Academic Calendar 2021-2022

TERM STARTS

TUESDAY 31st AUGUST at 08:50 am

MIDTERM BREAK

School closes on FRIDAY 22nd OCTOBER @ 2.30 p.m.
School Re-opens MONDAY 1st NOVEMBER @ 8.50am

PARENT-TEACHER MEETINGS

Dates & times will be confirmed by the class teacher nearer the time in November

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

School closes at 12.00 noon WEDNESDAY 22nd DECEMBER 
School Re-opens THURSDAY  6th JANUARY at 8.50 am

MIDTERM BREAK

School closes FRIDAY 18th FEBRUARY @ 2.30pm
School Re-opens MONDAY 28th FEBRUARY @ 8.50am

ST PATRICK'S DAY

School closes THURSDAY 17th MARCH FRIDAY 18th MARCH
Reopens MONDAY 21st MARCH

EASTER HOLIDAYS

School closes at 12.00 noon FRIDAY 8th APRIL
School Re-opens MONDAY  25th APRIL at 8.50 am

MAY BANK HOLIDAY

School closed MONDAY 2nd   MAY
School Re-opens TUESDAY 3rd MAY

ANNUAL STANDARDISED TESTING

Last two weeks of May

JUNE BANK HOLIDAY

School closed    MONDAY 6th & TUESDAY 7th JUNE
School Re-opens WEDNESDAY 8th JUNE

SUMMER HOLIDAYS

School closes at 12.00 noon THURSDAY 30th JUNE

Details regarding First Holy Communion, Confirmation & 6th Class Graduation will be advised when we have dates. E

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Grotto Place, Booterstown, Co. Dublin A94 AC97
01-2886830
Thursday, October 28, 2021
01-2886830
8:50 - 14:30
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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.