Lá glas amárach! Children are welcome to come to school wearing the colours of the Irish Flag. ☘🇮🇪☘
Please click on the link below to see a copy of our new Child Safeguarding Statement.
We aim to re-open as normal on Monday 5th March. Surfaces around the school may still be icy so please exercise extreme caution and please use the main gate only. As always, safety must come first, so please only travel if and when you feel it is safe to do so. Thank you
Please note that due to the adverse weather conditions, the next round of the Credit Union Table Quiz due to take place on Sunday in the Newpark Hotel has been postponed until March 18th.
As part of Operation Storm we were very excited to welcome An Garda Síochána to our school. We learned a lot about Road Safety and how to use the Internet and mobile phones safely. Poor Ms Purcell was arrested and was only set free when she promised not to give her class any homework! The highlight of the visit was getting to meet Donagh the horse and the Garda Mounted Unit. Thanks so much for visiting our school!
We celebrated Friendship Week in school from the 5th to the 14th of February. It was a busy week, with classes doing activites such as ‘Secret Friend,’ compliments sheets, friendship art, poetry and writing, anti-bullying lessons, class charters and lots more. We were reminded to ‘THINK’ before we say something – think; is it True, is it Helpful, is it Inspiring, is it Necessary and finally is it Kind? We finished the week with a Friendship Assembly where people were rewarded for their random acts of kindness and we announced the winners of our poetry, colouring and writing competitions. Check out some of the photos below!
28 February 2018 – Statement from the Department of Education & Skills
Given the disruption to transport and the safety risks arising, most particularly in relation to the ability to get home safely before blizzard like conditions hit Munster and Leinster, all schools, third level institutions, colleges and centres of further education in red areas will be closed tomorrow and Friday.
Due to adverse weather conditions, Leighlinbridge NS will be closed today, Wednesday 28th February. Keep safe and warm.
Dear Parents and Guardians,
There has been a major revision of Child Protection legislation and of the guidelines for schools in that context. In order to comply with the revised legislation, all schools have been directed by the Minister for Education to make changes to existing Child Protection Procedures. As a result, all schools are required to close for two half days during the current academic year to facilitate training for the whole staff.
The first of those days we plan to take on Wednesday, February 14th, when school will close at 12pm for all children. This will tie in well with the mid-term break which is on Thursday, February 15th, and Friday, February 16th and should minimise disruption. The second date has yet to be confirmed.
We regret any inconvenience that this may cause.