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!
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’?Read More Yard Games in D7ET
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. […]Read More Junior Infants Nature Hunt in Grangegorman
The whole school from Junior Infants to 6th Class have been taking part in running our ‘Daily Mile’ each school day. It has improved our fitness, energy levels and sometimes even our mood! Here is a snapshot of our efforts.Read More Daily Mile in D7ET
Senior Infants went on our Winter Walk to Grangegorman. We were on the look out for birds, Winter clothes, holly, snowdrops and daffodils, frost and ice and the signs of Winter on the trees.Read More Katrina’s Senior Infant Class Winter Walk
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 […]Read More Our new Sensory Path!