Email: info@stpatricksns.ie Phone: 01 824 9930 Fax: 01 824 9928

Address: Diswellstown Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15.

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Week Ending 9th January 2009
Staff Meeting
There will be a Staff Meeting on Monday 12 January.
All children will finish at 12.00noon.

A Reminder re Dropping Off
We must ask that you please note the following important points:

  • People may stop momentarily adjacent to the Bus parking area to drop off children.
  • Please move as far up as possible on that stretch (to the gate past the pedestrian entrance) so that six or seven cars can drop off at the same time.
  • For their safety, children should be dropped only on the school side of the road.
  • Please do not stop on the roundabout.
  • Please also note that parents are not permitted to park in the Staff Car Park when dropping or collecting children. If you are returning to the school to drop off forgotten lunches, schoolbags, etc., we would ask that you park in the bus stop area and enter via the Pedestrian Gate. (Please close gates after you leave)
  • Thank you for your cooperation.

Immunisations for Junior Infants will take place on 12, 13 and 14 January. The Northern Area Health Board has written to all parents directly. Any queries should be directed to the Immunisation Department of the Northern Area Health Board at 8825000.

Recycling Reminders
Please remember that unwanted mobile phones and old batteries can be recycled at school in aid of the Jack & Jill Foundation. Children can place these in the correct receptacles just inside the main door.
A reminder too that old 2008 calendars can be useful teaching resources, particularly if they show interesting places around the world, etc. These can be left with Andrea at Reception.

Extra Curricular Activities

The new term commences on Monday 12 January. Any outstanding fess must be paid in advance or on the first day of term. A payment desk will be set up in the back corridor of the pool area. All enquiries should be directed to Lucy McDonnell at 086 4029792.

The new term commences on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 January.

The new term commences on Wednesday 14 January.

Downey-Lanigan Academy of Irish Dancing
The new term commences on Tuesday 13 January.

The Music House
Limited places available for ten-week term commencing Wednesday 21 January. Group1 ((JI&SI) 2.30-3.15; Group 2 (1st, 2nd & 3rd) 3.20-4.05; Group 3 (4th, 5th & 6th) 4.15-5.00. Fees: €120 per 10 week term (10% discount for siblings). To book, contact Ms Meade at 086 4056533 and leave a message.

Speech & Drama classes for Junior and Senior Infants will commence next Wednesday 14 January from 1.10 - 2.10pm at the school. For further information, contact Clodagh on 086 3736056 before Wednesday 14 January.

Art & Crafts
Art & Crafts will resume on Monday 19 January for 10 weeks until Easter. Some places are available for new term. All enquiries to Blaithnaid at 087 4123247.

Junior Infants September 2009
Applications Forms for Enrolment for Junior Infants (September 2009) are now available for collection in St Patrick's N.S. and St Mochta's N.S. Registration will take place in both schools on the following dates:
Monday 02 February 10.00am - 12.00noon & 7.00pm-9.00pm.
Tuesday 03 February 10.00am - 12.00noon only.
Wednesday 04 February 10.00am - 12.00noon only.