Senior Infants: Fun At Home

  In Senior Infants, we have been very busy at home and having lots of fun with our families! We have been learning new skills at home. Lots of us have been going to the green, the beach and playing outside as it has been so sunny. Have a look at some of the things…

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Amazing Narrative Writing!

Hello everyone, Enjoy these stories by Alastair, Ava, Thea & Thomas. If anyone else would like their story to go on the blog, just drop Ms O’Malley or Ms Roche an email to let us know! We can do this anytime. These stories and all the stories from 1st Class are just outstanding, so clever,…

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5th Class Rube Goldberg Machines

This week in 5th Class we created some Rube Goldberg Machines as part of our Distance Learning work. The goal of a Rube Goldberg Machine is to accomplish a very simple task in an elaborate way, e.g. putting a marble into a jar using a marble run. Please watch and enjoy them! IMG_9821 Rube Goldberg…

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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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Well-being Week in St Matthew’s

Well-being Week took place from 19th-23rd January across the school and certainly succeeded in making us feel good! The week was divided into different days and each class had a range of activities each day. Here’s a reminder of what we did – perhaps it will re-inspire you to take care of your well-being! Why…

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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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