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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Carol Singing

This month we have had the pleasure of going Carol Singing twice. First, we went to the Iris Charles Centre to sing at their annual Christmas party. Then yesterday we went to Tritonville CLose Residential Home for the Elderly to sing for some of the residents. We had great fun!

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National Archaeological Museum

This week we went on a short trip to Dublin City Centre to the National Archaeology Museum. It was very interesting to see the Ancient Egypt exhibition as we had spent some time studying it in class! There are loads of other fascinating things including the Bog Bodies and the collection of Artifacts from all…

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JEP Dragons

At the moment in 5th Class we are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Earlier this month we had our dragons in to decide what our project will be this year. It was an exciting day that involved lots of hard work preparing and presenting our work. Some of the ideas we had were:…

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5th Class Assembly

Last Friday we had our big assembly. We had so much fun and think we did a pretty good job as well. This year we decided to host a talk show. We used videos to show clips from different shows before the characters were interviewed by our hosts Lúí and Lucy. We hope you enjoyed…

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St Matthew’s Church Rededication

We are very excited to be taking part in the Rededication of St Matthew’s Church. There will be a choir made up of students from across the whole school and every child has also made a piece of bunting that will be used to decorate the church during this special celebration! We would love you…

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4th and 5th Class GAA Team

We have had a very successful start to our sporting year in St Matthew’s NS with our school GAA team winning their league! The team made up of players came through the tournament undefeated. A fantastic achievement! They will have their medals presented to them shortly after the Mid Term Break. Thank you to all…

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