Parent Association

May 22, 2020

While there are still many decisions to be made about the childrens' safe return to school in September (and we will be keeping you up to date on those as they arise), we thought it would still be helpful for parents to have a copy of the draft calendar for the next school year.  This will be updated on our school website as and when any changes are decided, so ALWAYS CHECK THIS WEBSITE'S DOWNLOADS PAGE for the most UP TO DATE...

May 10, 2020

We are thinking of all the 2nd class children who were due to make their First Holy Communion today at this time.

Thanks to Clodagh McGovern and all the parents, we managed to get lovely photographs of all of them, making the most of their day.

Enjoy your day and we hope to see you all again soon!

April 20, 2020

The closing date for applications is Friday 24 April

Applications for School Transport for the new school year are currently open and can be accessed online at

Details of the scheme are also available on the Department's website:

This is particularly important for families who will be new to our school in Sept 2020 and also to 6th cla...

April 15, 2020

With the extended school closures due to Covid-19 pandemic, we thought it would be nice to gather photographs from families doing home schooling with their children and create a gallery on the school website as a legacy of this challenging time.

Please feel free to send photos via email - ONLY IF YOU ARE HAPPY FOR THEM TO BE PUBLISHED ON OUR WEBSITE. We will not caption any of the photos, or name any of the children, just creat...

April 6, 2020


Dear Parents,

We have been contacted by the Department of Social and Family Affairs about continuing the school lunch scheme while schools are closed. We are mindful that economic and employment circumstances may have changed in some households due to the Covid-19 situation, to the...

April 4, 2020

As per our email to all parents today, please do let us know if you have changed address recently as we are planning to post out a letter to all households next week and we do not want any letters to go astray!

Remember, you can update your address directly via our Aladdin Connect app OR you can simply email us at

April 3, 2020

Dear parents and children,

I hope that you are all keeping well and are happy at home. This has been a trying time for everyone. Despite being very confined you are doing very well.

Thank you for completing lessons and for keeping up with your schoolwork. Today marks the start of the Easter break which will run for the next two weeks. Children should take a break from formal lessons and enjoy playing and resting. Your teachers w...

April 1, 2020

To supplement the work children are doing at home as guided by their own teachers, check out RTE's Home School Hub.  The ‘virtual classroom’ airs on RTE2 from 11am to 12pm.  Later on in the day, RTE Home School Extra will air as a catch-up programme at 4.15pm.

Great to see the whole country pulling together to make sure our children don't miss out during this challenging time.

You can also watch online, where you will...

March 30, 2020

300 things we love about Newport...

As we celebrate Newport's 300th birthday this week (Thursday to be precise) the committee would like to create a collage of all the things we love about our town. We are asking EVERYONE - especially the local children - to send us ONE THING that illustrates why they #lovenewport.
It can be..

• A photo
• A drawing
• A word or a short phrase


If the children would like to participate, you can...

March 26, 2020

Although it might be hard right now to imagine life returning to normal, this may give you some re-assurance, as you can now place your orders(s) for school lunches for your child(ren) for the final term of the 2019/2020 school year.  

Orders should be placed by 10th April 2020 and those submitted by that time will commence on the first day we return to school in the new term.

Once an order is submitted it will remain in pl...

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