School News

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  • October Newsletter

    28 October 2022 Dear Parents, As we head into Mid-term we would like to share the following updates with you. Parents Association The Parents Association meeting took place on Thursday October 27th. We would like to thank all parents who attended. The following officers were elected to the PA Committee and Board of Management. Chairperson: … Continue reading “October Newsletter”


  • September Newsletter

    Dear Parents, The Board of management and staff would like to thank you all for enabling a safe return to school after the summer break. We would like to extend a special warm welcome to our new Junior Infants: Aaron, Caleb, Jake, Lucy, Saoirse, Eva and Rory. We hope you will be very happy in … Continue reading “September Newsletter”


  • June Newsletter 2022

    Newsletter June 22 As we come to the end of yet another school year, we would like to thank the pupils for their hard work, enthusiasm and involvement in the school throughout the year. Thanks to the parents and families for your continued support and cooperation. When we return in September, we look forward to … Continue reading “June Newsletter 2022”


  • March Newsletter 2022

    Covid – 19 The Board of Management and staff would like to thank our pupils and parents for their continued support in managing the spread of Covid-19 in our school community. Covid -19 continues to challenge us as we approach the end of another calendar year. We will continue to provide the latest information on … Continue reading “March Newsletter 2022”


  • February Newsletter

    COVID-19: The Board of Management and staff would like to thank our pupils and parents for their continued support in managing the spread of Covid-19 in our school community. If your child has any symptoms or is feeling unwell, please do not send them to school. Contact your GP and follow the HSE guidelines which … Continue reading “February Newsletter”


  • December Newsletter

    COVID-19: The Board of Management and staff would like to thank our pupils and parents for their continued support in managing the spread of Covid-19 in our school community. Covid -19 continues to challenge us as we approach the end of another calendar year. We will continue to provide the latest information on our website: … Continue reading “December Newsletter”


  • November Newsletter 2021

    COVID: The Staff and Board of Management would like to sincerely thank you and all our pupils for your continued co-operation and support in preventing the spread of Covid – 19 in our school community. In line with the latest Covid measures children from 3rd to 6th class are now required to wear face masks. … Continue reading “November Newsletter 2021”


  • October Newsletter 2021

    Dear Parents, The Staff and Board of Management would like to sincerely thank you and all our pupils for your continued co-operation and support in preventing the spread of Covid – 19 in our school community. Covid – 19 continues to be prevalent in our community and as we approach the Midterm break we ask … Continue reading “October Newsletter 2021”


  • September Newsletter 2021

    Dear Parents, The Board of management and staff would like to thank you all for enabling a safe return to school after the summer break. We would like to extend a special warm welcome to our new Junior Infants: Aoife, Lexi, Adam, Sadhbh, Poppy, Colby, Heather, Eoghan, Aimee and to Saoirse who has joined our … Continue reading “September Newsletter 2021”


  • Newsletter March 2021

    Covid – 19 We would like to sincerely thank you for continuing to adhere to the Covid 19 protocols for our schools. We appreciate your ongoing support in keeping children home from school when they are sick, thank you. Please note that if your child has been absent you must complete the return to school … Continue reading “Newsletter March 2021”


  • Return to School March 15th

    Dear Parents, We are looking forward to having our 3rd to 6th class pupils returning to in class teaching on Monday 15th of March. I would like to thank all our pupils and parents for their patience and support during this school closure. It has been a difficult time for pupils and our focus in … Continue reading “Return to School March 15th”


  • Return to School March 2021

    Dear Parents, I hope you are all well. Following the government press release yesterday, we are delighted to be welcoming back our Juniors to 2nd class pupils on Monday March 1st. We are also looking forward to the return of our 3rd to 6th class pupils on March 15th. Unfortunately, our country is still under … Continue reading “Return to School March 2021”


  • Return to Online Learning

    Dear Parents, I hope you are all safe and well after the Christmas break. As Covid19 numbers have escalated to all new highs since we closed for Christmas, and following the minister’s announcement, Martinstown NS will reopen for remote learning from Monday 11th January. We will once again be using the Seesaw platform, however based … Continue reading “Return to Online Learning”


  • Extension to Christmas Holidays

    Dear Parents, We would like to wish you all a very happy New Year and hope that you have been keeping safe and well and are enjoying the Christmas holidays. The situation with Covid-19 has unfortunately deteriorated since we started our Christmas holidays. Minister for Education Norma Foley announced “The Christmas school break will be extended for three … Continue reading “Extension to Christmas Holidays”


  • 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 … Continue reading “December Newsletter”


  • Enrolment 2021/22

    We are now accepting enrolment applications for the 2021/22 school year. Please see our School Admission Notice for information on application deadlines. Enrolment forms are available to download below, alternatively please phone/email the school and we will send you a copy.


  • Martinstown NS Pupils #Rise4Dáithí Fundraiser

    A Christmas tree has been erected in the school grounds. This is a symbol of the coming together of our community to support one another during these difficult times. The pupils of Martinstown NS would like to invite all families in the area to be represented on the tree. One decoration will be assigned to … Continue reading “Martinstown NS Pupils #Rise4Dáithí Fundraiser”


  • October Newsletter

    Dear Parents, The Staff and Board of Management would like to sincerely thank you and all our pupils for your continued co-operation and support in preventing the spread of Covid- 19 in our school community. It is an uncertain time for all of us as the country enters level 5 restrictions, however the well-being of … Continue reading “October Newsletter”


  • September Newsletter

    Dear Parents, The staff and Board of Management would like to welcome all our pupils back after the long break.  We would like to extend a special warm welcome to our new Junior Infants: Will, Maia, Jack, Hana, Haidi, Ellie Mae, Diarmuid, Chloe and Aoife, and to Stefan who has also joined our 6th class. … Continue reading “September Newsletter”


  • FAI Soccer Tournament

    Congratulations to 5th and 6th class who took part in the FAI soccer Tournament recently in Corbally. Both teams played competitive matches and reached the semi-final round. Fun times were had by all, with a few minor injuries along the way!


  • Hurling Training with James Ryan

    Hurling training will take place with James Ryan for the last school term. Players can bring in their own helmet and hurley if they have one, if not they will be supplied by the school.


  • Hurling Blitz

    Well done to the boys and girls in 2nd and 3rd class who too part in the Indoor Hurling Blitz at Staker Wallace. It was a great experience for these young players, which they thoroughly enjoyed.