Important dates in the school calendar

  • The last day of the 2020/21 school year is Wed 30th June 2021.
  • The first day of the 2021/22 school year is Mon 30th August 2021.

For full details see our 2020/21 calendar or our 2021/22 calendar.

Latest posts

Architects of the Future

In Susan’s 2nd class, we learned about Gaudi and created gorgeous paper mosaics in the style of his work. We then learned about Hundertwasser, who was also inspired by Gaudi. Hundertwasser created wonderful architecture that was unique, environmentally-friendly and a little bit whacky. Inspired by Hundertwasser, we created our own buildings from recycled and found […]

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Susan Bailey, June 19, 2021

Arts Week 2021: Brave New Future

What a busy week we have had! We explored our theme of Brave New Future though singing, dreaming, building, dancing, drawing, and so much more. Every child took part in the creation of our DreamTree, a tree which encompasses our memories, hopes and dreams. The week culminated with our Brave New Future parade, where a […]

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Ciara Friel, June 18, 2021

Walking Sculpture Tour of Dublin

We had a super day today in Susan’s 2nd class on our walking tour of sculpture, bridges and other buildings of interest in Dublin, bringing to life some of the topics we learned about this term: like how the Choctaw Tribe helped out the Irish during the famine; how Cú Chulainn tied himself to a rock to […]

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Susan Bailey, June 17, 2021

Different Families, Same Love

We’re delighted to share our super news with you. Susan’s 2nd class won 1st prize in the junior category of the Different Families, Same Love competition for our board game “Don’t Wake Up Granny!” You can watch a YouTube clip about our game here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kjmiGpUJI4

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Susan Bailey, June 15, 2021

Our Final Term in Room 2

We have been hard at work in room 2 lately. We have been learning how to write our letters, read our tricky words, add our numbers and talk about our feelings. Most importantly, we have been spending lots and lots of time playing! Have a look at some of our activities below. Impromptu puppet shows […]

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Ciara Friel, May 26, 2021

Making of Molly Walking Tour

5th Class Making of Molly walking tour. On Thursday April 29th, 5th Class escaped the four walls of the classroom to visit some of the places mentioned in our novel the Making of Molly. The weather forecast wasn’t very promising but that didn’t deter the eager participants. Our first stopping point was the peaceful Blessington […]

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Padraig Phelan, May 18, 2021

A trip to the Phoenix Park

On 19th April, Ruth’s 6th class had the pleasure of being joined by Paul Rouse for a historical tour of the Phoenix Park. We stopped off en route in Arbour Hill cemetery, where we learned about the signatories of the proclamation and about JFK’s visit in 1963. We then made our way to the entrance […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, April 20, 2021

March in Room 2

We are delighted to be back together in the classroom! Here is a taste of what we have been up to. Enjoying World Book Day . Reading to the bears . Fabulous finger painting . Working together to cross the “river” with stepping stones . Splitting up sets of 5 . Hard at work in […]

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Ciara Friel, March 16, 2021

World Book Day 2021

This year, World Book Day was like no other in D7ET…our younger classes were in school to celebrate the day while our older classes had to muster up a lot of creativity and enthusiasm to celebrate from home. Regardless of the circumstances, our pupils showed once again just how much they love books.  3rd – 6th class […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 5, 2021

First Class Recycled Robots

One of the home learning activities that Maria’s First Class did last week was to make robots out of recycled materials! The children really outdid themselves with this task. They used plastic, paper, carboard, tin, tinfoil, buttons, lids, toilet roll tubes, string and more. Check out the pictures below to see some of the incredible […]

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Maria Mannion, February 8, 2021