A Look Back at Arts Week 20192020-06-29-Here is a throwback to Arts Week 2019, when our theme was Creativity. We had a wonderful week, filled with samba drumming, song writing, mural making, solstice yoga, face painting, morning time busking and so much more. Who could have imagined how much change the year ahead would bring? We hope that watching the video […]
Arts Week: Rainbow Connection2020-06-24-During Arts Week, we explored connectivity through a range of different projects. One of these projects resulted in the creation of some new, rather socky characters. Our sock puppet friends helped us out in making this Rainbow Connection video. Well done to all who took part, humans and socks alike! We can all still work […]
Ruth’s 6th class Arts Week creations2020-06-19-Sixth class have spent their second last week of primary school getting very creative. Check out some samples of their amazing work, more can be seen in the photography exhibition.
Arts Week: Response to Puppetry Workshop2020-06-17-Lilly and Everest, by Stella from junior infants . Ginny Weasley, with her creator from senior infants, and reading George’s Marvellous Medicine . Spotty, by Clara in 1st class . Lucy Junior, with her creator from 3rd class . Andy the sock puppet, by Zoe in 3rd class . Jack, with his creator from 2nd […]
Arts Week: Photography Workshop2020-06-14-In this video you will meet two photographers, Anita and Avi. They will talk you through their process of taking a picture, both landscapes and portraits and show you some of their work. You will find more information, tips and photo challenges attached in the link below. . Siún from 4th class was wondering what […]
Arts Week: Animation Workshop2020-06-14-In this video you will meet Chris who is an animator. Chris will talk to you about what animation is, the equipment he uses and he has even created a character especially for you called Tom. He shows you how he starts to draw Tom and how he makes him move. Chris will invite you […]
Arts Week: Puppetry Workshop2020-06-14-In this workshop, puppeteer Niamh Lawlor (with the help of some puppets!) takes us through the process of making and performing with simple sock puppets largely using materials that we can find at home. . Niamh and her puppets give us lots of different ideas in the video: 1:48 Different materials that might be useful […]
Arts week 20202020-06-09-Our school will be celebrating Arts Week starting on Monday 15th June — check back then for news!
Sean Nós Dancing2020-06-04-As part of our participation in the Creative Schools initiative, we have been benefiting from virtual sean nós dancing workshops over the past few weeks. Have a look at the video below to see how we got on! Well done to all who took part. Thanks to Caoimhe Ní Mhaolagáin from Ceol ‘s Cos for […]
Different Families, Same Love2020-05-21-Every year, the INTO LGBT+ Teachers’ Group runs the Different Families, Same Love competition. This competition sets out to celebrate the diversity of people and families in Ireland. While in previous years projects for the competition would have been created in school, this year the competition has been adapted so that projects can be completed […]
The D7ET Artwork Recreation Gallery2020-05-18-Check out some of the artwork recreations by both students and staff below. What a creative bunch! . Grant Wood’s American Gothic . Solus’ Boxer Ballerina . Gilbert & George’s Red Morning (Hell) . Ivan Aivazovsky‘s The Ninth Wave . Eamonn Doyle’s Dublin Street Portrait . Munch’s The Scream . The Son of Man by […]
The D7ET Artwork Recreation Challenge2020-05-15-Around the world, people are getting creative and recreating famous works of art using items from around their homes. The D7ET community is no exception, and has started to join in with the fun! Can you spot anyone you know in the pictures below? . Stanley Royle’s The Goose Girl . Frida Kahlo’s Self-Portrait with […]
Active Home Week Photo Montage2020-05-11-After a very active week it’s nice to look back and reflect on the success of D7ET’s very first Active Home Week. Well done everyone and enjoy the video!