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
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Thursday, May 23, 2024
01-2886830
8:35 - 14:15
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School Projects

St. Mary's B.N.S. is an active school who are involved in many school projects

Active School

St. Mary’s is an Active School flag school, awarded for the very wide range of sports and activities offered.

Erasmus+

Our participation in EU funded Erasmus+ projects with international colleagues has enriched school and pupil life.

Green School

The project promotes whole-school action and pupil awareness of the environment. We have seven project flags.

Inclusive Education Framework

This self-evaluation assists us to assess and improve how pupils with special educational needs are supported.

Junior Entrepreneur

The school has participated in several Junior Entrepreneur programmes which foster pupil creativity and team-work.

Multi-Culturalism

We celebrate and support the concept of multi-culturalism and inclusion through class and school events.

Nice One Awards

Nice One Awards, celebrating practical examples of positive pupil behaviour, are presented at each School Assembly.

Seachtain/Coicís na Gaeilge

Celebrates our cultural and language inheritance and gives pride of place to pupil involvement and enjoyment.

Team Hope

Pupils learn about those children less fortunate in the world and contribute items to the annual shoebox appeal.

Student Council

Pupil Representatives meet with school administration to give their perspective and to plan school improvements.

Classroom Without Walls

Day-trip Educational Outings are arranged to historical, cultural and educational sites of interest.

Trails

In St. Mary’s, pupils get every opportunity to explore their cultural and educational hinterland.