D7ET World Down Syndrome Day 2020

World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated annually on the 21st of March. The date for World Down Syndrome Day is always the 21st day of the 3rd month. People with Down syndrome are born with an extra copy, a 3rd chromosome 21. Naturally, in our school we are passionate that we continually ensure that our students with Down Syndrome are […]

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Fionnuala McHugh, March 27, 2020

6th class trip to Dublin Castle

On Monday the 9th of March, 6th class began their celebrations of Seachtain na Gaeilge with a trip to Dublin Castle. In spite of the weather, the day was really enjoyable. We began by visiting the Coach House, where there was a brilliant exhibition called ‘A hundred years of Women in Politics and Public Life’. […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 11, 2020

Marie and Sarah’s 3rd class World Book Day

The children in Marie and Sarah’s 3rd class described World Book Day as ‘the best day ever’. The children designed their own book marks which are displayed on their classroom door and will come in very useful during their reading time. We asked the children to take a #shelfie…that’s right a #shelfie! Children could take […]

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Marie Monaghan, March 6, 2020

World Book Day

On Thursday 5th March, everyone at D7ET had great fun celebrating World Book Day. All pupils were given book tokens and stickers and had the opportunity to dress up as characters from their favourite stories. The costumes were amazingly unique and creative (that includes the staff’s costumes)! Each class celebrated the day in a variety […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 6, 2020

Active Break Every Day!

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 […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 5, 2020

Parkside Cross Country

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. […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, March 5, 2020