Carrigaline Educate Together » Parents

By: Carrigaline Educate Together  05/12/2011
Keywords: School, secondary school, Regional Development

Parents

- Educate Together Day

- New School Building Update

- Rory Ward, New Teacher

- Student Council

- ….and many more!

A massive thanks to all those who gave up their time on Sunday to help out with ICT in the school!

Loads of work was done!  It is envisaged that ICT will support all aspects of the teaching and learning within the school.  The work carried out on Sunday will go a long way towards making this happen.

Thanks again for Sunday everyone!

- Starting Junior Infants this Thursday?

Here the are the start and end times for the first few weeks:

  • Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd September: 09.30 – 12.00
  • Monday 5th to Friday 16th September: 08.50 – 12.00
  • Monday 19th September onwards: 08.50 – 13.30

- Going back to school this Thursday?

The usual start and end times apply 08.50 to 13.30 or 14.30. (* Except Junior Infants, see above)

The school is re-opening on Thursday 1st September 2011.

Dear Parents & Guardians,

We are all looking forward to meeting with you on Friday 10th of June.

Please note:
• Our Junior Infant classrooms are both upstairs.
• Deirdre will teach one class next year. Grace will teach the other class
on the 10th but will not be the class teacher in September. We are
following Dept. of Education guidelines and are unable to appoint the
other teacher until later in June. We will notify you when we know the
teacher’s name.
• The class lists will be on the classroom doors, please check for your
child’s name.
• Your child will be in school for 2 hours (10am to 12 noon). Please give
your child a packed lunch.
• While children are with the teachers, you are welcome to stay
downstairs and meet with other parents. Our Parents Association will
provide tea and coffee. Of course, you may leave the school if you
wish.
• School books will be on sale in another classroom. Douglas bookshop
will have everything you need for Junior Infants. They also accept debit
and credit cards.

Le Meas,

Mel

The Annual General Meeting of Educate Together will take place in Gorey Educate Together N.S., Kilnahue Lane, Carnew Road, Gorey Co. Wexford on Saturday, May 28th 2011.  It will commence at 09:30 and finish at 16:00.  All are welcome!!!  If you wish to find out more, call to see Christine.

The next cluster meeting of the Educate Together schools in Cork will take place in Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn on Wednesday next May 11th at 7:30pm.
Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn is situated on the grounds of Brian Dillon’s GAA club, Murmont Avenue, also known as the Tank Field. You can access Murmont Avenue from Mayfield Library on The Old Youghal Road, from Iona Park or from St. Christopher’s Drive.

Molly O’Dowd from Educate Together head office will be facilitating the meeting which will discuss ethos within an Educate Together school. The format of the meeting will include group discussion and also working in small groups.

If you’re interested in coming along, please let Christine know!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Carrigaline Educate Together will hold a short introduction to the school and it’s ethos on Monday 9th May at 2.40pm for parents or guardians of children starting school in September 2011.  It will be a shortended version of the same session already held in February and will take place at the school.

This session is only intended for those parents or guardians who were unable to attend the previous session.  This shortened session will not cover anything not already covered in the full session back in February.

There will be a welcome morning for new Junior Infant children held on June 10th from 10am to 12pm.  This is an opportunity for the children to visit and see their new school. We will send out more information about this closer to the time.

Interested in an Educate Together Secondary School for your child? No matter how young your children are, now is the time to start working towards giving them the choice of continuing within the Educate Together ethos at second level. Come to a parent information evening at CETNS – 8pm, Wednesday 4th May. Meet Niall Wall, Regional Development Officer for Cork, and find out what an Educate Together Secondary School would offer your child and what we can do to open one right here in Cork.

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Come to a parent information evening at CETNS – 8pm, Wednesday 4th May. Meet Niall Wall, Regional Development Officer for Cork, and find out what an Educate Together Secondary School would offer your child and what we can do to open one right here in Cork.