We celebrated reaching 1,000 collective Dojo Points today with a fun-filled trip to our amazing activities room! Well done, 2nd Class! 🙂
In December 2013, the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte T.D., announced the formation of an Internet Content Governance Advisory Group to consider the emerging issues around internet content and its general impact on the lives of children and young people.
This link will take you to a survey NPC is carrying out to form the basis of a submission to the Internet Content Advisory Group
The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn T.D., today launched the Final report on the Síolta Quality Assurance Programme. This programme is aimed at assisting those who care for children aged 0 to 6 to meet the quality standards of Síolta, which is the National Framework for Quality in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings. This would include child-minders who care for children in their homes, crèches, Montessori’s, and infant classes in primary schools.
Ms Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has today (6th November 2013) welcomed the publication of the National Educational Welfare Board’s (NEWB) Analysis of School Attendance Data 2010/11 which shows continued improvement in student attendance from 2009/10 and previous years.
Interesting statistics from the Central Statistics Office about homework assistance.
Parent Teacher Association After-School Activity Term 1 2012-2013 Gymnastics and Zumba Fitness
Shelley Askins will be doing a Gymnastics and Zumba fitness class for kids after school. This activity promises to be a fun and energetic workout for kids.
Junior and Senior Infants: 1.30- 2.30pm on Fridays, for 8 weeks (start date to be confirmed). Cost is €40 – 1 child, €70 – for 2 siblings, €110 – for 3 siblings. 1st class to 6th class: 2.30-3.30pm on Fridays, for 8 weeks (start date to be confirmed). Cost is €40 – 1 child, €70 – for 2 siblings, €110 – for 3 siblings. Enrolment will be on Thursday 27th September at 1.15pm for infant classes and 2.15pm for 1st -6th classes. Enrolment will be in the PTA kitchen. First-come-first-served basis.
If you aren’t able to make enrolment please leave the money in an envelope in the school office with the following details: name of child, parent’s name and contact details, child’s class, and child’s teacher name.
Please note that children who require significant additional help or supervision during this after-school activity would need to be accompanied and supported by their parent (or other adult family member.)
Parent-Teacher Association after-school activity for summer term 2012
Hip-Hop Dance, taught by staff from Nu Edge Dance Studio, Gorey
‘Children will enjoy this fun and energetic dance class.’
Junior and Senior Infants – 8 weeks, 6 Mondays and 2 Fridays (due to Bank Holidays.)1.30-2.30pm, €40.
1st class – 6th class – 8 weeks, 6 Mondays and 2 Fridays (due to Bank Holidays.) 2.30-3.30pm, €40.
Enrolment on Thursday 19th April at 1.15pm for Infants and 2.15pm for other classes.
Enrolment in PTA room. Enrolment on a first-come-first-served basis.
If any parent can’t attend enrolment, please leave payment in the school office. The envelope needs to contain the following details: Child’s name, Child’s class, Child’s Teacher’s name, Parent/Guardian name and contact details.
Start date: Monday 23rd April (subject to confirmation.)
Venue: the school hall