Please encourage your child to engage with these activities and encourage them to have a positive attitude to mathematics. I would like to thank Louise, Claire and the outgoing committee for all their valuable work over the past year and thank Andria for remaining as Chairperson for another year. Ruth Dunne has been appointed to the Home School Liaison Position to replace Margaret Mc Keown who is retiring. Oliver’s and we have all benefitted from her lovely energy and professionalism.
A great way for parents to get involved in the school is through the Parents Association. Margaret had great empathy and consideration for the pupils in her classes and indeed she has taught all class levels in the school at some stage throughout her career.
They help out with all the various activities of the school and I would encourage parents to attend the meetings if at all possible as it is also a great way of meeting other parents We greatly appreciate all the great work done by the Parents Association of St. We wish best of luck to our staff and parents who are taking part in the marathon next weekend . Simonstown Senior team are in the final again this year and we wish them the best of luck on Sunday 29. Over the past few years Margaret been Home School Liaison teacher and she has proved to be a fantastic link between the school and the parent population.
These numbers should also be written into the Homework Journals. She has been a great sounding board for parents in the school.
Please drive with care and attention and do not block any of the clearways or entrances near the school gate. A new entrance is also planned and awaiting development. held a very successful Active Schools Week recently.
· Mobile Phones: It is important that parents are vigilant in supervising how their children use their mobile phones. Music: Thank you to Blaithin Cahill Gregg who has directed our violin and recorder programme this year. The children enjoyed a wide variety of sporting activities and active pursuits during this week.
Please ensure your child is familiar with the rules of the road. · For safety and security reasons adult access to the school buildings is moderated via the entrances therefore parents/guardians/minders should not enter the classrooms in the mornings. We are purchasing 32 i Pads for the school and this is a massive boost to the teaching and learning resources in the school.
However, it is essential that they wear safety helmets and high visibility vests/belts. i Pads: The school is making a major investment in technology for the new school year.
Our Garda Liaison Officer will be speaking to some of the classes on this issue before the mid-term break.
Children who wish to dress up for Halloween can do so on Friday 27 We are delighted to have our Literacy Lift Off and Ready Steady Maths programmes in place again this year.
Four teachers take each class in different situations/stations and practice different skills with each group. Tunney who have returned to the school after their respective maternity leaves. Margaret has made a huge contribution to the school during her time here.
The children learn lots through fun and games and we are delighted with their progress. Children are encouraged to participate in various events at school and at home. Retirement of Margaret Mc Keown: Congratulations to Ms. She has been a wonderful colleague to all the staff in St.