2021/2022 Award of Science and Maths Excellence

Science Foundation Ireland

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Log Book 2022/DSM/

Scoil Chaitríona Junior

Renmore, Galway 2021/2022

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Classes Involved:

Featured on our log book:

 Mr. Lawless (JI), Ms. O’Looney (JI), Ms. Molloy (JI)

Ms. Lavery (SI), Ms. Cunningham (SI), Ms. Ferguson (SI)

 Ms. McLoughlin (1st), Ms. Kyne (1st), Mr. Faherty (1st), Ms. Moran (1st), Mr Fahy/Ms. Bohan (1st)

Ms. Groarke/Ms. McCaul (2nd), Ms. Flannery (2nd), Ms. Lally/Ms. F.Kavanagh (2nd), Ms.Halliday (2nd)

Ms. Coade (Hearing impaired unit), Ms. B.Fitzgerald (Language unit), Ms. S.Kavanagh (Special Class)

Also involved:

All 1st and 2nd class took part in the launch of foam, air and water rockets during Space Week.

All 1st classes, a JI class and a 2nd class were treated to The Puking Pumpkin show for Halloween thanks to Ms. Moran’s 2nd class.

5 First and Second classes had a zoom learning class given by Ms. McLoughlin’s 1st class on the making of musical instruments.

STEP 1:  Science

(4 hands-on science investigations, with at least one from each of the four strands)

Living Things:

Energy and Forces:


Environmental Awareness and Care:


Science Week Events:

External Science Week Events:

Space Week Events:

Space, Rockets, Projectiles and More.


See all our Space Week 2021 events here

Event registered with Space Week Ireland 2021

Other External Event/ Programme:

  •  “Flight…Up, Up and Away” cross border project with St. Mary’s Primary School, Fivemiletown, Co.Tyrone, Northern Ireland

STEP 2:  Technology

(2 or more examples of the children using ICT)

Our school is involved in EU Code Week 2021

STEP 3: Engineering

(2 or more examples of the children investigating engineering in class or in the local area)

STEP 4 : Maths

(2 or more examples of the children using their maths skills as part of their science work)

Event registered with Maths Week Ireland 2021

See all our activities for Maths Week 2021 here

STEP 5 : STEM Show and Tell

(at least one example)