STEAM WEEK Competition Winners

Well done to all who participated this year. We were amazed at the variety of structures we received and all the interesting materials that were used to make the various structures. There were 5 winners, in no particular order:

Yashmit(1st class)
Gus(1st class)
George (1st class)
Eva(Senior infants) and Emilija(3rd class)
James(6th class)

Here are the winning structures again just to remind us:


Well done everyone!!All the entries were incredible and the STEAM team found it extremely difficult to pick a winner.  After over an hour of looking through all the entries we have finally chosen 5 Amazing structures that were impressively similar to the structures they were emulating and that used interesting materials to be created. The winner will be announced at tomorrows Assembly.

Here are a few more entries received early this morning before the closing time.

Big Ben, made with cardboard.
Eiffel Tower, made with cardboard.
Christmas Tree made from lemonade bottle, paper ribbon, material bows and battery lights.
The Louvre, France. Made with cardboard, aluminium foil, plastic paper and sticks.
Toy home made with a milk can, stickers, markers.
Motorised windmill, made with batteries, wires and propellers.
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Airplane made from tinfoil.
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany. Made with toast, breadsticks, and toothpicks.
House made from lollipop sticks!

Plane made out of straw and structure made out of tooth picks, marshmallows and Apple.

Geometric structures made out of toothpicks, Apple and jelly.

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE. Made from cardboard and plastic bottles.

Tourist double decker bus. Made from empty toothpaste box, cardboard and paint.

The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. Made from paper, pencils bit of paint and blocks.

Vilnius Cathedral, Lithuania. Made with cardboard and paint.
Leaning tower of Pisa, Italy. Made with kitchen roll, beads, and crepe paper.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made with cardboard, cellotape, and tealight.

Helicopter made with Lego.

The White house,Washington DC, USA.  Made out of Lego.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy. Made from paper.


Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE. Made with cardboard.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made with Styrofoam.

A house made from lollipop sticks and cardboard.

Pyramid house made with cardboard and lollipop sticks.


A Boat made with cardboard and wooden skewers.
Leaning Tower Of Pisa made using cardboard, a pencil and matchsticks.

Rainbow tower made from coloured straws,  coloured t-shirts, styrofoam, paint, thumb tacks and a Santa hat!! Well done guys its amazing!!!

Haunted house made with cardboard and paint! Super Spooky!
The Big Ben, London, UK. Made from cardboard and paper. Great Job!
Well done to Aseel(2nd class), Ian(1st class), Amie(5th class), Neha(4th class), Mahitha(1st class), Hadi Ali(5th class), Shafi Ali(5th class), Seerat(2nd class), Esma(Senior infants), Duaa(4th class), Aarav(2nd class), Advaita(Senior infants), Adam(Junior infants), Ameya(Senior infants), Hubert(1st class), Sofia(1st class), Angelina(3rd class), Emily(3rd class), Idrees(1st class), Aaron(Junior infants), Alisha(Junior infants), Afifah(2nd class), Prasna(2nd class), Falag(3rd class), Mostafa(1st class), Billal(4th class), Lamees(1st class), Ema(1st class), Tiago(1st class), Alice(3rd class), and Riana(3rd class). You all did incredible structures, you should be very proud of yourselves!!


As the closing time comes close the last of the entries are flying in!!!Well done everyone they are amazing!!! Here is a few more from today:

The Big Ben, London, UK. Made using match sticks and lollipop sticks! Impressive!

Decorative shoe box made with a variety of stickers!!!Very creative!

The Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE. Made with paper and paints!Great Job!

The Big Ben, London, UK. Made using 100s of match sticks!! Wow! Well done!!

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made using waffers, cottage cheese and maca!! Yum!! 🙂

The Tower Bridge, London, UK. Made with cardboard and beads. Lit up with Diya’s in celebration of Diwali(festival of light). Amazing!!

Galley Head light house, Cork, Ireland. Made using Lego. Great Job!
Recreation of a scene from Jurassic World. Made from Lego. Awesome!
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Semi-Automatic tactical shotgun. Made with Lego. Great Job!
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The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy. Made out of paper. Well  done!!

Space Rocket. Made using tissues,paper plates, foil,glue and tape.

Windmill made with lots of lollipop sticks!! Wowser!!
The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made with Duplo.

The Big Ben, London, UK. Made with matchsticks.

Stone Age House made with spaghetti!
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Angel Falls, Venezuela. Made with a variety of materials.

A Pagoda (a tiered tower with multiple eaves). Made with a variety of materials.

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE. Made using toilet rolls!!

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE. Made using blocks and cars.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy. Made with clay and lollipop sticks.
An Egyptian Pyramid made from cardboard and lights.
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A Christmas tree! Made with hard paper. paint, glue, different kind of food-buckwheat, coconut flakes, red and white beans, spelt flakes, coffee beans, 2 types of pasta, sesame seeds and chickpeas, also string and a seed found in the park after the storm.Placed on the top of the tree!! What a delicious construction!! Well done!

A pyramid made with lollipop sticks and play doh!

The London Eye, London, UK. Made with pipe cleaners(wheel), skewers(spokes), pasta/Conchiglie(passenger capsule),cling film(capsule cover), pegs(passengers inside capsule), Clip locks(to hold the wheel), blue tack, milk can lid,  fork+ toilet paper roll to hold the wheel from behind.

The GPO, Dublin, Ireland. Made with cardboard and paint.

The Hansel and Gretel house made of sweets!! Delicious!
London Eye, made with wire, lollipop sticks, kitchen roll and skewers.
The Sean Casey Community Centre, Dublin, Ireland. Made with Cardboard and paint.
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The Lotus Shopping Complex. Made with polystyrene and cardboard.
A lit up Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made with cardboard.
The Giza Pyramid. Made from lollipop sticks.
The Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland. Made with cardboard and plastic bottles.

The London Eye. Made with lollipop sticks.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa. Made with clay.
The Big Ben. Made with clay.

Mini Farmhouse made from Lego.

Halloween house made from Lego.

The Eiffel Tower, made with lollipop sticks.
The London Eye, using connectors, sticks, origami paper carriages, clay and cardboard.

Eiffel Tower, made with Lego.
Pyramid made with play doh and skewers.
These are amazing everyone! Well done to James(6th class), Matylda(1st class), Ahmad(2nd class)Kristian(2nd class) Ida(Senior infants), Greta(4th class), Janisha(1st class),Shilin(2nd class)Saadat(2nd class), Firasat(3rd class),Raima(2nd class),Adam(2nd class),Laura(2nd class), Maciej(2nd class), Eileen(4th class), Mahnoor(4th class), Mateo(1st class), Mika(5th class), Rohan(Senior infants), Priti(4th class), Samaira(4th class), Ahmed(3rd class), Malwina(Junior infants), Rumaysaa(Junior infants), Suhita(1st class), Maebh(3rd class), Moya(1st class), Anvith(4th class), Aaditya(2nd class), Aayushi(4th class), Daniella(4th class), Siddarth(1st class), Ronald(1st class),Oskar(2nd class), Kacper(2nd class), Saurish(2nd class), Abbas(4th class), Yashmit(1st class), Julia(2nd class), Arwa(2nd class).

Good luck everyone! Competition closes at 9am Thursday 18th October.


Loads more entries have arrived in today!! We won’t be accepting anymore after 9am tomorrow morning so get them in tonight!! Here are today’s wonderful entries:

An igloo made with lots of cotton wool and creativity!! Just in time for the winter!

The Eiffel Tower, in Paris, France made with Lego.

A pyramid made with Lego.

The Empire State building, in New York, USA made with Lego.

A Pyramid made with matchsticks and play doh.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy made with paper and cardboard.

The Empire State Building, in New York.

The Big Ben, London, UK, made out of lollipop sticks and match sticks.

The Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin, Ireland. Made with various materials including match sticks and paper.
The Convention Centre, Dublin Ireland. Made with various materials such as tin foil and cardboard.
The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made with cardboard and painted the colours of the French flag!

Tank factory made out of cardboard.

A maze made from cardboard and straws.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made with clay and gold paint.

Towers made from blocks.
The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made with cardboard.
Minimalistic – The Spire, Dublin, Ireland. Made with a pencil and some blue tac!
The Big Ben, London, UK.
A pyramid. Made from lots of matchsticks!!
The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, USA. Made out of cardboard, spaghetti, stones, ice pop sticks and string.

The Dublin Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland. Made from a variety of materials including cardboard, paints and Lego.

The London Eye, London, UK. Made with Kinex and LED lights.
Farmland made with model animals.
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Doll house made with Lego.
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A rocket made out of wooden shapes.

Jinnahs Mausoleum, in Karachi, Pakistan. Made from cardboard, tinfoil and paints!

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. Made from skewers.

Well done to Dominika(1st class),Mithil(Senior infants), Filip(1st class), Maks(3rd class),Dheeraj(2nd class),Zaid(2nd class), Markus(1st class), Aryan(4th class),Curtis(3rd class),Gus(1st class), Natalia(1st class), Oscar(2nd class), Aarav(1st class), Emma(4th class),Emma(2nd class),Rodan(1st class), Radmir(6th class), Alan(2nd class), Kordian(2nd class), Emilija(3rd class), Eva(Senior infants), Leah(2nd class), Nikita(2nd class), Nitinraj(4th class), Sreya(1st class), Eimear(junior infants),Aryan(junior infants), Hamza(Senior infants).Good luck in the Amazing structures competition!!


Well done to all those who have sent in an entry so far!!They are all so good! If you haven’t yet, make sure you get it in before 9am on Thursday. Send your photos to

Here are today’s Entries:

A replica of a classroom and the glass pyramid outside the Louvre, both made from card.


The Big Ben tower in London made out of a variety of things including paper, card, and matchsticks!


A candle holder made out of straws!!


Newgrange, in Meath, Ireland, made from sponges and brown bread!!

The leaning tower of Pisa, Italy. Made with straws!!


Pyramids made with matchsticks and clay.



The solar system made with clay.
Sydney Opera house made with card.
Well done to Kacper(2nd class), Sahas(3rd class), Tahera (4th class),Vaishnav(5th class), Dev(2nd class), Jude(Senior infants), Kai(3rd class), Momen(4th class), Mimi(3rd class), Malik(senior infants), Gabrielus(1st class) and Mya(2nd class). Good luck in the competition!


We’re finding it tricky to pick a winner. All the entries so far have been so creative. Here’s today’s entries:

Replica of one of the Pyramids of Egypt made completely out of sugar!! It weighs over 10kg!

The Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul! Made from paper, wood, and straws.

The Statue of liberty in New York,  made out of clay!

The Big Ben Clock tower, in London. Made from cardboard and spaghetti!!
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, made out of pasta!

Well done to George, Alicia, Mete, Emre, Nelina, and Neila! These are some amazing structures! Good luck!!


Entries are already flying in for this years STEAM week competition. Look down below to get involved!!

Thank you to Adan, Gabriel and Nicole for these amazing structure pictures! Good luck in the competition!

ACETNS annual STEAM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Maths) week is taking place from 15-19 October. Our theme this year is Amazing Structures, the children will be engaging in a variety of fun activities in the areas of STEAM. Here’s your chance to get involved at home.

We want you to use a variety of materials to create an AMAZING STRUCTURE. For example you could build the Eiffel Tower using lollipop sticks or the Taj Mahal using play dough.

What we are looking for:

  • Creative use of materials
  • Likeness to the original structure

To enter, work on your projects at home and email a photo of your AMAZING STRUCTURE to Please include your name, class and teacher when sending your entry.

Entries will be accepted from 9am Monday 15th October until 9am Thursday 18th October. All entries will be uploaded to the school website and winners will be announced at assembly on Friday.

We look forward to seeing all of your AMAZING STRUCTURES!