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Green flag for water awarded to DSP

Fourth class environmental enthusiasts represented DSP at an awards ceremony in the Helix recently. The award ceremony was the culmination of a year working on how to manage our use of water at DSP. We are grateful to teacher Amy Wall for guiding the green 

Passport day

Passport Day was a great success on Tuesday 5th June 2024. Children learned lots about different food, music, history, architecture, religions, geography, culture and traditions in many countries. They also learned research and presentation skills – and how to regulate oneself on a very busy, 

Yummy food from the garden

Children from First Class and Senior Infants had great fun harvesting onions from the garden on Wednesday. After sorting the onions to share with all the garden helpers, it was time to do some weeding. We noticed delicious beetroot, kale, chard, broccoli and cauliflower growing. 

Junior Infants – Session 6

Today we began with our Welcome Circle, where we introduced ourselves and planned how to prepare for our parents’ visit next week. The children decided on our route to the base and selected games to teach their parents. On our journey, we stopped at an 

1st Class – Session 5

This week in Forest School, our 1st class had a fantastic time exploring nature and learning about the environment through various engaging activities like foraging, cooking, ropes, mapping and building dens! Some of the children foraged for three-cornered leeks. They inspected the plants, learning to 

Junior Infants – Session 5

This week, the children engaged in a number of different activities, with each group going in different directions led by their interests and curiosity. Here are some of the activities they enjoyed:

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Pier Jumping – ag Léim Ché

Final water activity in UISCE. Leaping from a height into cold water is not for everyone. But those who did it, got a great buzz!

Raft building in Teams

Cé go raibh sé fuar tráthnóna Dé Máirt, rinne a lán daltaí iarracht maith raft a thógáil. In spite of cold weather, lots of students worked hard to build a raft in teams. Skills included tying knots, discussions, making decisions, working as a team, persistence 

Céilí Mór in UISCE

D’fhoghlaim na daltaí damhsa nua oíche an Mháirt. Sixth class learned a few new dance steps on Tuesday evening at the Céilí.