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6th classes have just begun weekly tag rugby sessions with Stephen Maher of Leinster Rugby and they have already learned lots of new skills. When they are finished the programme, 5th classes will be participating in the sessions.Read More Tag Rugby
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 […]Read More Co-operation!
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!Read More Co-operative Games
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’?Read More Yard Games in D7ET
The whole school from Junior Infants to 6th Class have been taking part in running our ‘Daily Mile’ each school day. It has improved our fitness, energy levels and sometimes even our mood! Here is a snapshot of our efforts.Read More Daily Mile in D7ET
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 […]Read More Intercultural Day 2020
Over the past number of weeks, Ruth’s 6th class has been diving in to all things water-y. From choreographing highly entertaining synchronised swimming dance routines to composing poems about the sea, there has been some incredible work done across a range of subject areas, have a look!Read More Comm-ocean in 6th class!
In November and December, all classes were busy engaging in the gymnastics strand. Have a look at some of the great work they did!Read More 6th class gymnastics
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 […]Read More The strands of the PE curriculum