3-D Printing and Engineering Workshop in 6th Class

Some of you may remember that back in October, 6th Class entered a 3-D printing sustainability competition, which Gilles won with his water filter design! Well, because of this success, we were very fortunate to have Sylvia Leatham from i-Form, and Ronan McCann, from DCU (who is working with Gilles on his prototype), come out…

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Election Fever!

Election fever hit 6th Class in the week before mid-term! Inspired by the General Election, we decided to conduct our own election to show what we would do if we formed the government.   As preparation, we learned about the General Election and the major parties and their leaders. We researched what constituency each of…

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Pancake Tuesday!

6th Class thoroughly enjoyed some delicious pancakes for Pancake Tuesday! Thank you very much to the PTA for slaving away in the kitchen and for giving up your time to serve us all today. It was very much appreciated. Have a look at some happy faces and some interesting topping choices here!     

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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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