Garda Dempsey

Garda Dempsey, our community garda, came to visit 5th and 6th class this term. He spoke to 5th & 6th about the importance of safety at Halloween. Garda Dempsey gave the pupils some great advice. He advised everyone to go home before 10pm on Halloween night, as in his experience things can become dangerous late…

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6th Class Graduation

6th Class celebrated their graduation on Tuesday. They had a lovely service filled with music, memories, photos and fun. Check out their photo slide shows by clicking the links below   Fotostory2 Fotostory1  

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6th Class Carlingford Trip

6th Class had an amazing trip to Carlingford Adventure Centre on their last Monday in school. We departed from school at 8am and arrived at 9.30am. First up was SkyPark. After mastering the safety techniques and practice course, 6th class were off in the air, climbing, navigating the high ropes, flying along the zip wire….

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Projects in 6th Class

6th Class spent their final term working really hard on their individual research projects. The standard of the final projects was absolutely fantastic! Over the last couple of weeks we have been listening to each other presenting them. Some of the wonderful topics include sport, countries, animals, music, biographies of famous people, companies, history and…

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Final Weeks in 6th Class!

6th Class have been enjoying themselves as they spend their final few days in St. Matthew’s. The class has been busy working at different tasks for their graduation ceremony. This has included making a music video, reminiscing and recording lots of memories over the past 8 years, writing poems, making photo slide shows and lots…

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Colours Cup Day – 6th Class

On a bright Friday morning, 6th Class attended their final St. Matthew’s Sports Day. As the oldest class in the school, each member of 6th class had taken on a leadership role among their team. First stop was the Mental Challenges Activities. There was a competitive game of tug of war, a blindfold challenge and…

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Reading Novels in 6th Class

6th Class have spent their team teaching slots this term reading novels. The small groups gave everyone lots of chances to read aloud, listen to and discuss their novels.  Two groups read different novels both based on World War II, the other group went back further in time to Norman Times.

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6th Class Basketball Blitz

After great success in basketball earlier this year, 6th Class took part in an all day basketball tournament in Colaiste Eanna. Mick held early morning basketball training each Wednesday in preparation. We played mixed teams, ensuring everyone had at least one game at the tournament.   We won all the matches in our mini-blitz so…

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6th Class Artzone

6th Class have been busy this term creating clay busts. They worked so carefully, adding such details into the faces. They all turned out fantastic! This was a super end of year art project for 6th Class to make and keep!  

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Cricket 2017

This year we took part in the Leprechaun Cup Cricket Tournament. We had a talented team made up of members from 5th and 6th Class. We trained in the school with our coach Kamal. It was exciting to play our first match in Pembroke Cricket Club with hard balls and gear. We won our first…

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