Welcome to this week’s newsletter,

ETHOS: Summer Solstice today. Bí curamach, as the fairies are at their most powerful, and we have 16hrs 40mins of light. Days start getting shorter tomorrow – tee hee !


Tuesday 27th – school closed early 13.10hrs for all classes.

Friday 30th – school closed at 12.00hrs for summer holidays.

August 31st – Schools opens at 08.30hrs for new school year

PARENTS ASSOCIATION: The Summer BBQ was a great success – thanks to all who attended.  The PAC would also like to thank all of the volunteers who helped make it such a great event. CHECK OUT GALLERY

BOOKLISTS & MATERIALS MONEY: These will be emailed to you in the coming week.

READERS: Please return all readers to the school by Friday. Children will not have readers next week, as we are stocktaking, and replenishing. Check under beds, sofas, fridges – Please make sure all boks are returned, as they are very expensive to replace. Thanks,

SCIENCE AWARD: Big thanks to Niamh who prepared, submitted and secured our Science and Maths Award again this year. This is the fourth year we have been awarded this, and we are delighted and proud.  

LOST AND FOUND We have been displaying the lost and found all week now, and unclaimed items will be donated in the coming week, please have a look at the items in the yard and claim – thanks.

SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT: Our school will grow from 196 children to 250 next September. We will be welcoming three new teachers to Canal Way Educate Together, and we shall inform you of their appointments over the summer. We will occupy all of our ten rooms next year –  nine classrooms and 1 learning support room, where our team of three learning support teachers will be based – Wilma, Hazel and a third teacher who will be appointed during September.

Enjoy the weekend,

Dermot & Staff.