Notices for week 19th June 2017:

Monday 19/6/17:
Our Jungle Gym has been resurfaced and now re-opened.  Dino will be repainted by sixth class next week.  We are all delighted to get to play in this beautiful area for the remainder of the term.  This was funded by the money raised by the Parent Association from the Fun Run.

We are also getting new playground markings on the tar area outside 6th class room during the summer.  In September we intend to start building a Sensory Garden at the rear of the basketball court.

A huge Thank You to Valerie Renehan who has kept the school garden over the past number of years.  The plants will now be incorporated into the new sensory garden as a storage container is arriving this week and will be placed where the old garden was.
Tuesday 20/6/17:
We will have a Mass in the school @ 12pm to celebrate the school year.  Fr. Willie Byrne will celebrate the mass.

Allen Parish Cup for boys against Allenwood B.N.S. in Robertstown G.A.A.  U10’s @ 1pm and U13’s @ 1:45pm.  Bring plenty of water and don’t forget the sun cream.
Wednesday 21/6/17:
6th class will be having their dress rehearsal and will be performing for the school.
Thursday 22/6/17:
6th class will be performing their play “Grease” for their parents/guardians @ 7pm in the school.
Friday 30/6/17:
The school will close for the Summer Holidays.  Junior and Senior Infants with older siblings will finish @ 12pm and the rest of the school @ 12:15pm.  Please be sure to collect and go as this will help to alleviate traffic congestion.
The following policies were ratified by the Board of Management at our recent meeting on Wednesday, 14th June 2017 and are now available on our school website
Enrolment Policy 2017, SPHE Policy 2017, RSE Policy June 2017, Health & Safety 2017, Code of Behaviour June 2017 and Anti-Bullying Policy June 2017.

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Luke and Daniel’s Buddy Bench Video :)

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Notices for week 12th June 2017

Wednesday 14/6/17
End of Year Reports will be emailed.  A hard copy of the booklist with class teacher’s name will issued in Wednesday also.
5th and 6th classes will go orienteering in Donadea Forest.

Thursday 15/6/17:
Kidstuff uniform supplier will visit the school between 12pm to 1pm.
Junior Infants for September 2017 will have their Induction Day @ 1pm.  Normal home time for both Junior Infant classes.

6th Class Photographs:
If you have any photographs of the present 6th class, can you send in to the office to be scanned or email a copy to the class teacher on  These are for the end of school  Photostory for 6th Class.

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Notices for week 6th June 2017

Fire Safety:
The Fire Safety Officer came to talk to Third Class today about fire safety in the home.

Thursday 8/6/17:
Junior and Senior Infants will be going on their school tour to “Imaginosity”.  Details have already been emailed to each parent/guardian.

Wednesday 14/6/17:
5th & 6th Class pupils are going orienteering to Donadea Forest Park.  This ties in with the Outdoor and Adventure activities strand of the Primary P.E. Curriculum.  All other classes will enjoy orienteering activities on the school grounds.

Thursday 15/6/17:
The Junior Infants Induction day is scheduled @ 1pm.  Junior Infants will be going home at the normal home time.

End of Year school reports:
These will be emailed to parents/guardians next week.  They will include the results from the annual Standardised Test.  If you wish to discuss any aspect of your child’s report, please make an appointment with your child’s class teacher.

R.S.E. Lessons:
These will be delivered in school by class teachers this week.

Talent Show:
Congratulations to all the wonderful pupils who performed at our school talent show last week.

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Trocaire: A Thank You


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Talent Show 2017

Just a small taste of the talent here in the school.  Well done to all who auditioned.

Thanks also to Ms. Conroy and Ms. Poole who organised the show today.

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Notices for week 29th May 2017

Tuesday, 30/5/17:
The Parish Sports is being hosted by Allenwood B.N.S. in Allenwood G.A.A. @ 5:30pm.  Please have your raffle tickets into the school by tomorrow, sold or unsold.
Friday, 2/6/17:
All photograph money is to be in, as it is being collected by the company County Photos on the day.  Any orders after this day will not be catered for.
Tuesday, 6/6/17:
1st & 2nd classes are going to “Let’s Go Camp”
5th & 6th classes are going to “Clara Lara”

Thursday, 8/6/17:
Junior and Senior Infants are going to “Imaginosity”
Book Rental Scheme:
Don’t forget to return the Book Rental Scheme form.  Payment can be made online or sent into the class teacher.
Chicken Pox:
There is an outbreak of Chicken Pox in the school.  Children should not attend school until the all the spots have crusted over.

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Talk on Biodiversity:

Some photographs from a visit from Eanna Ni Lamhna. She gave a talk/workshop to 5th & 6th Classes today on Biodiversity, which is part of our Green Schools.

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Tip For Parents – Your child in primary school

This might be useful if you have a child starting primary school.

2017_Tips_for Parents. Your child in the Primary School

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Dates for your Diary:

Please find the following upcoming events in the school:
Thursday, 25th May: Sports Day in Robertstown G.A.A.
Monday, 29th May: 3rd & 4th Class Tour
Tuesday, 30th May: Parish Sports in Allenwood G.A.A. @ 5:30pm
Monday, 5th June: School closed for bank holiday
Tuesday, 6th June: Final date for Book Rental Scheme payment.  1st & 2nd Class Tour.  5th & 6th Class Tour.
Thursday, 8th June: Junior & Senior Infants Class Tour
Thursday, 15th June: Incoming junior infants Induction Day @ 1pm
Thursday, 22nd June: 6th Class production
Tuesday, 27th June: 6th Class graduation ceremony @ 12pm

Start of School Year 2017

Sports Day 2017 Information
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