Catholic Schools Week (Jan 26th – Feb 2nd)
Grandparents Mass (including parents!) will be celebrated on Friday 31st January at 12.30 p.m. in St. Anne’s Church (note slightly earlier time this year). Pupils will be able to leave after the mass if collected from the school. We are looking forward to what is always one of the nicest events of the year!
Triple P Junior & Teen Groups/ Fear- Less Seminars
Midlands Area Parenting Partnership are delivering programs for parents of primary school children over the coming months. Please see posters on notice board at the school or visit www.askaboutparenting.ie .
Parents Association AGM
Will take place in the school on Wednesday, 29th January at 7:30 p.m. All welcome.
Arles Parish reminds you that children for First Communion are invited to 11.30 mass this Sunday in Ballylinan. The children are asked to please bring colouring pencils.
Please visit www.ballylinannationalschool.com where you can hear some of our pupils reading some short poems and conversing in Irish. Is féidir libh éisteacht lenár ndaltaí ag caint as Gaeilge. Bainigí triail as!
These are an important chance to have a chat with your child’s teacher about his/her progress. They will take place this year on Tuesday and Thursday, 4th & 6th February. Times will be allocated to you in the coming days. Please note that parents of pupils who were receiving learning support (SEN) earlier in the year from either Mrs. Curran or Mrs. Browne will not have a meeting with an SEN teacher at this time, but will meet with the class teacher as normal.
There are still a small number on sale, price €8. A big thanks to all who supported our calendar by placing an advertisement for their business. Available from the office.
Parents who have already given their child’s name to the school will receive an enrolment form in the next couple of weeks. Please return the form promptly because we need to prepare for next year. If your child is due to start school in September and you haven’t already let us know, please contact the school office immediately at 059 – 862 5195. Thank you.