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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Santry 2017

Santry was a great success this year! Everyone did really well and tried their best. We won 26 medals and a cup! We had trials for the team and then four training sessions. On Monday we had Field Events and on Tuesday we had Track Events. Overall we had a great time! Thank you to…

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SNAG – Rang a 6

Bhain rang a sé an-taitneamh as Seachtain na Gaeilge! Rinne siad iarracht mór chun Gaeilge a labhairt i rith na seachtaine. D’eagraigh siad an tráth na gceist agus an siopa milseáin.  Chán siad amhrán os comhair an scoile Dé hAoine. Rinne siad toraíocht taisce lena ranganna eile. Rinne siad ceilí le rang a cúig. Bhí an spórt agus spraoi…

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6th Class Projects

6th Class worked really hard on their fantastic projects. They worked in small groups to research about life in different countries in Asia. They researched areas such as the history, geography, climate, economy and cultural traditions of the country. Each group presented their project to the class. Some presentations even included delicious food samples to…

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