Academic Calendar 2019-2020

The School will be closed on the following dates:

October Mid-term - 1 week: Monday 28th Oct to Friday 1st Nov 2019

Christmas Holidays - 2 weeks: from Friday 22nd Dec 2019 to Friday 3rd Jan 2020

February Mid-term - 1 Week: Monday 17th Feb to Friday 21st Feb 2020

St. Patrick’s Public Holiday - 2 days: Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th March 2020

Easter Holidays - 2 weeks Monday 6th to Friday 17th April 2020

Public Holiday - Monday 4th May

Public Holiday - Monday 1st June

Last day of school-year will be Friday 26th June 2020

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School News

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Our Aistear theme for October in Junior Infants is Autumn.
We learned of all the different signs to look out for as the seasons change. We walked to Booterstown Park on a scavenger hunt and found red, yellow, orange and brown leaves, berries, pine cones, mushrooms, chestnuts, acorns and lots and lots of conkers! We brought some back to create a Nature Table in the classroom.

We learned all about hedgehogs through the Starlight Oral Language programme we use in St. Mary's. We learned how they get ready for hibernation by making nests from leaves, moss, twigs and other garden debris. We made our own hedgehogs using clay in Art and then went out to the school yard and created nests for them. Mr. O' Connor came with us and told us lots of facts about hedgehogs too!