Winter Market

Winter Market

Now the dust has settled and the pennies have been counted - a message from the Winter Market Committee!A HUGE thank you to all in making the Winter Market such a success! Thank you to all those who gave their time to run the various stalls/areas, who cooked and...

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Dealing with change. Living the ethos.

Dealing with change. Living the ethos.

We are proud of our Sixth class students who were complimented by a different teacher every day last week. Due to the shortage of substitute teachers, Sixth were taught by a different teacher each day. They showed great maturity and good behaviour choices by being...

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Children teach children about plastic

Children teach children about plastic

Our Green Committee and Student Council hosted a whole day workshop on reducing plastic use last Thursday. They prepared the information and games. They created learning opportunities that were both entertaining and educational. Thanks to teacher Sarah-Louise and to...

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Peace is our Value of the Month

Peace is our Value of the Month

Dear Parents/GuardiansAs you may be aware, there has been a large number of children absent recently due to illnesses. We ask that you keep your child at home if they have a high temperature, have been sick in the last 24 hours or showing other signs of illness....

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Hero Dad – Barry is a legend!

Did you know one of our parents saved a woman from drowning? Barry is one of those people who achieves extraordinary things quietly and repeatedly. Barry is a parent who lives and breathes and promotes our ethos every day. The news link details the spectacular rescue....

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Children show us how to live our ethos

Children show us how to live our ethos

We are delighted to observe many of our children model the value of the month. Honesty/ Macántacht is our value of the month for November. Miriam was delighted to be told that children in Fourth Class are reminding their parents to STOP! - and let them walk to the...

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We are proud of our Student Council

We are proud of our Student Council

Last week the Student Council visited Leinster House. At assembly on Friday, they reported back about what they learned from spending time listening to debates in the Dáil chamber and from sitting in the visitors' seats in the Seanad chamber. Thanks to Minister Mary...

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Start your seasonal celebrations in style!!!

Start your seasonal celebrations in style!!!

The festive season officially begins with the Dalkey School Project Winter Market on Saturday 30th November - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Get your Christmas shopping under way with some delicious homemade DSP produce - jam, marmalade, chutney & relish - the perfect...

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Youth Assembly invitation

Dear Principal We are so proud of all of the 157 delegates who took to Dáil Éireann on Friday last. They were immensely committed, articulate and passionate about their cause and constructive in their Recommendations. We really hope that your students and...

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Winter Market Update

Winter Market Update!!! Saturday 30th November 2019 Just over 2 weeks until the big day, so.... Keep selling those raffle tickets over the weekend (extra forms available from Gillian’s office) Forms and money to be returned to the PTA box by Mon 18th. Toys (clean,...

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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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