Welcome to St Francis National School

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St Francis NS is a vibrant and supportive community.  We work hard to bring out the best in every child and we work alongside parents to achieve this aim.  We are a warm, friendly and welcoming school and we hope that you and your child will be very happy during their time here.  Because working together is so important to us at St Francis National School, we have rebuilt our website so as to make it more attractive and informative and so that we can update it with ease on a very regular basis. 

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Classes and Staff 2022/23

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Latest News

School Choir Carol Singing Dates

Crowne Plaza Craft Fair – Sunday the 27th of November from 3 – 4 pm St. Oliver Plunkett Church – Sunday the 17th of December at 5 pm School Christmas Concert – Monday the 19th of December Blackrock Abbey – Tuesday the 20th of December (to be confirmed) Seinn, Schools Gathering – January, 2023 Peace Proms – 26th of February, 2023 Confirmation – Wednesday 29th of March, 2023 First Communion – Saturday the 13th of May, 2023 [...]

Reconfiguration of Patronage Survey

Reconfiguration of Patronage Survey The following is the result of our whole school survey on reconfiguration which was completed before the mid-term break. The Board of Management agree that St. Francis NS is not open to being involved in the Reconfiguration of Patronage Pilot Initiative at this time. Result: 53.2% - remain under Catholic Patronage 46.8%  - consider change For more information please read Reconfiguration - Information for Parents. For more information please read [...]

Winter / Christmas Annuals 2022

Order forms are being sent home this week for the Educate.ie Christmas/Winter Annuals Priced at just €3.00 each they are excellent value for money and make great stocking fillers and gifts. All annuals are full colour, A4 size and packed with educational articles and activities including: Classic activities to keep you busy no matter your mood, from matching games and spot the difference puzzles, to mindful colouring and join the dots. Fun puzzles to challenge your maths and language skills, [...]