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Poster Competition – “Every ...

Heartiest congratulations to all our pupils who took part in the “Every School Day Counts” Poster Competition here in the school last month. Teachers have commented very positively on the discussions and conversations that they observed and heard while pupils were engaged in designing their posters. It is no surprise therefore, to say that the standard of the posters designed and entered by pupils was extremely high. Our HSCL teacher Aine and SCP Project Worker Amy had a very difficult task shortlisting the posters to be considered for the awarding of one prize...
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Every School Day Counts

Tulsa are launching a rebranding of their initiatives around Attendance, Retention and Participation in education with the introduction of TESS (Tusla Education Support Service) which incorporates the Home School Community Liaison Scheme, The School Completion Programme and the Statutory Educational Welfare Service. The new brand will be launched in the Mansion House in Dublin on November 5th 2019. Attendance, Retention and Participation are the cornerstones of TESS. The primary focus of this campaign is on improved attendance, in order that students can attain the best...
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Digital Schools of Distinction

Digital Schools of Distinction

Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn launches the program in Sacred Heart Wednesday was a very important day, some very important people came to our school such as the Minister of Education, Ruairi Quinn,  a lot of journalists and photographers and many more. My friend Dean and I got the once in a life time opportunity to speak in front of all these important people and also got to talk on the news. It was just amazing you have people telling you all day “Wow you were outstanding” it makes me speechless. We showed all of the people our computers,...
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World Book Day 2013

World Book Day 2013

Last month we celebrated World Book Day 2013! This is always a fun day in the school and Friday was no exception. The event kicked off on Thursday 7th of March with the 6th class students attending an event in the County Library. On 7th of March 6th class students took part in ‘The Biggest Book show on Earth’ for World Book Day. They visited Tallaght Library and watched a live feed hosted by Tony Robinson. The authors and illustrators involved spoke for 5 minutes each about their books, writing and illustrating. The children found the topics interesting, helpful and...
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Reading for Fun

Reading for Fun

Reading for fun has been up and running for the past 5 weeks in both 3rd and 4th class. The 3rd class children have been reading Roddy Doyle’s book ‘The Giggler Treatment’ and in 4th class the children have been reading ‘The Meanwhile Adventures’. Both books have proved to be very popular with the children and parents alike. The school is very grateful to all the parents who have volunteered to help out with reading for fun over the past number of weeks. In total we have had over 25 parents helping out in the school this term. This is great to see and the...