Pyjama Day, Sports Week, Graduation Day

Pyjama Day, Sports Week, Graduation Day

Tomorrow is PJ day organised by the PTA as a fundraiser. We look forward to an exciting day and hope we will raise some much needed funds. We remind parents/guardians that along with the fun of wearing pyjamas, we need to keep children safe by wearing appropriate...

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Saturated – with rain – and privilege?

Saturated – with rain – and privilege?

In spite of the rain today Junior Infants managed to get out to Sallyglen where they enjoyed a different version of forest school. We are fortunate to be situated right beside the meadow in Sallyglen with easy access to trees and hedgerows. The children played many...

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Summer term expectations

Summer term expectations

We are very appreciative of teachers and assistants who continue to bring children to the outdoors for learning. We have been most privileged as a school community to have enjoyed trips off-site since September through forest and beach school. Thanks to staff for...

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AGM DSP

The Dalkey School Project is the Patron of:Dalkey School Project National School andMonkstown Educate Together National SchoolThe Annual General Meeting will take place at 8.00pm on Wednesday 26th May 2021This meeting will cover the AGM business for the school years...

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Happiness is… going to school

Happiness is… going to school

Two weeks into the summer term and we can report lots of happy learning taking place in all classes. During breaks, the yard is filled with sounds of children laughing and squealing, the thud of basketballs ad footballs, the calls of make-believe animals, the silence...

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Hometime Friday 26th March 12:00 and 12:10pm

Hometime Friday 26th March 12:00 and 12:10pm

Our feature photo shows the latest outdoor learning area within our school grounds. Thanks to Gary for moving the compost bins and for collecting logs from one of our families. Doesn't it look great? The back garden is a wonderful spot for listening to birds, for frog...

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Empathy and Thoughtfulness

Empathy and Thoughtfulness

A sunny weekend feels like a just reward for the whole school community who have returned to in-school learning with great zest, excitement and much thoughtfulness. It is wonderful to see so many children walking, cycling and scooting to school, and even very young...

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Increase distance. Decrease interactions.

Increase distance. Decrease interactions.

All of us who have been fortunate enough to be in school this week have that Friday feeling. Hurray, it's the weekend! We have had another wonderful week of connecting face to face, engaging in curious conversations and critical thinking. Junior Infants to 2nd classes...

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Return to School for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th classes

Return to School for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th classes

We are delighted to receive confirmation this afternoon that 3rd to 6th classes will be back to in-school learning from Monday 15th March 2021. We will review our Re-Opening School plans and let you know asap if there are any changes.

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Shining Happy People

Shining Happy People

We have enjoyed a wonderful week learning together from Infants to Second class. Some of the great discoveries include frogs mating and frog spawn in the back garden, designing bookmarks for World Book Day, exploring the StaySafe programme including knowing how to...

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Survey update and midterm anticipation

Survey update and midterm anticipation

Thanks to everyone - parents, staff, pupils - who managed to find time to complete the surveys. Thanks especially to parents who emailed more detailed feedback which was shared with staff. Work and home relationships have been turned upside down with this extended...

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Remote learning surveys and whole school assembly

Remote learning surveys and whole school assembly

Our feature image is from Charlie Makesy's beautiful book, A boy, a mole, a dog and a horse in acknowledgement of the extraordinary work parents/guardians are doing at home in this challenging time of distance learning. Thanks to the many parents who completed surveys...

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Whole School Assembly 12:00 Friday 29th January 2021

Whole School Assembly 12:00 Friday 29th January 2021

We invite all families to join us for a whole school assembly on Friday 29th January at 12:00 midday. We are celebrating the monthly theme of Happiness. Teachers will check through Seesaw or Zoom if there are children who would be willing to share some of their...

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Board of Management summary report 11 January 2021

A meeting of DSPNS Board of Management (BOM) was held on Monday 11th January 2021 (via Zoom). Items on the agenda included the Principal's Report, Treasurer’s report, Maintenance, Health & Safety and Buildings report.  Specific items included:• The Board is...

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Super spreaders of Happiness

Super spreaders of Happiness

Thanks to everyone who chose to spread happiness this week through class work, kind conversations, contributions during zoom sessions, helping at home, dog walking, expressing gratitude. Happiness is our focus of the month for January. We will spread happiness by...

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Welcome to Term 2 at DSP

Welcome to Term 2 at DSP

Best wishes to everyone for the year 2021! We hope those in our community who experienced bereavements and/or job loss are doing ok in most challenging circumstances. Our hopes of remaining in school are dashed with the spread of the virus. However, our faith in staff...

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Best wishes to all

Best wishes to all

To Miriam and all the DSP TeamThanks so much for all your hard work getting us through to Christmas!!!!  On behalf of the PTA, myself and Una would like to thank everyone for all their hard work and generosity this year in contributing to the school.  Given all...

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DSP seasonal stocking filler?

DSP seasonal stocking filler?

We have a few copies available in the office of A Brave New Vision by one of the founding members of the Dalkey School Project, Áine Hyland. Send in €20.00 to the office in a sealed envelope if you would like a copy. The book is also available on Amazon.com. Seasonal...

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Festive singing Thursday 17th December 2020

Festive singing Thursday 17th December 2020

Weather permitting, we will do a whole school singing session in the yard tomorrow. Wear your festive jumpers, clothes, hats, glasses - or keep it simple with winter warm gear.If you have a few euro, we would be delighted to add it to the Barnados collection. This...

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Seasonal singing out of doors?

Seasonal singing out of doors?

Thanks to parents/guardians who are continuing to keep children home and/or bringing children to the doctor for medical assessment when showing symptoms. As a school community we are very fortunate to remain Covid free up to now. We hope all the families who are...

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Spreading seasonal cheer safely

Spreading seasonal cheer safely

We are having a great time in school at the moment with seasonal celebrations of all types taking place in our classrooms. The children and staff are very jolly and are busy spreading festive cheer!! We want to continue to do so right up to the Christmas holidays and...

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