Success at Santry!

What a year St Matthew’s had this year at Santry Athletics! All who took part gave each race their very best effort! To top off two wonderful days, we came home with 3 trophies and medals galore. Well done to the Santry team for all their hard work at training and on the day. The…

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Active week is approaching!

With the sunshine becoming a common sight, this can only mean one thing…..Active week is nearly here! Active week will kick off this year with the St Matthew’s Annual Colour’s Cup! Which colour has the power to take home the cup this year? Sport’s Day 2018 is sure to be a great day filled with…

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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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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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