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

Address: Diswellstown Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15.

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Week Ending 24th April 2009
May Bank Holiday
The school will be closed on Monday 04 May for the May Bank. It will reopen on Tuesday 05 May at 08.30am.

School Choirs in A GALA CONCERT
A Gala concert in aid of the IRFU Charitable Trust will feature both St. Patrick's Friday Choir and Choral Scholars. The concert will be on at 8pm in the Helix on Tuesday 28th April. Tickets €35, €32.50 available from www.thehelix.ie or on 01 700 7000.

Local & European Elections
It has been confirmed by the Office of the Returning Officer that the PE Hall will be used as a Polling Station for the Local & European Elections. Therefore, the school will be closed on Friday 05 June 2009.

Building Work - Two Classroom Extension
As you are aware, work has commenced on an extra classroom accommodation and will continue throughout this term. It has been necessary to fence off a section on the north side of the grounds. Some adjustments have to been made to the morning line up areas for Junior Infants, Senior Infants and Ms Cusack's/Ms O'Callaghan's first classes.

Moving House?
If you are moving house and your child will not be returning to St Patrick's in the new school year, it is vital that you make contact with the class teacher or the Main Office as soon as possible as it will be necessary for you to complete a Transfer Form. We have a large number of children on waiting lists for all classes and we would like to be able to contact these parents as soon as possible.

Contact Details
It is essential that we have the correct address and contact details (e.g. home telephone, parents' mobile numbers) for your child on our database in order for you to receive your child/children's school reports, end of year letters, etc or to make contact with you if your child should fall ill during the school day. If any of your details have changed since the beginning of the school year, please complete a Change of Address/Contact Details Form, available from the office.

After extensive investigations, the Parents Association Committee has decided to remain with the existing supplier, Happy Events (Tommy's) for a further year. In relation to a number of service issues some parents have experienced, the company have agreed to improve their service for the coming year. Should any parent have any problems in the future, please inform Paul Mason using the P.A. Post Box at Reception.

An Taisce National Spring Clean 2009
This weekend some children from St Patrick's will be taking part in a Clean-Up of their area. Together with their families, they will be cleaning up parts of the Riverwood Estate. For more details about how you can get involved in a similar Clean-Up in your area, please check out www.antaisce.ie.

Extra Curricular Activities
Spanish for Children
La Jolie Ronde (www.lajolieronde.co.uk) Spanish classes for Children (3-12) are starting this week! Taught by a fully qualified and motivated language teacher. High quality teaching material, tried, tested and fun, with student books and CDs so learning can continue between classes at home. Places available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons between 2pm and 5pm (mornings for under 5s). For further details/booking forms, please phone/text 087 267 4809 or email marygalvin@upcmail.ie stating your preferred day & time and what class (Junior Infants, etc) your child is in. Enrolments also now being taken for September 2009. Enrol now for Summer Term and get first class free! Adios y Gracias! Mary