Olympic Week!

              3rd Class had a wonderful Olympic Active Week. We got a chance to learn about some of the athletes who will be representing Ireland in the Olympics this year. It was great to see each pod become proud of their country and work together like good sportspeople to…

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Active Week 2020

This year’s active week was slightly different due to school closures and social distancing. But that did not stop 2nd class getting into active mode. All week I was sent pictures of running, throwing and balancing activities! I must admit my favourite pictures to get were those of the at-home sports day! A big well…

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Basketball Fever in 6th Class

Basketball fever has taken over in 6th Class this year! It is rare that you’ll see a lunchtime where basketball is not being played, and everyone has really improved their skills this term. Both the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams took part in the Basketball Mini-League Tournament this year and really enjoyed it. Both teams…

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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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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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