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New Primary Language Curriculum (English and Gaeilge)

All staff attended our Primary Language Curriculum Training on Tuesday in Dublin West Education Centre. Staff were introduced to the Reading and Writing strands of the new curriculum in English and Gaeilge. It was a very informative session, that emphaised the need for skill development. We were delighted that it...

Spelling Bee Competition

Congratulations to Mayra in 5th class, who came 7th out of 58 participants in the Dublin County Spelling Bee Final on Wednesday. Mayra did amazingly well and did a superb job representing out school....

Respecting School Property

It is important that children continue to respect school property, school grounds and our building. We were very disappointed yesterday to observe “x’s and o’s” drawn on our shed at the drop-off area. This is defacing our school. It is considered a serious breach of our Code of Behaviour. The...

Explained: What is Fortnite Battle Royale?

Fortnite is a survival game where  100 players fight against each other in player versus player combat to be the last one standing. It is a fast-paced, action-packed game, not unlike The Hunger Games, where strategic thinking is a must in order to survive. There are an estimated 3.4 million...

Screen Time Guidelines

Parents and Children’s Screen Time guidelines Reduce exposure Minimise screen time for children under three. The French government recommends no screen time in this age group. A maximum of two hours leisure screen time for children aged over 3. This does not include homework. Check access and availability Don’t allow...

March Handwriting Award & Special Achievement Award

Congratulations to all the children who won a handwriting award today!  Teachers were super impressed with their cursive handwriting and fantastic presentation of their work. Maith sibh! Special congratulation to our Special Achievement Award recipient, Billy. Well done on working so hard in the Hawthorn Class this week....

100% Attendees March 2018

Congratulation to all our 100% Attendees for the month of March. Well done on getting to school every day! Keep it up!...
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