Christmas Crazy!

Over the past while, 4th class have been working very hard on lots of Christmas themed work. We have completed so much impressive work, we thought we’d like to tell you all about it!   Yesterday, we wrote a letter of complaint from an elf to Santa. We came up with lots of reasons why…

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The Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme

As part of the 1916 celebrations we were delighted to welcome Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne to St. Matthew’s for the presentation of the Irish flag and proclamation. Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne gave a very informative talk about life in the army, and their many peace keeping missions….

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4th Class Local Project

Since the beginning of November, 4th class have been busy working on a local project! Each group has been given a topic about the local area to research and become experts on: Hip Historians: History of St Matthew’s Church and Boland’s Mill Hungry Historians: Old Bath Avenue Tramline and Martello Tower. Sparkling Scientists: Poolbeg Towers…

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Hockey Blitz

On Friday 16th October, a group of  sixteen girls from St. Matthew’s travelled to St.Gerard’s School in Bray with Ms Swanton and Ms Levis to play in the October Blitz. The girls played against Taney N.S., St. Anne’s N.S., Rathmichael N.S. and Glenageary Killiney N.S. They represented the school excellently, showed wonderful team spirit and…

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4th Class preparing for Maths Week!

4th class have been very busy this week preparing for International Maths Week which takes place from the 10th – 18th October. We have been taking a step back from our textbooks and challenging our brains through challenges and investigations. So far lots of boys and girls in 4th class have solved the challenge station…

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Miss Ansell

We really enjoyed having Miss Ansell as our teacher. We learned about the Romans. We got to be engineers and design our own aqueducts for a Roman city. In Art we created under the sea boxes, filled with all the different kinds of sea creatures that we had learned about in Science.      …

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Drama with Oonagh

4th Class have had a fantastic time doing drama with Oonagh on Tuesdays this term! We played lots of fun games together, some of our favourites were musical statues, tea and coffee, and Dracula. We have worked to create and develop Super Hero characters. We decided on names and super powers and did lots of…

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