20 DAYS ABSENT – COVID SICK LEAVE

Under normal circumstances any pupil who misses 20 days in a school year must automatically be reported to the Tusla - NEWB (National Educational Welfare Board).   During Covid we are not in normal times so the school has some discretion. Therefore, that rule does not apply to pupils absent due to being sent home from... Continue Reading →

SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Our school has promoted attendance for years with rewards, prizes, certs, homework passes, medals, plaques, breakfasts, photos on website, Christmas annuals, Easter eggs and school trips. Thanks to these initiatives and parents supporting their children’s education, the school has enjoyed a steadily improving attendance rate, rising to 94% attendance for many years. This, due to Covid,... Continue Reading →

KEEPING EVERYBODY SAFE IN SCHOOL

The school is doing everything possible to keep the classes safe and the school open. HEPA filters purify the air and CO2 detectors monitor the air quality in every room. These have been installed in all classes. All classrooms have windows open all day to provide constant fresh air. Sanitisers are on every block and... Continue Reading →

WALKING CLUB

PARENTS/GRANDPARENTS/GUARDIANS WALKING CLUB Ms. Gillian Lynch, our shared Home School Community Teacher, is starting the walking club again every Thursday morning – starting tomorrow morning, Thursday 4th November. To form a local walking group and get a crowd together this will take place in conjunction with other schools in the surrounding areas. MEETING PLACE: St.... Continue Reading →

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