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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Thursday, May 23, 2024
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School & Class News

Education and Parenting news stories of interest on Classes & Newsletters

Second Class 1 - Class News

First Communion Celebrations

  • May 21, 2024
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
Many of the pupils in the two 2nd Classes made their First Holy...

March Madness Part II

  • March 19, 2024
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
We celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge last week in St. Mary's. We had...

March Madness Part 1

  • March 15, 2024
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
The 1st of March brought a heavy fall of snow to St. Mary's. We were...

Bricks 4 Kidz

  • February 22, 2024
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
We really enjoyed our workshop with the team from Bricks 4 Kidz this...

Measuring Length

  • January 26, 2024
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
We started learning about length yesterday. Working in pairs, we...

Jumping back into January

  • January 19, 2024
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
Happy New Year! After engjoying a lovely Christmas break, we are...

December News

  • December 21, 2023
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
We have had a busy end to the 1st term. In SESE we made 'rockets'...

Science Week

  • November 17, 2023
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
This week we celebrated Science Week. We investigated why some...

Remembering during November

  • November 16, 2023
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
During the month of November, we remember in a special way, all...

Happy Hallowe'en!

  • October 27, 2023
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
Today we presented some of the work we have been doing in class at...

Maths Week

  • October 21, 2023
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
This week we celebrated Maths Week. On Tuesday we played 'Hit the...

An Madra Rua agus na Plumaí

  • October 14, 2023
  • Catherine Ballance
  • Second Class 1
This week we learned the story of 'An Madra Rua agus na Plumaí off...