Academic Calendar 2020-2021

The School will be closed on the following dates:

October Mid-term - 1 week: Monday 26th to Friday 30th October 2020

Christmas Holidays - 2 weeks: from Wednesday 23rd Dec 2020 to Tuesday 5th Jan 2021

February Mid-term - 1 Week: Monday 15th Feb to Friday 19th Feb 2021

St. Patrick’s Public Holiday -  Wednesday 17th March 2021

Easter Holidays - 2 weeks Monday 29th March to Friday 9th April 2021

May Holiday - Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th May 2021

June Holiday - Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th June

Last day of school-year will be Wednesday 30th June 2021

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Grotto Place, Booterstown, Co. Dublin A94 AC97
01-2886830
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8:50 - 14:30
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  • St Mary's Boys National School

    Booterstown, Co Dublin

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St Mary's Boys School

A word from the Principal

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome to St. Mary’s! Fáilte go Scoil Mhuire!

St Mary’s BNS all boys’ Catholic primary school for boys from Junior Infants to Sixth class. We have a long and proud tradition of educating boys in Booterstown, Co Dublin. We at St. Mary’s BNS are committed to educating the whole child, and our broad school curriculum and ethos focuses not only on the academic, but also on the spiritual, the creative, and the physical development of our boys. Our curriculum, based on the Department of Education and Skill primary syllabus, is both traditional and innovative and is supplemented by a variety of social, cultural, sporting, and charitable activities. Our talented and supportive staff, through all of their contacts with our pupils, promote the Gospel values of inclusion, an enthusiasm for life, a pursuit of excellence, for learning and for individual growth within a closely-knit and supportive school community.

School Events

Mid Term Break
26 Oct 2020
Mid Term Break
26 Oct 2020
Mid Term Break
26 Oct 2020
Mid Term Break
26 Oct 2020
Mid Term Break
26 Oct 2020
Christmas Holidays (Noon Close)
22 Dec 2020
Christmas Holidays
23 Dec 2020

School News

Our School Grounds

School Entrance Gate

This entrance is for pedestrians, cyclists, and pupils on scooters. Parents are urged, in the interests of child safety, not to park on Grotto Place nor on Grotto Avenue.

School Gates

Memorial Garden

Our memorial garden gives us space to tend a garden, to plant seasonal flowers and shrubs and to remember the wonderful contribution that Ms. Anita O’Dea (RIP) made to school life and ethos.

Memorial Garden

Outdoor Classroom

Our Outdoor Classroom gives our pupils a purpose-built location to learn about nature, to plant seeds, to discuss novels and to meet and discuss ideas.

Outdoor Classroom

Activity Trail

Hidden under the acacia trees lies our ever-popular Activity Trail which promotes physical play and challenge, develops gross motor skills, and proves a safe place to advance children’s balance, coordination and agility.

Activity Trail

Infant Playground

Our soft-surfaced infant play area allows for natural play, tumbles and falls without grazed knees and tears. This is also to location for the hurling skills wall for after-school practice.

Infants Playground

Cycle Park

Our sheltered Cycle Park is a symbol of the school’s success in promoting sustainable transport and travel to school under the Green School Flag initiative.

Bike Shelter
  • School Entrance Gate

    This entrance is for pedestrians, cyclists, and pupils on scooters. Parents are urged, in the interests of child safety, not to park on Grotto Place nor on Grotto Avenue.

    School Gates
  • Memorial Garden

    Our memorial garden gives us space to tend a garden, to plant seasonal flowers and shrubs and to remember the wonderful contribution that Ms. Anita O’Dea (RIP) made to school life and ethos.

    Memorial Garden
  • Outdoor Classroom

    Our Outdoor Classroom gives our pupils a purpose-built location to learn about nature, to plant seeds, to discuss novels and to meet and discuss ideas.

    Outdoor Classroom
  • Activity Trail

    Hidden under the acacia trees lies our ever-popular Activity Trail which promotes physical play and challenge, develops gross motor skills, and proves a safe place to advance children’s balance, coordination and agility.

    Activity Trail
  • Infant Playground

    Our soft-surfaced infant play area allows for natural play, tumbles and falls without grazed knees and tears. This is also to location for the hurling skills wall for after-school practice.

    Infants Playground
  • Cycle Park

    Our sheltered Cycle Park is a symbol of the school’s success in promoting sustainable transport and travel to school under the Green School Flag initiative.

    Bike Shelter