Your child is enrolled to start Junior Infants in Powerstown Educate Together National School on 29th of August 2013.

As part of our Junior Infant Induction Programme we have organised events for both you and your child.


Parents’ Information Meeting: Wednesday, 13th March @ 7pm

We would like to invite you to attend a Parents Information Meeting on Wednesday, March 13th @7pm.

During this meeting you will meet the staff at Powerstown Educate Together National School. You will be given an overview of the school, the curriculum, activities the children will participate in, school policies e.g. healthy lunches, child protection etc. There will also be time for questions and answers. You will be invited to take a tour of the school, whereby class teachers will introduce you to all curriculum areas. Please feel free during your tour to ask staff any questions that you may have.


OPEN DAY: Saturday April 20th @ 1.30pm

We are having an Open Day on Saturday April 20th from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

This will be a fun filled, family day out. Parents and children are invited to tour around the school and see the work the children have completed during the year and events they have participated in. There will be a puppet show, a magic show, children’s disco. face painting, a food court and much more. This is an OPEN event that welcomes all prospective families and friends.

New Junior Infant Meet & Greet: Wednesday 19h of June @ 1.30pm

All new Junior Infant pupils are invited to attend school on Wednesday 19th of June from 1.30pm – 2.30pm.

Children will be brought into the Junior Infant classroom. They will meet the teachers and their peers. They will be encouraged to interact with each other and participate in some fun filled activities in the classroom.

Parents will be encouraged to go to the Meeting Room for a brief presentation and questions and answers session. All parents are then encouraged to go to the  Parents’ Room for tea and coffee & meet some of our current parents and members of our Parents Teacher Association while the children get to know each other.

Children with Special Educational Needs

Some children that enrol in school have been referred to professionals such as Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Paediatrician and/or Public Health Nurse in the past. In some cases there are documents and reports in relation to a child’s assessment and/or progress. It is essential that all documentation in relation to your child is presented to the school before Thursday 14th of March. The Department of Education requires us to forward ALL DOCUMENTATION to them before March 15th. This may allow us to apply for extra supports for your child in school. If you do not inform the school of any assessments or referrals (ongoing or past) made for your child and present the relevant paperwork to the school you may be in breach of our enrolment policy and your child’s enrolment could be deemed invalid.

If you have any queries or would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the school. Our phone number is 01 8272018. Our email address is You are also welcome to drop into the school with any queries you may have.

I look forward to meeting you at our meeting on March 13th.

Kind regards

Helena Regan (Príomhóide)



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