5th & 6th Class

Welcome to Ms. Lorraine O’Loughlin's 5th & 6th class

Welcome to our classroom!

Here is a copy of the school calendar for 2022/2023:

School Calendar 2022/2023

The booklists for 2022/2023 can be found here:

Booklists 2022-2023

Our Classroom News!

Back to School!!!

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!!

Graduation Class 2023

Congratulations to our 6th Class on their Graduation. Wishing you every success in the future.

School fees 2023/2024

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.

Communion & Confirmation 2024

The Diocesan Office has announced the schedule of Confirmation for 2024. The following dates can be distributed to parents and guardians of children making their Confirmation and First Holy Communion in 2024.

Confirmation will take place in St Cianán’s Church, Duleek on Tuesday 20th February.

First Holy Communion will be celebrated on the following days:
Mount Hanover, Cushenstown & Duleek Boys Schools Saturday 18th May

Before the Summer break details of Enrolment, preparation to be undertaken throughout the pastoral year 2023/2024 and ceremony times will be confirmed.

Parents/guardians should keep an eye to the parish website, parish Facebook page and weekly newsletters for ongoing updates.

Army Band

A huge thank you to the Army Band for visiting the school yesterday and performing for the children.

What a special performance it was!!

School Fete Day 2023

The school fete is back! It will take place on Sunday September 24th.

Looking forward to a fun filled community day. More details to follow.

Student Corner

Upcoming Class Events

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Notes & Reminders

The School Day:

8.50: Drop Off

2.30: Home Time

General Notes:

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.

Useful Class Links

Useful Websites:


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.

Vikings Network Ireland

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.

Reading Corner

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

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