18-05-2017 School News: Dates

Dear Parents,


A few of you have emailed saying you never got this, so I am sending it again with the amended Sports Day date!


Hope you all get it this.


Kind Regards,




Dear Parents,


Some dates coming up which you may need to note:

  • Tuesday next, May 9th:Swimming begins. for 1st and 2nd Class. Theyneed to be in school before 8:30 pm.
  • Friday, May 19th:Parents’ Association Table Quiz – further information to follow.
  • Thursday, May 25th:Orchestra exams for 3rd and 4th Class ONLY. Some children will need to come in early that day. They are in 3rd Class recorders Group 1: Liam, Lucy, Dexter, Holly, Henry, Matthew and Toby all need to be in at 8:15. Some 4th Class violin players may have to stay a little late after school to get their exam done. Flute and clarinet players will definitely have their exam after school. Everyone must remember their instrument that day. Also lots of practising between this and then!!
  • Friday, May 26th at 6 pm:Orchestra concert in the Church of St Catherine and St James, Donore Ave. All classes from 1st to 6th included.See how much your children have progressed!
  • Friday June 2nd – Monday June 5th inclusive:Closed for June Bank Holiday weekend.
  • Thursday June 9th:Sports Day in Kevin’s Hurling Club. All classes involved. Further details nearer the time. If the weather is wet, we will leave it till later that week.
  • Tuesday June 13th: Junior Infant Open Day for our prospective Junior Infants. We are asking all of our current Junior and Senior Infants to go home an hour earlier that day, at 12:20 pm.
  • Friday, June 23rd at 6 pm in the Donore Ave Community Centre Hall: end of year concert. All classes involved.
  • Tuesday, June 27th at 12:00: 6th Class Graduation: further details to follow.
  • Thursday, June 29th: Closing at 12:00 for the summer holidays.

Wow, such a busy term. Lots more individual class events too that the teachers will be letting you know about – field trips, a poetry slam, Global Citizenship Day, and many more!


Kind Regards,


April Cronin


St. Catherine’s National School, Donore Avenue, Dublin 8

Tel: 01 4542679





Donore Avenue, Dublin 8

Phone: 01 4542679

E-mail: secretary@stcatherinesns.net