Both 6th classes in St.Patricks completed Marine Environment projects as part of the Something Fishy programme. We looked at the main pollutants in our local waterways and the dangers this poses to Marine Life. Both classes composed Poems and researched
Both 6th classes from St. Patricks visited the Salmon Hatchery in Cong. We learned some really interesting things about the life cycle of the salmon. The Salmon hatchery is situated in a beautiful part of Cong, adjacent to the Cong
The children have been working hard studying Bradán and her journey. They have found it very interesting to see the difficulties that she and other fish must face. The children worked in groups to create projects based on given Irish
After we learned about the life cycle of the salmon we created these leaping salmon.
We have been learning about the life cycle of the salmon and were particularly fascinated by the fact that after spending a few years in the sea it attempts to return to the very stream where it was born. This
We looked at the nutritional value of fish and learned about all of the valuable nutrients that fish can give us. We also tasted some smoked salmon and brown bread and really enjoyed it!
We looked at all the different ways we can help to protect and conserve our rivers. Here are some before/after pictures that we drew in our copies.