“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...
Primary Science Award for DSP

Primary Science Award for DSP

Congratulations – your school has achieved an SFI Discover Science and Maths Award. We have evaluated your Log of Evidence and we are satisfied that you have met all the criteria for the Badge of Excellence.Your school has provided evidence of children’s...
Student Council Elections

Student Council Elections

We are looking forward to having Student Council elections tomorrow Wednesday 6th October 2021. Children have been learning about proportional representation and how it’s important to vote for yourself if deciding to go forward as a candidate. We wish all...
Making a difference with pens, pencils and bicycles

Making a difference with pens, pencils and bicycles

Fourth class children were enthusiastic activists last week. On hearing funds for Creativity in the Classroom and Forest School might be reduced, they wrote letters to our local TDs to seek help in securing funds for community art projects such as Creativity in the...
Admissions September 2022 at DSP

Admissions September 2022 at DSP

Next week all applicants on our ‘old’ pre-enrolment list should receive Confirmation of Interest (COI) letters. These must be returned if the applicant child is to remain on the list for Junior Infants September 2022. These applicants are processed under...
Grateful for…

Grateful for…

Today, Friday, many children in the senior end of the school will be completing their Learning Logs. At the end of four weeks back in school, we have a very long list of stimulating activities and events that we can be grateful for. PEsouthside sportssouthside...
Gay is ok. Rainbows are for everyone.

Gay is ok. Rainbows are for everyone.

We had a very affirming experience of the school community in action this morning. Homophobic graffiti was noticed outside the school gates and near the bus stop on Sallyglen Road.Immediately, several parents offered Miriam help in dealing with the situation. Within a...
Outdoor activities – what a privilege!

Outdoor activities – what a privilege!

It is wonderful to see children making meaningful connections between outdoor learning and their own child led games in yard time. We notice many children interacting with the natural environment in creative ways during break time – designing fairy worlds, dens,...
Nut free school – Medical conditions and Allergies update

Nut free school – Medical conditions and Allergies update

Thanks to everyone who confirmed medical conditions and allergies through the office. We can confirm that due to some severe allergies we are a nut free school.In 2nd class, we are also egg and egg product free.Thanks to a highly cooperative school community, we have...
Summary Report from Board of Management meeting 13.09.2021

Summary Report from Board of Management meeting 13.09.2021

A meeting of DSPNS Board of Management (BOM) was held on Monday  13th September 2021. Items on the agenda included the Principal’s Report, Annual Budget Proposal, Voluntary Contributions (VCs), Communications, Maintenance, and Buildings...