The school’s core value for February is co-operation and the children of D7ET have been busy working collaboratively and learning about the value of teamwork. This week, classes grouped together for co-operation assemblies to share the wonderful work they have been doing. There has been a very varied and interesting range of work done throughout […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, February 14, 2020

Co-operative Games

Our school’s core value for February is co-operation. Many classes used the whole school focus on co-operation as an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of co-operative games (and Michael’s class even did co-operative yoga!), which tied in nicely with our renewal of the Active School Flag. Have a look!

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Ruth Fitzgerald, February 14, 2020

Yard Games in D7ET

Every Wednesday, our Active Committee have been co-coordinating and leading games with the younger classes. This encourages everyone to have an active break and introduces new games to try out. We have had lots of fun with ‘Bandaid Tag’, ‘Dance Freeze’ and ‘Where is the bunny’?

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Katrina Maguire, February 12, 2020

Junior Infants Nature Hunt in Grangegorman

The sun shone on the three Junior Infant classes as they went on a nature hunt last Wednesday to Grangegorman looking for signs of the changing seasons.  The children used their senses of sight, smell, touch and hearing to identify elements of nature around them indicating the end of winter and the arrival of spring.  […]

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Intercultural Day 2020

We celebrated our Intercultural Day on Wednesday 29 January. Each year on Intercultural Day, we use a different theme to explore and celebrate all of the cultures present in our school community. After a day of music in 2018, and food (and full stomachs!) in 2019, our theme this year was story. A variety of […]

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Ciara Friel, January 31, 2020

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