Hurling 365

We are delighted to announce that Hurling 365 will commence this Wednesday 15th at 8.30am. This is a very positive programme which develops a love of hurling among the children while also getting their day off to a fun and active start. It will run up to the end of the school year.  As the weather has improved we will be able to host this event on our school pitch. A permission slip will be sent h...
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Website Design

Our 4th, 5th and 6th class pupils have designed their own website. Please visit the climate change page to see all their work and research. I'm sure you'll agree that they've done a fantastic job! https://sites.google.com/view/davidstownpupils/climate-change?authuser=0
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Research for Centre for School Leadership (CSL)

FAO: 6th Class Parents Dear Parents, The Principals of Rathnure NS, Kiltealy NS, Davidstown NS, Good Counsel College and Coláiste Bríde are currently collaborating in a research project with CSL (Centre for School Leadership). The main focus of our project is to develop best practice in supporting our pupils in the transition from primary to post primary. We would appreciate your thoughts an...
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Bricks for Kidz After School Programme

Bricks for Kidz would like to run the After School Programme for six weeks, from May 13th to June 17th. Please use the online portal to book your children in. The link is located in the information below. If you have any questions, or require any further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Bricks for Kidz. Dear Parents, We are delighted to be writing to you today, following the suc...
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Tractor Run

We had a fantastic turnout for the Tractor Run over the weekend. Thank you to Bill and Leo for organising the run and to everyone who came out to support. Funds raised will be used to purchase resources for Aistear (Integrated Learning through Play) and the Infant classroom. https://www.facebook.com/davidstownps/ See our facebook page for videos and pics
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Transition to Primary School

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School Absences

At this time of year absences can build up, particularly if your child/children have been ill during the year. Once these absences reach 20 days the school is under obligation to forward notification that the 20 day threshold has been reached to TUSLA, the child and family agency. If your child has reached 20 days absent, the school will send a letter home to confirm the dates and to gather not...
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Letter from TUSLA

TUSLA have requested that schools forward the following information: Dear Principal, We are writing to you as requested by Tusla the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) as a part of their communication campaign, to ask you to circulate the attached letter to all of your parents/guardians. The letter is to advise parents/guardians that on the 18th February 2019, the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years ...
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Tractor Run and Threshing

The Tractor Run and Threshing is on this Sunday, May 5th with registration at 1pm sharp in the village at the entrance to the  church car park. All proceeds of this event are kindly donated to our school.  All are very welcome to attend and your support is greatly appreciated. There will be Threshing at approx 2.30pm after the run returns to the village. There will be refreshments and music ...
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Upcoming Dates and Events

Important Dates Easter holidays: School closes 12/04 at 12.30pm - School reopens 29/04 at 9.20am May 1st Green Schools/Health Promotion Day – please see davidstownps.ie/blog A letter was also sent home. May bank holiday: 6th of May Elections: 24th of May June bank holiday: school closed 3rd and 4th of June. First Holy Communion May 11th Dance Workshops: Each Thursday in May. ...
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