RSE Review by the NCCA

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment  is conducting a review of Relationship and Sexuality Education in Primary and Post-Primary Schools. It is seeking the views of teachers and parents on this topic and has prepared an online survey  for parents , post-primary students and teachers. If you have a few moments to complete the surveys below, this would ensure that the review is as c...
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Annual Table Quiz 08/02/19

Dear Parents, As you may already be aware, we are holding our Annual Table Quiz on Friday 8th February this year in the Millennium Bar in Davidstown at 9:30pm. The past few years the quiz has raised a great amount for the school and was a great social event for the school and the community. Please find enclosed 2 tickets for the Quiz. We have distributed 2 tickets to each family in the school...
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Christmas Week

The last week of school is always a busy one but ever so much fun. Some events of note include: Christmas Mass:         Wed 19th at 9:30 am Christmas Concert:    Wed 19th at 7:00 pm Christmas Carols:       Friday 21st at 9.30 (approx) We start with carols sung by our boys and girls. This is followed by hot chocolate and a little treat which is organised by our Parents' Association. ...
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Costumes for Christmas Play

As we are doing a Nativity type play again this year, chances are someone will have a lend of a costume from last year. If your child is a 'child' in our play then dress them in the style of Bethlehem. Robbers, policemen, kings, innkeeper, Mary and Joseph, angels, shepherds and sheep know who they are and what to wear. Narrators have the choice of towns person of Bethlehem or go 'full-eff...
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Book Fair

Enormous thanks to all of you for supporting the book fair. Your support means that we have nearly €600 to spend on titles for our class libraries, which is an absolutely incredible total for our school! Reading is a wonderful gift to give. Thank you so much for your support.
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Christmas Play

Preparations for the Christmas play are underway! This year our play is called Away with the Manger. The children are practicing their lines and learning their songs. They sound wonderful already! Information about costumes will be sent home early next week. Many of the costumes used last year can be reused this year. If you have a costume that someone else could use, please feel free to send it i...
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Boil Water Notice

The boil water notice for the school is still in place. It will hopefully be lifted shortly. All recommended works have been carried out and we are awaiting confirmation from the HSE. In the meantime, please ensure that your child has their own water with them to drink during the day.
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Illness and absences

There appears to be quite a bad head cold/flu going around at the moment, particularly in Ms Connolly's room. If you are unwell, please stay at home in order to get better as soon as possible and to prevent the spread to others. Please remind your child to carry a tissue and to wash their hands in order to prevent the spread of flu, colds and bugs. Please remember to bring in a note for teacher...
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