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Spring Clean Up 2022

Mr. Proud and Mr. Reade’s classes litter pickings for the An Taisce Spring Clean 2022


Junior Infant Literacy Lesson

  Have a look at our Junior Infants practicing their reading on Chrome books! 


Cycle Right!

Children from 4th class taking part in the Cycle Right programme.  We learned skills and safety tips, enabling us to cycle safety in our town. And we had great fun! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


World Book Day 2022

We had great fun celebrating World Book Day in our school. Everyone made a great effort to get dressed up as their favourite characters. We chatted about different books, authors and illustrators and read lots of stories! Everyone received a €1.50 voucher to put towards their favourite book too! It was a fun day! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


Halloween 2021

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”] St. Mary’s was a very spooky school today! 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”]


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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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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Green School Notice – Applying for our Water Flag!

This year we are applying for the Water Flag.   The children are encouraged to bring reusable water bottles to school.   In class we are learning all about the environment, our local River, the Water Cycle, and the impact of pollution on our Rivers and Seas.   Some children have designed posters to encourage us to stop wasting water. Tips include:   Turn off the tap when
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‘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”]  


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”]


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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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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