Letter to Parents 2 May 2019

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Dear Parents, Our Annual Sponsored Walk in aid of School Sporting Activities will take place on Wednesday 8th May, weather permitting.  Sport is a central and vital aspect of school life in which all children are encouraged to participate.  Pupils are involved in Gaelic Football, Hurling, Soccer, Basketball, Chess, Athletics, Tag Rugby, Cross Country and Indoor Athletics.  Gaelic and basketball coaching are also widely availed of.  We are also fortunate to have a fully qualified P.E. teacher who works with classes from Junior Infants to 1st, concentrating on gymnastics and motor movement thereby complementing the work done by class teachers.  […]

Letter to Parents 13 June 2018

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Dear Parents, Tidy Schools Congratulations to everyone involved in the school achieving second place in the Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council Annual Tidy Schools Competition.  The judges were highly impressed by the school environs and great credit is due to Annamaria, Petr, Mr. Geoghegan, Maura and the boys in the Garden Club for their time, energy and commitment in keeping the place so well.  It is a fantastic achievement to maintain our high placing each year and great credit is due to everyone for their efforts. Open Garden Day Open Garden Day was an outstanding success. Thanks to everyone who attended and […]

Letter to Parents 15 June 2016

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Dear Parents, Booklists for the new school year are now available on line if you wish to place your orders.  Payment can be made through your Aladdin link.  Orders remain open until midnight on July 27th.  As explained earlier new books, copies will be available in school on the first day of the new term September 1st. Booklists are also available on the school website www.olgc.ie if you are not ordering through the school. Summer Reports Summer reports will issue in all classes tomorrow Thursday.  Information sheets on Standardised scores will be included where necessary.  Please return the form confirming […]

Letter to Parents 1 June 2016

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Dear Parents, As per the holiday schedule the school will be closed on Monday, June 6th (Public Holiday).  As notified earlier it will also be closed on Tuesday, June 7th to facilitate in service pertaining to the Revised Language Curriculum. Overall Winners Tidy Schools in the Community 2016 Competition Another fantastic achievement for the school to win this award for the second time – the only school to do so.  The judges’ comments give a great snap shot of what they saw during the inspection:- Judges’ comments AMAZING! What more needs to be said! 60/60 Litter and Graffiti free. Lots […]

Letter to Parents 20 May 2015

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Dear Parents, Tidy Schools in the Community Competition 2015 Congratulations and well done to everyone involved in achieving one of the major awards in the Tidy Schools Competition.  This is the second year that we have won this important award which is great testimony to the hard work and ongoing dedication of everyone involved.  Special thanks to Annamaria, Petr, Mrs. Walsh, Mr. Geoghegan, the boys in the Garden Club, Christine Van Bussel-potter, who worked with the 5th classes, members of the Active Retirement Group who have come on board and Henry and Jennifer Moore who assist us with the community […]