Dog’s Trust Visit

Last Thursday, we were so lucky to be paid a visit from Dog’s Trust. Lucy the Cavalier spaniel came to school for a workshop with each class. Through the workshop, we learned the responsibility that is involved in owning and taking care of a dog. Each year (particularly around Christmas) dog’s trust and similar shelters…

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GOAL workshop

Recently, 6th class had a visit from Mura who works as an education officer for GOAL. Mura came to 6th class to teach about Ethiopia. We were shown images of Ethiopia ranging from city life to countryside. We were surprised with the diversity that exists in Ethiopia. Most of the workshop was done through Drama….

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6th Class Basketball

6th class have been training very hard for their basketball matches each Wednesday morning with their dedicated coach Mick. The hard work has paid off as they have played some very tough matches and got some great scores. The most recent match was against Scoil San Treasa in the school yard. Both boys and girls…

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Maths Week 2018

Maths Week 2018 was filled with lots of fun activities that involved us using our Maths skills in a variety of different formats. Monday: We were paired with Senior Infants for Maths buddies. Each member of 6th class was paired with a senior infant. The 6th class child worked with their buddy to complete a…

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Lego workshop

4th class took part in a Lego workshop recently. The workshop involved using LegoWEDO to build and program a mini robot called Milo. When we perfected our Milo’s we then put our programming to the test. We had to program Milo to move as close to edge of the table without him falling off! Overall,…

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Success at Santry!

What a year St Matthew’s had this year at Santry Athletics! All who took part gave each race their very best effort! To top off two wonderful days, we came home with 3 trophies and medals galore. Well done to the Santry team for all their hard work at training and on the day. The…

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Active week is approaching!

With the sunshine becoming a common sight, this can only mean one thing…..Active week is nearly here! Active week will kick off this year with the St Matthew’s Annual Colour’s Cup! Which colour has the power to take home the cup this year? Sport’s Day 2018 is sure to be a great day filled with…

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All about the Active Schools Initiative!

What is the Active School Flag? The Active School Flag is a Department of Education and Skills initiative supported by Healthy Ireland. The Active School Flag (ASF) is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community. The process aims to get more schools, more active, more often. Schools…

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