Christmas Annuals’s Merry and Magical Christmas Annuals are now available. Jam packed with stories, puzzles, features and crafts. Order forms went home with all pupils last week for the 2019 Christmas Annuals. There are 5 annuals available, priced at just €2 each. Carnival – for Junior and Senior Infants Fairground – for 1st and 2nd Classes Parade – for 3rd and 4th Classes Festival – for 5th and 6th Classes Winter.

St Francis Day Assembly – 4th October 2019

This morning Fr Keenan conducted a short mass in school to pupils from 2nd-6th classes to celebrate St Francis Day. We then had a school assembly (one for 2nd-6th classes and a separate one for the Infant classes and First Class) to mark St Francis Day and to celebrate the achievements in September. The GOLDEN BOOT award went to 3rd Class. The GOLDEN BIN award went to Senior Infants B..

School Place Applications

Please can parents ensure they have the names down for all younger siblings, even newborns!  Application forms can be downloaded here If in doubt, please check with the school office. We are currently reviewing our application files and we have a very large number of applications for the next few years, with limited places available and we would hate to disappoint parents of siblings already attending St Francis. Letters will.

Parent’s Association AGM

The AGM of our Parent’s Association will now take place on Monday 21st October at 8pm in the school hall. Guest Speaker is Denise Wogan on the subject of Healthy Lunchboxes. All welcome!

Geraldines GFC Mighty Marquee Weekend

St Francis NS is delighted to be supporting the Geraldines GFC Mighty Marquee Weekend on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September, which promises to be a fabulous weekend of entertainment for our community, with Geraldines does Strictly Come Dancing on the Friday night and Geraldines does the Oscars on Saturday night. This is the main annual fundraiser for the Geraldines GFC and much of the money raised will go towards.

Welcome to the New School Year

Tomorrow marks the first day of the new school year and we say a special welcome to the 54 new Junior Infant pupils, and to the ten other pupils starting their school life at St Francis NS this year. All new pupils are invited to enter via the main entrance.  Parents of new Junior Infants may escort their children to the classroom.  All other new pupils will be greeted by.

After School Yoga – starting 9th September

We are pleased to announce that Family Wellness by Ciara will be starting up Children’s Yoga classes after school on Mondays, commencing Monday 9th September. There will be classes for infants from 1.40-2.40pm and for 1st-6th classes from 2.40-3.40pm. For more information and for bookings, please call or text Ciara on 087 9600475

After School Brickx Club – starting September 10th 2019

We are delighted to confirm that Clodagh Carthy will resume After School Brickx Club next year on Tuesdays in the school hall. The new term will commence on Tuesday 10th September and will be €35 per child for the 7 week block until the end of October (mid term break). All enquiries and bookings to Clodagh on 086 154 6940

NEW! After School Care for Junior and Senior Infants

New for September 2019 we are introducing an After School Care Pogramme for pupils in Junior and Senior Infants, to cater for the one hour between Infants home time and the end of the school day for the pupils in 1st-6th classes at 2.40pm AFTER SCHOOL CARE For Junior and Senior Infant Pupils Notes for Parents Infant After School Care is open to all Junior and Senior Infant pupils of.

“Express Yourself!” After School Art Classes – September 2019

Following the success of the after school Art Class “Express Yourself” which we ran during the summer term this year, Miss Gray and Miss McCann have decided to continue the after school art classes, for pupils in 1st-6th Classes, commencing Thursday 12th September. Please text 087 199 2467 to reserve your child’s place.

After School Keyboard Classes – starting September

We are delighted to advise that Creative Keyboards will be starting after school keyboard lessons at St Francis NS in September. Below are some details about the classes Classes run for three terms in the school year with 10 lessons in each term. · Fee €120 for 10 lessons. · Day of class : Thursday · Keyboards are supplied for each pupil · We take children from Junior infants to.

Getting Ready for the New School Year

We have made a few updates to school website for the new school year. For details of the staffing arrangements please click here. For a copy of the Book and Resources List for each class please click here. To pay your Resource Bill and/or Contribution card please click here. For a copy of the school calendar for 2019 – 2020 please click here. For a copy of the Parent Information.

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