Water Action Day

October 18, 2014 · No Comments

Junior Infants all dressed in blue on Friday. Some children made different costumes and items related to water, eg – clouds, raindrops, the  ice bucket challenge and boats. Everyone had a fantastic day watching each class’ performances in the hall.

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Green Schools Day of Action for Water

October 17, 2014 · No Comments

We had our Green schools Day of Action today.  It was such a wonderful day.  All the children in the school wore something “blue” and some children made costumes – the theme being water.  Some children dressed up as boats, fish, taps, showers etc.  Other children made things such as taps, water meters, sinks etc.  We all went to the hall for an assembly at 11.30.  Each class did something different.  Some classes acted out role-plays, others read poems they had written and sang songs.  Sixth class did science experiments and demonstrated them in front of the whole school.  At the end, the whole school sang the water cycle song.  It was a really wonderful day.

Thank you so much everyone for all your hard work.  I am one very proud teacher!

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Water, Water Everywhere!

October 16, 2014 · No Comments

St. Damian’s is a sea of blue these days!!! All classes are working very hard to try and achieve our 3rd Green Schools Flag which is for Water. There is beautiful artwork from all classes all around the corridors of the School. To top it all off we are all turning blue tomorrow for our “Day of Action!”


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Corn Scoil Damian

October 16, 2014 · No Comments

In the first year of the Inter School Cross Country Cup held yesterday in Tymon Park, St Damian’s emerged as winners of the competition. They won a beautiful new cup sponsored by Cumann na mBunscol. Over 180 children took part in the competition and everyone had a fantastic day. Over 60 children from St Damians were on the school team and many of them won gold silver and bronze in their own races. We have trained very hard since the start of the year in our after school sports on Mondays in the 8 acres. There was a great atmosphere in Tymon Park with lots of Parents turning up to watch. The Mayor of South Dublin County Council came along to present some medals. Helping out on the finish line was former winner of the Dublin City Marathon, Emily Dowling. Thanks to everyone who helped to make such a memorable day for all the children. Scoil Damian Abu!


More photographs taken by Ed Scannell can be seen here



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Maths week Room 1

October 16, 2014 · No Comments

We loves maths in room 1. Today we are sorting teddies by their size.

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Credit Union Art Competition in Room 3

October 14, 2014 · No Comments

Today we used pastels to create our entries for the Credit Union Art Competition. The theme this year is ‘Artfest.’ Look at how colourful our entries are.

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Maths Week in Room 3

October 14, 2014 · No Comments

We are really enjoying Maths Week in Room 3. We have been learning about 2d shapes. Yesterday we looked at the properties of shapes and looked for examples in our classroom. Today we made shape pictures. We are looking forward to the rest of the week.

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Halloween Aistear in Room 2

October 14, 2014 · No Comments

We are doing Halloween in Aistear. We have a scary, Halloween dress up shop outside our classroom.  For ‘small world’ we have a haunted house. We are making scary monsters and pumpkins. We are also designing our favourite Halloween costume. It’s great fun!

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

October 13, 2014 · No Comments

We are supporting the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. More information can be found by clicking on the link.
Please return boxes to the school by Thursday 22nd October

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Art in Room 1

October 10, 2014 · No Comments

We had a great time today in school. We went Hurling and did art. We painted some scary masks. We cannot wait to wear them at Halloween!


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