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 27th April 2020.
• 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).
Please click on your childs' class to download the work-pack that was sent home for your his/her class as a result of the COVID-19 unprecedented school closure. If you need any support or have any questions, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twinkl is an online platform that offers lots of exciting games and resources for children at primary level. To support schools with the challenge of remote learning during the COVID-19 school closure period, they are offering parents free access to their portal for one full month. Please take advantage of this as it really is a super website and you will find lots of great games and resources that will help to keep your son/daughter on track over the next few weeks. Please read the information below, which outlines the steps that you should follow to register. As always, if you have any queries please drop the school an email at email@example.com. Also, remember to follow our school on Twitter (@killinans) to get school updates.
Message from Twinkl
We are offering all parents and teachers a One Month FREE Ultimate Membership to Twinkl.ie. This will allow parents and teachers unlimited access to every single resource for every single curriculum subject from junior infants to sixth class.
Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.ie/offer and enter the code IRLTWINKLHELPS. We’d like your support to get this message out. We’ve also put together some guidance which outlines several ideas for how schools can support parents during school closures. Please visit our blog for more information. This code will only work for new memberships. If you are an existing member with a Core or Extra membership, please get in touch and we will upgrade you to Ultimate right away.
Accessing this offer on Twinkl.ie will allow parents the opportunity to transform their home into a classroom by being able to access PowerPoints, games, songs, rhymes, stories, worksheets and much more for every area of all subjects on the curriculum from junior infants to sixth class.
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 from our wonderful families and the following local shops and businesses. Remember to shop local this Christmas and show our appreciation to the companies who supported Killina National School this Christmas.
We had a fantastic day on Friday 13th December for our annual Christmas raffle. Our wonderful Parent Association put so much effort into ensuring the success of this raffle and it certainly paid off. The winners of the main raffle were:
The schools in the Parish met with Fr. Fitzpatrick today to go through the dates for each Sacramental celebration. They are as follows:
Congratulations to the boys and girls in Second class on making their First Holy Communion. Many thanks to Mrs. Noonan for all of her hard work in preparing for this special day. Making thanks also to Ms. Dalton and the wonderful choir for the beautiful music they provided during this special ceremony. Also, a big thanks to Paula Garry Goulding for the fantastic work that she did this year as a Parent Representative (and much more) for both the Communion and Confirmation classes. Check out our school blog (here) to see how wonderful our boys and girls looked on their special day.