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GAA training

We are delighted to have Paudge Courtney as our trainer for football this term. Training will be every Friday, weather pending. Infants must wear runners (suitable footwear) and do not need a mouth guard. 1st to 6th must wear runners¬† - not football /astro boots. 1st to 6th must also wear a mouth guard.    
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Allianz Insurance

The Allianz Insurance forms went home on Monday. The insurance is optional but is highly recommended. If it would be possible to have the forms and payment back by Friday, it would be very much appreciated. Payment by IBAN is preferable, although cheque and cash will also be accepted. Many thanks, Ita
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Review of Admissions Policy

Dear parents, Schools are currently revising their admissions and enrolment policies. Please review the document below. Any queries may be forwarded to iconnolly@davidstownps.ie before April 16th. [pdf-embedder url="http://davidstownps.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Admissions-Policy-DavidstownPS-draft.pdf" title="Admissions Policy DavidstownPS draft"]
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Primary School Transport Scheme Applications

It should be noted that in regard to the Primary and Post-Primary School Transport Schemes, applications for School Transport for the 2020/2021 school year are currently open and can be accessed online at www.buseireann.ie/schooltransport  The closing date for applications is Friday 24th April 2020.
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HSE Advice on the Coronavirus

I am sure that we have all heard about and seen on TV and online the ongoing developments with the Covid-19/ Coronavirus. It is very important that we all take the advice of the HSE to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe and well. Children are very aware of the Coronavirus too and it is very important that we listen to our children, to help quell any fears that they may have about it. ...
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Creative Schools/ Grandparents and Grandfriends’ Day

Grandparents' Day will begin with a prayer service, followed by a performance by each of our classes. We will then have some teas and refreshments for you. The children will return to their classrooms at this point but we would like to invite our grandparents and grand-friends to visit them in their classrooms. It would be lovely if any of our grandparents or grand-friends plays an instrument o...
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The school has received a grant from the department to purchase some new furniture. We will have surplus desks and chairs available before the summer. We will let you know when they are available should anyone like them for home.
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Summer Works Scheme

The Board of Management is delighted to say that the school has received funding from the Department under the Summer Works Scheme. Accessing funds in the Summer Works Scheme is very difficult and we were one of only 16 schools in Co. Wexford to get funding this time. The funds allocated will be spent on improving health and safety systems in the school such as access control and fire safety. T...
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A quick reminder about swimming forms and vetting forms, if required. We have a good few swimming forms back but are still missing quite a few! Please do let us know if you would like to aid your child in dressing. Vetting forms can be sent home and processed in approx two weeks.
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