The Board of Management of St. Oliver Plunkett National School wishes to inform you that:
• The Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s Child Safeguarding Statement was completed at the Board meeting of 1st May 2019.
• This review was conducted in accordance with the “Checklist for Review of the Child Safeguarding Statement” published on the Department’s ‘website www.education.ie.
Raphael Leen (Chairperson)
Dominic Tyrrell (Principal)
The updated documents can be found in our Downloads section (here).
Our Bring 'n Buy takes place in the school on Friday 5th April.
The Board of Management and staff of our school will be reviewing our Child Safeguarding Statement and Anti-Bullying Policy during the month of April. We are asking parents to review these policies (available here) and to give us feedback/suggestions which will help to inform our review. The Student Council will also be assisting us with our review.
Congratulations to our wonderful boys and girls from 6th class who made their Confirmation. It was a beautiful and the children really did our school proud. Well done to Ms. Dalton for the hard work that she has put in to preparing the children and the fantastic choir for this special day. It was another lovely day for our school community.
Many thanks to the following companies who kindly sponsored our Christmas Raffle this year. The success of our raffle is largely due to the generous donations of the following local shops and businesses. Remember to shop local this Christmas and show our appreciation to the companies who supported our Christmas Raffle.
We had a fantastic day on Friday 14th December for the annual Killina National School Christmas raffle. Mrs. Noonan's superstars started off the event with a fantastic rendition of Winter Wonderland on the tin whistle. Ms. Dalton led the 3rd-6th class boys and girls with singing Winter Wonderland too. This then led to the first of our two raffles. Our wonderful Parent Association put so much effort into ensuring the success of this raffle and it certainly paid off.
Fíona took over as MC for the raffle with Gerry, Kevin and Margaret ensuring that everything ran smoothly. The winners for the main raffle were:
Our school will close on Friday 21st December for the Christmas Holidays. We will return on Monday, January 7th. We wish every member of our school community all the best for the Christmas season and we hope that you enjoy making lots of memories with your families. We look forward to hearing all about them.
Our annual Christmas Raffle takes place at 1:30pm on Friday 14th December. Tickets have been sent home to all families or they can also be purchased from the school office. If any families wish to bring in spot prizes or know a company that would like to offer a voucher or prize, we would be extremely grateful. We look forward to the Big Event! Thanks as always, for your support to date.
Enrolment for new Junior Infants for the school year 2019-20 will take place between November 26th and 30th. If you wish to enrol your child in our school please download the 'enrolment form' here or call into the school to get a form from Aishling in the office. We look forward to meeting the newest members of our school community. Please contact the school if you have any specific requests. Many thanks.
These are the tasks that our students have been tackling this week:
The pupil who's estimate is closest to the correct answer gets to bring home the prize pumpkin. Go n-éirí an t-ádh libh!