“Do Something Productive  Jar”

“Do Something Productive Jar”

It doesn’t cost a ton to have some fun! Order yours for only €3!!! 6th Class are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme again this year and we are very excited to launch our product, the Do Something Product Jar. Do you often find yourself bored with...
Hometime Friday 26th March 12:00 and 12:10pm

Hometime Friday 26th March 12:00 and 12:10pm

Our feature photo shows the latest outdoor learning area within our school grounds. Thanks to Gary for moving the compost bins and for collecting logs from one of our families. Doesn’t it look great? The back garden is a wonderful spot for listening to birds,...
Empathy and Thoughtfulness

Empathy and Thoughtfulness

A sunny weekend feels like a just reward for the whole school community who have returned to in-school learning with great zest, excitement and much thoughtfulness. It is wonderful to see so many children walking, cycling and scooting to school, and even very young...
Increase distance. Decrease interactions.

Increase distance. Decrease interactions.

All of us who have been fortunate enough to be in school this week have that Friday feeling. Hurray, it’s the weekend! We have had another wonderful week of connecting face to face, engaging in curious conversations and critical thinking. Junior Infants to 2nd...
Return to School for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th classes

Return to School for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th classes

We are delighted to receive confirmation this afternoon that 3rd to 6th classes will be back to in-school learning from Monday 15th March 2021. We will review our Re-Opening School plans and let you know asap if there are any changes.
Shining Happy People

Shining Happy People

We have enjoyed a wonderful week learning together from Infants to Second class. Some of the great discoveries include frogs mating and frog spawn in the back garden, designing bookmarks for World Book Day, exploring the StaySafe programme including knowing how to...
Survey update and midterm anticipation

Survey update and midterm anticipation

Thanks to everyone – parents, staff, pupils – who managed to find time to complete the surveys. Thanks especially to parents who emailed more detailed feedback which was shared with staff. Work and home relationships have been turned upside down with this...

Supplementary Provision for Children with Complex Needs

We are looking into provision for supplementary educational and care supports as per the attached form: Final-overview-of-Supplementary-Programme-for-In-Person-Education-and-Ca…Download If your child is eligible, we will be in touch next...
Remote learning surveys and whole school assembly

Remote learning surveys and whole school assembly

Our feature image is from Charlie Makesy’s beautiful book, A boy, a mole, a dog and a horse in acknowledgement of the extraordinary work parents/guardians are doing at home in this challenging time of distance learning. Thanks to the many parents who completed...
Whole School Assembly 12:00 Friday 29th January 2021

Whole School Assembly 12:00 Friday 29th January 2021

We invite all families to join us for a whole school assembly on Friday 29th January at 12:00 midday. We are celebrating the monthly theme of Happiness. Teachers will check through Seesaw or Zoom if there are children who would be willing to share some of their...

Board of Management summary report 11 January 2021

A meeting of DSPNS Board of Management (BOM) was held on Monday 11th January 2021 (via Zoom). Items on the agenda included the Principal’s Report, Treasurer’s report, Maintenance, Health & Safety and Buildings report.  Specific items included:• The...