6th classes have just begun weekly tag rugby sessions with Stephen Maher of Leinster Rugby and they have already learned lots of new skills. When they are finished the programme, 5th classes will be participating in the sessions.Read More Tag Rugby
There is a new all-weather pitch in Smithfield near the fruit markets and the pupils of D7ET have been getting great enjoyment from their visits there. We are very lucky to be one of several schools in the area with access to this fantastic new facility. Every Thursday afternoon, a different class heads to Smithfield […]Read More All Weather Pitch in Smithfield
On Wednesday 4th December 2019, 12 pupils from 6th class took part in a Boxing Showcase, where they had the opportunity to display their newly acquired skills in the ring having completed the Bronze, Silver and Gold stages of the StartBox programme. Their classmates were ringside to cheer them on and they did a fantastic […]Read More 6th class boxing showcase in the National Stadium
On Monday 2nd of December, D7ET had its (now annual!!) visit from the Sam Maguire, accompanied this year by school GAA coach Mark from local club St. Brendan’s and the talented up and coming Dublin goalkeeper Evan Comerford. Pupils gathered on the yard, with 6th class forming a guard of honour to welcome the Sam […]Read More Visit from Sam
Both the Boys’ and the Girls’ basketball teams played their league finals in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on Friday 22nd November. First up were the boys, who faced the much improved Hansfield Educate Together. Despite a stellar performance and an outstanding display of skill and determination, they were beaten by the highly impressive […]Read More Basketball Finals in the NBA
Check out some photos of the amazingly athletic 6th classes of D7ET running the final mile of the Marathon Kids programme in Morton Stadium, Santry, where they joined 87 other schools and over 5,000 children from all over Dublin. What a fantastic achievement!Read More Marathon Kids – The Final Mile
On Wednesday 6th of November, 14 pupils from the 6th classes made their way to the National Boxing Arena to participate in the first of the four sessions of the Gold Programme. These pupils have all completed the Bronze and Silver programmes and showed the enthusiasm, determination and talent necessary to move on to the […]Read More Boxing Gold programme in the National Arena
6th class are now 3 weeks into the Marathon Kids Programme which sees them run a marathon distance over 8 weeks (although most are doing a lot more). There are fitness tips and warm ups provided by Olympian David Gillick and a booklet filled with all the benefits of exercise (we have so far learned […]Read More Marathon Kids – 3 weeks down!
Both the Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball teams had their first league game this week against Gaelscoil Uí Earcáin and both teams did D7 proud. The games were played in Aughrim Street Sports Centre and there was great home support present from parents, guardians and classmates. The boys were up first and they maintained their strong […]Read More Basketball season kicks off!
6th classes have already had two boxing sessions with coach Paul Quinn. This week Paul’s assistant was absent so the teachers were the punchbags, which some pupils enjoyed a little too much! All pupils are participating in the 4 week long Bronze Programme before deciding whether they would like to continue on to Silver. From […]Read More Boxing