Board of Management update

Board of Management update

Summary Report from meeting Monday 4th November 2019 The Board are delighted to announce that the planning application is due to be lodged shortly. The School has been asked to meet DLR Traffic management. Board would like to acknowledge the planting of the tree for...

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Meet the kids behind the cuts

Meet the kids behind the cuts

SCHOOL COMMUNITY LAUNCH ‘MEET THE KIDS BEHIND THE CUTS’ CAMPAIGN TO HIGHLIGHT LACK OF SUPPORT FOR ALL CHILDREN Dalkey School Project – Ireland’s first Educate Together School – celebrated over 40 years of inclusive education this weekend. In addition to a tree...

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PTA Minutes

PTA Minutes

Summary of PTA Minutes from 14th October 2019: · The whole school community is part of the PTA and everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in meetings, not just the class reps. · The roles of Co-Chair of the PTA have been filled by Sorcha Griffith and...

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Founders’ Tree Celebration

Founders’ Tree Celebration

We celebrated the founders of Dalkey School Project National School (DSPNS) today with a tree planting ceremony. 41 years after DSPNS was established we look with pride at the success of Educate Together nationally. We see how instrumental the founders of Dalkey...

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A Change is Coming – please read this!

A Change is Coming – please read this!

On Friday we will celebrate the founders of our school by planting a tree. The tree will be a symbol of our whole community. The roots represent the founders who ensured inclusive education had a foundation. The trunk represents our school, steady and upright. It...

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Parent Teacher meetings dates

Parent Teacher meetings dates

We will hold Parent/Teacher (P/T) meetings on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st November 2019. This is five weeks notice to facilitate changes to work/home schedules. Junior and Senior Infants: Wednesday 20th November 2019 8:30am-2:30pm and Thursday 21st November...

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Are you passionate about DSPNS?

Are you passionate about DSPNS?

Are you passionate about DSPNS? Do you delight in your children’s enjoyment of the schools fun activities? Do you want to contribute to the school community but are unsure exactly how to make it happen or what’s involved?  We are recruiting......The PTA is...

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Halloween Disco Friday 25th October @ 3pm

Halloween Disco Friday 25th October @ 3pm

Save the Date: Halloween Disco - Friday 25th October @3pm.        PTA             Wanted:  ENCOURAGERS!! We have a great school that each of us chose for a reason. In being super lucky to get a place, every parent in the school is automatically part of the PTA,...

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Cutbacks affect everyone. Let’s make a difference!

Cutbacks affect everyone. Let’s make a difference!

We held an information meeting with parents/guardians last Friday to set up a community action/campaign to highlight the inadequate provision of resources for children with additional needs, and to raise questions about the lack of clarity about how allocations are...

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Winter Market Saturday 30th November 2019

Winter Market Saturday 30th November 2019

The annual Winter Market is one of the highlights of the school community calendar. Save the date! A great time to meet friends and family. Cards, calendars, pots of jam and tasty Dalkey Produce are in the process of being made. Don't miss this exceptional event!

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PTA AGM tonight 7:30pm – see you there!

PTA AGM tonight 7:30pm – see you there!

The first DSP PTA meeting of 2019/2020 is our PTA AGM meeting, is tonight Monday 30th September 2019, at 19:30 in the Halla. The current agenda is:1. Fire Exits2. Greetings and apologies3. Chairpersons report.4. Treasurers report.5. ECA report.6. PTA committee...

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Apples Apples Apples!

Apples Apples Apples!

Student Council elections take place today. Many children have worked on election presentations. Great activity for development of oral language and interpersonal skills! Below are some examples of posters. We are proud of our students using their voice to demand...

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We are grateful for…

We are grateful for…

The final Information Meeting took place this morning. We applauded teachers John and Jenny on behalf of all the teachers. What a wonderful bunch of enthusiastic educators! Thanks to each and every one who stepped outside the comfort zone of classrooms to share school...

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Scoil Fharraige

We have had a fantastic start to 6th class, diving straight into Scoil Fharraige in our first week back and we have been having a wonderful time exploring the rock pools and learning all about the sea and its environs. Here are some photos from our first week, the...

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Global Climate Strike

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?

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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