Dear school community,
As we head towards our midterm break, I would like to thank all within our school community for your support during the first few months of the school year. It has been an extremely busy start with many positive things taking place within our school which you can find out more about in our October newsletter prepared by Leanne, staff & children, see text link sent separately.
We wish to thank Naoise Dwyer in her role as Support Teacher in the Senior Classes this term and wish Naoise well as she heads away on some travels, we look forward to her return next school year. We will be welcoming back Sylvie Fogarty who will replace Naoise during her absence.
I would like to extend special thanks to the outgoing PTA who made very positive contributions to the life of the school during their term. The amount raised by the committee over the last couple of years was €8655 and we are delighted to be able to utilise these funds to improve cycle & walking access for pupils to the school, purchase of playground equipment for yard times, improvements to our overall yard space and investment in some outdoor physical play equipment for our Autism Classes.
Following on from the AGM of the PTA a new committee is now in place and have some lovely plans for the year ahead, please see separate email from Wendy Doyle (Chair) and Stephanie (Secretary).
Wishing you all a fabulous long weekend & midterm break
Important Dates November & December 2023
Monday 20th November at 2pm Final day for receipt of applications for new pupils due to commence school 2024/2025
22nd & 29th November Parent Teacher Meetings (Wednesdays)
Thursday 21st December End of Term Concert
Swimming Lessons – Swimming lessons finished this week for our 6th classes.
5th classes will commence swimming in new year 2024 we would really appreciate the support of a male helper at the pool each week please contact Eamonn if you are available and for further information.
Parking – Thank you for continuing to adhere to our set-down and parking plan. In the interests of the smooth departure of our children at 1.20pm and 2.20pm, please continue to:
- Use the set-down areas to pull in. Please do not park in the staff parking area, or the entrance or exit to this area
- Keep driving around the circulation area if you cannot find somewhere to pull in, and do not park or hover to collect your child/ren
- Observe the cones placed for the buses
- Only use the blue bays if you have a permit
- Be kind, patient and courteous to one another
Dogs are not allowed on school grounds with the exception of assistance dogs. Thank you.
Railings – we thank you for not letting children climb on any of the railings at the front of the school building.
Lost Property – We continue to have many items of unclaimed lost property on a regular basis. All of these items are unnamed and will be sent to recycling after mid-term. Please ensure that coats, hats, scarves etc are named so that they can be returned to owner! Many thanks
Garda Vetting – Alma continues to update our Garda Vetting lists. Please email [email protected] with the subject-line: FAO Alma – Garda Vetting so that we can ensure your vetting is up to date, or alternatively, papers can be sent to you for a fresh application to be completed.
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