Welcome to Powerstown ETNS. Fáilte romhaibh agus roimh bhur bpáistí.
We hope you are looking forward to your child’s next milestone; starting Junior Infants in Powerstown Educate Together National School for the 2021/2022 school year.
In preparation for your child commencing school with us, we have created this web page, with excellent links and supports for you, as parents, to prepare your child for Junior Infants. We also envisage that this page will give you an insight into the school policies and programmes that we use in Powerstown ETNS.
All communication from school will be through our Aladdin app
School Code of Behaviour: Please click here
School Policies: Please click here
What is an Educate Together School: Please click here
Dates for your diary:
14th – 17th June 2021 – Meet allocated teachers and classrooms.
The days and times will be confirmed with you by Friday the 11th of June.
Our Junior Infant Induction Programme contains the following:
- Child’s Interests Survey
- Welcome Booklet
- Preparing your child for school
- Pencil Control
- Pre writing Skills
- Starting School Reading List
- Number Formation Rhymes
- 56 Nursery Rhymes with posters
- Nursery Rhymes Mini Books
- Healthy Lunches Ideas
- Healthy Lunches Sandwich Filler Ideas
- Jolly Phonics Parents Guide (English) –
- Jolly Grammar Guide for Parents
- You Can Do it – Positivity Programme
We will continue to add helpful information to this page, so if you have any suggestions of what we should add, please let us know
We run two different programmes with Junior Infant classes. The Nuture Programme and Happy Talks. For more information on both please click here.
Further information is available on the school website and class blogs.
It is important that you read the school policies and familiarise yourself with our Code of Behaviour, Enrolment Policy, Child Protection Policy and Anti Bullying Policy.
By enrolling your child in the school, you agree to support all our school policies.
We look forward to getting to know you and your child over the coming months and years.