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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

Extra Bank Holiday on 18th March 2022 and School Closure on 8th June

It has now been confirmed by the Government that Friday 18th March has been designated as a once-off public holiday for 2022. The public holiday was passed as a thank you to all frontline workers for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic and as a day of remembrance for those who lost their lives when the pandemic began two years ago. As Rathmore N.S. was already timetabled to be closed on Friday 18th March, we have re-assigned this 1-day closure to Wednesday 8th June and the school will now be closed on Friday 3rd June and will re-open on Thursday 9th June.

Half Day School Closure for Continuing Professional Development for Teachers

Please be advised that a whole-staff seminar of professional support as part of the introduction of the Primary Language Curriculum in primary schools will take place for all teachers on Wednesday afternoon 23rd February and Rathmore N.S. will close for a half day at 12.30pm on that day for pupils only. Note that we are also closed on Thursday and Friday 24th & 25th February for the Mid-Term break.

A further half- day closure is scheduled to take place during Term 3 of 2022 and parents/guardians will be notified of the exact date as soon as the details become available.

Junior Infants Enrolment 2022/2023 School Year

As a result of the Education (Admissions to School) Act 2018 which has been enacted and now applies to school admissions from September 2021 in all primary schools, our School Admission Policy has been ratified to incorporate these changes and is available to view on our school website at www.rathmorens.ie It is very important to note the dates which are applicable for admission to Junior Infants Classes for the 2022/2023 school year. 

The school began accepting completed Application Forms for Junior Infants 2022/23 on 6th January 2022 and will close on 7th February, 2022. 

Failure to accept an offer, or to return a completed Application Form to the school, within the prescribed period outlined on the Admission Notice may result in the offer being withdrawn. 

Please contact Martina, our School Secretary in the school office on TEL: 045-862145 or by email on office@rathmorens.ie for an Application Form or it can also be downloaded from the school website HERE

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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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