After School Activity Descriptions

The activities offered vary from term to term, so for up-to-date details, please check the information sheet which is sent out just before enrolment.

D7 Multi Sports Academy will be providing four different activities to choose from - We will only be taking a maximum of 10-14 children per session (depending on the activity)-we limit our numbers so that each child will get the most out of their session, giving them chance to grow in confidence and develop skills safely in a stress-free environment.

The term will run in 6-week blocks starting week commencing 25th Sept to w/c 6th Oct (with the midterm break between 30th Oct -3rd Nov) The sessions will take place at the Aughrim Parish Centre and Grangegorman (weather dependent).  We will pick up from school, Parent collects from Aughrim Street Parish Centre on Prussia Street.
  • Spraoi Active Juniors - We will be using Fundamental movement games especially developed for Junior and Senior Infants, we will work on developing all the above skills by using the Irish Teachers PE Association’s and Athletics Ireland’s curriculum which incorporates; Dance, athletics, gymnastics, yoga & fun games.
  • Spraoi Junior Kickers football for Junior and Senior Infants 
  • Spraoi Performance Soccer football for footballers from 1st -4th class
  • Spraoi Active Girls an introduction to team sports just for girls from 1st -4th Class

For more information about the activities, dates and booking please use the link below 
If you enjoy and understand making simple Scratch projects, this class will show you how to make a more advanced game in Scratch.  We'll use some ideas and parts of Scratch you might not have seen before, and learn how they can be put together to make a complete game.  This class does require a good understanding of basic Scratch.
Age Group: 4th – 6th class

runnerThe Runner Beans Club School Athletics is run by Janette Strickland, who has coaching qualifications from the AAI and has coached at Donore Harriers Running Club. She models her programme around the UK’s award winning Athletics 365 programme, which has proven to be the most successful programme in juvenile athletics to date, and the Canadian Sport for Life programme.

Age Group: 1st – 6th class

daliIn Senior Art we focus on a particular skill or aspect of art in each class, sharing all that art has to offer beyond the classroom, opening up the conversation with the students. Along with focusing on methods of drawing, painting and sculpture.  The space and time allows for exploration, self-directed making and performance art, respecting the possibility of making something new and unexpected.

Age Group: 4th – 6th class.


Christine Hughes structures the drama classes to include a range of different activities such as games; mime; role play; improvisation; story development and poetry.  She has designed the classes to enhance each child's concentration, communication, observation and narrative skills.

Age Group: 1st – 3rd class.


During this junior course the art teachers cover various mediums/techniques including pottery, printing, sculpture, papier mache, painting and drawing. The children also make different crafts for Halloween, Christmas and Easter. Some projects are individual and others group efforts, our policy is that they have fun while learning something different each week.

Age group: 1st - 3rd class.