26th January 2024

Dear Parents, 
Thank you for your continued cooperation and support.
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Co. Co. have asked us to let you know that they will be planting 3500 Native Trees
on the Shanganah Cliffs area on Saturday, 2 nd and 9 th March. They are encouraging community involvement.
Please email parksconsultations@dlrcoco.ie email for further information.
Please note that while stud earrings are permitted, looped or similar are not on safety grounds. Thank you for
your cooperation in this matter.
As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any queries.
Naomi Rousseau

Peace Proms: Sunday, 4 th February

Please see email sent 24.1.24 for important information. If your child is not attending, please contact Trish


If you have a Peace Proms ticket that you will no longer be using, would you please contact the school office

and we can arrange for a parent looking for a ticket to purchase it.

Many thanks.

SET Reviews

If your child is receiving SET Teacher support, you will be contacted by the school in the coming weeks either regarding
a review meeting at the school or via email. Please do not hesitate to contact Naomi with any queries.

Dates for your diary

Fri, 2 nd February Cyber Safety Workshops in 3 rd – 6 th Classes with CyberSafeKids Ireland. Children in 3 rd –

6 th will complete a survey in advance.

Sunday, 4 th February Third & Fourth Class Pupils will be singing in the Peace Proms Concert in the RDS.

Further details to follow next week.
Mon, 5th February School Closed for St. Brigid’s Bank Holiday
Tues, 6 th February Safer Internet Day
Wed, 7 th February CyberSafeKids Ireland to deliver a Parent Session following their workshops in Senior
Classes. This informative session will educate on the importance of web safety, how to
be cyber safe and will speak directly on the ‘popular apps/forums’ as well as on the
apps/forums our pupils are using and talking about.
This will take place at 7.30pm via zoom.

Fri, 9 th Feb Pancake Party in Aid of Children’s Heart Ireland. Donations of €3 welcome.
Mon, 12th – Fri,
16th February

School Closed for Mid Term Break

Thurs, 29 th February Final Cycle Safety Training for Sixth Class
Fri, 1 st March Adult Table Quiz
Mon, 4 th March Laura Kenny begins Teaching Practice in Second Class for three weeks. Laura attended
Rathmichael and we are delighted to welcome back. At all times, the children will
remain under the supervision of the class teacher.

Thurs, 7 th March World Book Day. Children are invited to dress up as a character from a favourite book.

Further details to follow.

Fri, 8 th March 2 nd & 5 th Class finish swimming today.
Mon, 11 th March Molly Healy begins teaching Senior Infants for four weeks. At all times, the children will

remain under the supervision of the class teacher.
Setanta Book Fair will be in operation for the week! Further details to follow.

Wed, 13 th March 5 th Class are going to see the Rathdown TY Musical
Mon, 18 th March School Closed for St. Patrick’s Bank Holiday
Fri, 22 nd March School Closes at 12.25 for Infants & 12.30 for 1 st – 6 th Classes for Easter Break
Mon, 25th Mar – Fri,
5th April

School Closed for Easter Holidays

Fri, 12 th April 1 st & 4 th Class begin swimming today.
Mon, 6th May School Closed for Bank Holiday
Fri, 31 st May 1 st & 4 th Class finish swimming today.
Mon, 3rd June School Closed for Bank Holiday
17 th – 21 st June Active Week

Sports Day – Tues, 18 th June
Summer Dance: 4 th , 5 th & 6 th : Thurs, 20 th June

Wed, 26th June School Closes at 12.25 for Infants & 12.30 for 1 st – 6 th Classes for the Summer Break
Our 50c Assemblies are held on the first Wednesday of every month. Children are welcome to bring in

50c for the children Rathmichael sponsor in Fields of Life.