Reptile Zoo

Last week, 4th class had a visit from the Reptile Zoo. 4th class had lots of fun learning about the turtle, gecko and snake. They even got a chance to pet them and ask questions .

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Active Week

First Class had a fantastic time during Active Week! Each day we tried a new activity. We learned lots of skills from different sports. We learned how to dribble in hockey, we practised jumping and hopping as well. We watched some short videos of Olympic athletes and First Class were particularly impressed with the divers…

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Pyjama Party & Ice Cream Day!

First Class had a super time on Pyjama Day. We great fun showing each other our teddies and our pyjamas. We absolutely loved the ice cream, it was so quiet whenever one was eating! Joe the Magician was such a special treat. First Class are very keen to learn some magic tricks now.

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Reptile Zoo

            We were so excited for the Reptile Zoo. We learned so many interesting facts about snakes, turtles and lizards. Our favourite creature was Spaghetti the snake. Our favourite fact about Spaghetti is that her scales are made from the same materials as our hair and nails. We had to…

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JEP 2021!

In 5th Class, we are expecting the arrival of our beanie hats and caps any moment! JEP has been a massive highlight in what has been a very unusual year. We have learnt lots about making a product, selling it and managing all of the details in between. We are delighted to have made a…

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5th Class Trip to Town

On Tuesday, 5th Class walked into town to visit The National Archaeological Museum on Kildare Street. On the way to the museum, we stopped off in Merrion Square to have our breaks and to play in the playground. The museum is fascinating and we would recommend a visit. Some of our highlights were: The Bog…

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Farewell from 6th Class!

It’s time to say farewell to the Class of 2021!  Here we are saying goodbye and reflecting on our time in St. Matthew’s NS. We have come a long way since Junior Infants! Abby – Next year I’m going to St. Andrew’s. I am looking forward to making new friends and I’m definitely looking forward…

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Bear in a Box Success!

Our Junior Entrepreneur Programme project had been put on hold from 5th Class because of Covid, but we finally finished it in 6th Class, after some really hard work! Our project was called Bear in a Box. We got pandas and teddies, and gave the bears stories and clothes. Each teddy and panda had a…

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June in 6th Class!

We may have missed out on our trip to the Gaeltacht, but we have had an awesome last month of school. To start off, we had our official school trip to Surfdock. We were split into three groups and did paddleboarding and kayaking. There was a lot of splashing! Maya and Millie told Abby that…

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The Reptile Zoo at St. Matthew’s!

What a busy Term 3 it’s been in Senior Infants! We had lots of fun when the Reptile Zoo came to St. Matthew’s. Ciaran told us about turtles, snakes and geckos. We got a chance to pet a turtle, snake and gecko! We love animals in Senior Infants! We will also get a chance to…

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