Lockdown Life in 6th Class!

6th Class have been kept busy with lots of tasks from Ms Fallows during lockdown. Here are some of the highlights from the last number of months. Tessellations Tessellations are when things fit together without overlapping or gaps, and are all around us in nature and society. We looked at some of the amazing work…

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6th Class Projects!

One of our favourite pieces of work this term was our project work. 6th Class each chose a topic they were interested in and spent a lot of time researching and creating presentations. There were a lot of varied topics. When they were all done, we then spent time reading one another’s projects and giving…

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3-D Printing and Engineering Workshop in 6th Class

Some of you may remember that back in October, 6th Class entered a 3-D printing sustainability competition, which Gilles won with his water filter design! Well, because of this success, we were very fortunate to have Sylvia Leatham from i-Form, and Ronan McCann, from DCU (who is working with Gilles on his prototype), come out…

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Well-being Week in St Matthew’s

Well-being Week took place from 19th-23rd January across the school and certainly succeeded in making us feel good! The week was divided into different days and each class had a range of activities each day. Here’s a reminder of what we did – perhaps it will re-inspire you to take care of your well-being! Why…

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Election Fever!

Election fever hit 6th Class in the week before mid-term! Inspired by the General Election, we decided to conduct our own election to show what we would do if we formed the government.   As preparation, we learned about the General Election and the major parties and their leaders. We researched what constituency each of…

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Pancake Tuesday!

6th Class thoroughly enjoyed some delicious pancakes for Pancake Tuesday! Thank you very much to the PTA for slaving away in the kitchen and for giving up your time to serve us all today. It was very much appreciated. Have a look at some happy faces and some interesting topping choices here!     

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Shoebox Appeal

Students in St. Matthew’s took part in the annual Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal this year. This sends shoeboxes filled with toys, clothes, stationery and hygiene products out to children in 12 different countries in Eastern Europe and Africa who are living in poverty or hard situations. We watched a video and heard stories of…

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STEM Success in 6th Class!

St. Matthew’s STEM Week took place across the school from 25th-29th November and 6th Class thoroughly enjoyed it! Each day, we focused on a different element of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. For Science, each member of 6th Class researched their own experiments and carried them out for the rest of the class. They then…

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