School Re-Opens Friday 31st of August

School Re-Opens on Friday the 31st of August

Scarlet Fever

Please note there is a case of scarlet fever in school and your child may have been exposed. Information regarding scarlet fever can be found in the Management of Infectious Diseases in Schools handbook which is available in notes in  our Parent Section .

Attendance Figures for 2017/2018 – Keep up the Good Attendance!

Our Attendance Figures for 2017/2018 are

September 2017 96.2%

October 2017 95%

November 2017 96.7%

December 2017 94.2%

January 2018 95.5%

February 2018 94.8%

March 2018 95.4%

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

Carol Service

Well done to Múinteoir Ciara O’Dwyer and 2nd class for their involvement in the Nativity for the Carol Service in the Church of the Sacred Heart last Sunday night.

Internet Safety

The Internet Safety Talk which had to be cancelled due to the weather has been re-scheduled for the 22nd of January. All parents are welcome to attend the evening talk at 7pm. More details to follow in early January.

Children from 3rd to 6th class will be taking part in the Internet Safety workshops during the day.

Please find attached some useful tips from Helen Butler, the woman who will be facilitating the Internet Safety talk and for more details follow this link

http://www.npc.ie/training

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Internet Safety Talk

Internet Safety

The Parent Association have organised a talk on Internet Safety for all parents on the 11th of December in the school starting at 7pm. We encourage all parents to attend this talk as we feel it is essential that parents realise the potential dangers and consequences for their children by being online

The school has also organised for this person to attend the school on the same day to give a talk to 3rd & 4th class and 5th & 6th class.

Arts Week

Our first Arts Week was a tremendous success and we hope we will be in a position to run it again next year. The children enjoyed many new experiences including, drumming, yoga, weaving with willow, baking and drama. It was wonderful to see all the children participating eagerly in all these activities. Thanks to Múinteoir Ciara, Ruth, Therese and Jacinta Purcell for all their help during the week.

First Confession & First Communion Dates

First Confession will take place on the 21st of March, 2018

First Communion will take place on the 19th of May, 2018

Enrollment Ceremony for 2nd Class

Well done to all the pupil in 2nd class who took part in their enrollment ceremony in preparation for their Sacrament of Penance. Thanks to Múinteoir Ciara O’Dwyer and Múinteoir Ciara Lanigan for preparing the class.

Parent Teacher Meetings

Parent Teacher Meetings will be held on the 25th and 26th of October. The school will close at 2 pm on these days to facilitate the meetings. If the proposed time given for a meeting, does not suit, please contact the class teacher to re-arrange.