Active Week 2021

Well done to everyone for making Active Week so much fun this year. We kicked off on Monday with fun activities such as frisbee, athletics and boxing. On Tuesday, Padraig invited us all to Grangegorman where the whole school participated in his fantastic fun stations, incorporating everything from dance to Tug-of-War to dodgeball. Michael and […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, June 29, 2021

Useful links for information about nutrition and exercise for children

A few weeks ago, as part of out Active School Flag renewal, we conducted a survey among parents/ guardians and children regarding physical activity and education. It was suggested that the school could provide some information around exercise and nutrition. Children should be getting 60 minutes of exercise per day and while they will get […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, December 15, 2020

Marathon Kids Final Mile

Huge congratulations to the 6th class pupils who completed the final mile of the Marathon Kids programme on the Grangegorman campus today. Over the past 8 weeks, the children have been running increasing speeds and distances, along with learning all about the health, social, community and educational benefits of an active lifestyle. Conditions were cold […]

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Marathon Kids

Once again this year, 6th classes are participating in the fantastic Marathon Kids Programme, an initiative that sees them run increasingly long distances each week that will add up to a total of 26.2 miles after the 8 week programme is complete. Pupils are also learning about the many physical, mental, social and community benefits […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 16, 2020

Sean Nós Dancing

As part of our participation in the Creative Schools initiative, we have been benefiting from virtual sean nós dancing workshops over the past few weeks. Have a look at the video below to see how we got on! Well done to all who took part. Thanks to Caoimhe Ní Mhaolagáin from Ceol ‘s Cos for […]

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Ciara Friel, June 4, 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

Our new Sensory Path!

We are so excited in D7ET to introduce our new Sensory Path! Children, parents and staff have all been having a go this January and we would like to share some pictures with the whole school community. The Sensory Path provides opportunity for short and fun movement breaks and also for deep pressure or alerting […]

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Gráinne Gannon, January 28, 2020

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