Ethos Event: Parenting for Positive Mental Health

Ethos Event: Parenting for Positive Mental Health

We are looking forward to our bi-annual shared Ethos Event with METNS. Put the date in your diary: Thursday 5th March 2020 at 7:30pm. We are delighted to have Dun Laoghaire ETNS participating this year for the first time.  Our theme is Parenting for Positive Mental...

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Building extension application submitted

Building extension application submitted

We were very pleased to lodge our planning application and to erect our site notices today. We are most grateful to the Board of Management for their persistence in chasing Department of Educations and Skills staff, DLRCoCo staff and local representatives to make this...

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Make your vote count!

Dear Parent/Guardians All children’s learning outcomes are likely to drop if proposed changes – from the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and National Council for Special Education (NCSE) – to allocating resources for Special Educational Needs go ahead. We can...

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Kids behind the Cuts Campaign

Kids behind the Cuts Campaign

  The race is on for Election 2020! Now is the time for every parent, grandparent, friend of the school, voter to act as advocates for The Right Inclusion Model for Every Child. Let's follow the courageous actions of our founding members in the 1970s and be the...

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Dates for your Diary

Dates for your Diary

We had a busy PTA meeting last night with a very good turn out. Thanks to everyone who was able to attend, and to the Chairs for keeping us on task enabling us to get home reasonably early. It is very encouraging to see the DSP spirit of volunteering alive and kicking...

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Stand up for our wonderful School Secretary!

Our school community is fortunate to have a school secretary who sets a wonderful welcoming tone to the many who make enquiries at the office. Our secretary processes a huge amount of confidential information, helps every single member of staff every day, keeps calm...

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Past pupils talk about transition to secondary

Past pupils talk about transition to secondary

We welcomed seven past pupils to Sixth Class today to speak about transitioning to secondary school. (Sorry we didn't get everyone in the photo.) They shared experiences about expectations for second level schools. They helped dispel worries about difficulties and...

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RTÉ Cór na nÓg

Dear Principal I am writing to let you know that RTÉ Cór na nÓg are running their annual auditions on 21, 22 and 23 February 2020, and we would be grateful if you could forward the enclosed information to your music teachers, children and parents. As always we are...

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Feel good January – walk some of the way to school!

Feel good January – walk some of the way to school!

We hope people are well rested after the winter break. We are aware that many have had flu and colds. If further time off is needed to return to full health, do keep your child at home. We want to spread happiness, not infections, at school this month! Environmental...

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Summary Report Board of Management December 2019

Summary Report Board of Management December 2019

A meeting of the Board of Management (BOM) was held on Monday 9th December 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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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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