School Newsletter 1

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I would like to take this opportunity to warmly welcome you back to school. I hope that you had an enjoyable summer break. I would like to thank you all for the lovely warm welcome you gave me and I look forward to working with you.

Please take note of the following items of information:

  1. New Pupils.

A special welcome to our seventeen new pupils.  Pupils from junior infants will go home at 12pm until Friday 12th September.  From Monday 15th September all infants will go home at 1.45pm.

  1. Nut Allergy.

One of the pupils has a severe nut allergy and we would ask children not to bring nuts or nut products to school.  Pupils are asked not to share lunches.

  1. Pupil Personal Accident Insurance.

The Pupil Personal Accident Insurance scheme will continue as before.  The cost per pupil for 24 hour cover is €9 and for school activities is €6.  See Form enclosed.  If you are taking part in the scheme please return the form before Monday 15th September.

  1. Credit Union.

The Credit Union will resume in October.  More details to follow later.

  1. Enrolment.

If you have a son or daughter under the age of five and not yet enrolled, please request an application for enrolment.


  1. Pupil Information Form

Has any of the information on the Pupil Information form changed since last year?  If there are any changes to house phone number, mobile numbers, or contact in case of emergency please request a new form.

  1. Healthy Lunch.

Children need a good breakfast to start the day.  Children are asked to bring a healthy lunch.  Children should not bring sweets, chocolate, fizzy drinks or crisps.  Glass bottles, cans and chewing gum are also forbidden.

  1. School Uniform.

School uniform must be worn daily and school tracksuit on P.E. days only.

  1. School Parking.

Please be aware that traffic at the school at opening and closing times can be very busy.  There are allocated parking spaces for school staff and the school buses.

Many thanks,

Lorraine O’Loughlin