The Irish Government has closed all schools from 6pm, Thursday, 12th March until 29th March inclusive to support efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). From Wednesday, 18th onward, teachers will be using Google Classroom to post work/material. Students are expected to log into Google Classroom every day and engage with the material.
The following is a guide for parents / guardians on discussing Coronavirus with children / pupils. There are several sources. Please read all the information and watch the videos at the following links.
Further reading can be found at www.education.ie/covid19
The RTÉ website has a child-friendly interview with the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronan Glynn.
(On a mobile phone, it may be necessary to hold-down on the RTÉ weblink and open in a new tab.)
Annual Calendar 2020 (Updated 11th March)
Please note that the Annual Calendar is subject to change on an ongoing basis.
A Review of the Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Assessment was carried out in December 2019.
School can make a substantial contribution to the health and well-being of the whole school community. Schools for health in Ireland provides a framework for a school to assess health needs and begin a process of working towards better health for all who learn and work within the school setting.