HSE Dental Service

We write to advise that the HSE Dental Service will be closed for refurbishment from this Thursday 7th February for a period of approximately 4 weeks for refurbishment.  The service will re-locate to our clinic in Meadow Vale, Cabinteely and all patient appointments...

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Environmental Changemakers

Last year, 5th class created a plan to improve our locality by introducing biodiversity to the Sallyglen area. They wrote to DLRCoCo with their plans. Today those plans became action. Mark from DLRCoCo brought hedge saplings and some 6th class helped plant them....

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Grateful for Great Things at DSP

We are grateful for Valentine's Breakfastparents in classesChinese danceteachers workingMindful Moments... Founders Dayre-writing lyrics70s fashionsinging our hearts outclass visits and celebrations... Book Weekauthors visitsdressing upreading with buddies... Browsing...

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Book Fair

DSP Book Fair The Book Fair will take place in the halla on Wednesday 6th March. The Gutter Bookshop in Dalkey will once again provide a wide variety of wonderful books for the children and parents to purchase. Books will cost between €10 - €15.  Cash and cards...

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Keep our children safe

Schools and parents have contacted Zeeko about the 'suicide game' the MOMO challenge WHAT IS THE MOMO CHALLENGE The “Momo challenge” has recently started to appear on social media platforms as a form of cyber-chain letter. Chain letters provide a great deal of...

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Appreciation for Good Things

What a fabulous week we have had at DSP. Everyone is going home tired after much learning and lots of fun. A break from routines will be appreciated by all. Thanks to teachers and SNAs for consistently putting the children's needs first and making DSP a happy school....

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Book Week 4-8th March author visits

We have a great selection of authors coming to the school during Book Week: Don Briggs will visit Junior Infants and Senior Infants, Chris Judge will visit 1st and 2nd class, Sarah Webb will pay a visit to 3rd and 4th class and Alan Nolan will be visiting 5th and 6th...

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DSP40 Founders Day Info

We will be having a 70s party for children on Wednesday 27th February 2019 as part of the DSP40 birthday celebrations. We are encouraging everyone to dress in 70s outfits. Classes will gather for a whole school assembly. Junior Infants learn about dress in the 70s We...

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Board of Management updates

A meeting of the Board of Management was held on 21st January 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 included:...

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Park and Walk

We remind all parents/guardians to park and walk to the school gates. We ask that drivers be mindful of neighbours access to their homes. Do not pass Glenageary Lodge junction! Thanks to First Class for helping us with safety chants: Even if you're late, stay away...

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Past pupil visits

We were delighted to welcome Aimee back to DSP. She visited with her friend Lily last week. Aimee told us one of her happiest memories was singing with Íarla Ó Leonáird when he was a teacher here. Aimee is currently working with Blue Diamond Drama group and will be...

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Parking Parking Parking!

Thanks again to all parents/guardians who park and walk at collection time. We appreciate the high level of cooperation with our traffic management plan. A small number of families are not complying with our requests to keep school gates free from additional...

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Stay safe at home, at school, on screens

January is the time of year when we think again about how we can stay safe playing with friends in the yard, on playdates, when gaming, at home, out and about. Zeeko gave children some simple codes for personal safety that work in reality and online: Stop Block and...

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Internet Safety Talk Survey

Internet Safety Talk for Parents/Guardians 7:30pm Tuesday 22nd January 2019 The parent/guardian talk is for all parents/guardians. Workshops for children are from 2nd to 6th classes. See note below from Zeeko. This was sent through Aladdin earlier in the week. We are...

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Internet safety talk for children and parents/guardians

Internet Safety Talks - 22 January 2019 Internet safety talks for children 2nd - 6th classes will take place on Tuesday 22nd January 2019. Internet safety talk for parents/guardians will take place on Tuesday evening 22nd January 2019 in the halla. Managing social...

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January focus is Happiness

Happiness is our theme for the month of January. We will spread happiness by showing a positive attitude to work and play. We will spread happiness by helping others and being cheerful and kind. We will spread happiness by being grateful for what we have. Spread some...

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Nollaig Shona! Happy festivities!

We had a rousing whole school assembly today to mark the end of a wonderful term of learning. Sincere thanks to the staff for their hard work in creating a school where learning flourishes. We wish everyone a very happy break with lots of relaxation and rest. Thanks...

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Student Council represent DSP40

The Student Council were very busy recently representing the school at two different events. On 20th November they visited the Dáil where they learned about how Dáil business is conducted. They had a tour of the corridors where portraits of Taoisigh were on display....

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DSP40 update

Our DSP40 social media campaign is running well thanks to Victoria and David who liaise with the UCD students managing the media. What has been done so far? Email address set up to send in material dspforty40@gmail.com Facebook, LinkedIn and Instragram accounts set up...

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DSP WINTER MARKET 2018

A BIG Thank You to everyone who made this year’s Winter Market a roaring success. We celebrated the day with our existing DSP Families as well as past pupils and teachers who joined in the fun and got to laugh and reminisce together at the many photos from years gone...

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