Notices for week 12th March 2018

Entering the school:

As our school grounds are now clear of snow, school returns to normal this week.  However, please note that in the interest of Health & Safety pupils from Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First class will continue to enter the school through the front door.  All other classes should enter via the gate at the tower.  Both the front door and the gate will be open from 8:50am to 9am.  After 9am pupils should enter school by reception.


Child Protection:

As per Child Protection Guidelines for all school the Robertstown N.S. Board of Management and staff have completed a Risk Assessment and the Child Safeguarding Statement has been approved by the Board of Management.  School staff have considered all activities in the school and the potential risk of harm to children.  A number of relevant policies to Child Protection were reviewed by staff.  Please see attached our revised policy for Arrivals and Dismissal of Pupils.  Please note any changes to procedures.


First Penance:

Congratulations to pupils from Second class who received their First Penance last Thursday.  Thank you to Ms. Murphy, Fr. Willie Byrne and volunteer parents for preparing the children for the ceremony.


Seachtain na Gaeilge:

We are celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge in the school.  We invite all pupils to wear something “glas” on Friday, 16th March.  Students are encouraged to speak cupla focal during the week.  We have lots of exciting activities planned.



Congratulations to our girls soccer team, who are through to the F.A.I. county final on Wednesday, 18th April.  Our boys team also had a very successful day in Kilcullen last Friday.  Thank you to Mr. Fitzgerald for managing both teams.


Football Blitz:

Good Luck to the senior boys and girls participating in the parish G.A.A. blitz in Allen on Tuesday, afternoon and Wednesday afternoon.


St. Patrick’s Day:

The school will be closed on Monday, 19th March to observe St. Patrick’s Day


Cross Country:

Training and team selection is on this Wednesday, 13th March in the school grounds @ 2:35pm to 3:15pm

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