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Coffee morning singalong Friday 31 March 2023 8:40am

We are delighted to invite parents/guardians to a coffee morning singalong to mark the end of the spring term. Our chosen charities for this event are Educate Together and Turkish/Syrian appeal. All classes will sing a song/recite a poem 8:40-9:40am. Reminder: school closes 12:00 / 

Big Travel Challenge

Thank you to everyone for taking part in the Green School Big Travel Challenge!! Thank you to the Green Schools Committee for organising the Big Travel Challenge 2023. They created labels for jars, spread awareness and collected data over 2 weeks. It was amazing to 

Seachtain na Gaeilge

We are celebrating many aspects of Irish language and culture this week during Seachtain na Gaeilge. Last week Rang a Sé (Sixth Class) played a Cuala football league where they spoke in Irish: “Táim saor. Tabhair dom an liathroid.” (I’m free. Give me the ball). 

Engineering Week 2023

3rd Class Engineering Activities Engineering week 2023 took place from the 6th-10th of March 2023 Third Class were lucky enough to have a visit from the transportation engineer, Stavroula Manta. We discussed the different types of engineers there are and their roles. It is important 

3rd & 4th class – Session 7 – weaving & playing

With child led learning, natural differentiation through choice and opportunities arising to learn with and from the environment each group has a very different experience. One group engages with their vestibular system learning about balance and cause and effect. Another finds litter in their favourite 

Professor Luke O’Neill visits DSP for Book Week

5th and 6th Class were very excited when Professor Luke O’Neill came to visit us for Book Week. He talked about all things science and we were very very excited. Thanks Luke!

Modern Language Book Review

Pancakes, Puppets and Modern Languages

As gardens and the environment reveal this year’s spring colours, so too children at DSP are blossoming through the range of learning experiences at school. Last week we had pancake-making in several classes, two puppet shows from the Moon and Sixpence theatre company and textile 

Appreciation for Voluntary Contributions

Sincere thanks to parents who responded to our spring term request for voluntary contributions. We extend best wishes to families who are not in a position to contribute this year and hope that their endeavours prove successful. VCs help provide equality of access to school 

Creativity with circles – February 24th

This week we continued our exploration of the forest as winter gives way to Springtime. The circle of life keeps on turning and so we made many different circles and used them with great creativity in a variety of ways. 3rd class 4th Class