Standardised testing for the children in 1st – 6th Class will take place on the following dates.
If at all possible, please avoid booking holidays for these dates.
o Spelling: February 27th & 28th
o Reading: May 8th & 9th
o Maths: May 28th & 29th
Please note the following times for the First Confession, First communion and Confirmation ceremony.
Confirmation – 6th class:
Tuesday 20th February 2024 at 2pm in St Cianan’s Church, Duleek.
First Confession – 2nd class:
Saturday 9th March 2024 at 2pm in St Cianan’s Church, Duleek.
First Holy Communion – 2nd Class:
Saturday 18th May 2024 at 12 noon in St Cianan’s Church Duleek
Looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school tomorrow!
Staff List 2023/2024:
Junior Infants: Ms Mary Clayton
Senior Infants: Ms Brigid O Donnell
1st/2nd: Ms Lisa Maher
3rd/4th: Mr Padraig McGroggan
5th/6th: Ms Lorraine O’Loughlin
SET: Ms Laura McGinty
SNA: Mrs Mary Kennedy
Secretary: Mrs Jennifer Donoghue
Art and Craft material, photocopying and stationery: €40
Personal Pupil Insurance (24hr cover) **Optional** €9
Payment can be made online through the following portal:
Please ensure payment is made on or before Friday September 22nd 2023
See you all at 8.50am tomorrow!!
Congratulations to our 6th Class on their Graduation. Wishing you every success in the future.
Today was ‘Showcase Day’ for the 5th & 6th class.
They are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme and set up a mini business called “Cara Buildéal”.
Thank you to everyone who called in to make orders and buy products.
It is very much appreciated by us all.
The School Day:
8.50: Drop Off
2.30: Home Time
Tracksuit to be worn on PE day only
Healthy Eating Policy:
At Scoil Cholmcille, we have a healthy eating policy. The children are encouraged to eat fruit and veg. Sweets, chocolate, biscuits and crisps are not allowed in school.
As Scoil Cholmcille is a NUT FREE SCHOOL, we would ask that parents do not give their children nut products for lunch.
A variety of Maths games and English games.
A website where children can publish and illustrate their own stories.
Launched Sept 2012. Includes audio and video content to support parents with literacy difficulties and links to others websites providing more detailed information on specific topics.
The site is designed for parents, grandparents and carers of children aged 0 – 12 years and is searchable according to the child’s age.
Providing lots of information and activities on History, Geography & Science broken down into class levels.
Providing a range of resources, worksheets, and project information for all subjects within the Irish primary curriculum broken down by class levels.
Discover Primary Science is a flagship project run by the Discover Science & Engineering (DSE) awareness programme. The programme aims to show children how important and fun science can be!
A database of Irish terms containing over 270,000 terms, searchable under both Irish and English versions.
A site devoted to the history of the Vikings in Ireland
Webwise.ie educates on safer usage of the Internet. Aimed at students, teachers and parents it also promotes the positive aspects of using the Internet and informs on how to deal with the risks.
Faraway Home- Marilyn Taylor
Holes – Louis Sachar
Goodnight Mr Tom – Michele Magorian
Wonder – R. J. Palacio
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne
Under the Hawthorn Tree – Marita Conlon McKenna
War Horse – Michael Morpurgo
Private Peaceful – Michael Morpurgo
Emlyn’s Moon – Jenny Nimmo
Children on the Oregon Trail – A Rutgers Van Der Loeff
The Custodian – D. A. O’ Connor