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Great Response!

Dear parents / guardians, Please see attached photo of all the food collected for the Thomastown Community Helpers Food Appeal.  Thank you for this great response, it teaches our pupils many lessons about the importance of sharing and giving as well as a sense of community.  Regards, Pádhraic Moran


ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE 2022 -2023

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year Admission Policy and Application Form A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2022 / 2023 school year is available as follows: – Application forms will be delivered to the local pre-schools in January 2022 and On request: By emailing reception@stmarysttown.com or writing to the address
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Academic Year Planner, 2021 – 2022

academic-year-planner-2021-2022


May Newsletter, 2021

Dear parents / guardians, School “tour” on site for Junior Infants to 5th Class Traditional school tours are not encouraged this year so, bearing in mind children missed out on their tour last year too, we have booked in Flow Productions to do their Primary School Activity Roadshow on the 24th and 25th June.  This is basically a school tour but on our own
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Video Conference Call Rules, January 2021

Video Conference Call Rules


Junior Infant Enrolment Form 2021-’22

Admissions Notice to Parents If you wish to enrol for Junior Infants 2021/’22 please download the Junior Infants Admission Form here


‘Great Oaks from Tiny Acorns Grow’ – proverb

Junior Infants collecting and planting acorns for science week. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]  


Shoe Box Appeal, 2020

Some parents have asked if we are doing the Team Hope Shoe Box appeal this year.  This is a popular and lovely charity idea that sees children from Ireland gathering clothes, toothbrushes, toys etc, packing them in a shoe box and then they are sent to children in the developing world as a Christmas present. The appeal has moved online this year so if you would
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Fun Social Distancing Halloween Activity Packs, October 2020

Are you looking for socially distant Halloween party ideas? These Halloween packs are bursting with  great Halloween ideas; quizzes, puzzles, games, art and craft ideas, scavenger hunts. These trick or treat alternatives are a fun way to give kids a memorable night while sticking to the rules. Enjoy! Safer_HALLOWEEN_Activity_pack Halloween Activity Pack 


Halloween, 2020

St. Mary’s was a very spooky school last Friday! Our school, which is usually full of lovely, friendly children, was instead full of witches, vampires, zombies, clowns and ghosts!!!  Hope you all enjoy your break and have a wonderful Halloween…. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


Back to School Advice for Parents, August 2020

You may find the short videos linked below useful for you and your children.  Please find attached an important advice leaflet for parents that has been released by the HSE; It clarifies when you do or don’t need to keep your child home from school.  Back to School Advice Video for Children in Junior Infants to 2nd Class Back to School Advice for Children in 3rd
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Covid Policy Statement, August 2020

Covid Policy Statement Document


Covid Response Plan for Primary and Special Schools, August 2020

COVID-19 Response Plan for Primary and Special Schools Document


Book Lists 2020 – 2021

Junior Infant Booklist (Room 1, 2 and 3) Senior Infants Ms Cummins  Senior Infants Ms Lanigan First Class Ms Kelly First Class Ms Power Second Class Ms Tyrrell Second Class Ms A Stapleton Third Class Ms Stapleton Third Class Ms O’ Connor Fourth Class Ms Hogan and Ms Muldowney Fourth Class Ms Holden Fifth Class Ms Scott Fifth Class Mr Reade     Fifth
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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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