Monthly Theme: Celebrations

Strands: Belief Systems; Ethics and the Environment

Strand Units: Encountering the philosophy and values of the major belief systems; Introducing key figures in the major belief systems; Knowledge and awareness of environmental issues


Notice Board:

Month Strands Themes Downstairs Upstairs
December Belief Systems Celebrations Sycamore (Linzi) Beech (Eoin)


December Friday 7th Winter Show All All
Friday 14th* Belief Systems Celebrations Willow Lime
Friday 21st Rose Birch
Friday 28th Winter Break n/a n/a

* 14th Dec: Whole School Assembly

Main Religious calendar events

Hanukkah (Judaism)         2nd – 10th – 20th December 2018                           (Focus classes: Jnr Inf; 1st; 3rd; 5th)

Winter Solstice  (Paganism)  21st December 2018                                               (Focus classes: Snr Inf; 2nd; 4th; 6th)

Christmas  (Christianity)        25th December 2018                                              (Focus classes: Jnr Inf; 1st; 3rd; 5th)

School/World Events: 

Winter Singing in Blanchardstown – Date T.B.C. December 

  • School Choir singing in Blanch

International Day for Persons with Disabilities – 3rd December

  • This will be marked in-class thorough discussion

Winter Show – 7th December @8.45am

  • Performances on Friday 7th @8.45am
  • All classes in the school will go on stage and perform for parents & guardians

Winter Fair – Friday 7th December @1pm

From 1 – 3pm

  • Winter Fundraiser Event
  • All money raised will go towards reducing the cost of swimming for pupils in Term 2.

Human Rights Day – Monday 10th December

  • This will be marked in-class thorough discussion  (precursor for Human Rights Month January)

International Migrants Day 18th December

  • This will be marked in-class thorough discussion

Winter Break 21st December @12pm – 6th January  (inclusive)




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