As you are all aware, every child in Scoil Una Naofa receives free music (violin) lessons. This is an amazing opportunity which is unique to our school. This is thanks to the Music Project. They do a lot of fundraising
Crumlin Gardaí will visit classes from 2nd to 6th, on Tuesday 26th March, to speak about safety online and the dangers of certain aspects of social media, including online games.
The Parents Association ran a Green Day/Lá Glas and children donated €1 per child to support the Parent Association’s ongoing initiatives. A raffle was held for classes to win Toy Vouchers from Smyths. Congratulations to Robyn Jordan and Robyn O’Connor
We are asking all pupils and parents that shop in Aldi to collect the Aldi rugby stickers put them on our poster now hanging up in the school beside the Small hall. Closing date is 7th April, so let’s TRY
Parents/Guardians should note the following guidelines when dropping or collecting your children to school to ensure their safety when crossing the road: The Gardai have informed us that parking is not permitted on yellow “zig zag” lines outside the school
The Department of Education & Skills has been developing a new curriculum for the teaching of English in Primary Schools. To this end, all primary schools in Ireland have been instructed to close for one further day of staff training
As part of the Green Schools Initiative, we have applied for our next flag which is a Water flag. Our school is taking part in World Water Day on March 22nd, and the whole school will be taking part in
As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge, the whole month of March is dedicated to using more spoken Irish at school. Each Wednesday in March, Ms. Kavanagh and one of our 6th class pupils (Éabha Hoary) make special announcements in Irish
Our 6th class pupils celebrated the sacrament of Confirmation on Thursday 14th March, the Mass was celebrated by the Archbishop of Dublin, Most Reverend, Diarmaid Martin. Classes from 2nd to 5th sang in the choir, accompanied by Ms. Hogan on
Cricket coach, Fintan McAllister is back teaching cricket in the senior school and Jonathan Rock is back coaching camogie on Friday’s throughout the months of March/ April.
Our three 2nd classes (Ms Denmead, Ms Brennan, Ms Waldron) performed at the National Basketball Arena on Wednesday, 6th March as part of the annual Córfhéile festival. They sang Leonard Cohen’s Halleluah in Irish and “How Far I go” from
Our 3rd and 5th classes visited Engineer’s Ireland Headquarters in Ballsbridge during Science Week to see a show “Mr Megaphone’s Irish Jaunt,” performed by University Professors showcasing Ireland’s rich history of scientific discovery and engineering They travelled to and from
World Book Day was a great success this year. Teachers and pupils dressed up as characters from their favourite books. We read stories in class and senior pupils read to pupils in the junior school throughout the day. Prizes were
Do you shop at Aldi Ireland? Scoil Úna Naofa have signed up to participate in the Aldi Play Rugby Promotion. We are asking parents, friends and relations to collect the Rugby Player stickers to be in with a chance to
Green Day – be keen to be seen in green St Patrick – Our national holiday celebrating our patron saint and snake-ridder. What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than by wearing something green, perhaps a green costume, green
To celebrate World Book Day next Thursday the 7th March, we are having a non-uniform Day. All students may dress up as a character from their favourite book, e.g. characters from the Harry Potter books, from Roald Dahl or any
We are running 5 more weeks of Wizz Kids over the months of March and April. Dates: Tuesday 5th, 12th, 26th of March, April 2nd and the 9th April. Cost: €25 euro (€5 per week)Please pay this money to Ms.
The next Parents’ Trip is on Thursday 14th March to Kilmainham Gaol. We will be leaving the school at 9am and will return at 1:30pm. After the tour we will visit IMMA across the road and have tea and cake
Active Flag will be officially launched by Dublin GAA footballer Michael Darragh McCauley at 1pm on Friday 5th April in the front yard. Find more about out active flag programme, how our pupils stay active and our active school monthly
We are starting a new Lego Club term after mid-term. This term will run for seven weeks up until the Easter holidays. Duration: 7 weeks Dates: 28th Feb, 7th March, 14th March, 21st March. 28th March, 4th April 11th April.
Walk on Wednesday The parents’ association have introduced WOW to encourage children to walk to and from school on Wednesdays and it was great to see so many kids and parents ditching the car and walking. See the Walk on
Scoil Úna Naofa and Rosary College staff took part in a table quiz on Wednesday 13th February in Rosary College in aid of charity. Congratulations to Ms Coyle’s table who came in first place and to Ms Coadys, Rachel’s and
Saturday 9th February was a big day for our school orchestra and for Mr Shanahan’s and Ms Coady’s 3rd and 4th classes. They were given the opportunity to sing with the school orchestra and the chamber orchestra of past pupils,
Henry McKean visited from the radio station Newstalk and his piece on the school and music project was broadcast on Friday 8th February on the Ivan Yeats show. Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/user-579410200/newstalk-henry-mckean
The Music Project has had a very busy and successful February so far. A lovely article was written about the school by Róisín Ingles in the Irish Times on Friday 1st February, entitled, ‘Kids in Foxrock play the violin, not
On Tuesday, 12th February; classes from Senior Infants to 2nd class received a Chinese New Year Dance and Drama workshop from School Workshops celebrating the International Year of the Pig.
Attendance Assemblies were held during the week beginning 21st January and we were delighted to present Certificates for Punctuality as well for as Good Attendance. More than 60 pupils received Certificates for Full Attendance for Term 1 this year. A
We continue to have a number of afterschool clubs up and running. Homework clubs: Monday to Thursday Irish Dancing: Thursday Dance and Drama: Monday and Wednesday New terms are starting for the following clubs, new forms have been distributed, copies
Enrolment for both the Early Start Unit and Junior Infants has now commenced. Please pick up your enrolment form from reception or alternatively forms are available from the Enrolment Page
This month we are encouraging all our children and parents to become more active and healthy as part of our active school initiative. Our Active Team have organised and will supervise our school activities such as Jump to the bell,
Well done to all of our pupils (including past pupils) who performed so brilliantly at the weekend in the St Agnes’ Musical Society’s rendition of Hansel and Gretel.
The Parents Association would like to thank all parents, pupils, teachers and local businesses for their very generous donations and support for our fundraising cake sale which took place in December. We raised a total of €1,200 for the school
It was with great sadness that we said goodbye to our dear friend and colleague, (SNA) Helen Scott, who passed away peacefully at the Hospice in Harold’s Cross on December 20th. We remember Helen in our prayers and we especially
Thanks to all parents once again for their generosity in supporting our annual fun run held in October 2018. To date, we have spent the money raised on; Interactive Science workshops; Sticks and Stones anti-bullying workshops, books, new skipping ropes,
RTE Junior News and Róisín Ingle from the Irish Times, will be here on Tuesday, 14th January at 10am to record the choir and orchestra who will be performing at the National Concert Hall on Saturday, 9th February.
AFTERSCHOOL CLUBS From Monday 17th December to Thursday 20th December…… Mr. Shanahans & Ms. Hogan’s 2nd to 6th class Homework club will not be running this week. All other clubs will run as normal. 1st Class Homework club: Monday to
Our senior school Christmas concert took place on Friday, 14th December. All classes 3rd to 6th performed for their parents and families. We saw some great acting skills and singing not to mention some fantastic dance moves from our 6th
Open Violin lessons Children have made great progress this term in violin and it was lovely to welcome parents in to see how much they have achieved this term, thanks to all the hard work from our music tutors –
Santa made a visit to the school on Thursday, 6th December and gave all children a treat. He left on his sleigh to lots of excitement from our junior school pupils who were on yard at the time.
Healthy Food Made Easy Course running for 3 weeks. 2 sessions per week on Monday AND Tuesday mornings from 10-12. Starting next Monday 26th in Scoil Úna Naofa at 10am. Text Rachel if you want a place.