It was a cold, still and cloudy morning. There was almost no wind in our base camp and we could hear lots of birds singing away throughout the session. Today’s theme was to think about the third of the forest school principles: “holistic development”. Forest School 
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(written by Yuuki Blakeney & Jenny Dungan) It was a lovely sunny day for the second week of Forest School with 6th class. The theme of this week’s session was “taking appropriate risks”. One of the six principles of Forest school is to offer learners 
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Two brilliant speakers on children, anxiety, mental health, digital safety and much more. This is an event not to be missed! Put the date in the diary. Book a babysitter. Enrich your parenting/teaching skills and enjoy an evening out with peers.
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Thanks to Mr Doohan, Ms O’Donohue and Ms Maguire for leading 5th class through a fascinating science project. Below are some comments from judges. Well done to everyone involved! Critical Thinking: The students did an excellent job of reflecting critically on their findings.  Why was XXX 
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Author Gerry Daly wowed Junior and Senior Infants with his storytelling and drawings. ⁠Ashwin Chacko talked about his fabulous picture books with 1st and 2nd class and guided them through creating their own storylines and drawings. Eve McDonnell delivered a really stimulating workshop to 5th 
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he daffodil sale was very generously supported by the staff and parents and the students did a fantastic job behind the stall Wednesday morning. We couldn’t keep up with demand! And drumroll please…. we raised €174.65 for the Irish Cancer Society and to help fund 
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We are very appreciative of how well the girls and boys represented DSP in a 5-a side blitz. The girls’ team drew on their GAA skills to come second. We were really impressed how they transferred skills learned in GAA to the soccer game. Well 
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What a dedicated group we have in the Green Team/ Garden Club! Every Tuesday they work in the garden, planting, weeding, learning how to protect beans as they grow. Thanks to parents Sarah and Jeanne for their time today and to grandparent Evelyn. We are 
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