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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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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PE at St Matthew’s

PE Our Physical Education Programme The PE programme in St. Matthew’s incorporates all six strands – Athletics, Dance, Gymnastics, Games, Aquatics and Outdoor and Adventure activities. At St Matthew’s, each class receives at least an hour per week of physical education. Our targeting of the Active School Flag has helped us to focus on an…

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