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Message from the Principal.

Message from the Principal.

Céad Míle Fáilte!

As Principal of Divine Word National School, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our school website.  All of us here at Divine Word strive to ensure that your child is part of a happy, safe and inclusive environment. It is our aim to provide the highest standard of education for our children, in a child-centred environment.

It is a privilege for me to work with a staff that is hardworking and caring, and whose commitment underpins the school’s core ethos.  In partnership with the parents, we endeavour to nurture the children’s academic, social, emotional and spiritual development.

There is a vibrant school community that provides a well-rounded and comprehensive programme of activities.  All the children here are encouraged to participate and achieve to the best of their abilities and interests.

I hope you enjoy our website and if you would like any more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Is mise le meas,

John Sheanon

 

Divine Word National School

Divine Word National School

The Divine Word National School serves the parish of Marley Grange and its surrounding areas. It is a mainstream, co-educational school catering for all pupils aged 4-12 (approximately).

The school fosters the overall development of the child in a caring and supportive environment and with the help of a well qualified and enthusiastic teaching staff ensures that pupils receive a unique degree of individual attention.

It is situated at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains between Marlay Park and the famous St Enda’s Park and is close to many recreational and sporting clubs.

Recent Projects and Awards

Green Schools

Divine Word school is proud to be a Green School. We received our 6th Green Flag in May 2016. This 6th flag was for Global Citizenship – Litter and Waste . We have worked hard to achieve these awards over the last few years.

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Blue Star

In May 2014, we got awarded the Blue Star award. The Blue Star Programme is an education initiative for primary school students across Ireland. The idea of the Programme is simple: to foster better understanding and knowledge of the European Union and how it affects the lives of Irish citizens among Irish primary pupils through classroom projects and activities.

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Discover Primary Science & Maths Award

To date, we have received six ‘Discover Primary Science and Maths Awards’ .

We compiled a folder of all the science work that has been undertaken by the children in the school throughout the year.

All the strands of the Science curriculum were represented, as well as visitors to the school and visits the children made to some of the Discover primary science centres. We had fun while we learned. We look forward to lots more science activities in the future. Sincere thanks to all the teachers and parents who support the children each year.

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