A SEASON TO REMEMBER FOR THE GIRLS’ FOOTBALL TEAM

A SEASON TO REMEMBER FOR THE GIRLS’ FOOTBALL TEAM By Liam Mackey As the school year draws to a close, it’s only fitting to acknowledge the tremendous season enjoyed by the DSP girls’ football team who, in only their second year of participation, achieved the notable...

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Countdown to launch of our new school logo

  DSP 40th Birthday We are very excited about our new school logo, our first step in celebrating the foundation of our school almost 40 years ago. The logo represents our child-centred, empathetic, innovative approach to education. Sincere thanks to Paul Murray 6th...

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Roll Out of Aladdin Connect

Roll Out of Aladdin Connect Dear Parent/Guardian, Our school is delighted to announce that we will shortly roll out the Aladdin Schools Connect to parents/guardians of children in our classes. The school uses the Aladdin Schools software service www.aladdin.ie for...

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Art and Calm at Scoil Cois Farraige

Yesterday, Wednesday, a local resident at Sandycove approached teachers to let them know how much they enjoyed the art the children create at the beach. They also thanked the groups for leaving the beach beautifully clean - cleaner than when they arrived there. And...

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Sports Day Thursday 21st June 2018

Sports Day Thursday 21st June 2018 Children shine at different activities.  In class and yard we foster positive commentary such as Well done. Nice try. Have another go! I liked the way you did that. Great effort. Hard luck. Better luck next time. You did it. Hurray!...

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Sponsored Run tomorrow Wednesday 13th June 2018

Run for your School Don't forget the sponsored run takes place tomorrow Wednesday June 13th. Parents are welcome to come and support if they are free. Well done to 4th class who ran an amazing 5K on Friday 8th (in glorious, but very hot, sunshine) for their sponsored...

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Whole School Family Day Out Sunday 27th May 2018

    Whole School Family Day Out Sunday 27th May 2018 at midday Read on to find out more about this free PTA event. Did you know? Set up for Forest Fridays and Scoil Fharraige means leaders are on site about 7:45am to make sure the children have a great day of learning...

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Hurray for Summer Term

We are making the most of brighter days with lots of outdoor learning, exercise and games. Science, peer mediation, building, playing and problem solving are taking place outdoors. Is maith linn laethanta álainne! We love beautiful days! How are we getting on? In the...

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Wed 25th April ’18

Passport day will be held on the 29th May 2018. Homework – Be prepared for some family friendly activities instead of written homework for May/June. A chance for quality time together at your own pace. In May we will continue with reading, mental maths, spellings and...

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Save the date – Friday 27th April 2018

"Spring is in the air and we are delighted to introduce a new event to the PTA calendar. This style event works on a few different levels. The opportunity to recycle some clothes and items in your wardrobe that you may not wear anymore but want to find a good home...

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Book Fair and Wild at DSP Trees on Friday 9th March

DSP Book and Story Festival rescheduled The Beast from the East and Storm Emma may have disrupted our Book Festival plans, but we bounce back! Our annual Book Fair has been rescheduled to Friday March 9th. Again this year it will be in conjunction with local...

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School closed Tuesday 27th February for children

School is closed Tuesday 27th February for children. As part of a national initiative, staff are engaged in professional development: Teachers - Primary Language Curriculum SNAs - Communication and Wellbeing Biodiversity explorations - how to be a change maker! School...

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Wednesday 14th February is early closing at 11:30am

Love - value of the month We will try to do our best and to take pride in our work. We will include others in work and play. We will compliment and encourage others. Remember : Wednesday 14th February is early closing at 11:30am for staff training in Child...

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Changemakers through Biodiversity

Recognise anything in these maps? This is 5th class working on a general audit of the Sallyglen area as part of our change makers activities. Over the next seven weeks the children will work together to make Sallyglen a better place.   While 5th class are in...

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Senior Infants trip to the Lexicon – plus more…

Early school closure Wednesday 14th February. Children go home at 11:30am Staff remain on site for training in Child Safeguarding Policy as part of a national initiative. Our two day midterm follows on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February 2018. Whole day school...

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Fáilte ar ais! Welcome back!

  Welcome back to the busy school days. We like to use the new year as a time to promote well-being for everyone and to teach children to be active in their own self-care.  Our focus for the month is Happiness. Happiness We will spread happiness by showing a positive...

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Date for your January Diary

Internet Safety talks are very important for us all to learn how to keep children safe. On 11th January 2018 students and teachers will participate in separate training session from Zeeko. A parents/guardians session will be held that night. Put the date in the diary...

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