Category Archives: 3rd & 4th

This category contains posts relating to 3rd and 4th class.

School’s out for Summer

All the Staff at Lacken N.S., wish all the children and parents a lovely summer break. You all deserve a well-deserved rest. School re-opens on Thursday, August 27th 

Thank You

What is the coronavirus, and why is everyone talking about it?

Engagingly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this approachable and timely book helps answer these questions and many more, providing clear explanations about the coronavirus and its effects – both from a health perspective and the impact it has on a family’s … Continue reading

Let’s Play Ireland

Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency. To view videos and lots of play and learning ideas for young children go to    

Project Work and Additional Resources

A list of useful websites and apps useful-websites-and-app-list  Chess projects for school children.  for Irish – helps children to improve their Irish – Online Resources for Children with Special Educational Needs These are optional projects children can undertake … Continue reading

World Book Day

Children had great fun this year on World Book Day. Children brought in their favourite book and sat and read with a buddy from a different class. 12►

Story Time

Ms McMahon’s 3rd Class have been studying Narrative Writing over the past number of weeks. As part of the process, they got to read their own stories to a very captive Junior and Senior Infant audience.  

Trocaire Visit


Children were busy printing with fruit and vegetables in Ms McMahon’s room.  

Our heart nearly missed a beat

Children in Ms McMahon’s room were busy learning about the heart. We learned about the shape of our heart and what it does. We got to investigate how exercise speeds up our heart rate and how to take our pulse. We even got to … Continue reading