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5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Blast Off!

We had an exciting November in Ciara’s junior infants learning all about space. We loved playing in our space station, and particularly enjoyed exploring outer space in our “space capsule”. We worked together, printing and painting different tints and shades to create beautiful planet pictures. We made great strides with our sounds and numbers too. […]

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Ciara Friel, December 5, 2019

6th class boxing showcase in the National Stadium

On Wednesday 4th December 2019, 12 pupils from 6th class took part in a Boxing Showcase, where they had the opportunity to display their newly acquired skills in the ring having completed the Bronze, Silver and Gold stages of the StartBox programme. Their classmates were ringside to cheer them on and they did a fantastic […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, December 5, 2019

Visit from Sam

On Monday 2nd of December, D7ET had its (now annual!!) visit from the Sam Maguire, accompanied this year by school GAA coach Mark from local club St. Brendan’s and the talented up and coming Dublin goalkeeper Evan Comerford. Pupils gathered on the yard, with 6th class forming a guard of honour to welcome the Sam […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, December 3, 2019

Cooking up a storm!

Ruth’s 6th class are currently participating in the cookery programme – Cooking Allstars. During each session they learn about new ingredients, explore facts and information about food and nutrition and conduct research on different aspects of cookery and recipes. This is all in addition to prepping for cooking, cooking with a new skill in each […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 24, 2019

Basketball Finals in the NBA

Both the Boys’ and the Girls’ basketball teams played their league finals in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on Friday 22nd November. First up were the boys, who faced the much improved Hansfield Educate Together. Despite a stellar performance and an outstanding display of skill and determination, they were beaten by the highly impressive […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 24, 2019

Boxing Gold programme in the National Arena

On Wednesday 6th of November, 14 pupils from the 6th classes made their way to the National Boxing Arena to participate in the first of the four sessions of the Gold Programme. These pupils have all completed the Bronze and Silver programmes and showed the enthusiasm, determination and talent necessary to move on to the […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 7, 2019

Spooky 6th class

Ruth’s 6th class had some amazing Hallowe’en costumes this year. From graves to headless and upside-down men, and from Joker to Boris Johnson, there was boundless creativity on show. I think we can all agree that the washing machine was the scariest! The class had fun creating dramas in role as their frightening characters. This […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 28, 2019

October in Room 2

We started the month learning all about autumn. We brought in some conkers, acorns and beautiful autumn leaves to create a woodland in our small world area. Romey helped us to make clay hedgehogs. We really enjoyed our Maths Week, when we did maths activities in the GP room, went on a maths trail around […]

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Ciara Friel, October 25, 2019