The Department of Education has informed us that we must close on Tuesday, January 17th for staff training in the new Primary Language Curriculum. This is s new approach to the teaching of both English and Irish which will be introduced over the next few years. Foreign languages not included, I’m afraid!Read More
The children are asked to write labels for their creations during play. We also write a review of what we have done during our play sessions in our copybooks. Have a look at some of the amazing writing skills by the children during September. Usna was attempting to write SKELETON – Well done! Anna wrote …Read More
In Small World the children are asked to create their very own small world. We like to think of it like creating the set for our very own movie. Have a look at how we have used our theme of pets and vets in Small World throughout September. This was a very busy day at …Read More
Today, Senior infants embarked on our first trip of the new school year. We have been learning about pets and vets in class over the past few weeks. We met Gillian who works at the DSPCA. She told us all about the work they do and then we met loads of puppies, cats, kittens, horses, …Read More
Dear Parents, Term is in full swing now and we are delighted with the way everyone has settled in. Just a few pointers and reminders: Headlice: three reported cases already. Let’s have another “Nit Nightmare” week when we all check and treat together. If even one child remains “infested” – ugh! – the …Read More
Welcome to a new term of activities. Activities will commence week beginning 19th September and run until 9th December.
There will be a mid term break from October 31st until November 4th. There are no activities on these days .
Sign up form and timetable will be distributed in school bags on Friday the 9th of September, this Friday.Read More
Last year was a great year in St Catherine’s for our hurlers. We trained in all sorts of weather, we won, lost and drew, we entered our first league and the senior team finished off the year playing and winning in Croke Park. Ultimately, we had fun.
We will have a new coach this year and we will be starting next Tuesday 13th September.Read More