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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Class Swap!

Each Monday, 5th and 6th class swap teachers for a lesson! Mr McAndrew takes 6th class and teaches them music while Ms Cavanagh takes 5th class and teaches Geography. It is a nice change of classroom for each class and they get a chance to have a different teacher. This will be a sneakpeak for…

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Science Blast Preparation

Preparations are underway for our school’s entry to Science Blast 2019. 6th class have come up with an investigation question which we will keep under-wraps for now as we are in the process of expressing the findings. Stay tuned for updates!

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Mr Kavanagh

6th class are extremely lucky to have Mr Kavanagh ( no relation 😀 ) as their teacher over the next few weeks. Mr Kavangh has been focusing on distance, speed and time in maths. This involved 6th class going to the yard and timing activities such as running length of yard, jogging length of yard,…

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Mexico Projects

6th class have spent the month of January learning all about Mexico! Throughout the month, we were given the task of completing a project on Mexico. Ms Cavanagh gave us criteria for our project and some of the topics we had to research. We all learned loads about the culture, food, history and its flag!…

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Barnardos Cyberbullying Workshop

On Monday 28th January, 5th and 6th class completed a cyberbullying workshop from Barnardos. They were given tips about how to prevent and handle cyberbullying. The acronym STAR was used: S – Stay Safe Online T- Treat Others Kindly A- Ask for Help R- Reach Out A tube of toothpaste was used to demonstrate how…

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