Newsletter 18th September 2019

FearLess Programme
There was a very good attendance at the recent talk on how to deal with anxiety in children. For further information and more upcoming events etc. visit

Homework Club
Homework club has recommenced! We provide children with the opportunity to complete their written homework under the supervision of qualified teachers. The club will run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons directly after school, from 3 to 4pm. Children are welcome to attend as many evenings as they wish during any given week. The following fees will apply (which include the cost of insurance, light/heat, etc):

  • €4 per day or
  • €15 per week or
  • €55 per 4-week block

Staff News
Congratulations to Mrs. Moriarty (a son) and Mrs. Donnelly (a daughter) who have both given birth recently! We also welcome Ms. Sarah Murphy who has taken over from Mrs. Donnelly.

Additional School Closure
A reminder that we have been informed that the school will be closed for inservice on Wednesday, 23rdOctober.

Ballylinan Youth Club
Ballylinan Youth Club is holding a registration night  for parents on Tuesday the 24th from 7pm to 8pm in St. Anne’s Hall. All children from 12-15 can be registered by their parents or guardians on that night. If any one would like to consider joining Ballylinan Youth Club as a volunteer, please contact Breege Clarke or any member of the club committee.

Book Bills / Rental
Once again thanks to all who have paid. If you have not yet done so, please pay as soon as possible. If you have any queries re. payment, please contact the school.

Change of Address, Phone Number?
If there has been a change in the past year or two, please make sure that we have been informed. You can call us or email us at the address below. Thank you.