St Gabriel’s NS visit Design Hub in Dublin Castle

Mr Smyth’s Class recently visited the Design Hub in Dublin Castle for a special tour of the exhibition and a workshop in construction. Check out the pictures below.

The Garda Band visit St Gabriel’s

The boys and girls of St Gabriel’s were treated to a live performance from the Garda Band this morning. We sang Christmas songs such as Jingle Bells, Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and We Wish you a Merry Christmas.

The teachers even did a special performance for the children – a great rendition of Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes!

St. Gabriel’s Christmas Show

Our annual Christmas performance was a great success and a real treat.

Parents, grandparents, friends and families were treated to a superb selection of festive songs, poetry and a wonderfully performed nativity from Junior Infants.

Some children read poems that they had written themselves, expressing the true meaning of Christmas. The music was fun, lively and enjoyed by all.

There was a fantastic turnout – a full house. The children were so happy to see so many people there to support their hard work.

May we take this opportunity again to wish all of you a very happy and peaceful Christmas and best wishes for the year ahead from all in Saint Gabriel’s NS.

Christmas Poem


By Luke

Click your fingers Santa’s coming,

Here’s the time for Christmas humming,

Reindeer through the snow are running,

Its the Christmas joy,

Tonight we get a Christmas toy,

Santa Claus is filled with joy,

Mums and Dads are happy tonight,

All of us cheer tonight,

Santa Claus is coming tonight!

The answer is Blowing in the Wind

This month 4th/5th Class have been learning about Wind: Where wind comes from and how wind is measured.

We have studied the work of Francis Beaufort from County Meath who invented the Beaufort Scale for measuring wind speed.

We have built our own Wind Gauges or Anemometers. We are collecting our results over a few days to see how the wind speed changes.