Activities

  1. Bank of Ireland “BizWorld”

    Our 5th classes participate in a Dragons Den type programme known as “BizWorld” which promotes entrepreneurships skills among pupils.
    BizWorld Ireland is part of a global BizWorld movement, working with over 560,000 students in 100 countries around the world. BizWorld Ireland …

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  1. Debating Teams

    SFX Senior School commenced a Debating Programme in the school in 2015. In 2016 we entered the Concern Primary Schools Debating Competition reaching the quarter final in our first year! In 2017 our team have reached the final of this …

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  1. Cooking Classes

    Over the years our pupils have enjoyed many cooking classes from the infamous “Rocky Road” to the ever-popular pizza! The Parents’ Association generously provided the school with a very well-equipped kitchen which was upgraded in recent years. In 2014, a …

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  1. Cycling Programme

    Our 6th class pupils participate in cycling safety training run by the Cycling Safety School. This programme has been running very successfully in school for the last 10 years. The course is aligned to CYCLE RIGHT, the National Standard for …

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  1. Citizenship Programme

    Many charities both at home and abroad have benefitted from the generosity of SFX staff and pupils who raised thousands of euro down through the years. Charities such as Concern Ireland, the Irish Red Cross, Bóthar, Crumlin Children’s Hospital, Barnardos, …

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  1. Draíocht

    All classes make regular visits to Draíocht where they participate in workshops and attend performances. We are fortunate to welcome artists-in-residence at Draíocht to our school for additional workshops.
     
    Some of our workshops this year included:
     
     
    Drama
    Eimear Morrissey introduced the pupils …

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  1. E-Twinning

    SFX Senior School embarked on an etwinning project collaborating with other European schools in 2016. This programme is an exciting online platform for teachers and pupils in European countries to communicate, collaborate and develop projects. Ms. Claire Darcy and …

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  1. Excursion Progrmamme

    Since 2015, our Parents’ Association has generously funded an Excursion/fFeld Trip Programme to support the curricular studies of our pupils. Over the course of their four years in the Senior School, our pupils have the opportunity to visit famous landmarks …

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  1. Gardening

    Our pupils enjoy gardening lessons with our caretaker and gardening expert Brian Donegan. Classes plant  seedlings and plants with Brian and learn about plant life. Our sunflowers at the entrance to the school building are popular and impactful in the …

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  1. The International Dimension at SFX

    In 2016 we held our first International Culture Day celebrating the many cultures SFX pupils now represent. This was a truly wonderful day where many pupils and parents came together to display arts and crafts from their different cultures and …

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  1. Korean Principals’ Visit

    2016 also saw SFX Senior School welcome a delegation of 25 principals from South Korea as part of a European School Visit Programme. Our guests visited classrooms, observed lessons, were treated to an exhibition of Irish dance and song, got …

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  1. Library Garden & Outdoor Classroom

    Officially opened in May 2013, the Library Garden was dedicated to deceased staff members. It was co-ordinated by former Deputy Principal, Mr. Kevin Hussey, and former Principal, Mr. T.P. Parker. The project was undertaken by Mr. Brian Donegan while the …

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  1. Maths Partnership Programme with Alexion

    SFX Senior School are currently partnering with Alexion Pharmaceuticals Ireland (based in College Park, Dublin 15) to deliver a maths programme to the pupils in 5th and 6th classes.
    This programme engages pupils of all abilities in creative, analytical and lateral …

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  1. Primary Schools’ Quiz

    For a long number of years, the 5th and 6th class pupils represented the school in Table Quizzes organised by the N.P.A., Cadburys, Phoenix FM and the Credit Union. The school teams have been very successful over the years under …

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  1. School Library

    The school library was initiated by the late Ms. Geraldine Guiney. The library underwent redevelopment in 2016 and moved to a new location where whole classes can be found relaxing on cushions while enjoying their research and reading time. …

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  1. Sports

    The pupils of SFX are fortunate to experience a variety of sports during their time in school including: Basketball; Mini Sports; GAA – Football, Hurling, Camogie & Ladies’ Football; Athletics; Soccer; Cross Country and Rugby. The school has enjoyed many …

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  1. Student Council

    Our first Student Council was formed in 2016 to give pupils a formal voice in the school. Pupils are elected by their classmates and represent their views to school management. During our first election campaign, we had expert campaign advisors …

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