Colours Cup 2019!

Colours Cup was such a fun day! First we did team games which involved a blindfold challenge and a tug of war Then we had a go on the giant inflatables which were amazing! Next we had our healthy snack followed by our treat …ice-cream! After this we had jumping, throwing, races and a relay!…

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Our School Tour

We went to the National Sports Complex in Blanchardstown for our school tour. It was wonderful! We got two buses there. We did so many sports: long jump, high jump, relay races, throwing, gymnastics, trampolining, dodgeball and a football tournament! Such a fun trip!

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Active Week!

Active Week was fantastic! The week started with our first St Matthews N.S. Got Talent Active Show where 1st – 6th class show cased their sports skills! We had a Multi Skills Workshop where we played lots of different games! We had our school trip. We created posters for Colours Cup. The week concluded with…

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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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Hockey

Hockey at St. Matthew’s N.S. Boys Hockey The hockey this year is really fun. The boys and the girls are taking part in a hockey league and are having great fun! The boys in 6th class and 5th class have had great fun in their three away games. We are being coached brilliantly by Zack,…

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School Swimming

In school swimming we walk down to Marian swimming pool in pairs. Then we get changed and go into the pool. We usually have some play time first and then do some actual swimming. In our last class this year we got to do relays with floats which was very fun. Our play time is…

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The Sam Maguire!

The Sam Maguire Cup visits St. Matthew’s N.S.!     The Sam Maguire Cup that Dublin won this year in the All Ireland Football Final came to our school this week. Two players from Clanna Gael brought it in to visit each of the classrooms. We all got an opportunity to get a group photo…

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Skipathon

During Active Week First Class to Sixth Class participated in a school skipathon in aid of The Down Syndrome Centre in Sandyford! We practiced lots beforehand and did a skipping worship to learn some skipping tricks with Mark from Skip ‘n Rope! The children skipped for twenty one minutes either individually or part of a…

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Junior Infants performed Jack and the Beanstalk at our special assembly. It was amazing! We practiced lots and lots both in the classroom and in the hall. We each had a special line or two to say. Our Mums and Dads helped us to learn these lines and also helped us very much with our…

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