Family Open Day

Family Open Day

FOD_pic We are having a “Family Open Day” on Monday, 29th June 2015.

This day aims to celebrate all we have accomplished this year in Powerstown ETNS, and that list is very long.

It will start at 9am and finish at 2.10pm. Parents, friends and community are all welcome to come along and enjoy this day of celebrations!

There will be sports coaches, (football, tennis, GAA just to mention a few), Drumming Workshop, puppet show and magic show, bouncy castle and lots more fun activities between 9am and 1pm.

Activities will be followed by a BBQ, picnic and outdoor party  from 1pm – 2pm.

Parents are asked to bring salads & any food they wish to share. Don’t forget to bring your picnic blankets!

We hope you can make it!

Here is the Family Open Day – Activity Timetable for Monday 29th June 2015

 

 Class

9 – 9.30

9.30 – 10

10 – 10.30

10.30 – 11

11 – 11.30

11.30 – 12

12 – 12.30

12.30 – 1

1 – 1.30

1.30 – 2

Chestnut

GAA

Tennis

Puppet Show & Magic Show

Whole Class Movement Activity

Bouncy castle

BBQ, Picnic and Disco in Basketball courts

Need benches, tables and chairs brought to courts.

Ash

Tennis

Bouncy Castle

GAA

Oak

Bouncy Castle

GAA

Tennis

Sycamore

Yoga

Soccer

Tennis

Drumming Workshop

GAA

Bouncy Castle

BBQ / picnic

Hazel

Drumming Workshop

GAA

Tennis

Bouncy castle

Yoga

BBQ / picnic

Lime & Maple

Soccer

Yoga

Drumming Workshop

GAA

Tennis

Bouncy Castle

GAA – Basketball courts (with Larry)

Tennis – Behind the school (with a coach)

Puppet Show & Magic Show – Oak Room – area needs to be set up on Friday before going home. Benches from upstairs. Chairs at the back for parents.

Whole class movement activity (Andy led): Chestnut Room – area needs to be set up on Friday before going home

Bouncy Castle – close to rear doors

Drumming Workshop – Hazel room – area needs to be set up on Friday before going home. Chairs in a circle for children. Chairs at the back for parents.

Yoga – Lime Room – area needs to be set up on Friday before going home  This could change if another coach can come

Soccer – Rear of school (class teacher led) This could change if another coach can come

achievements

 

 

 

 

Some of our achievements during the for 2014/2015 school year

  • Doubled in size this year
  • Regional Debating Champions
  • Received our second Green Flag
  • Won our fourth Discovery Primary Science and Maths Award
  • Successfully participated in Royal Irish Academy of Music & Drama (RIAM) Exams with all children from 1st – 6th class being certified.
  • Recevied the amazing plans for our Permanent Building
  • Planning permission us up for our Permanent Building
  • Presented Peter Pan – The Musical to our school community
  • Implemented Mind Training in all classes
  • #2 in Dublin in Mathletes Challenge 2015
  • Received 6 awards for our Write a Book projects
  • Commended for our participation in Maths Week
  • Commended for our participation in Science Week
  • Commended for our participation in Engineer’s Week
  • Collaborated with Steps Enginners programme
  • Had a fantastic Seachtain na Gaeilge in March
  • Intercultural May was a huge success
  • School choir sang in Blanchardstown
  • School band was established
  • Won 5 medals in Santry Sports Competition
  • Won 4 awards in Maths Eyes Competition
  • PTA had great success this year, especially with the Under the Rainbow Fair
  • Student council organised numerous events including Movie Nights, PJ Day, Ice Cream Day for Down Syndrome Ireland
  • All staff and 5th and 6th class pupils participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge for Irish Motor Neurone Disease
  • Had 2 amazing Book Fairs
  • Participated in Poetry Ireland Scheme 2015
  • 5th & 6th class got a guided tour of Google
  • Hockey, Tennis, GAA, Kickboxing external coaches came in this year
  • External Drama teacher taught children weekly
  • SEAI Energy programme implemented in the school
  • Every class participated in Human Rights Month under guidance of Ombudsman for Children
  • RTE showcased our children on 4 different news programmes
  • Our first 6th class Graduation was a memorable event and supported by external dance teacher, caricaturist,
  • Participated in Google’s One Good Idea Programme
  • Developed our ICT infrastructure to include ipads and chrome books for the children to use from September 2015

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Powerstown Educate Together Web Administrator

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