Recent blog posts

  • Yard-Time Fun 2021-04-30 - We do lots of interesting things on yard, like creating miniature gardens and roads for the bugs, and searching for a suitable plot for sowing seeds.
  • Learn Together Displays 2021-04-30 - It was with a heavy heart that Susan took down our Sikhism display from outside Fionnuala’s office, but she replaced it with a Passover one, and then with a Judaism one, so she got over it! Even though we didn’t learn all about Islam this year, we did learn about Ramadan. So, watch this space […]
  • Incredible Edibles #2 – Gardening with Gareth 2021-04-30 - We had great fun today with Gareth, Senan and Daire’s Dad. He’s a horticulturalist, so he came in to help us plant out our Incredible Edibles seedlings. We didn’t mind that it was raining, as that was good for our freshly planted-out plants. Here are some photos of the fun we had. Thanks Gareth!
  • A trip to the Phoenix Park 2021-04-20 - On 19th April, Ruth’s 6th class had the pleasure of being joined by Paul Rouse for a historical tour of the Phoenix Park. We stopped off en route in Arbour Hill cemetery, where we learned about the signatories of the proclamation and about JFK’s visit in 1963. We then made our way to the entrance […]
  • The Legend of Spud Murphy 2021-03-19 - We’ve read the first three chapters of The Legend of Spud Murphy. We came up with loads of adjectives to describe her, and then we drew her.
  • Moses and Mount Sinai 2021-03-19 - Samuel, the persona doll, has been visiting us since December, teaching us about Judaism. This week we learned the story of Moses and Mount Sinai. These are the comic strips we created to tell the story.
  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 2021-03-17 - These are our artistic interpretations of the life of St. Patrick and the Myth of the Fire-Spitter.
  • March in Room 2 2021-03-16 - We are delighted to be back together in the classroom! Here is a taste of what we have been up to. Enjoying World Book Day . Reading to the bears . Fabulous finger painting . Working together to cross the “river” with stepping stones . Splitting up sets of 5 . Hard at work in […]
  • Portraits of COVID 19 2021-03-12 - We thought it might be fun to create some portraits of what COVID 19 might look like if it were a person. Thanks to Emer for the great paper.
  • Incredible Edibles – Planting #1 2021-03-12 - Because we’re taking part in the Incredible Edibles project, we got a wonderful box of goodies this week. So far, we have planted the strawberries and the potatoes. Next week, we will be planting the other seeds and getting the raised bed ready. Here are some photos of our planting fun.
  • Arctic Projects 2021-03-08 - We learned all about the Arctic and created these projects showing what we learned. Click into the link below for a report on icebergs and much more by James… https://www.dropbox.com/s/vxrqqlecdfsbdne/The%20Arctic%20James%20Keller.mp4?dl=0
  • More Special Interest Projects 2021-03-08 - Oscar did a wonderful project on the Aran Islands, where his Mamó is from. You can see it by clicking the link below: https://www.dropbox.com/s/klj5dvayyjsgktn/OscarNolanAran.pptm?dl=0 You can see PJ’s latest instalment on BeckBro Jack, the Minecraft Youtuber, by clicking on the link below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/198zgwJaUrHngUIOb2AlrlzA3HrCh1JY0/view Click on the link below to hear Ruth playing the tin whistle […]
  • Happy International Women’s Day 2021-03-08 - In preparation for International Women’s Day, Susan’s 2nd Class created a series of Power Points and projects on different women of note. You’ll definitely learn something new! Below you will find Holly’s super project on Phiona Mutesi. Click on image below to read Niall’s interesting project on the history of female characters in comics. Click […]
  • World Book Day 2021 2021-03-05 - This year, World Book Day was like no other in D7ET…our younger classes were in school to celebrate the day while our older classes had to muster up a lot of creativity and enthusiasm to celebrate from home. Regardless of the circumstances, our pupils showed once again just how much they love books.  3rd – 6th class […]
  • First Class Recycled Robots 2021-02-08 - One of the home learning activities that Maria’s First Class did last week was to make robots out of recycled materials! The children really outdid themselves with this task. They used plastic, paper, carboard, tin, tinfoil, buttons, lids, toilet roll tubes, string and more. Check out the pictures below to see some of the incredible […]