Category Archives: News

We did Open Water Swimming

In June 2021 we were so lucky to get to go open water swimming in Cadagon’s strand in Schull for the week with the lovely Sarah Mc Knight. We really enjoyed it. Each room had their own hour of swimming every morning and it was wonderful to see how the pupils progressed over the week.

How we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day

We decided to make our own art in the school yard to celebrate St. Patrick’s day. The Juniors helped colour in the rainbow and we all coloured in “Là le Pádraig sona daoibh” . Pupils  in  the  middle  room  “donned  the  green  jersey”  and  we  think  they  all  look  great!

World Book Day

Everyone is so happy to be back at school, following 2 months doing schoolwork via the Seesaw platform. We all got dressed up as our favourite character and brought in our favourite books. We all got a chance to look at everybody’s book and listen to the other students talking about them.

Our Christmas Preparations

In the run up to Christmas, all in the Junior room were very busy. 1st class stitched their own Christmas socks and were delighted with their newfound skill. The junior infants were equally busy: wrapping presents, decorating our Santa grotto, thawing out frozen arctic animals by using their droppers and playing small world on our

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Our spooky Hallowe’en 2020

Wonderful costumes were on display for our Hallowe’en party at school before Midterm. The junior room did some lovely spider art to take home. It was great fun painting outside up on the walls instead of being inside. On the day of our party we had a spooky treasure hunt outside. The students worked in

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Autumn Show and Tell

The Junior room started off our show and tell season this morning. The topic was Autumn and all the children brought in lovely leaves, conkers, a raspberry bush, poems, pumpkins and illustrated drawings. Every child stood at the front of the room and explained so well and clearly what and why they close to bring

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Science Week at St. Matthias N.S.

The junior room participated in 5 experiments last week as part of acknowledging it was Science Week. We had such fun learning about reaction from vinegar and baking soda during our volcano experiment. By using the same ingredients we caught the gas this time in our magic glove causing it to inflate. We created thrust

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Cycle Sense Day at St. Matthias N.S.

We had such a lovely day today at school. The whole school participated with “Cycle sense” which is a cycling initiative programme. Those who had their own bikes brought them in and we had great fun doing various cycling games in the yard. Afterwards we went off on a walk to the Ferguson’s outdoor area

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