Active Week 2021

Well done to everyone for making Active Week so much fun this year. We kicked off on Monday with fun activities such as frisbee, athletics and boxing. On Tuesday, Padraig invited us all to Grangegorman where the whole school participated in his fantastic fun stations, incorporating everything from dance to Tug-of-War to dodgeball. Michael and […]

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Ruth Fitzgerald, June 29, 2021

5th Class Dramaíocht

Check out the talented actors in 5th Class. It wasn’t looking very promising on the morning when I saw the rain drizzling on the window. Outdoor performances don’t suit wet weather but the Gods were looking down on us and the clouds cleared long enough for the class to put on a masterclass for the […]

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Padraig Phelan, June 25, 2021

Medieval Dublin Walk

5th Class took a walk through Medieval Dublin on Thursday. The Viking Gods looked kindly upon us as we were blessed with glorious sunshine and had the city to ourselves. We started at Wood Quay where the marauding invaders commandeered an old Viking Longship as we followed the route of the Old Walled City, visiting […]

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Padraig Phelan, June 23, 2021

Famine Way Walk

5th Class Famine Walk The Auld Triangle was well and truly jingle jangling on Thursday as 5th Class followed the Famine Way walk along the Royal Canal from Phibsboro to the Famine Memorial on the quays. The route is marked by a series of bronze shoes to commemorate a forced eviction of the tenants from […]

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Padraig Phelan, June 22, 2021

Architects of the Future

In Susan’s 2nd class, we learned about Gaudi and created gorgeous paper mosaics in the style of his work. We then learned about Hundertwasser, who was also inspired by Gaudi. Hundertwasser created wonderful architecture that was unique, environmentally-friendly and a little bit whacky. Inspired by Hundertwasser, we created our own buildings from recycled and found […]

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Susan Bailey, June 19, 2021

Arts Week 2021: Brave New Future

What a busy week we have had! We explored our theme of Brave New Future though singing, dreaming, building, dancing, drawing, and so much more. Every child took part in the creation of our DreamTree, a tree which encompasses our memories, hopes and dreams. The week culminated with our Brave New Future parade, where a […]

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Ciara Friel, June 18, 2021

Walking Sculpture Tour of Dublin

We had a super day today in Susan’s 2nd class on our walking tour of sculpture, bridges and other buildings of interest in Dublin, bringing to life some of the topics we learned about this term: like how the Choctaw Tribe helped out the Irish during the famine; how Cú Chulainn tied himself to a rock to […]

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Susan Bailey, June 17, 2021

Different Families, Same Love

We’re delighted to share our super news with you. Susan’s 2nd class won 1st prize in the junior category of the Different Families, Same Love competition for our board game “Don’t Wake Up Granny!” You can watch a YouTube clip about our game here:

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Susan Bailey, June 15, 2021

Summer Art Exhibition

Everyone in Susan’s 2nd chose their favourite work of art that they’ve created since September for our Summer Art Exhibition. We hope you enjoy looking at them as much as we enjoyed creating them.

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Susan Bailey, June 11, 2021