Santry 2017

Santry was a great success this year! Everyone did really well and tried their best. We won 26 medals and a cup! We had trials for the team and then four training sessions. On Monday we had Field Events and on Tuesday we had Track Events. Overall we had a great time! Thank you to…

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Hockey

Hockey at St. Matthew’s N.S. Boys Hockey The hockey this year is really fun. The boys and the girls are taking part in a hockey league and are having great fun! The boys in 6th class and 5th class have had great fun in their three away games. We are being coached brilliantly by Zack,…

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School Swimming

In school swimming we walk down to Marian swimming pool in pairs. Then we get changed and go into the pool. We usually have some play time first and then do some actual swimming. In our last class this year we got to do relays with floats which was very fun. Our play time is…

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The Sam Maguire!

The Sam Maguire Cup visits St. Matthew’s N.S.!     The Sam Maguire Cup that Dublin won this year in the All Ireland Football Final came to our school this week. Two players from Clanna Gael brought it in to visit each of the classrooms. We all got an opportunity to get a group photo…

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Skipathon

During Active Week First Class to Sixth Class participated in a school skipathon in aid of The Down Syndrome Centre in Sandyford! We practiced lots beforehand and did a skipping worship to learn some skipping tricks with Mark from Skip ‘n Rope! The children skipped for twenty one minutes either individually or part of a…

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Junior Infants performed Jack and the Beanstalk at our special assembly. It was amazing! We practiced lots and lots both in the classroom and in the hall. We each had a special line or two to say. Our Mums and Dads helped us to learn these lines and also helped us very much with our…

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Sports Day

Last Friday we had Sports Day! It was so much fun! It was a bit rainy but we didn’t mind. We did a throwing station, a races station and played lots of fun games with the school parachute. We did some dancing too. We all got lovely badges for doing so well! We loved our…

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Our school tour to Airfield Farm

Last Thursday we went on a school tour to Airfield Farm with the pre-school children and Senior Infants. It was so much fun! Two big buses collected us from school and brought us to the farm. We sang songs on the bus! When we arrived we had a picnic. Then, we divided into groups and…

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Aistear

Junior Infants have had so much fun during Aistear this term! At present, we have a café and bakery set up in the Home Corner. So far, we have baked lots of delicious things in the café’s bakery and served them up to customers. We have written lovely food menus and drinks menus. We have…

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