Author Visit (2nd Class Peadar)2022-09-23-2nd Class were lucky enough to be invited to an author meet and greet event in Dubray Books, Henry St. The class met with children’s author and illustrator, Paddy Donnelly (not to be confused with their teacher, Peadar Donnelly), who read from his latest work, Fox & Son Tailers. As well as delighting them with […]
Active Week 20222022-06-10-The sun came out in D7 for Active Week and we all got very active. Kicking off on Monday, the Junior Classes participated in an Obstacle Course on the front roundabout before engaging in some equestrian fun with a series of show jumps. The new yard was transformed into a beach location where the Senior […]
An a”may”zing May2022-06-09-This halfterm we have had two themes running side by side ‘Its a Wonderful World’ and ‘War and Peace’. The main focus was on WW1 – the history, the music, the poetry and the less obvious perspectives such as how women were central figures in the war effort at the time. We also looked in […]
Forest School2022-05-11-Katrina’s First Class have been enjoying Forest School sessions in our wonderful woodland in Grangegorman with Grainne.The creativity, opportunities to work together, friendships and learning that has happened in our 6 week pilot blocks has just been astounding. We are all so delighted to have been given the support from TU Dublin to make this […]
A Marvellous March2022-03-31-Our theme for the last few weeks has been ‘The Emerald Isle’ and we have been focusing on topics pertaining to our history, our culture, our celebrations and festivals, the landscape and our language. English We have been looking at a very popular text type this half term in our English lessons. Narratives are a […]
Seachtain na Gaeilge 20222022-03-16-Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge gnóthach againn i D7ET i mbliana. Buíochas mór le rang a sé a d’eagraigh ranganna corpoideachais, agus a chur dráma ar siúl do na bunranganna. Bhí amhráin áille le chloisteáil ar fud na scoile. Rinne rang Niamh an-jab le Taibhsí nó Laochra, agus ba réaltaí roc iad rang Rachael nuair a […]
World Book Day2022-03-03-Great fun was had across the school celebrating World Book Day. We shared our favourite books, created our own stories, did buddy reading and some of us even came to school in costume. Most importantly, we spent lots and lots of time reading!
A Fabulous February2022-02-28-We have been continuing our work on the 60s over the last few weeks and I have to say that this has been one of our favourite topics so far! We are very excited to move onto our new topic this term entitled, The Emerald Isle! (The children came up with this one themselves) English […]
GAA is back2022-02-10-Defeat snatched from the jaws of victory. St Canices 4:1 (13pts) D7 ET 3:3 (12pts) Our D7 Boys team were back in action for the first time in 2 years in Johnstone Park Finglas today. As we arrived heavy black clouds rolled in and the heavens opened up to add some zip to the pitch. […]
Grangegorman Cemetery2022-02-09-On last Friday Feb 4th, our 6th Class went on a guided tour to Grangegorman Cemetery. The tour was provided by Eamon Delaney a military historian. The class are undertaking a project on people from the locality buried in the graveyard.We viewed the headstones of some of the victims from the sinking of the RMS […]
A jam-packed January2022-02-04-This half term we have been very busy while focusing on our new theme titled, The Swinging Sixties. The children have really enjoyed and embraced everything that we have learned and have a really clear understanding of the chronology, politics, events and popular culture of the time. English In English we have been looking at […]
Intercultural Day 20222022-01-28-This year, we learned about lots of different cultures through the lens of dance. We enjoyed zoom calls and visits from parents, and some of the senior classes had fun showing off some of their new moves at an outdoor assembly. Many thanks to all who volunteered their time and expertise.
STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTION 20222022-01-28-Voting was brisk in yesterday’s Student Council Election, with a very high voter turnout, expecially among younger voters. The competetion to represent 3rd and 2nd Classes was especially fierce, with a runoff election necessary to decide the outcome. The final council make up is as follows: YEAR GROUP WINNING CANDIDATE 6th and Junior Infants JJ […]