St Matthew’s Church Rededication

We are very excited to be taking part in the Rededication of St Matthew’s Church. There will be a choir made up of students from across the whole school and every child has also made a piece of bunting that will be used to decorate the church during this special celebration! We would love you…

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4th and 5th Class GAA Team

We have had a very successful start to our sporting year in St Matthew’s NS with our school GAA team winning their league! The team made up of players came through the tournament undefeated. A fantastic achievement! They will have their medals presented to them shortly after the Mid Term Break. Thank you to all…

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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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Numbers to 15 fun in 1st Class

  We have been very busy learning all about the numbers from 0-15 in Ms Gallagher’s class. We have been making the numbers, finding the numbers in our school and adding the numbers together. It has been very exciting! Can you find the number 15 by counting the fingers? How many hands do you need…

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Taste Experiments in 1st Class

Both 1st Classes have been learning about the senses. Can you name all 5? We had fun doing some experiments using taste. We held our noses while we tasted broccoli. We need our sense of smell to help us taste food properly. We tasted lemon and tried to locate on our tongues where we taste…

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