School Start Date:All pupils return to school on Wednesday 29thAugust 2018 Swimming: 2nd & 6th class starts onThursday’s 8th November – 13th December (6sessions) Halloween Break: School closed for week beginning 29th Oct. Re-opens Mon 2ndNov. Christmas Holidays: Begin at 12.00 midday on Friday 21st Dec. School re-opens on Monday 4th Jan 2018 Parent/Teacher Meeting: To be advised In the meantime teachers are more than willing to meet parents to discuss any concerns or issues.Please arrange an appointment through the office. Swimming: 3rd & 4th class start onFriday’s 11th January – 15th February(6sessions) Mid-Term Break: School closed Monday 18th to Friday 22nd February. Re-opens Mon 25th Feb Confirmation Retreat: Confirmation retreat for 5th & 6th class pupils on Thursday February 14th Confirmation Confession: Confession for 5th & 6th class pupils on Thursday February 28th Confirmation: 14th March 2019 in The Sacred Heart Church, Ballyoughter Swimming: 4th/5th class start on Friday’s1st March – 5th April (6sessions) First Confession:TBC St Patrick’s Day: School will be closed on Monday 18thMarch Easter Holidays: Begin at 12.00 midday on Friday 12th April. School re-opens on Monday 29th April. Public Bank Holiday: School closed Monday May 6th First Communion: 18th May 2019 in St Molings Church Ballycanew at 11am Sports Day:TBC Long Weekend & Public Holiday: School closed on Friday 31stMay and Monday 3rd June and Tuesday 4th June . Re-opens Wednesday 5th June Summer Holidays: Begin on Friday 28thJune.School closes at 12.00 midday P.E. Days: Children must wear their tracksuits for P.E. Wednesdays – Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st/2nd class Fridays – 2nd/3rd, 4th/5th, 5th/6th classes Mobile Phones: Please inform school of any changes to your mobile number or address
Collecting Children: Please inform the school/teacher beforehand if your child is being collected by somebody else.For safety and security reasons we can only hand over a child to the parent/guardian.
Morning Supervision:8.50am – 9.00am. On very wet mornings the children will be allowed to go to their classrooms where they will be supervised by staff.
Absences/Attendance: Children will be marked absent on the online roll system after 10am each day unless previously notified