On Friday, 17th May and Tuesday, 21st May, respectively, Mr Malone’s 6th class boys and Ms Forde’s 6th class girls, visited the Hugh Lane Gallery in town to take part in a city wide scheme called Zoom@the HughLaneGallery. The aim
Early Start– 14th May – Lullymore Farm 1st Classes – 18th June – Fort Lucan 2nd Classes –18th June – Fort Lucan Junior Infants – 19th June – Glenroe Pet Farm Senior Infants – 19th June – Glenroe Pet Farm
The School Orchestra performed in Walkinstown Library after school on Wednesday 15th May. Well done to all performers! Wednesday, 22nd May – Open Lessons Thursday 23rd May – Open Lessons Thursday 6th June – RIAM In-School Exams Monday 10th June
Scoil Úna Naofa Parent Association are running a clothing collection in conjunction with Bag2School. By getting involved in our Bag2School collection you have an opportunity to sort through your cupboards and wardrobes and donate any unwanted textiles in the bag provided
Mr Malone brought his 6th class boys to Trinity College to see the Long Library, the Book of Kells and they also got the opportunity to speak to students attending college there and see what the dorms looked like. We
Testing for all pupils takes place during the month of May. Please ensure that children are well rested for the testing which will be ongoing in the junior school from the 8th May and begins in the senior school from
Junior Achievement Business volunteers will visit the school on Friday 17th May for a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and Maths) workshop and goal orientated lessons. This involves working with our two 5th classes using P.E. and Maths as a blended lesson to
News from The Gardening Team The New Gardening Team was formed in April 2019, to help Claire in the garden. As part of the project, compost bins have been put into 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th Classes. Raw fruit and
Mini-Beasts Ms. Nulty’s class have been busy with an inquiry-based learning project. The children spent two weeks investigating and finding out the different things that mini-beasts need to grow and stay healthy. The children explored investigative equipment then used this
Ms. O’ Donovan’s Junior Infants planted Cress seeds in their class. The children learned all about what plants and seeds need to grow. Each child filled their own pot with compost and sprinkled some cress seeds on top. They also
Ms Gaffney’s Boys and Girls were busy planting seeds and doing Easter Art.
Ms Thakarar 4th Class, Ms Cody 3rd class and Mr Shanahan’s 4th Class are going to Clara Lara on the Wednesday 12th June. The children will need to be in school at 8:15 on that day. They will be home
Ms Waldron and Ms Nulty are going to continue Lego Club after Easter for one more term before the summer holidays Dates: 9th May, 16th May, 31st May, 6th June, 20th June Day: Thursday Time: 2:30-3:30pm Cost: €30(€5 per week)
All classes are continuing to check their Walk on Wednesday tracker of how many pupils walk to school each Wednesday. The evening walks are continuing to be a huge success and we really hope to keep these going. So please
Many congratulations to Mairéad (Ms O’Mahony) who had an Easter baby, a beautiful girl called, Hazel. We look forward to seeing the new baby soon.
Congratulations to Ashad from Ms Connolly’s senior infant class who won the Easter Hamper from Glanmore Foods. Ashad is pictured with his little brother Meekal from Ms Gaffney’s senior infant class and also the rest of the senior infant classes
Our 2nd class pupils will be making their first Holy Communion on Saturday, 18th May at 11.30 a.m. in St Agnes’ Parish Church. All children participating in the choir for the Mass should meet at the church at 11a.m. Communion
Next parent association meeting is due to take place at 7pm on 14th May. All are welcome to come and join.
Our Junior and Senior Infant School tour is booked for: Date: Wednesday 19th June 2019 Location: Glenroe Farm Time: Please ensure your child is in their line by 08:50am sharp (We hope to return to school for 1:40pm approximately) Cost
The final trip of the year for parents and guardians will be on Thursday, 23rd May. We are going on the Viking Splash tour which brings us on a tour of Dublin City’s main sights. Trips are a great way
Presentation of Active School Flag (ASF) – Friday April 5th 2019 Scoil Úna Naofa was awarded an ‘Active School Flag’ in 2018. This followed a great effort by the whole school to increase our physical Activity, some of which can
As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge (which actually lasts for the whole month of March), all classes in school performed songs, dances and poems for each other. All pupils were encouraged to use more Irish everyday and won prizes and
We are on the last line of stickers and we are nearly there 👏 We have been asking parents, grandparents, guardians, family and friends to collect Rugby Player stickers from your local Aldi. We could be in with a chance
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 took part in World Water Day on March 22nd, and the whole school covered lots of ‘Water Themed’ lessons
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 & hurling 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 April to June Dates: 30th April, 14th May, 21st May, 28th May, 11th June Cost: €25 euro (€5 per week)Please pay this money to Ms. Nulty or