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. 

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 

UISCE le Rang a Sé

An Luan bhí an t-ádh linn leis an aimsir. Tar éis an tae, bhí na páistí ag imirt cispheil agus peil. After a sunny Monday, Tuesday was a grey day. This did not dampen the children’s enthusiasm. They participated in team games, body boarding and 

What study skills are these children developing?

These pictures show the end of a complex learning process:– listening to instructions– listening to other people’s ideas– asking questions – expressing an opinion-applying learning to a task Developing study skills at an early age helps the flow of learning in the senior classes.

Eating rhubarb from the garden

After months of regular work in the garden, it’s time to reap the benefits! Yes, planting fruit and vegetables means we can enjoy produce from the school garden. Children practised important life skills such as washing, cutting and cooking – with delicious rhubarb grown in 

Student Council raise the flag for Mental Health

The Student Council met last week to make decisions about what flags to fly each week as we approach end of term. We were delighted to receive the Green Flag for water last week. More on that to follow… Meanwhile, DSP is grateful to have 

Class Teacher Day
Art Turner, Hannah Mon, Wed, Fri
Science Morrisey, Anna Sat, Sun
Atletics Turner, Hannah Mon, Wed, Fri
Football Edison, Molley Tue, Wed, Fri
Music Smiley, Barney Tue, Wed, Thu
Art Turner, Hannah Mon, Wed, Fri