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Upcoming Dates

Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th January – Junior Infants Parent Teacher Meetings via Zoom

Saturday 5th February – Do this in Memory Mass – 7.30pm Eadestown Church (Communion Pupils)

Monday 7th February – closing date for applications for Admission to Junior Infants September 2022

Saturday 12th February – ‘You shall be my Witness’ Mass – 7.30pm Eadestown Church (Confirmation Pupils)

Thursday 17th February – Ceremony of Light – 7.30pm Eadestown Church

Wednesday 23rd February – 12.30pm closure due to Whole School Staff Professional Development.

Thursday 24th & Friday 25th February – School closed Mid Term Break

Saturday 5th March – ‘Do this in Memory Mass’ – 7.30pm Eadestown Church (First holy Communion)

Saturday 12th March – You Shall Be My Witness’ Mass – 7.30pm Eadestown Church

Thursday 17th & Friday 18th March – No School

Friday 25th March – Sacrament of Confirmation – 11.30am Eadestown Church

Monday 11th to Friday 22nd April – Easter Holidays

Monday 2nd May – No School

Saturday 14th May – Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Friday 3rd to Wednesday 8th June – School Closed for mid-term. School reopens on Thursday 9th June

Friday 24th June – 12.30pm close for Summer Holidays

Christmas Arrangements 2021

Friday 17th December – Christmas Jumper Non Uniform Day in aid of the local branch of the St. Vincent de Paul charity.(€2 per child/€5 per family)

Monday 20th December – Full School Day – full school uniform to be worn.

Tuesday 21st December – Full School Day. Children can choose to wear their Christmas Jumper to school.

Wednesday 22nd DecemberChristmas Holidays

The school will close at 12.30pm for the Christmas Holidays. Due to Covid-19 social distancing regulations, we have agreed staggered collection times for class levels across the school.

12.15pm    Junior & Senior Infants & their siblings

12.20pm     1st & 2nd Classes & their siblings

12.30pm     Rest of school – 4th to 6th Classes

Note: The school busses will leave the school at 12.20pm.  Please ensure that children collected by car are collected promptly at their allocated class time above in order to avoid traffic congestion in the car park and to ensure adherence to Public Health Guidelines. 

School Books

As a precautionary measure, we have decided to send home essential schoolbooks with the children on Tuesday/Wednesday 21st & 22nd December. As advised, this is a precautionary measure and as the children will be on two weeks Christmas Holidays, the books can remain sealed in the plastic bags during the holidays and be returned to the school when we re-open on Thursday 6th January as per our school calendar.

We would be grateful if parents/guardians could send in a strong plastic bag so that the schoolbooks can be carried home.

Note that if your child is not going to be present in school next week between 21-22 December, please advise your child’s class teacher and the schoolbooks can be sent home earlier.

Thank you for your continued cooperation with these arrangements and wishing you all a very Safe and Happy Christmas.

Kind Regards Lucy Travers 

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Enrolment 2022/2023

The Enrolment process for the following school year 2022/2023 is open from January 6th 2022. Forms of Enquiry are available from the school office or can be Downloaded here

If you require any further information regarding the above please contact Lucy Travers (Principal) or Martina on 045 862145

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