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2nd class – squirrel school in the rain!

2nd class are learning lots about squirrels. We have learned about the differences between our native red squirrels and the grey squirrels that only came to Ireland in 1911. We learned that baby squirrels are called kittens and that they nest in dreys. We learned 

Senior Infants – fun and challenges in the rain!

There are many benefits to playing in the rain.  It gives our senses new sights, smells, textures and sounds which stimulate brain development.  It encourages creative thinking and gross motor movement skills.  It builds our resilience and develops our self confidence as we learn how 

2nd class – Autumn clay creations & forest fun

2nd class were learning all about wood mice. What do they look like? Would wood mice live on Killiney Hill? What would they eat? Where would be cosy to make their nests? Are there pathways near our base where they forage? Where they would find 

Senior Infants – changes and wood mice

Senior Infants were busy observing changes and continuity since they were last in the woods together in June. Back then there were a lot of flowers. And now there aren’t as many flowers but there are berries and nuts and seeds and fungi to be 

Call for Donations

DSP PTA look forward to seeing you Sunday 1st of October 11am-1pm in the school hall for the Preloved Winter Clothing Sale! What you can donate Good condition, primary school age (5-12 years), preloved clothing…1) Winter jackets, warm jumpers, fleeces, trousers2) Forest school gear (waterproofs, 

Preloved Winter Clothes and Sports Gear Sale

DSP PTA are hosting a preloved winter clothes and sports gear sale on Sunday October 1st from 11am- 1pm. More details to follow.

Room to rent?

Staff member seeking room to rent. Do you know of anyone who has availability? Please phone or email the office with a contact number.

Coffee morning for Junior Infants parents/guardians Friday 8th September 2023

We look forward to seeing Junior Infant parents/guardians tomorrow for a friendly chat in the hall over a cuppa from 8:30-9:00am. Keep an eye out for information on our first evening gathering for all parents/guardians which takes place on Monday 11th September 2023 at 8:00pm 

We are Proud to be a Changemaker School

Good news for the end of the first week back at school! DSP is one of four schools nationwide featured on the Changemaker Schools network. Thanks to the staff and parents/guardians who makes our school such a special community. Thanks to the Student Council and 

First Day Photos August 2023

What a wonderful start to the new school year. Lots of fun and laughter, chatting and stories, making things, drawing, getting to know other people’s names. Below are some random shots from the first day in school. We look forward to two more days of