December Newsletter

Enrolment 2021/22: We are now enrolling for September 2021. Enrolment forms are available to download on our website, alternatively please contact school reception. https://www.martinstownns.com/2020/12/enrolment-2021-22.

Christmas Performance: Well done to all classes who recorded their wonderful Christmas performances last week. A link has been sent to all families to enjoy, please feel free to share the link with your families.

Credit Union Calendar: Congratulations to Sophie Buston whose wonderful photo was chosen to be published in the 2021 Credit Union calendar. Pupils will be able to view all photos taken for the competition on our gallery wall.

Green Schools: The Green Schools committee are delighted to say that their application for a cycle shelter has been approved. We look forward to having it installed in the new year.

Rise4Dáithí: The student council would like to thank you all for supporting our Rise4Dáithí fundraiser. Christmas decorations were hung on our Christmas tree and will now be sent home with families for Christmas. Hat sales are going well, these will still be on sale after Christmas.

Giraffe: The school was delighted to support the save Dublin Zoo campaign by adopting a giraffe. The giraffe was chosen as a symbolic representation of our Restorative Practice approach. Giraffes have the largest heart of all land animals. We held a naming competition within the school and Stefan’s name “Pearl” was chosen. We look forward to hearing updates on Pearl during the year.

Car Park: The new system in the car park is working well in the mornings. Thank you all for your ongoing cooperation with this.

Covid-19: We would like to sincerely thank you for your support with all Covid 19 protocols and guidelines. We appreciate your ongoing support in keeping children home from school when they are sick, thank you. We will continue to work together to ensure we keep our students, staff and community safe during this time.

Reopening: School will reopen on Wednesday 6th January.

On behalf of the staff and Board of Management I would like to wish you all a safe and Happy Christmas, and best wishes for the new year.  

Majella Clarke, Principal.