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10 October 2017

Maths Week

Hello everyone.

Maths week starts next Monday 16th October and we have a range of interesting activities in the school.

Some classes are doing projects on Money and Finance during the week and all classes will be learning strategy games and maths games with playing cards. A big thank you to the PTA for funding decks of cards for every class!

Some classes need helpers during maths week. Please check the timetable below, to see if help is needed in your child’s class and write a note in your child’s homework journal stating the date and time you are available. Jnr infant parents can send in a note with your child, stating the date and time you can come in. The teacher will get back to you confirming the date and time.

If you can help, please write your note in the homework journal before Thursday 12th October.

Instructions on how to play the games will be emailed home on Friday.

Happy Maths Week!

Sylvia

Timetable for maths week.

Parent helpers required

Teacher/class Date and time Number of parent helpers required
Eleanor Tuesday 17th 11.30

Wednesday  18th 11.30

4 parents for each session
Sinead Tuesday 17th 11.00 for 20 mins.

Wed. 18th 11.00 for 20 mins.

Thursday 19th 11.00 for 20 mins..

2 parents for each session.
Dee Tuesday 17th 1.30 for 30 mins.

Wednesday 18th 1.30 for 30 mins

Thursday 19th  1.30 for 30 mins.

3 parents needed for each session
Audrey Tuesday 17th 1.30 for 30 mins.

Wednesday 18th 1.30 for 30 mins

Thursday 19th  1.30 for 30 mins.

3 parents needed for each session
Sheila Thursday 19th  1.40 for 30 mins 4 parents
Laoise Tuesday  17th 1.30 for 30 mins

Wednesday 18th 1.30 for 30 mins.

Thursday 19th 1.30 for 30 mins.

4 parents needed per session

 

Teacher/class Date and time Number of parent helpers required
Ellie Thursday 19th 9.15-10.00

Friday 20th   9.15-10.00

5 parent helpers for each session
Ciara 3rd class Thursday 19th 9.15-10.00

Friday 20th   9.15-10.00

4 parent helpers for each session
Dara Thursday 19th 9.15-10.00

Friday 20th   9.15-10.00

5 parent helpers for each session
Sylvia Tuesday 17th 1.30 for 30 mins.

Wednesday 18th 1.30 for 30 mins.

Thursday 19th 1.30 for 30 mins.

6 parent helpers per session
Ciara 6th class Tuesday 17th 1.30 for 30 mins.

Wednesday 18th 1.30 for 30 mins.

Thursday 19th 1.30 for 30 mins.

4 parent helpers per session

 

04 October 2017

Pumpkinfest and Craft Fair Sunday 15th October

03 October 2017

Parent Assembly Dates for the Year

Dear Parents,

Please see below dates for Parent Assemblies for the year ahead.

2017

Friday  6th October

Friday 10th November

Friday 8th December

2018

Friday 12 January

Friday 9th of February

Friday 16th March

Friday 4th of May

Friday 8th of June

03 October 2017

Events Calendar 2017 – 2018

Dear Parents and Children,

Here is our Whole School Calendar Events planned out for this year. As you will see there is a lot planned to happen throughout the year. Lots to enjoy!

DOWNLOAD EVENTS CALENDAR

03 October 2017

‘One day together’ for Educate Together

 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Educate Together’s awareness and fundraising event is on Friday the 6th October.

Educate Together schools all around Ireland celebrate what it means to be an Educate Together school and fund raise for our school Patron.

In our school we will have a pyjama day on Friday where the children will bring in a toy or item that means a lot to them. We will share stories about what makes the item special to them. We will also collect €2 from those that wish to donate.
More information on ‘One day together’ can be found at https://www.educatetogether.ie/one-day-together-2017

Best wishes,
Tomás.

29 September 2017

Parents’ Assembly

Dear Parents,

 

Parents’ Assembly will be held on Friday 6th of October at 8.40am for Junior Infants to 2nd class and 10.30am for 3rd to 6th class. We look forward to seeing everyone there. Tomás.

 

 

25 September 2017

Registration day for Afterschool Clubs

Dear Parents/Guardians

Please note that registration day for Afterschool Clubs will take place on Thursday, 28th September at 6:30pm in the school.  If you cannot attend this date you will be able to register on Friday, 29th at 08.30am outside the school office.  Please note that you can only book a maximun of two clubs per child.  We will notify parents if there are still places available after registration and then you may book further clubs.

Please let us know on the back of the registration form if your child has any medical conditions.  Due to data protection the school can not give out medical information.

Every child taking part in the clubs is required to have 24 hour Pupil Insurance cover.  Included here also is the Insurance form.  This must be completed and return on registration night also.

Download full details and list of clubs

Looking forward to a new term of after school clubs!

The Afterschool Clubs Committee

21 September 2017

Parent Teacher Association AGM

 

Parents Teacher Association AGM

 

Dear Parent/Guardian,

The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is holding its 2017 Annual General Meeting on Thursday 28th September at 8.40am in the parents’ room of the school (enter via reception). As you are all members of the PTA, you are all invited and encouraged to come along.

At the AGM, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Find out what the PTA Committee did in the 2016/2017 school year
  • Elect the parent representatives on the PTA Committee for the 2017/2018 school year

If you would like to nominate yourself as a candidate for the election of Committee members, please speak to a member of the existing PTA Committee, or email us at [email protected] by Wednesday 27th September.

 

All are welcome, and refreshments will be provided.

14 September 2017

PTA Information morning

Parent Teacher Association
Information Session

Wednesday 20th September,
8.40am in the Parents’ Room, Skerries ETNS

If you’re a parent or guardian of a new student, come and join us over a cuppa and some cake to find out more about what we do, and how you can get involved.

See you then!

05 September 2017

Traffic Management on School Grounds

5th September 2017.

Dear Parents,

We would like to draw your attention to our parking policy for anyone new to the school community and to remind current parents also.

Motorists

Inside the school grounds

The staff car park is for staff use only unless you have been given a parking permit from the school. To apply for a parking permit, applicants need to email [email protected] requesting the reason needed for a permit. Permits are issued generally to parents who have a mobility issue or whose child has such an issue. The Board of Management will issue a permit once they have considered the written/emailed request.

The designated drop-off areas at the front of the school, in Seolta car park and teachers’ car park are for those with disabled access needs, contractors visiting the school, after school club leaders (only on club business and not at any other times). Parents collecting their sick child before the end of school day are also allowed park in these drop-off zones.

Please do not park in the disabled car parking spaces at any time if you do not have a permit.

Parking outside the school grounds

There are parking areas close to the school: parking in the Skerries Point shopping centre which is free parking is recommended or on the road outside the school on the school side of the road. Please do not park or drop off children at the zig-zag lines both sides of the designated crossing points or at the traffic lights.

(September 2017)

The Gardai are addressing the parking issue with traffic cones in this designated area (zig zag lines). The Gardai are paying special attention to the parking outside the school and in the school grounds from Sept 2017. The Gardai will issue warnings and parking tickets for motorist who do not comply with the parking regulations.

We appreciate your co-operation with this as we endeavour to keep the school grounds a safe place for your children.

Board of Management