The Titanic, The Iron Man and Ancient Egypt

Age: 9
Project Year: 2010-11

Pupils improved their artistic and design skills while getting to know each other

We began by doing Pupil Profiles in September and delivered by mail to each school. We have them up in each others school so that the pupils can see the photos and become familiar with what each other look like.We then went on to work on the Titanic on the wikis. Each group had an aspect of the Titanic to write about. We picked 2 different colours to differentiate between the schools. The pupils then had to make their own model of the Titanic as shown.

Children made Christmas cards for their partner group in the other school. The Iron Man is the project we are working on at the moment and models have been made and sprayed for display. The topic in Summer Term is Ancient Egypt. The children build up a good rapport with each other when they are in contact with each other on a weekly basis. Having had the profiles of their partner group on the wall in each others school makes it more realistic and visual. On Dissolving Boundaries Day the students told other classes what it was like to be involved in the project and about their face-to-face meeting.


The children had their face to face meeting in Tanagh and they had a super day. They participated in lots of outdoor activities and worked together.They really enjoyed it and are very excited to continue seeing each other through video conferencing.

Schools Involved

  • Location: Rush Dublin
    Age Group: 9
    Type: Primary

  • Location: Carolan Road Belfast BT7 3HE
    Age Group: 9
    Type: Primary

Media Gallery

For Dissolving Boundaries Day 2014 we invited schools to send us short video recordings that show what DB means to them. We've pieced these together into a movie!

A documentary about linking schools through ICT; case studies of cross-border links between Northern Ireland and Ireland in the Dissolving Boundaries programme and in Israel through the TEC program.


School Participation

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