STEM Success in 6th Class!

St. Matthew’s STEM Week took place across the school from 25th-29th November and 6th Class thoroughly enjoyed it! Each day, we focused on a different element of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. For Science, each member of 6th Class researched their own experiments and carried them out for the rest of the class. They then…

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3D Printing Competition Winner!

All members of 6th Class are passionate about bringing about a more sustainable environment, so when we heard about a 3-D printing competition to invent or adapt a product to help to improve sustainability, we enthusiastically set to work! First, we looked at the UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, talked about the ones we…

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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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Heritage in Schools Visit

Last week Aidan from Heritage in Schools came to visit and showcase his impressive range of artefacts. He was extremely knowledgeable on all topics of Irish history and answered many of our questions. He even allowed Luc to smoke (PRETEND ) a cigar like Winston Churchill!           Walter got to try…

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Special Visitor Day

Last week in St Matthew’s all children had the opportunity for a special visitor to come into their classroom. 6th class worked with Lego Wedo whilst the guests were coming in. Jesse’s granddad presented a slideshow all about his experience in World War 2. He told us all about growing up in County Clare and…

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Having a blast at Science Blast!

6th class recently took part in the ESB Science Blast exhibition in the RDS. They researched a project based upon the title ‘How does sound effect concentration’ Everyone agreed the event was amazing. Each group got a slot to present the project to onlookers and judges and time to visit other school’s projects. There were…

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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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