What a Surprise!

You could hear the cheers throughout the school on Thursday, 16th January, when a Skype call came through to First Class. It was their friend calling to tell them they were heading to the cinema to see Spies in Disguise on Friday- what a surprise! This very special trip met all expectations. It was a […]

And the Winner is….

The festive scene was set in the beautifully decorated hall for this year’s Christmas raffle. 5th and 6th Class entertained parents and friends with Christmas carols and songs while members of the PTA served up tea/coffee and cakes. The whole school gathered in time for the start of the draw. Congratulations to all our lucky […]

Springdalers Run Cross Country

On Wednesday the 4th of December, students from 3rd to 6th class competed in a Primary Schools’ Cross Country Race in St Anne’s Park. Following a good warm up session, students ran their fastest and many came within the top 20 runners in their age category. Two members of fourth class came home with awards: […]

3 v 3 Schools’ Basketball Tournament

On Thursday 21st of November, members of 4th, 5th and 6th class participated in a schools’ basketball tournament in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. It was an enjoyable day and there was a great atmosphere. All of the teams were quite friendly and, as it was only a non-competitive tournament, it was a great […]

European Sports Day

We celebrated European Sports Day on Friday the 27th of September. It kicked off with the Macarena in the hall after assembly. Later in the day there were obstacle courses for the junior end and relays for the senior end. We also had ‘Drop Everything and Dance’ to the song ‘Jump Around’, Sally Up, Sally […]

Maths Week Trip

Maths Week Trip to City Hall Yesterday was Monday the 14/10/19. We went on the Dart and we walked to City Hall through town.  We went on the coolest lift ever. Then we played some maths games and did some puzzles.  Some of our favourite ones were the ‘Skyscraper’ and ‘Boats in Trouble’.    We had […]

Two Visits in One Day!

Springdalers had a very busy day on Tuesday. Early in the day we were extremely lucky to be joined by author, Ger Siggins. 4th to 6th Class were entertained by his stories of growing up next to Lansdowne Road and were interested to learn how he was inspired to become a writer. We were treated […]

A Day in the life of a Scientist

On Tuesday 8th October some children went on a science trip to Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute. We had a brilliant day. Before we left, we made some predictions for our experiment. When we got there, we were shown into the lab. We felt like VIPs. They told us we were the first children who got […]