We hope that Newport NS After School classes will be able to start up again after 20th September 2021. If you are interested in running an after school class in the school, contact Fiona via email to find out more about our conditions and criteria.
Stepping Stones Montessori on Main Street. operates a BREAKFAST CLUB and AFTER SCHOOL CLUB. Contact Catherine 087 4043828 for more details
Greenway Lane Gallery often runs after school art workshops - contact Maureen O'Neill on 085 7212863 for more info
Face coverings in Primary schools NPHET has recommended the wearing of face masks/coverings by children aged nine years and above on public transport, in retail and other indoor public settings as already required for children aged 13 years and over. They have also recommended that this is introduced for children in 3rd class and above in primary schools. They have advised that this measure is being introduced on a temporary basis and is subject to review in mid-February 2022
Many parents are asking about how long children need to self-isolate or restrict movements in various scenarios, so we think you will find this HSE Guide to Isolation for children under 13 years very helpful and informative.
We have received the attached letter from the Department of Education on plans to provide for the use of antigen testing in certain circumstances in school children who are asymptomatic and part of a classroom pod, where there is a confirmed case of COVID-19.
Parents/Guardians In addition to the measures currently in place to keep our school community safe (including air purifiers, CO2 monitors, ventilation in classrooms, staggered breaks and outdoor activities where possible) we have also placed a 'Pick-Up and Drop-Off' box just inside the main school door. This means that if you have to drop something off for your child (eg a lunch or forgotten book), you can give us a call to let us know, and then simply drop the item into the
A message from Fr. Tod... (also sent via email) Re. Confirmation 2022 November 12th, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, I hope this note finds you well. I write to you about your son’s or daughter’s Confirmation which will take place in 2022. It is hoped to hold Confirmation on Saturday March 12th 2022. In a Covid free world your child would have been Confirmed in 5th Class. However because it is a large class and numbers were severely limited we decided, very early on last year, t
A message from Fr. Tod... (also sent via email) Re. First Communion 2022 November 12th 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, I hope this note finds you well. I write to you because your child has now entered 2nd Class and will please God be receiving his/her First Communion in 2022. It is hoped to hold First Communion on the weekend of May 14th/15th 2022. First Communion is a very important step along a person’s journey in faith. It is a step and not a destination. Before your child
Dear Parents, Thank you for your continued cooperation and adherence to Covid-19 protocols. Thankfully, spread has been reduced by rapid testing and isolation. You are to be commended for the way you have responded to this pandemic. Thank you also to our staff who are so committed to keeping pupils safe while in their care. So far, we have not had one incident of the virus being transmitted through school based contact. School led contact tracing has been suspended. Teachers