Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Stay Safe Parent Information evening

'Stay Safe' Parent Information Evening: Reminder

When? Thursday November 4th 2010

Where? Venue to be decided (School hall or Parish Centre)

What time? 8pm

What is involved? The Stay Safe programme is a primary school based approach to the prevention of child abuse. Parental involvement is an essential part of the Stay Safe programme.

The main aim of this meeting is to outline how parents can improve their child's learning outcomes by involving themselves in the programme through discussing the topics as they arise with their child. Parents are provided with information on child abuse and bullying, the content of the Stay Safe classroom lessons and the key messages for children.

See for more information and for English, Irish, Chinese, French, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish and Spanish language versions of the parent booklet, Stay Safe: A Parent's Guide.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Important dates - 19.10.10

Important Dates - 19.10.10

Staff meeting on Thursday next 21.10.10. Infants going home at 11.45a.m. All other at 12 noon.

Halloween Day 22.10.10

Book Week 8th - 12th November

Cork Footballers cancelled ... for the moment. They shall return!

Parent Teacher Meetings 16th and 17th November. Ranganna 1 to 6 will be going home at 2.05p.m. on both days.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Tennis Demonstration in Scoil Niocláis

On Wednesday 20.10.10, there will be a tennis demonstration by our resident tennis coach, Conor Twomey in the school hall @ 2.30p.m. Conor has been coaching tennis in the school since 2006. The course's primary goals are participation, fun and an enthusiatic approach of developing young athletes.

40 minute classes for 6 weeks - €55.

Max number in class - 10 and 2 coaches present.

Wednesday 20.10.10 @ 2.30p.m.

All rackets and equipment provided.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Safety Notice

Safety and Cars
We urge people to drive carefully when dropping children to or picking children up from school. Please take note of the safety signs, do not drive beyond the safety cones, park wisely and always expect the unexpected.

Parents are asked not to park in the Church Car Park nearest the school. This is reserved for School staff . We ask this of parents in the interest of safety of all our children.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Staff Meeting - 21.10.10

Staff meeting

Junior and Senior Infants will be going home at 11.45a.m. on Thursday 21st October to facilitate a staff meeting. All other classes will be going home at 12 noon.

Monday, October 4, 2010

National Tree Day

Thursday 7th October is National Tree Day

2010 is the Year of the Birch Tree.

Teachers, students and parents can find out more about the birch tree and National Tree Day by logging on to

There will also be a tree display on the ground floor of Scoil Niocláis in the next couple of days.

Ms. Lynn Kelleher S.6

Scoil Niocláis Parents Association(SNPA)

The annual general meeting of the Scoil Niocláis Parents Association will take place in Halla Niocláis on Tuesday 12th October @ 8p.m.
All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

A new committee for 2010-2011 will be elected on the night. If you are interested in helping out with school activities, please come along the on the night. The SNPA welcome all new volunteers.

Fundraising Walk

The Annual Fundraising School Walk takes place on Wednesday 6th October weather permitting. The Walk is organised by the ever hard-working Scoil Niocláis Parents Association. The walk meanders its way around the parks and estates close to the school.
All proceeds go into the SNPA coffers which has over the years resourced the school with computers, sports equipment, classroom resources, musical equipment etc.. Just pray for good weather!