Global Climate Strike

Next Friday, Sept. 20th, thousands of children around the world will leave school to join the global climate strike, campaigning for government action to address the Climate Emergency. The DSP community is joining in! Last year, around 50 students and parents from DSP...

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How do we meet every child’s learning needs?

If you have attended an Information Meeting, you will have heard about our system of supporting children's learning inside and outside the classroom. Below are further details on how the Continuum of Support - as devised by the Department of Education and Skills - is...

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Information Meetings very well attended

We are delighted with the turn out for Information Meetings. Thanks to the teachers for making themselves available to speak to parents/guardians. Thanks to parents/guardians for taking time out from busy schedules. It is really interesting to hear about how the...

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Information Meetings for Junior and Senior Classes

We are very pleased with how Super Seniors (Senior Infants) and Jolly Juniors (Junior Infants) have settled into their class routines. We are extending the Aistear programme in both classes. We are adding more movement to the Junior Infants programme. Further...

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Do we have correct details for your child?

We are updating our records in the office. It is the responsibility of parents/guardians to provide us with updated information regarding address, contact numbers especially emergency contact. If you child has a medical/allergy condition, please email the following to...

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Information Meetings

Information Meetings with class teachers will take place from next Monday 9th September 2019, 8:30-9:10am, in the hall. Parents/Guardians are invited to meet the principal and the class teacher who will outline school routines and curriculum plans for the coming year....

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What a great first day back!

We loved seeing the many smiling faces today. Miriam visited all the classes and found everyone working busily. Children remembered how to stop and listen by showing five - eyes on teacher, ears on teacher, feet on floor, bottoms on seats, smiles on faces. Park with...

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Welcome back! Fáilte ar ais!

We hope you have enjoyed a good summer. We were delighted to hear that our new Junior Infants had a lovely time playing together last Saturday at the Teddy Bears' picnic organised by the PTA. Thanks to Megan and team! We look forward to seeing new and familiar faces...

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Shows, Songs, Sports, Craft, Play, BoM summary report

What a busy month we are enjoying. The calendar is packed every day. Congrats to 6th class for making a comeback from 5-Nil at half time (METNS - DSPNS) to win the Friendship Cup at Monkstown ETNS today! The final score was 5 - 6 (DSPNS - METNS). Yet again,...

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DSP40 Be a Good Sport day

We have revised the timetable since posting last week. We heard some children talking about how Sports Day is "so stressful". We are listening to those voices and have added in a quiet/mindful session in class to the timetable. We are re-naming the day, Be a Good...

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We appreciate many kinds of celebration

In the spirit of our June focus of the month, we shine a light on the many good things in our life we are fortunate enough to experience at DSPNS. We appreciate our Second Class pupils who made their First Communion recently - congratulations to all! Be a Good Sport...

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Be a Good Sport Day timetable Thursday 20th June 2019

Sports Day Timetable 2019 Junior Infants Senior Infants 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 8:50 – 09:10 Buddies Relay Buddies Relay - - - - Buddies Relay Buddies Relay 9.10 – 9.30 Sprints Commando Crawl 3 - legged Race Egg & Spoon Parachute Games South Side Sports Games 9.30...

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June focus: Appreciation of the Good Things in our Lives

Our sponsored Fun Activities day was a great success thanks to Ros and team. There was a huge team of helpers for the obstacle course, tug o' war, mindfulness, problem solving and team games. Thanks to everyone who gave of their time. We were grateful that the weather...

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Oh what a night…!

What a wonderful evening we enjoyed last Friday. Big thanks to the organisers and helpers who had to return to Killiney Castle on Saturday morning to take down stage, balloons etc! That's commitment! The night was the culmination of a year of events for the 40th...

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Support Dun Laoghaire ETNS

Click the link for health benefits gained by walking to school: https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/news-and-blog/press-media/campaign-calls-for-traffic-bans-outside-schools-our-comment/

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Good Weather. Good Gear.

AS we enjoy some fine weather, we need to remind parents/guardians about our dress code. It is very important we educate children about clever marketing and guide them towards making dress choices that are age appropriate. We ask you to speak with your children -...

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Mindful in May

Our focus for the month is Mindfulness or Spiritual Growth We will develop stillness through quiet moments. We will cultivate our meditative spirits. We will practise self reflection, examining our feelings and experiences. We can meditate in our sit spots. Planning...

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Keep Children Safe

Thanks to every driver who is cooperating with our Safe Traffic Code. School gates are safer for children to cycle and walk in that area. Special thanks to parent volunteers who are standing in support of a safe school. We would welcome people who can take a stand...

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DSP Executive AGM Monday 13th May 2019

The Annual General Meeting will take place at 8.00pm on Monday 13th May 2019 Venue: Dalkey School Project National School AGENDA 1. Minutes of AGM 2018 2. Matters arising 3. Chairperson’s Report 4. Treasurer’s Report: Annual Account 5. DSP Trust Accounts to note; and...

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Summary or Agreed Report from BoM

A meeting of DSPNS Board of Management (BOM) was held on Monday 8th April 2019.Items on the agenda included the Treasurer's Report, Principal's Report, Communications Report, Maintenance report, Voluntary Contributions report, and Buildings report. Specific items...

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DSP40 Reunion Party Link for Tickets

Buy your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dsp40-reunion-a-celebration-of-40-years-of-dalkey-school-project-tickets-60198685890?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=eventcard

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