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St Mary’s Active Week Montage, June 2020

Dear parents / guardians, Please find below a link to the Active School Week montage, it lasts around seven minutes.  You can see the joy the children got from being so active. Thank you for embracing the activities and for sending in photos. (If you cannot view the video directly in your browser, you can download this video  by clicking the download icon on
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Educational Websites For Children

LIST OF EDUCATIONAL WEBSITES, SUBJECT BY SUBJECT, TO KEEP LITTLE MINDS BUSY!


March 30th, 2020

advice-to-young-people-while-schools-are-closed guide-for-parents-supporting-children Dear Parents / Guardians, As you are now aware, the Minister for Education has closed schools across the country until 19th April, 2020. This closure may be extended by the Minister in the weeks ahead. The Department of Education and Skills (DES) and the various stakeholders such as the National Parents Council, the Teaching Council and management bodies of schools will be
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Corona Virus Info, Educational Websites and Activities, March 2020

As expected, it is now confirmed that we will not return to school this week. The earliest we will be back to school is after Easter break, 19h April. We hope you and your family are doing well during this time of change. Please find below a variety of different resources that may come in handy over the coming weeks. Child Friendly Coronavirus Info For a printable
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County Photos

Dear parents / guardians, One or two parents were asking today about the photos that were taken in school before the break.  If any parents / guardians still have the form for County Photos and wish to order some, you can do so online using the code and instructions on the form.  The orders that were returned to school have been sent on to
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Evolving Situation, March 24th 2020

Dear parents / guardians, I hope this email finds you well given the circumstances and coping with the current level of restrictions.  I am aware, though,  that many people are going through very complicated and stressful situations to do with work and trying to look after family members.   The teachers of St. Mary’s NS will continue to keep in touch with their classes and
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Talking to Children and Young People about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Advice for Parents and Schools

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Homework and free access to Twinkl

Dear parents / guardians, Teachers will be sending home some work with children today and the teachers of senior classes that use Google Classroom will be sharing work that way too.  Most of the work is routine and will help keep the children busy and their minds’ active over the period the school is closed.  If you read below you will see that Twinkl have
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Government directed Schools Closure due to Covid-19

Dear parents / guardians, An announcement was made this morning by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD of the closure from Friday 13 March, of schools, pre-schools and further and higher education settings, for a period until 29 March 2020, to support efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This is in line with the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team. All pupils
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1st Class Nativity Play, Ms Power, Dec 2019

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1st Class Nativity Play, Ms Kelly, Dec 2019

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Aaron the Allergic Shepherd, 2nd Class, Ms Tyrrell

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Senior Infant Play, Ms Lanigan and Ms Cummins, Dec 2019

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St Mary’s Christmas Carol Service, Dec 2019

All students and staff gathered in the School Hall for the annual Carol Service at St Mary’s on Tuesday. A number of readings were read by students, and these were accompanied by some fabulous singing of carols and recorder recitals under the direction of our Music Generation teacher, Barbra Kelly, and our music teacher, Ms Kenny. The introductory song was sang by the children
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The Student’s Council Hit the Airwaves, Dec 2019

Six children from St Mary’s Student Council were live on KCLR this Tuesday, December 2nd. The link is the audio file of the interview and if you go to 21 minutes the children are interviewed at that stage. They even get to sing with Tommy Flemming! The children are a credit to the school and to their families, they come across happy and confident.   https://kclr96fm.com/kclr-live-tuesday-3rd-december-2019-part-two/ Le
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