Spooctacular DSP

Spooktacular DSP Halloween Disco 2018 On October the 26th, the DSP Community dressed in their finest and most inventive costumes to celebrate another year of spooky skeletons, sweets and lots of dance moves! The school halla was the epicentre of all action; it was...

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Welcome back – lots of updates!

Summary Report from the Board of Management A meeting of DSPNS Board of Management (BOM) was held on Monday 22nd October 2018 Items on the agenda included the Treasurer's Report, Principal's Report, Communications Report, Maintenance report, Voluntary Contributions...

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Proud to be part of DSP

Class time with Junior Infants yesterday Wednesday, and yard time today Thursday with 1st - 6th classes prompted some staff to reflect on how proud we are to be part of DSP. In the yard we observed children playing a great range of games, role playing for the future,...

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Voluntary Contributions

DSP Voluntary Contributions Dear Parent/Guardian, We hope that your child/children are settling in well into the new scool year and look forward to a great year ahead. We are writing to you regarding the DSP Voluntary Contribution for the academic year 2018 - 2019....

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Student Council 2018-2019 promoting student voice

Congratulations to the wonderful speakers and campaigners who took part in the Student Council elections. We are delighted many children put their names forward and made very good presentations to their classmates. We also saw some creative dress and posters from...

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Whole School Photo on Monday 1st October 2018

Thanks to the organisers of the DSP40 Family Quiz night. It was a tremendous social occasion for all involved! We are coming to the end of September the month where we put a lot of time into establishing routines, assessing learning and guiding...

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PTA AGM tonight

PTA AGM Agenda Time & Place: 7:45 pm (sharp) on Sept. 25th, 2018. 1. Fire Exits 2. Greetings and apologies 3. Chairpersons report. 4. Treasurers report. 5. ECA report. 6. 40th Anniversary 7. PTA committee elections. 8. AOB, incl. date of first PTA committee meeting...

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DSP40

What do you know about how our school was set up 40 years ago? There's a chance to have fun and test the collective knowledge at the DSP40 Family Fun Quiz. The venue is totally booked out, thanks to our super organisers. Dalkey School Project changed the face of...

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Happy 40th Birthday Assembly

The whole school gathered at assembly today to start us on a year of celebrating DSP40. The actual birthday is 1st September 2018 - tomorrow. We began assembly with a minute of mindful meditation. We watched a slideshow on the history of the school highlighting the...

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Fáilte ar ais! Welcome back to DSP – 40 years young!

We look forward to celebrating 40 years of being a child and learner-centred school during the school year 2018-2019. The Student Council raised our flag with the new school logo in June 2018. Over the coming year we will explore what it means to be the first Educate...

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A SEASON TO REMEMBER FOR THE GIRLS’ FOOTBALL TEAM

A SEASON TO REMEMBER FOR THE GIRLS’ FOOTBALL TEAM By Liam Mackey As the school year draws to a close, it’s only fitting to acknowledge the tremendous season enjoyed by the DSP girls’ football team who, in only their second year of participation, achieved the notable...

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Countdown to launch of our new school logo

  DSP 40th Birthday We are very excited about our new school logo, our first step in celebrating the foundation of our school almost 40 years ago. The logo represents our child-centred, empathetic, innovative approach to education. Sincere thanks to Paul Murray 6th...

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Roll Out of Aladdin Connect

Roll Out of Aladdin Connect Dear Parent/Guardian, Our school is delighted to announce that we will shortly roll out the Aladdin Schools Connect to parents/guardians of children in our classes. The school uses the Aladdin Schools software service www.aladdin.ie for...

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Art and Calm at Scoil Cois Farraige

Yesterday, Wednesday, a local resident at Sandycove approached teachers to let them know how much they enjoyed the art the children create at the beach. They also thanked the groups for leaving the beach beautifully clean - cleaner than when they arrived there. And...

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Sports Day Thursday 21st June 2018

Sports Day Thursday 21st June 2018 Children shine at different activities.  In class and yard we foster positive commentary such as Well done. Nice try. Have another go! I liked the way you did that. Great effort. Hard luck. Better luck next time. You did it. Hurray!...

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Sponsored Run tomorrow Wednesday 13th June 2018

Run for your School Don't forget the sponsored run takes place tomorrow Wednesday June 13th. Parents are welcome to come and support if they are free. Well done to 4th class who ran an amazing 5K on Friday 8th (in glorious, but very hot, sunshine) for their sponsored...

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Whole School Family Day Out Sunday 27th May 2018

    Whole School Family Day Out Sunday 27th May 2018 at midday Read on to find out more about this free PTA event. Did you know? Set up for Forest Fridays and Scoil Fharraige means leaders are on site about 7:45am to make sure the children have a great day of learning...

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Hurray for Summer Term

We are making the most of brighter days with lots of outdoor learning, exercise and games. Science, peer mediation, building, playing and problem solving are taking place outdoors. Is maith linn laethanta álainne! We love beautiful days! How are we getting on? In the...

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