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

Yard Games in D7ET

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’?

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Katrina Maguire, February 12, 2020

Junior Infants Nature Hunt in Grangegorman

The sun shone on the three Junior Infant classes as they went on a nature hunt last Wednesday to Grangegorman looking for signs of the changing seasons.  The children used their senses of sight, smell, touch and hearing to identify elements of nature around them indicating the end of winter and the arrival of spring.  […]

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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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