May 6

Hello everyone

Here is the email I sent home today

May 6

A few interesting art competitions have come to my attention this week. The first is from our local Credit Union – nice to support a local business at this time:

Here are two others that I believe are also very worthwhile;

Drawourheroes flyer

Art Competition – European Day of Solidarity between Generations

Why not give some of them a go – you could do this instead of some of the suggestions that your class teachers are sending home this week.


Here is this week’s recipe and film recommendation from Ms Popplewell. I hope you get a chance to try one or other out:

Scroll down a little further to find another challenge set by Mr Molloy.


Time to Cook: 10 minutes


  • 120g porridge oats
  • 60g softened butter
  • 60g light brown sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp golden syrup or maple syrup


  1. *Heat oven to 200c. Gather the ingredients and equipment needed.
  2. Measure the ingredients using a weighing scale. *Put the butter, sugar and syrup in a saucepan. Mix together until the butter is melted.
  3. Add your porridge oats and mix everything really well.
  4. Grease a baking tin and pour the mixture in pushing everything down with the back of a spoon.
  5. *Cook for 10 minutes until golden brown.
  6. The mixture will be soft when it is removed from the oven. This is normal and will harden as it cools.
  7. Enjoy!

*Adult Supervision/Assistance Required

Movie Recommendation

  • Charlotte’s Web (Netflix).

I hope you enjoy watching this movie. You can write or type a Movie Review after watching your Movie of choice. RTE also have kids/family movies on during the week if you do not have access to Netflix.

Mr Molloy’s weekly Challenge

Hand Passing Challenge

  1. You need a ball and a wall.
  2. Skill practiced: Hand passing or throwing.
  3. Warm up. Stand two metres from wall and hand pass to wall and collect rebound using both left and right hands. See how many you can do in 60 seconds.
  4. ( 4th – 6th ) Hand Pass to the wall using both hands and passing ball around your legs basketball style.
  5. Stand Facing Wall. Hold the ball in your right hand, bring the ball back under your left leg and back onto your left hand and then hand pass it at the wall. Collect rebound and then bring the ball under your right leg and onto your right hand and then pass at the wall.
  6. See how many you can do in 60 seconds
  7. Challenge ( 1st – 3rd) . See how many hand passes you can do on each hand in 60 seconds.
  8. Challenge ( Infants). Go close to wall, throw ball at wall and try to catch it.
  9. Best of luck.