Intercultural Day 2020

We celebrated our Intercultural Day on Wednesday 29 January. Each year on Intercultural Day, we use a different theme to explore and celebrate all of the cultures present in our school community. After a day of music in 2018, and food (and full stomachs!) in 2019, our theme this year was story. A variety of […]

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Ciara Friel, January 31, 2020

Intercultural Day

We had a great Intercultural Day. We learned about all the different cultures in our class and located the countries on a map. We had three wonderful visitors who told us fascinating stories. Satomi told us “The Rolling Riceball” story from Japan. Adam told us the Kenyan story about how the zebra got its stripes. […]

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Donna Crosson, January 29, 2020

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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Comm-ocean in 6th class!

Over the past number of weeks, Ruth’s 6th class has been diving in to all things water-y. From choreographing highly entertaining synchronised swimming dance routines to composing poems about the sea, there has been some incredible work done across a range of subject areas, have a look!

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Ruth Fitzgerald, January 27, 2020

The strands of the PE curriculum

There are 6 strands in the PE curriculum; Games, Gymnastics, Dance, Aquatics, Outdoor and Adventure and Athletics. This year as part of the Aquatics Strand, 4th classes are attending weekly swimming lessons in the pool on Sean McDermott Street. 1st classes are completing the Land Paws programme, which teaches water safety. All other classes have […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, January 16, 2020

All Weather Pitch in Smithfield

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 […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, January 16, 2020