6th Class visit a Water Workshop for Science Week

On Monday 7/ 11/15 St Mathews 6th class went to science week at the GSI in Beggersbush, Dublin 4. At the science week GSI we were studying about water. Here are some facts that 6th class learned: Limestone fizzes when mixed with water. Landfills are used to dump waste and old water. Farmers need to…

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100 Word Challenge

Sixth class have been taking on writing challenges in class. Each week there is a new prompt and the challenge is to write creatively about the prompt while only writing exactly 100 words! This can be quite tough! It requires careful selection of wording and lots of editing. This week the prompt was: RED. Take…

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Hockey Blitz

On Friday 16th October, a group of  sixteen girls from St. Matthew’s travelled to St.Gerard’s School in Bray with Ms Swanton and Ms Levis to play in the October Blitz. The girls played against Taney N.S., St. Anne’s N.S., Rathmichael N.S. and Glenageary Killiney N.S. They represented the school excellently, showed wonderful team spirit and…

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Sponsored Walk

This morning Sixth Class went on a sponsored walk to the lighthouse. It was 7.28km and it was to raise funds for our trip to the Gaeltacht in May. We raised more than enough money for the Gaeltacht so we decided to give the extra money to a charity. We decided to give the money to…

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6th Class’s Trip to the Gaeltacht

For our school tour this year we went to Coláiste na Rossan in Donegal. We went with four other schools. The girls stayed in Teach Fionnuala and the boys stayed in Teach Ann K. On our first day in Donegal we had a céilí. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning we had Irish classes from…

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Write a Book Project

Last term Sixth Class took part in the Write a Book Project. All pupils planned, wrote and published their own book. The books were absolutely fantastic. All of the books were sent to another Sixth Class in another school for marking. Congratulations to all pupils who took part. A particular well done to Lara Johnston…

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Bop Hop!

Senior Infants Senior Infants had lots and lots of fun at the Topsy Turvy Bop Hop! We loved the music, our favourite songs were the Boogie Song, Shake It Off and Uptown Funk. We really enjoyed dancing to the music. We would like to say a big thank you to the Parents Association and all…

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