Today our Green Schools Committee went to the Omniplex in Rathmines for the regional finals of the SEAI One Good Idea. Everyone got to watch their 1-minute film and presenting their idea to the judges. Check out their presentation below: Thanks to the Omniplex and SEAI for providing our team and supporters with cinema snack …

During literacy hour today, for one of their stations Senior infants worked on their letter formation for the letter ‘Rr’ while also developing their fine motor skills.

Climate Change Action

Our Green Schools Committee are focusing their efforts on tackling climate change as they work towards achieving their 7th green flag for global citizenship – energy. Two of our very concerned pupils, Zoe and Mia Butchart, suggested a non-uniform day to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund’s relief efforts in Australia. In total, our …

This year Miss Duffy’s 5th class have been learning lots about climate change. We have designed posters and even went on a climate strike. When we returned from our Christmas break, the bushfires in Australia were a hot topic! We researched the devastation that they were causing and were horrified to read that the fires …

Last week was Climate Action week. Some of our classes wrote their own pledges to make a small change to protect our climate. Mr Ward’s second class watched a short informative video with ideas that we could all follow. Then each child chose one idea that they could work on this year. 2nd class writing …

6th Class Pupils Published

On Friday sixth class pupils from St Dominic’s were invited to a book launch in Tallaght library. ‘Where do you think you are from?’is a collection of stories by 5th class pupils in Tallaght, on their families, that the pupils submitted last year. Not many ten or eleven year olds can say they are published …

World War One

Fifth class were learning about World War One back in November and December to coincide with the centenary of the Armstice on 11th November. We learned about the origins of the war and about the Irish contribution, which was overlooked until lately. The class watched the four part Nationwide special on WW1, which is available …

Ms Tighe’s 5th class have been reading the novel Wonder by R.J. Palacio. We have also been filling a jar with marbles for kind acts carried out in and outside the classroom. This week we filled the jar and today we watched the first half of the movie with popcorn!

A Powerful Message from 5th Class

Check out 5th class’ mural they made this week, taking inspiration from a quote in our class novel Wonder. Special shout out to Regina and Daria for their excellent work on the lettering. There can be a lot of pressure on young people to ‘fit in’ or be like everybody else but like each flicker …

Friendship and anti-bullying in 5th Class

Ms Tighe’s fifth class have begun reading Wonder, by R.J. Palacio. The novel centres on Auggie Pullman, a boy born with a severe facial difference who is starting in the 5th grade, having been previously home-schooled. Auggie wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid – but his classmates can’t get past …