Friendship Week

We spent the last week in D7ET exploring all things friendship. Classes buddied up with each other for reading and PE, created collaborative artwork and came together for assemblies to share their learning. We all learned to sing Count on Me by Bruno Mars. Katrina’s class wisely said “The best way to have a friend […]

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Ciara Friel, September 27, 2019

Marathon Kids – 3 weeks down!

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 […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, September 27, 2019

A great start to junior infants!

What a fantastic start we have had to “big school” in Ciara’s Junior Infants! This month we have been learning about homes and families. We read the story of The Three Little Pigs and recreated it during playtime. We have been working hard to make our hands strong and we have been sorting and matching […]

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Ciara Friel, September 26, 2019

Basketball season kicks off!

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 […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, September 25, 2019


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 […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, September 20, 2019

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall

Alan Turing, Ada Lovelace, Joseph Stalin, Frederick Douglas, Hedy Lamarr, Malala Yousafzai, Charles Darwin and Dr. James Barry- The guestlist for some bizarre dinner party involving a time machine? No! Just some of the individuals featured in our recent projects on people who changed the world! We hit the ground running in 5th class and […]

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Wesley O Broin, September 13, 2019