – Fallon|
|GENERAL||12 x 88 Page Copies – Ref. ASX2****suitable for pen and ink****|
|6 X 7mm squares Maths Copies 2x 10mm Square sum copy5 HB Pencils, 3 blue pens,2 black pens, 3 red pensPacket of Colouring Pencils5 Pocket foldersRulerMathematical Instrument SetPritt Stick|
*THE SUM OF €35 TO THE OFFICE WITH BOYS NAME ON IT AND CLASS, TOWARDS READING BOOKS AND MATERIALS WILL BE COLLECTED DURING THE FIRST FEW WEEKS OF TERM AFTER ASSESSMENTS HAVE BEEN CARRIED OUT. . \ St. Mary’s College Junior School will re-open on Friday 1st September 2017 from 8.55a.m. to 2.30 p.m.. Alan Hanna Bookshop, 270 Lwr. Rathmines Road, Dublin 6. Tel: 4967398 fax: 4960228 e-mail: email@example.com The School Supply Centre Rathfarnham S C 4931059 Rosalins 42 Dunville Ave Ranelagh Dublin 6 Tel: 4972330 Fax 4126563 firstname.lastname@example.org Greene’s Bookshop Unit 7, 78, Furze Road, Sandford Ind Est D 18 Tel 2938801 Fax 2938803 Email:www. email@example.com
Activities: Bizworld On Thursday, April 28th Form 5 and 51 headed to the RDS. A group from Form 51 had earned a place, beating off entrants from all over Ireland, in the Bizworld finals. William, Sam, Gavin, Tom, Jack and Luke had come up with the concept of ‘Gymlets’ – a gym for children. The aim of Gymlets is to
- fight the rising child obesity rates in Ireland,
- foster a positive attitude towards exercise
- to help children socialise through fitness related tasks.
The boys, along with help from their classmates, had to come up with a business plan and budget in order to turn their business idea into a potential business. They also designed business cards and instructional posters to promote their business. In the RDS, the ‘Gymlets’ group had to present their concept to five dragon, that included Gavin Duffy of the Irish Dragon’s Den, as well as a large audience. On the day the boys did a fantastic job of presenting their business and answering question posed by the experienced panel of judges. Well done boys! Gallery Photos