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Tadgh Tan Aisling Maria Cathal Rob Emma Eve Darren Sean and Caoimhe from 6th class represented our school in St Caimins on Friday 18th November. 6 schools were represented at the quiz.65 teams took part. It was challenging and fun. Team Tadgh Tan and Aisling were 2nd coming into the last round. In a nail biting finisher the team were pipped into 3rd place. Huge Congratulations to all the teams who were all close to the top and represented us very well.
The theme of this year's Friendship * Anti-Bullying Week was 'It's Cool to Be Kind'.
All classes were busy making a special effort at being kind and being good friends.
Below are some photographs of the pupils who received Special Achievement Awards at Assembly for being outstanding friends.
There is also a video of a puppet show which was performed by 6th class pupils for the junior classes.
Finally, congratulations to the winners of the Friendship & Anti-Bullying Poster Competition.
The school has received confirmation this morning that the Building Project is proceeding to Stage 3: Tender Action. This is the last stage before the commencement of construction. The short-listed building contractors will be required to submit their tenders in the coming weeks before the successful contractor is appointed and works can begin.
Officials form the St. Francis Credit Union are available in the school on Wednesday mornings to encourage the habit of saving among 2nd-6th class pupils. This year`s International Credit Union Day falls on the 20th October 2016, to celebrate, St Francis Credit Union will lodge a €10.00 starter to any NEW member that joins between 17th - 22nd October 2016 who are up to the age of 12.
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School Calendar 2016/2017
School opens on Thursday September 1st 2016
The following are the dates on which the school will be closed during this school year:
October 2016 mid-term break
School will be closed from Monday 31st October 2016 to Friday 4th November 2016 inclusive.
School will close on Thursday 22nd December 2016, which will be the final day of the school term. School will re-open on Monday 9th January 2017.
February 2017 mid-term break
School will be closed from Monday 20th February 2017 to Friday 24th February 2017.
St. Patrick’s Day
School will be closed on Friday 17th March.
School will close on Friday 7th April 2017, which will be the final day of the school term. School will re-open on Monday 24th April 2017.
May Bank Holiday 2017
School will be closed on Monday 1st May 2017.
June Bank Holiday 2017
School will be closed on Monday 5th June 2017.
School will close for pupils on a half day on the following dates for staff planning/ training:
The school is also awaiting details of staff in-service in relation to the New Integrated Language Curriculum which is being rolled to all primary schools later this year. Schools will be closed for this in-service. We will send the details to parents once the school has received them.