Our active schools team headed for a hike in the mountains on Tuesday. Everyone enjoyed a great day out and most of the team even went for a swim in the river on a particularly cold day for June . Mark our community Garda was very impressed by their effort and brilliant attitude.
Our Garden Club was brought to Marlay Park with Ms. Merry as a reward for all their hard work during the year. They have been very hard workers every Wednesday after school, planting, weeding, tidying and caring for our school garden. Unfortunately some children could not attend as they were away. We enjoyed a long walk through the park and we had a picnic. We Continue Reading
We are running OLOLYMPICS again this year. This is a term of extra active sessions instead of sports day . It was very successful for the last two years. Every week each class group do a different active activity . So far we have had dance week and athletics week in all classes . Our infants have had a GAA week . Our older children Continue Reading
Our girls had a great win yesterday in their schools soccer match against Bluebell . Brilliant performances from Mary Jane and Samantha and hattrick From Lily insured a five nil win . The boys were unlucky to loose 4 -1 to the same opposition . Mick has continued his great form in goal and Raul had an inspired game in midfield.
dawe had a lovely ceremony on Friday morning celebrating Mary and the month of May. We said some prayers and readings and sang a beautiful hymn. We invited some of the Mercy nuns who live locally and they thought that it was a lovely ceremony.
Junior Infants were excited to see the Sam Maguire in their classes recently. The cup was as big as some of the children and we might have some future Dublin players in our classes. They love their PE lessons and loved when Dean coached them in Gaelic football too.
Junior Infants made chocolate nests for Easter and for some the temptation to eat was too big. Earlier in the year they loved making, decorating and eating their Gingerbread Men.
We have been very busy in our garden club. As part of the Incredible Edibles programme we are growing carrots, lettuce, chives, spinach, turnip, potatoes and strawberries. Mrs. Merry gave us some other seeds to grow as well like mangetout, broccoli, broad beans, peas, and “surprise seeds(we don’t know what it is). We also are promoting biodiversity by cultivating a wild flower bed. We topped Continue Reading
Some photos of first class busy at work during Maths Games and also a few snaps of the recent Class Talent Show. Keep up the fantastic work 1st class!
4th class paid a visit to Kilmainham jail on Friday last. They had a very informative tour of the jail and they were all fascinated by its history. They visited the chapel where Thomas Clarke married G race Giffor d before his execution, they visit the stone breakers yard, they saw some cells and saw where the 1916 leaders were executed.