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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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