Seachtain na Gaeilge

Last week was Seachtain na Gaeilge in DPETNS. We had lots of activities throughout the week to celebrate. Dé Deardaoin – Ábhair eile a mhúineadh trí Ghaeilge. On Thursday, we had different through Gaeilge, for example Art or PE.   Dé Aoine – Ceol On Friday, classes listened to some Irish music. Lots of classes began learning … Read more

Science Week

This week, Senior Infants were very busy celebrating Science Week. We explored our senses and completed a STEM building challenge. We looked at our 5 senses and went on a Senses Walkabout around the school to find all the things we could see, hear, smell, touch and, for those still finishing their lunches, taste. We … Read more

Starting Senior Infants with a Bang

We have certainly kicked off Senior Infants with a bang here in Room 6. We’ve enjoyed exploring lots of new topics with fun, games and lots of play. Check out some of our Term 1 highlights so far. The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carl Story telling, art and fine-motor activities.   The Gruffalo by Julia … Read more

A step back in time…

In October, 6th Class visited Collins Barracks in Dublin City. The tour began by visiting the Art Exhibition, followed by the War Exhibition and then onto the 1916 Rising Exhibition. They also got to view the Asgard which played a pivotal role in the 1914 Howth gun-running. The day ended with a fun filled visit to … Read more

Maths Trail with our Buddies

We celebrated Maths Week with our buddies on Friday! Junior Infants and Sixth Class had a blast exploring the school together and helping each other answer some interesting Maths problems. Working together in groups of four, they identified lots of shapes and colours, counted cars and windows and even did some estimating. Sixth Class were … Read more

SDG Festival 2019!!

A massive congratulations to all those who performed in yesterdays SDG Festival, it was an amazing and very professional event! 5th class performed alongside six other primary schools to showcase what they have learnt about the Sustainable Development Goals. This included Swords ETNS, Castaheany ETNS and St. Patrick’s Boys school to name but a few. … Read more