Dog’s Trust Visit

Last Thursday, we were so lucky to be paid a visit from Dog’s Trust. Lucy the Cavalier spaniel came to school for a workshop with each class. Through the workshop, we learned the responsibility that is involved in owning and taking care of a dog. Each year (particularly around Christmas) dog’s trust and similar shelters…

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GOAL workshop

Recently, 6th class had a visit from Mura who works as an education officer for GOAL. Mura came to 6th class to teach about Ethiopia. We were shown images of Ethiopia ranging from city life to countryside. We were surprised with the diversity that exists in Ethiopia. Most of the workshop was done through Drama….

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6th Class Basketball

6th class have been training very hard for their basketball matches each Wednesday morning with their dedicated coach Mick. The hard work has paid off as they have played some very tough matches and got some great scores. The most recent match was against Scoil San Treasa in the school yard. Both boys and girls…

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Maths Week 2018

Maths Week 2018 was filled with lots of fun activities that involved us using our Maths skills in a variety of different formats. Monday: We were paired with Senior Infants for Maths buddies. Each member of 6th class was paired with a senior infant. The 6th class child worked with their buddy to complete a…

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5th and 6th Class Cricket Team

Once again this year, the St Matthew’s NS Cricket team took part in the Leprechaun Cup. Kamal from YMCA Cricket Club had been in training the students in 4th, 5th and 6th Class. After Easter, a team was chosen from 5th and 6th Class. The team did excellently winning a few close games and getting…

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Environmental Science

6th Class had a visit from an environmental scientist. They learned about the type of work an environmental scientist does. They also discussed pollution and how damaging micro-plastics are for the environment. 6th Class were encouraged to think of ways they can help to reduce pollution and help the environment. They also had the opportunity…

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