5th Class Drama Show

Fifth Class put a tremendous effort into their Drama production with Oonagh. They showcased their work to Third and Fourth Class. The Drama was based on a daily schedule for a television channel. The children worked in groups to produce different television shows for their audience. The programmes displayed included Bake Off, Strictly Come Dancing,…

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Money Sense Workshop

Fifth Class participated in the free financial education programme that aims to help children learn about money. Ulster Bank provided the programme which was supported by the class teacher. The children had the opportunity to work in groups and plan a birthday party. The cost of entertainment, food, and drinks all had to be taken into account….

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Junior Entrepreneur Programme

Fifth Class are currently participating in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. JEP is delivered over a 12-16 week period. We have already voted on our favourite business idea and met with the Dragons. This was a really fun experience. We have decided that we are going to host a Pyjamas Day in the school. A bake…

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Team Hope Shoe Boxes

  On Monday 14th November, James and Janet from Team Hope returned to collect the shoe boxes we had collected in St. Matthews. They were very impressed and went to each class to thank them for their generosity. Altogether we collect 119 shoe boxes; so many that they could barely fit them all into their car!…

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5th Class trip to Tayto Park

As part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme, 5th Class were invited to Tayto Park to showcase the water bottles they had marketed and sold in St. Matthew’s N.S. When we arrived at Tayto Park we were given a talk by Niall Byrne, Global Vice President at Openet. Mr. Byrne was very impressed with 5th Class’s…

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Gardening in 5th Class

5th class got to make some hairy hands in gardening recently. We drew out the shape of our hand on kitchen roll and sprinkled cress or mustard seeds on them. We are waiting patiently for them to grow!                                  …

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Leprechaun Cup Winners 2016!

Massive congratulations to the St. Matthew’s Cricket Team who played in the Dublin Finals of the Leprechaun Cup on Monday in Skerries. The team trained incredibly hard all year and they won every single one of their matches. This is the first year that St. Matthew’s has won the cup, a terrific achievement for the…

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Gaeltacht Trip 2016

Last week sixth and fifth class went on a trip to the Gaeltacht in Anagaire, Donegal to a college called Colaiste na Rosann. We took a bus there on Monday morning at about 10 o’clock. Everyone was very excited to go to the Gaeltacht for the first time and we all were very giddy. We…

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