3rd Class – Work at Home – Week: March 30th – April 3rd 2020

Practise multiplication tables

Read for at least 15 minutes per day e.g. completed Starlight stories/own books

Revise spellings in Cearlitriu lessons 1-3

Do at least 15 minutes of activity per day. Dance, play in the garden or try a workout from Gonoodle or YouTube e.g. ‘Joe Wicks P.E lessons’, ‘Just Dance’ or ‘10@10’

Practise your tin whistle notes and songs each day

Research an animal. Create a fact file on the animal.
Create a fact file on a country we’ve covered in Small World.

Make some junk art using recyclable rubbish (cereal boxes, egg cartons, toilet roll holders etc.). You could make a rocket, person, house, car or train.

Grow in Love: Read chapters on Holy Week and Easter. Draw an Easter picture.


  • RTE Home School  – will broadcast over an hour of “school on TV” to support primary school children and their parents at home. It will run from 11-12 Monday to Friday on RTÉ 2, with a shorter “catch-up” segment later in the afternoon. It will be aimed particularly at children in 1st to 6th class.

  • Cúla4 on TG4 provides plenty of Gaeilge programmes which children can watch to keep up their Gaeilge learning.

  • My 2020 Covid-19 Time Capsule – a great resource to help capture the memories from the time we spend safe at home.

  • Water Safety Now every child can learn basic water safety skills at home

  • Twinkl.ie have excellent school closures packs which can be used as extra work from home should your child like to do some extra activities – use code CVDTWINKLEHELPS for a free month when signing up

  • Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency.

  • Active HOME Week are inviting you to participate in the ‘Active HOME Week‘ challenge.

Special Education Needs

  • NCSE  – The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) is currently preparing online resources for children with Special Educational Needs who are at home as a result of the schools’ closure.

Messages for 6th Class

  • #Messagesfor6thclass  – Some helpful messages for 6th class pupils as they move from Primary School to Secondary School