Ovoca Manor Trip

For our school trip, 5th class went to Ovoca Manor, a small adventure centre in Wicklow. We had the whole thing to ourselves and we split into groups and did team building exercises with Jackie Boy and Darren, or friendship exercises and the leap of faith with Dion. We ate in a games room with…

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Assistant Dog Visit

On the 14th of June, we had an exciting visitor come in to meet us. It was a woman called Kirsten. She brought her dog called Lexus. Lexus is a dog from a charity called Dogs For The Disabled. Dogs for the Disabled is a charity who train dogs to help a disabled person do…

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Colours Cup 2019!

Colours Cup was such a fun day! First we did team games which involved a blindfold challenge and a tug of war Then we had a go on the giant inflatables which were amazing! Next we had our healthy snack followed by our treat …ice-cream! After this we had jumping, throwing, races and a relay!…

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International Day in Senior Infants

For International Day, Senior Infants learned all about China. We learned about the food in China, the Giant Panda, the Chinese lantern and the Great Wall of China. We made project books and wrote some China facts in them. On International Day, we looked at some souvenirs from China. We got to try some food…

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St. Matthew’s Colours Cup

Senior Infants really enjoyed taking part in St. Matthews Colours Cup this year. During Active Week we were all given our colour and we met our team to make banners for the day. On the day we did a lap of the track with our team. We did running, jumping, throwing, and relay races. We…

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Who Will Help Humpty Dumpty?

Senior Infants hosted assembly in May. Our assembly was called ‘Who will help Humpty Dumpty?’ Everyone had a part to play to help put Humpty Dumpty back together. All of the characters in Nursery Rhyme Land tried their best to put Humpty Dumpty together when he fell off the wall. We learned lots of nursery…

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Bricks 4 Kidz

Junior Infants and Senior Infants went to Bricks 4 Kidz on their school tour. It was lots of fun as we got to play with lego and build lots of new things. There were three different activities for us to do. First, we could build objects from our imagination and stick them onto the wall….

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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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