Recent blog posts

  • Forest School 2022-05-11 - 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 March 2022-03-31 - 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 2022 2022-03-16 - 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 Day 2022-03-03 - 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 February 2022-02-28 - 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 back 2022-02-10 - 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 Cemetery 2022-02-09 - 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 January 2022-02-04 - 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 2022 2022-01-28 - 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 2022 2022-01-28 - 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 […]
  • Our New School Building 2022-01-12 - Ciara’s junior infants were lucky enough to be invited to the Grangegorman campus to be part of the “topping out” event for our new school building. We couldn’t believe how big it is! We enjoyed looking at all the machinery, asking the builders questions and trying on the hard hats. We can’t wait until our […]
  • A December to Remember 2022-01-04 - 5th Class were very busy during the month of December rounding off our theme for the term which was: A Night at the Museum! English During our English/History lessons, we focused on information reports in order to gather facts about our chosen historical individuals that would later be turned into informative speeches and shared with […]
  • Nollaig Shona ó Naíonáin Shóisearacha 2021-12-17 - In room 2, we have been enjoying learning about Christmas this week. We put together a little story as Gaeilge to share with you. Nollaig shona daoibh!
  • Oíche Shamhna 2021-12-16 - On Friday 22 October, we had our annual dress up day in D7ET. Our regular students and staff were nowhere to be seen, as an array of zombies, werewolves, witches, ghosts, dominoes and even a portaloo turned up in their place. James from 5th class has put together this fantastic video showcasing the amazing costumes […]
  • Third Class Puppet Shows 2021-12-01 - We had great fun making sock puppets in third class. First, we planned our designs and chose materials. Then, we started gluing and sewing. Everyone’s sock puppet ended up being very unique and creative – we designed animals and soccer players, made-up creatures and even a teacher. The sock puppets were so full of character […]