All about the Active Schools Initiative!

What is the Active School Flag? The Active School Flag is a Department of Education and Skills initiative supported by Healthy Ireland. The Active School Flag (ASF) is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community. The process aims to get more schools, more active, more often. Schools…

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SNAG 2018

    Here in 4th class we had an amazing Seachtain na Gaeilge. Each day we had a special event that got us ag labhairt na Gaeilge. Here is a list of the events: Monday: Comórtais Éalaine Tuesday: Leathuair Spraoi Wedesday: Tráth na gCeist Thursday: Céilí Friday: Tionól SNAG Along with these events, we used…

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Static Electricity

We experimented with static electricity in 4th last week! As part of this, we learned all about atoms and the protons, electrons and neutrons in the atom! We had lots of fun at home trying to create static electricity.  

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Making Biscuit Cake!

Ms Clements was teaching us about weight this week in maths. We were VERY lucky to then put our measuring skills to the test by making chocolate biscuit cake . We were given a weighing scales and the ingredients and had to ensure we were using the right quantities of all the ingredients. We each…

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Aztec Projects

4th class have been working hard over the last 4 weeks learning all about the Aztecs. Each group researched and presented their project work in class today. Allegra baked traditional Aztec tortillas at home and very kindly brought them in for us to try! We all agreed they were quite tasty. Along with project work,…

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PE at St Matthew’s

PE Our Physical Education Programme The PE programme in St. Matthew’s incorporates all six strands – Athletics, Dance, Gymnastics, Games, Aquatics and Outdoor and Adventure activities. At St Matthew’s, each class receives at least an hour per week of physical education. Our targeting of the Active School Flag has helped us to focus on an…

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Cricket

Cricket with Kamal has started for 4th class. Last week we had our first training session with Kamal. In this training session we focused on our hand positions and bowling technique. Kamal is a great cricket teacher and we will learn loads of skills from him in our cricket lessons!  

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Our time with Ms Clements so far…

Ms Clement’s has been our teacher for 2 weeks now. We have been having lots of fun with Ms Clements but most importantly learning loads! In maths we were working on data and length. For data we were busy making all kinds of graphs like block graphs, line graphs and bar charts. For length we…

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An exciting term ahead!

This term in 4th class we are looking forward to many new activities. For the next 4 weeks we have a new teacher named Ms Clements, who will be completing lots of fun things along with our regular lessons. Magic of Music with Catherine begins this term too. We always look forward to our time…

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