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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Sports Day

6th class had a fantastic time at Sports Day. There were lots of different activities for everyone to participate it. One of the highlights for the class was the inflatable course. The little bit of rain that had fallen made climbing the inflatable course even more fun! The ice cream van was also a huge…

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Basketball Tournament

The basketball team had another great day out at the recent basketball tournament in Ballyfermot. It was a mixed tournament, with three boys and three girls on a team. The team played a total of three matches and won each one. A big thanks to Mick for all his work in training the team and…

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Spelling Bee 2018

Congratulations to Amelia Flanagan from 6th Class who won the in-school Spelling Bee Competition that is held for 5th and 6th Class. Amelia went on to represent St. Matthew’s in the Dublin County Final this week against 72 other spellers! This is the biggest competition held to date! Amelia performed fantastically but unfortunately didn’t secure…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

The whole school was speaking Irish and taking part in loads of fun activities during Seachtain na Gaeilge. There was a ceili, a table quiz, and an art competition. Other classes had activities like a treasure hunt, watching cartoons and singing songs! Everyday we played some PE games and Maths games but the challenge was…

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Geography Projects

On the 21st March 6th class did a Geography presentation in the hall. We all got into pairs or threes and did a project on either a Central or South American country. We had to gather facts and display them on a poster in the hall. The project had to include information on lots of…

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6th Class Egg Drop Challenge

We did an egg drop challenge on 27th February. We were challenged to create a contraption to protect an egg when it was dropped from a height of 2 meters. It had to be easy to put the egg into it and to take it out of it. If the egg cracked, spilling the yolk…

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AIB Lab On The Go

Sixth class were very lucky to be invited to the AIB in Sandymount as part of the Learning About Banking Initiative. We had an excellent tour of the bank, and learned about a typical day in the bank. We were shown how the ATMs worked for both withdrawals and lodgements. Sixth were delighted to see…

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