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Welcome Mr. O’Shea

We are delighted to welcome Mr Richard O'Shea to our staff this year. Mr O'Shea will be covering Ms Crean's maternity leave and will be working with 4th to 6th class. We hope that you are all having a wonderful summer.
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Chicken Pox

There has been a case of Chicken Pox reported to our school. Please note that children should be kept home until they are well enough to be in school. There are no active lesions - All vesicles are crusted over - They have had no systemic symptoms (e.g. fever or malaise) for 72 hours - There have been no new lesions for 72 hours If your child has not had chickenpox before it is quite like...
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Biodiversity Competition

Congratulations to Anna on winning a prize in the Biodiversity Art Competition which was run by Wexford Co.Council. Anna was presented her prize by artist and author Don Conroy. Anna also won a beautiful bird box for the school. Well done, Anna!
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End of Year Celebrations

As we approach the end of a very busy academic year, we take a moment to reflect on the achievements that we have experienced. On Wednesday, 26th of June we would like to send and open invitation to our families and friends of our school to celebrate with us. We will have a flag raising ceremony and celebration for the numerous awards that the school community has received. Celebrations w...
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GAA 5 Star Centre

Recognition as a “GAA 5 Star Centre” is awarded to Primary Schools that undertake to deliver a programme of Gaelic Games activity that is age-appropriate and meets the developmental needs of children within the school. Davidstown PS is part of the national pilot of this scheme and we are delighted to announce that we have been designated a GAA 5 Star Centre! Many thanks to Paudge Courtney and D...
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Standardised Testing

It is the time of year that we carry out our standarised testing. All schools are now required to administer standardised reading and maths tests, such as the Drumcondra Test, in second, fourth and sixth classes and to report the findings to parents and the Department of Education. Most schools, like ours, do this testing with first to sixth class. These tests are important. They help us to get...
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Calendar for School Year 2019/2020

Term 1 (Aug. 2019 – Dec. 2019) School re-opens for children Thursday 29th August at 9.20 am. Junior Infants will finish at 12.30 until the 13th of September. They will finish school at 2 pm from then on. Halloween School will close on Friday 25th October, at 3 pm. School will reopen on Monday 4th November at 9.20 am. Parent/Teacher Meetings November Thursday, 14th November. School will close a...
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Incoming Junior Infants

We invite our incoming junior infants to join us on Wednesday the 12th of June from 2pm to 3pm for our Headstart programme. The boys and girls will have this time to spend in their new classroom with the new teachers Ms. Doyle and Ms. Crean, as well as getting to know their classmates. Parents will have the opportunity to find out about the junior infant curriculum, the school day, programmes r...
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