Admission Closing Date: February 28th 2023

Dear Prospective Parents,

Below find the admission statement and admission policy for entry to St. Cecilia’s School. If you have any questions or queries please give us a call on 0719177907.

Admission Statement updated January 2023

Admissions-policy Final Updated January 2023

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We are having SNOW much fun.

What a white delight. The students are having a great time enjoying the snow. Making snowmen and even having the odd snowball fight.image_6483441 (1) image_6483441

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Admissions Statement 2023

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For the information of parents and staff members:

The school admission policy has been altered to include the following legislative change from the Department of Education.

St. Cecilia’s School will cooperate with the National Council for Special Education in the performance by the Council of its functions under the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 relating to the provision of education to children with special educational needs, including in particular by the provision and operation of a special class or classes when requested to do so by the Council.

 St. Cecilia’s School will comply with any direction served on the patron or the board, as the case may be, under section 37A and any direction served on the board under section 67(4B) of the Education Act.”

 

 

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Christmas Doors

Teachers and SNAs took on the challenge again this year to decorate their classroom doors. Some fantastic artwork done by kids and displayed creatively by teachers. Students all loved walking around corridors coming up to Christmas checking out the various doors. Well done all.

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All Aboard the Christmas Express

We have had a load of fun getting ready for Christmas. We took a virtual ride on the Polar Express and got a bell from Santa’s sleigh. We made hot chocolate, counting our marshmallows. We played in fake snow, decorated Christmas trees, and ate candy canes. Everyone made Santa’s good list! Happy Christmas from Gold Class.IMG_9386IMG_9388IMG_9348IMG_9383IMG_9321IMG_9338IMG_9362

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!!

This term we have enjoyed preparing for our Christmas production and enjoying lots of festive art.

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Christmas shows 2022

We are thrilled with our Christmas performances for 2022.  Check them out on our YouTube channel…

Christmas Shows 2022

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Christmas Time in Purple Class

The boys in purple class have loved the run-up to Christmas and the Winter break. They have made some wonderful Christmas crafts and done lots of festive cooking. The boys have also had a blast behind the scenes of our Christmas song. Here’s a sneak peak! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us here in Purple Class!

 

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Blue Christmas

We have had a very busy run up to Christmas. We enjoyed dressing up and recording our Christmas play and taking part in other festive activities.We made some snowmen out of marshmallows and icing sugar and they were delicious! We had a great time swimming in Rosses Point too. Our members of the Green Schools Committee resused their old jumpers and upcycled them with some great new designs!

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Drama!!!!!!

We have been busy producing a music video for our Christmas performance.  Pink class went “on location” to Rosses Point with the help of a drone and a green screen to film our play.  We had a fantasic time learning about…

5.21 Explore and react to props, costumes, actions and sensory stimuli in a dramatic context

5.23 Show an awareness of being part of an acting group

5.24 Co-operate or work alongside/in parallel with others in making, choosing and using props, costumes and sets

5.25 Work independently or collaboratively to produce a rehearsed piece of drama for an audience

5.26 Express and/or identify emotions in a dramatic context

Fantasic work everyone…

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Newsletter December 22

Our December 22 newsletter is now available.  Merry Christmas.

Newsletter December 22

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Thanksgiving in Gold Class

Gold Class had a great week learning all about Thanksgiving. We practiced our math skills by making shape turkeys. We used some of our food dude fruit and vegetables to make a turkey. In cookery we made pumpkin pie cups and fruit salad jelly for our Thanksgiving meal. Finally, we ended the week by having our Thanksgiving meal and it was good.

 

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Creep Creations in Purple Class!

IMG-20221020-WA0014IMG_20221020_144328IMG_20221020_144509All IMG-20221020-WA0013the boys in Purple class were busy before our midterm break creating spooky art,IMG_20221020_144852IMG-20221027-WA0030IMG-20221027-WA0026IMG-20221027-WA0022IMG-20221020-WA0017IMG-20221020-WA0012IMG-20221020-WA0014 making chocolate-covered apples and carving pumpkins. We had lots of fun!

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Spooky Silver Class


Silver class had great fun dressing up for the Halloween parade and marching proudly showing off our costumes!!20221028_100804 20221028_100745 20221028_100708 20221028_100658 20221028_100618 20221028_100355

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Credit Union Art Competiton

Some students from Red Class did a small study of the colours of Autumn. They gathered leaves and also studied leaves collected by staff showing  the beautiful variety of colours that can appear on the trees at this time of year. Students then created their own piece of art using watercolour paints and some chose to also use the leaves collected.

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We entered the above artworks into the Credit Union “Wonderful World’ Art competition and were delighted to hear some won prizes in the competition. Well done Reece, Eireann and Maja.

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