Academic Calendar 2020-2021

The School will be closed on the following dates:

October Mid-term - 1 week: Monday 26th to Friday 30th October 2020

Christmas Holidays - 2 weeks: from Wednesday 23rd Dec 2020 to Tuesday 5th Jan 2021

February Mid-term - 1 Week: Monday 15th Feb to Friday 19th Feb 2021

St. Patrick’s Public Holiday -  Wednesday 17th March 2021

Easter Holidays - 2 weeks Monday 29th March to Friday 9th April 2021

May Holiday - Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th May 2021

June Holiday - Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th June

Last day of school-year will be Wednesday 30th June 2021

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Grotto Place, Booterstown, Co. Dublin A94 AC97
Monday, April 19, 2021
8:50 - 14:30

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.


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.


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.


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