6th Class’s Trip to the Gaeltacht

For our school tour this year we went to Coláiste na Rossan in Donegal. We went with four other schools. The girls stayed in Teach Fionnuala and the boys stayed in Teach Ann K. On our first day in Donegal we had a céilí. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning we had Irish classes from…

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Write a Book Project

Last term Sixth Class took part in the Write a Book Project. All pupils planned, wrote and published their own book. The books were absolutely fantastic. All of the books were sent to another Sixth Class in another school for marking. Congratulations to all pupils who took part. A particular well done to Lara Johnston…

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Bop Hop!

Senior Infants Senior Infants had lots and lots of fun at the Topsy Turvy Bop Hop! We loved the music, our favourite songs were the Boogie Song, Shake It Off and Uptown Funk. We really enjoyed dancing to the music. We would like to say a big thank you to the Parents Association and all…

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Tray Gardens

In gardening we created mini worlds. We used soil, sand, grass, plants and art and craft materials. Everyone had to bring in the lid of a tin or a tray to decorate and create their own worlds on. We really enjoyed it  and would like to thank Fiona, Helen and Ann for giving us this…

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World Book Day

Today in school we celebrated World Book Day! Sixth Class brought their favourite books into school. They shared these books with their class in a Book Swap. They wrote wonderful reviews of their books. In the afternoon, Fifth & Sixth Class came together for a World Book Day table quiz. Well done to the winners…

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Pancake Party

Junior Infants: On the Tuesday before mid-term beak we had a pancake party in school! After drama class with Oonagh we walked down to the hall. Arlo’s Mum and Lucy’s Mum and Dad were there with some other parents. We had one yummy pancake each and lots of lovely toppings like chocolate sauce and sprinkles!…

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Credit Union Quiz

The Credit Union Quiz is a quiz held for all Primary Schools. There are two age groups, the under 11s and the under 13s. In our district, schools are allowed to enter two teams into each section. The 16 pupils entered into St. Matthew’s team were all honoured to represent our school. Every Thursday at…

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