Category Archives: Stepping Stones

October in Stepping Stones!

Another great month in Stepping Stones! The children loved trying out some of the new equipment for the unit like the agility ladder, balance board and pogo-stick, practicing their gross motor skills in the process. Everyone dressed up for Halloween and enjoyed going on the 'spooktastic' walk with the whole school followed by a disco…
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September in Stepping Stones!

The start of the new school year saw the opening of Stepaside Educate Together's first ever ASD unit "Stepping Stones"! It has been a very busy month getting the place up and running from an empty space to a functioning classroom. The unit has a classroom, safe space, an indoor recreational area, sensory room and…
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Sports Day 2018

June 25th was a great day for sports day as the sun was shining and it was our first day using our brand new outside courts. The children competed in lots of different fun games like the 3-legged race, "beach ball dream team," dress the scarecrow, bean bag bowling, the potato and spoon race, a…
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School Tour at Clara Lara Fun Park

We had an great day at Clara Lara Funpark! The weather was amazing and both of the second classes did a variety of activities including kayaking, go-karting, swimming and mini golf. They also used paddle boats, went down a water slide, played in a playground, a giant tree house and used a zip line and…
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Active Week in Second Class

We had a very busy week in 2nd class during active week. We started our block of PE lessons with 'Mini Movers' who have been teaching the children correct movement patterns and running form. We went on a whole school nature walk to explore the surrounding area of our new school. We also completed a…
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Seachtain na Gaeilge

This week we celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish week) at Stepaside ETNS. Each day one child was selected as 'Gaeilgóir an Lae' meaning 'Irish speaker of the day.' Everyone in 2nd class made an extra effort to use their Irish vocabulary this week which was great to see. During the week we did a table…
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