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METNS Ethos Night 2024

Monkstown Educate Together NS are hosting an Ethos Night on Thursday 21st March, starting at 7:30pm with refreshments for talks to start at 8pm sharp. The title of the night is “Walking in Wellness” and we have lined up two fab speakers and a great MC 

Want to dance a reel with a frog?

There’s frog party in the back garden at the moment. Lots of children have been visiting to observe. The frogs are busy spawning. They are very good at camouflage so they can be hard to spot. If you stay very quiet you can hear them, 

Summary Report January 2024 BoM meeting

A meeting of DSPNS Board of Management (BOM) was held on Monday 29th January 2024. Items on the agenda included the Principal’s Report, Treasurer’s Report, Voluntary Contributions (VCs), Communications, and Maintenance report.  Specific items included: Next meeting: Tuesday 19th March 2024 in person 7:30pm (DSP staffroom)

Share your experience and opinions!

Providing Forest School takes a lot of time and energy and resources and staffing and support.  For it to continue, we need to evaluate the benefits to the children.   We started offering Forest school throughout the school as a result of rich feedback we got 

Community Woodland Planting in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown 2024

An exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in your local environment. As part of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Councils’ commitment to delivering improved tree cover and native forests, we are planning to plant 10,000 native whip trees between February and March 2024. The sites identified for this tree-planting initiative are Shanganagh 

DSP 10 Years of Forest School

In 2024, DSP will be celebrating 10 years of providing Forest School sessions to its pupils.This is a remarkable achievement and the benefits of the programme will stay with everychild as they move forward in life. From developing confidence and social skills, physical andmental health 

What is madness?

Second class philosophers are asking some interesting questions. Do you think you have answers? Or perhaps more questions? Infants are chefs in the making. They decided which ingredients they wanted for their individual pizzas. Our philosophers and chefs will be decision makers of the future. 

Dance dance dance. Roll and fold.

On Monday mornings we hear dance music blasting from the hall. Third to Sixth classes are learning some sophisticated dance routines, increasing their fitness and concentration at the same time. On Thursdays there is quiet concentration as children listen to the gym instructor so they 

Small steps to save the planet

Where to start with the many fabulous lessons taking place in DSP this month? We can hardly keep up with the breadth of experiences the children are enjoying. Thanks to all DSP staff and to visiting staff for making January a wonderful month for the 

Dates for your diary

We would love your presence at the many events taking part in DSP. Community effort keeps our school vibrant and well connected. We hope you can make as many events as possible.