Sports facilities in Grangegorman

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.

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Ruth Fitzgerald, November 15, 2020

Active Break Everyday

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!

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 24, 2020

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

GAA

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.

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 15, 2020

Boxing in D7ET

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.

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Ruth Fitzgerald, October 15, 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

Active Break Every Day!

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 […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 5, 2020

Parkside Cross Country

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. […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 5, 2020