21-04-2016 School News

Dear Parents,

Here are a few important dates for your diary – events coming up this term. There will probably be additions to the list depending on what class your child is in, but the following is what we know about for now:

  • Monday May 2nd – Friday May 6th inclusive – school closed for mid-term break.
  • Friday May 20th: RIAM orchestra exams. All children from 3rd and 4th Class must bring in their musical instruments that day. 
  • Friday May 20th: Parents’ Association Table Quiz  (evening) in McGowan’s of Harold’s Cross – assemble your teams now!
  • Wednesday May 25th (weather permitting) – Sports Day. 
  • Thursday May 26th: orchestra concert at 1 pm in the school. All orchestral groups will get a chance to perform for each other and for you, the parents.
  • Thursday June 2nd: 1st and 2nd Classes orchestra exams. 
  • Friday June 3rd – Tuesday June 7th inclusive: School closed for June Bank Holiday weekend.
  • Thursday June 9th: Junior Infant Open Day (for prospective Junior Infants and their parents): we ask that all Junior and Senior Infants go home at 12:20 that day to facilitate this.
  • Friday June 10th (weather permitting): School Picnic.
  • Monday June 13th: School closed to facilitate staff training for the new Primary Language Curriculum (mandated by the Department of Education).
  • Friday June 24th at 6:30 pm: school concert.
  • Wednesday, June 29th: closing at 12:00 for the school holidays.

Have a wonderful term!

Kind Regards,


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

Tel: 01 4542679




Donore Avenue, Dublin 8

Phone: 01 4542679

E-mail: secretary@stcatherinesns.net