Looking forward to seeing all our students on Tuesday August 30th at 8.50 am.
Some gentle reminders as we return to school:
Please follow this link to complete school payments for art, craft, photocopying and insurance fees:
Please click on the link below for a copy of our school calendar:
May I take this opportunity to wish you all a lovely summer break. As always, thank you very much for your support this school year. It is very much appreciated.
A special word of thanks to our wonderful staff here in Mount Hanover. It is an absolute pleasure to work with such a dedicated group of people who always go above and beyond for the children.
Enjoy the summer holidays everyone!!!
Just in time- we finally finished our school mural! Thank you so much to the painters- Megan, Aran, Lucy, May and Frieda. It will look wonderful on the GP room wall. Happy Summer Holidays everyone.
This year we went to “The Crystal Maze” for our school tour. It was such a fun day out and we were blessed with the weather. Here are some pictures from the day.
Congratulations to our 6th class children who graduated today.
We all wish you the very best in the years ahead.
Many thanks to everyone who helped out with today’s ceremony. It is very much appreciated.
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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.
Tips for Parents:
Maths Tips: Division
Kids Website Directories
Links to the best of the children’s web sites and all of the sites have been checked and approved for kids.
The Internet Public Library Youth Division has seemingly endless sites of a more educational nature.
Helpful Free Apps
Free app for tracing letters and learning all the sounds and letter formation of the alphabet.
App where kids have to solve the maths problems to crack open the quirky eggs on legs.
An App where you can point your iPad or iPhone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time.
PopMath is a fun game for kids of all ages to practice basic math.
Yahooligans is a browsable, searchable directory of Internet sites for kids. Each site has been carefully checked by an experienced educator to ensure the content and links are appropriate for young people. The site is primarily aimed at primary age readers
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http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/ – a variety of Maths games and English games
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.
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