We are very fortunate to now have regular use of the pitches in Grangegorman, on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Several classes have already utilised this fantastic resource with many other classes also visiting the campus for nature walks and other outdoor activities.Read More Sports facilities in Grangegorman
As part of the Active School Flag renewal process, the pupils of D7ET have been working up a sweat with the Active Break Every Day initiative. Each class chooses how they want to be active: running, dancing or exercising. Having music at break times certainly helps to get everyone moving!Read More Active Break Everyday
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 […]Read More Marathon Kids
We are delighted to have 2nd and 6th classes taking part in weekly GAA lessons throughout September and October. All classes in the school will have the same opportunity at some stage during the year. Have a look at some of the photos.Read More GAA
Due to current health and safety guidelines, boxing sessions have been a little different this year. But 5th and 6th classes have both really enjoyed participating in some pretty gruelling boxing fitness sessions. Hopefully there will be an opportunity for other classes to engage in this initiative later on in the school year.Read More Boxing in D7ET
This year, the 5th classes are extremely lucky to have the opportunity to attend rowing sessions in Dublin Municipal Rowing Club in Islandbridge. Have a look at them in action!Read More 5th class rowing
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 […]Read More Sean Nós Dancing
From 2nd March to 6th March, every pupil in D7ET committed to their first week of an ACTIVE BREAK EVERYDAY, as part of the Active Flag process. Each day, classes decided whether they were going to have a running break, dancing break or exercise break. We discussed the importance of physical activity in helping us […]Read More Active Break Every Day!
The school held Cross Country trials in Grangegorman for the first time on Wednesday 26th March, will all competitors performing fantastically on the 1km loop. Both the Active Committee and Janette Strickland were a big help in ensuring that everything ran smoothly and having classes and teachers along to support really added to the atmosphere. […]Read More Parkside Cross Country
For the past few months, we have enjoyed our Friday GAA sessions! We know that being active and getting involved in sports is good for the mind and body. We love doing the daily mile every day too, which not only gives us extra energy and helps us to focus in the classroom, but also […]Read More Being active!