Minister for Education visits Franner, and is impressed by our skills!

Yesterday March 14th, we welcomed the Minister for Education Richard Bruton into our school with open arms. He is launching a revised education strategy to focus on both enhanced numeracy and digital skills, though we were living proof that we, along with many other primary school children,

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Football League

England vs Spain The first was match England vs Spain. England got kick off. Spain were passing well. Just like always. Then England went on the attack and the Spain goalie was forced to dive,he saved it. Spain’s corner was wasted and England went on the attack.

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Match Report

On the 26th of January Francis Street’s football team played Scoil Treasa Donore Avenue. The game got off to a good,quick and exciting start. We were passing the ball around well and we got rewarded when Sean Killalee whipped in a lovely cross to the arriving Darryl

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Sports Report

Man United played Leicester in a thrilling 8 goal game where there was a hope of recovery after their win against QPR. Only a few minutes in Radamel Falcao whipped in a cross right on to the head of Robin Van Persie and got his first assist

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Aquarium

We have a mini aquarium in our classroom! We have four aquatic creatures a rock goby, a shanny, a beadlet anemone and a brittle starfish. We have to monitor the oxygen levels, water temperature, ensure the tank is clean and feed the fish!! Some breaking news from

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Seaworld

      5th class visited the Seaworld Aquarium in Bray this week. Afterwards, we had our lunch on the beach in Bray. We had a fantastic time and we are  getting a small aquarium in our classroom next week!!

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Science in Sixth

Science in Sixth

Today we classified a number of substances by their states of matter, as solids, liquids or gases.  We then mixed PVA glue, water, Borax Powder and food colouring to create slime (which is also an example of a Polymer).  We noticed that the slime had characteristics of

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