Wind Resistant Tower Experiment

Wind Resistant Tower Experiment Equipment Needed: A4 paper (max. 4 sheets)                                     Tape (Max. 1 ½ metres)                                      50g weight                                      Hairdryer Aim: Create a wind resistant tower that is at least 30cm tall, fit for a weight to be placed on top and to stay standing while lateral force is applied. Method: In your […]


Swimming Pupils of Kiltiernan N.S. go to swimming every Friday. The swimming teachers are Bernie, Bridie and Cieran.  They teach us different strokes and swimminng techniques.  At the end of every lesson we have to bellyflop or cannonball dive into the pool and tread water and lie on our backs like we would do in […]

Seed Savers

Seed Savers Today, 4th, 5th and 6th class got a visit from Áine. She works for seed savers. She walked us through a basic explanation of what pollination was, how pollen was spread and how and who it’s spread by. We were also taught how important bees are and how they spread pollen. She showed […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge In March, 2019 our school celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge (or Irish Week) and we had lots of fun activities to do throughout the week! Like we do every year, the teachers organised an Irish competition. Whenever a student had a conversation with a teacher in Irish won a ticket and whoever had […]


Saturn Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest planet in the Solar System, after Jupiter. The average distance between Saturn and the Sun is over 1.4 billion kilometres. With an average orbit speed of 9.68km/s. It takes Saturn 10,759 Earth days (about 29 and a half years) to finish one […]