Basketball Winners!

St Matthew’s 6th class basketball team recently competed and won their section of the Dublin mini basketball league. The event was held in Loughlinstown Leisure Centre were we played many tough and testing matches against Booterstown NS, Bayside NS and Holywell NS. The matches were all very close but our skilled bunch of players were…

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Colours Cup Fun!

6th class recently had a funfilled day at the St Matthew’s Colours Cup day in Irishtown stadium. They took part in games, relays, races, bouncy castle and the highlight of Ice Cream Cones. The rain thankfully held off right up until the winning team was announced. Well done Team Purple!

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Heritage in Schools Visit

Last week Aidan from Heritage in Schools came to visit and showcase his impressive range of artefacts. He was extremely knowledgeable on all topics of Irish history and answered many of our questions. He even allowed Luc to smoke (PRETEND ) a cigar like Winston Churchill!           Walter got to try…

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Special Visitor Day

Last week in St Matthew’s all children had the opportunity for a special visitor to come into their classroom. 6th class worked with Lego Wedo whilst the guests were coming in. Jesse’s granddad presented a slideshow all about his experience in World War 2. He told us all about growing up in County Clare and…

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Having a blast at Science Blast!

6th class recently took part in the ESB Science Blast exhibition in the RDS. They researched a project based upon the title ‘How does sound effect concentration’ Everyone agreed the event was amazing. Each group got a slot to present the project to onlookers and judges and time to visit other school’s projects. There were…

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Open Rugby Training

On Friday 15th February, all children in 3rd – 6th class got the opportunity to watch the Irish Rugby team train in the Aviva Stadium. It was amazing to see so many of our favourite rugby players as they trained for their country. Alex even won 2 tickets to an Ireland game in the Summer….

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Active Assembly

On the 15th February, the active school’s committee hosted a special active themed assembly. It was a very apt day for the active assembly as shortly after 3rd – 6th class went to the Aviva for the open rugby training session. Ms Levis started the assembly by reminding us how important being active is for…

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Bling your Bike / Funky Feet

The week before Midterm, the active committee ran the Bling your Bike / Funky Feet competition. We were all blown away by the creativity that was displayed in the entries. Big well done in particular to Senior Infants and Second Class as both classes had a huge amount of entries.

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Class Swap!

Each Monday, 5th and 6th class swap teachers for a lesson! Mr McAndrew takes 6th class and teaches them music while Ms Cavanagh takes 5th class and teaches Geography. It is a nice change of classroom for each class and they get a chance to have a different teacher. This will be a sneakpeak for…

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