Newsletter September 2017

Looking Back and Looking Forward: With four weeks of our new term completed we are already looking back on what has been achieved and of course looking forward to a happy, healthy and fulfilling year ahead. I wish the students of 6th class 2016/17 a happy and successful time in second level. All of you made a great impact on life in St Anne’s and I know you will go on to do great things in your lives ahead. We are grateful to you for your donation of goalposts to the school. How thrill...
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Welcome to the new School Year- 2017/18

I welcome all students, parents and staff to the new school year. I hope you all had an enjoyable and restful summer break A special welcome to the new junior infants and to the children who are joining classes throughout the school. We hope you will be very happy in St Anne's- know that we are all here to support you.  School starts at 9.10 on Thursday August 31st. Junior Infants start at 9.30 until 11.30 Thursday and Friday this week.  Here's to an exciting year ahead! Ma...
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Summer 2017 Newsletter

Summer has certainly arrived at St Anne’s! Our playing field is being put to great use these days, not only for sports day, but on all the days of good weather in the past week. Thanks to Tony the summer flowers are looking well and there is plenty of growth in our herb garden created by junior infants, Mrs O Brien and Mrs Moran . Lots of summer sports are underway too so it is a busy time for all!   It is also the season of beginnings and endings, as we welcome new junior infants and sa...
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Jo’s Playschool

                                    Now enrolling for new Playschool opening in St. Anne’s National School, Ardclough in September 2017. ECCE places available Contact Jo @ 087 8258744 (Please note the playschool is separate to the main school and all enquiries should be directed to Jo)   
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Our Playing Field

Today marks the first day to have break time in our new playing field. Well done to all involved in making this happen! I look forward to many happy fun-filled days in the field- with some sunshine too of course!
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Happy Easter

All at St Anne's were getting into the Easter spirit this week. Ms Killeen's class were busy minding their chicks which hatched during the week. Three arrived earlier this week and one more joined the junior infants this morning. They are being minded over Easter by the Cullens and we look forward to hearing how they enjoyed their Easter holidays. The infants and first classes had other visitors today also. Two lambs came to school and met all the children from these classes. There w...
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Sponsored Walk

Congratulations to all who took part in the sponsored 5K walk yesterday. It was great to see so many participating and enjoying the sunshine.....a really lovely day all round! Thanks to the PSG for organising yet another great event! M Manley
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March Newsletter

Quote of the Month: Each month we put up a quote relating to education and children in the reception area which we hope will inspire all in St Anne’s for the month ahead. This month’s thought is: ‘Education breeds Confidence, Confidence breeds Hope. Hope breeds Peace’ (Confucius) Catholic Ethos: As you know St Anne’s is under the Patronage of Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin. We promote the Catholic faith not only in our teaching at religion time each day and in prep...
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NEWSLETTER JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017

At St Anne’s signs of spring are becoming visible and Christmas seems like a long time ago. We are waiting for the daffodils and tulips to blossom soon in the garden and outside the school gates- some are beginning to appear already! Christmas Concert: Before leaving winter behind I want to look back at the Christmas celebrations held in our school and to congratulate all the children and teachers on the wonderful work that was undertaken. Well done to everyone for their participation in...
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January 2017 Welcome back to all pupils and parents Hopefully you all had a restful break over the Christmas period. We wish you a happy 2017 and look forward to many exciting events in St Anne's in the months to come Mary Manley & staff
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