Books and Buddy Reading

The children in Maria’s first class have been focusing on reading for enjoyment this year. Together we have read the first Famous Five novel, Five on a Treasure Island, which was a huge hit! The children also presented some of their favourite books during ‘Show and Tell’, choosing particularly funny or interesting pages to share […]

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Maria Mannion, February 15, 2020



The school’s core value for February is co-operation and the children of D7ET have been busy working collaboratively and learning about the value of teamwork. This week, classes grouped together for co-operation assemblies to share the wonderful work they have been doing. There has been a very varied and interesting range of work done throughout […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, February 14, 2020

Co-operative Games

Our school’s core value for February is co-operation. Many classes used the whole school focus on co-operation as an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of co-operative games (and Michael’s class even did co-operative yoga!), which tied in nicely with our renewal of the Active School Flag. Have a look!

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Ruth Fitzgerald, February 14, 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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