Newsletter October 2022

Art work from Ms Malone's Class   Dear parents, I hope this finds you well.  I wish to update you on some matters and plans for the coming weeks, as follows:  Parent Teacher meetings for classes 1st to 5th will be on the week of November 21st. An invitation to select time slots within these days will go out on Aladdin after Halloween. Meetings for the infant classes will be in January/February   Staff In-service: The school will close for half day on M...
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Newsletter September 2022

Dear parents and Students, What a great start to the new year! I am delighted to see how you have all settled in and how you are embracing learning in class and in the outdoor areas.   Speaking of outdoor area, we are waiting for our outdoor classroom to be installed shortly, which will be a great opportunity for learning outdoors. Thanks to the PSG and all parents for their support in fundraising for this. I hope I have occasion to be out there myself some days!   New ...
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May 22 Newsletter

NEWSLETTER MAY 13TH 2022   What a special week for St Anne’s this has been! Well done to the boys team who beat Athgarvan in the final of the Cumann na mBunscoil football competition on Tuesday last. Despite a windy day the boys fought hard to build up the scores and come out victorious. We are immensely proud of all members of the team. Well done to you all. And as if that wasn’t enough, our girls team made it a double by beating Two Mile House in the girls football fina...
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EASTER UPDATES

Dear parents and students,  Easter fever was about in the last few days at St Anne’s.   Junior Infants helped 6th class find the missing chickens and eggs for the the Easter Bunny. While he was very busy, the Easter Bunny did manage to ring the classes and sent a chocolate ‘thank you’ to all the children. I am sure he will visit everyone on Easter Sunday too.  Other classes were out and about looking for eggs too!   Many classes created beautiful chocola...
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Newsletter March 24th 2022

Dear parents and students, On this bright sunny afternoon, I write to update you on activities and events in St Anne’s. Today saw classes having playtime out on the field and much fun was had!. It is a joy to see after the confines of Covid restrictions in the past years. On the matter of Covid, while restrictions have eased, we also have to be mindful of the rise in cases in recent weeks. Numerous cases are being reported to us in classes and it has affected staff members also. I wish ...
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Newsletter March 2022

Dear parents and students, Spring is in the air this week! How lovely to see such activity in the yard, as classes play together in the sunshine. The week has brought some changes to restrictions in schools, which are welcome. Children are mixing with other classes, activities are being started up again, assemblies being held and so on.  It is, I hope, a sign of things to come! As mentioned at assembly yesterday, I am very proud of how everyone has coped, and continue to cope with ...
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Updates January 2022

Dear parents, I hope this finds you well. I wish to update you on a few matters: Ventilation and Filters: Much has been discussed in the media relating to HEPA filters and their use in schools. The guidance to schools is: Where the practical measures for the deployment of good ventilation practices have been undertaken, and poor ventilation continues to exist in a particular room/area, air cleaners may be considered as an additional measure in conjunction with other methods of v...
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Newsletter December 2021

Dear parents, Greetings from St Anne’s where there is a buzz of Christmas excitement!. Strains of music coming from the hall (distanced singing), walls decorated with students’ amazing art work, elves coming to visit and all in good spirits. Not to mention that the sun is shining which makes a change from the storms of last week. Thanks to all who helped last week in getting children safely into school.   I want to update you on a few matters as we approach the final days of ter...
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Newsletter September 2021

To all our parents and students, As we come to the end of September, I want to say that our return to school has been a rewarding one. We welcome our new junior infants to Ms Brophy’s class and Ms Owens class . It gives me great pleasure to meet you all every morning. Special welcome to our new families who have joined us in classes throughout the school, the Dunne, Donnan, Mc Guire, Moran, Wall and Small families who are now a part of the St Anne’s community. We were delighted to be ab...
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