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The strands of the PE curriculum

There are 6 strands in the PE curriculum; Games, Gymnastics, Dance, Aquatics, Outdoor and Adventure and Athletics. This year as part of the Aquatics Strand, 4th classes are attending weekly swimming lessons in the pool on Sean McDermott Street. 1st classes are completing the Land Paws programme, which teaches water safety. All other classes have […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, January 16, 2020

All Weather Pitch in Smithfield

There is a new all-weather pitch in Smithfield near the fruit markets and the pupils of D7ET have been getting great enjoyment from their visits there. We are very lucky to be one of several schools in the area with access to this fantastic new facility. Every Thursday afternoon, a different class heads to Smithfield […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, January 16, 2020

Garda Band

Thanks to members of the Garda Band who came to our school this morning and played lots of festive songs for us. 

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Fionnuala McHugh, December 17, 2019

Winter Bazaar

On Sunday December 8th, our school was transformed from a place of education to a marketplace of food, bartering and entertainment. Thank you especially to our Parent Teacher Association who spent most of their weekend in here transforming our school into ‘a warm, bubbling, melting pot of friendship, fun and frolics’ (Olivia’s words!!). It was wonderful to […]

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Fionnuala McHugh, December 10, 2019

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