Academic Calendar 2023-2024

TERM STARTS

WEDNESDAY 30th AUGUST at 08:35. Gate opens 08:25.

MID TERM BREAK

School closes on FRIDAY 27th OCTOBER 14:15.
School Re-opens MONDAY 6th NOVEMBER at 08:35. 
Gate opens at 08:25.

PARENT TEACHER MEETINGS

13th November-24th November. Teachers will be in touch nearer time to organise meeting roster.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

School closes at 12.00 noon Friday 22nd DECEMBER
School Re-opens Monday 8th JANUARY at 8.35am.
Gate opens at 08:25.

SAINT BRIGID'S DAY BANK HOLIDAY

Monday 5th February. School Closed.

MID TERM BREAK

School closes FRIDAY 9th FEBRUARY at 14:15.
School Re-opens MONDAY 19th FEBRUARY at 08:35.

Gate opens at 08:25.

ST PATRICK'S DAY

School closes MONDAY 18th MARCH.

EASTER HOLIDAYS

School closes at 12.00 noon FRIDAY March 22nd.  
School Re-opens MONDAY 8th APRIL at 8.35.
Gate opens at 08:25.

MAY BANK HOLIDAY

School closed Monday 6th MAY & TUESDAY 7th MAY.
School reopens Wednesday 8th May at 08:35.
Gate opens at 08:25.

ANNUAL STANDARDISED TESTING

Last three weeks of May.
Monday 13th May-Friday 31st May.

JUNE BANK HOLIDAY

School closed MONDAY 3rd & TUESDAY 4th JUNE 
School Re-opens WEDNESDAY 5th JUNE at 08:35.
Gate opens at 08:25.

SUMMER HOLIDAYS

School closes at 12.00 noon on Friday 28th JUNE

Details regarding Staff Training Days, First Holy Communion, Confirmation & 6th Class Graduation will be shared when we have dates.

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Grotto Place, Booterstown, Co. Dublin A94 AC97
01-2886830
Thursday, February 22, 2024
01-2886830
8:35 - 14:15
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St. Mary’s Boys’ National School Mission Statement

St. Mary’s strives to provide a secure and structured environment, where the intellectual, emotional, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs and wellbeing of the students are identified, addressed and nurtured.

St. Mary’s together with staff members, parents, guardians, the Parents’ Association and the wider community, are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their full academic potential

St. Mary’s identifies as a Catholic Primary school where Christian values are promoted.  We are a school community that acknowledges, welcomes and respects students who hold a different religious faith or none.  We also welcome and respect students from diverse backgrounds.

St. Mary’s facilitates the continuous professional development of all staff with the professional skills in line with current best practice pedagogy.

St. Mary’s endeavours to prepare students to realise and achieve their full potential and also to be ethical, creative and compassionate members of society.

St. Mary’s Boys’ National School Ethos

The ethos of St. Mary’s encompasses collective attitudes, beliefs, core Christian values, traditions, aspirations and goals.

It is a community where all students are equally valued and respected, irrespective of social background, family circumstance, educational or physical ability.

It is a community where moral values such as honesty, justice, tolerance, fairness and civic responsibility are nurtured and protected.

St. Mary’s is part of Booterstown Parish with which it has strong links.

The teaching of religious education is valued by the school community and is implemented by the teaching staff with the support of the parents and the parish.

“Mol an Óige agus Tiocfaidh Sí”

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