5th Class Work at Home – Week: May 5th – May 8th 2020


  • Correct Master Your Maths [answers below]
  • No Master Your Maths this week, we will do some Revision worksheets instead!

Click on links for maths sheets:


  • Am Don Léamh pg. 58 & 59
  • Revise Irish Notes copy


Topic: Submarines

Task: Research and create a fact file in your SESE copy on submarines or create a project on submarines.

Here are some quick videos you might like to watch:

Some things to research:

  • Who invented the submarine?
  • Why were submarines developed?
  • How do submarines work?
  • How do submarines move?
  • What special features do submarines have?


Visual Art

Create your own submarine using materials at home. Can you make the submarine float and sink?

Here of some examples of materials you could use:


Listen to the song ‘Yellow Submarine’ by the Beatles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2uTFF_3MaA

Listen to ‘Under the Sea’ from The Little Mermaid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC_mV1IpjWA



Keep exercising each day. Try this week’s challenge or come up with your own!


10 Fascinating Facts About Me



Master Your Maths Answers

*Please email us if you have any questions or if you want to share children’s work*

Mrs. Henderson phenderson@scoilghobnatan.com
Ms. Murphy [Room 25] mmurphy@scoilghobnatan.com
Ms. Murphy [Room 30] memurphy@scoilghobnatan.com




  • 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