Category: General News

馃幀 馃巸 Video Competition/ Com贸rtas F铆se谩n 馃巸 馃幀

馃懟Prizes to be won!/Duaiseanna le buachaint!馃懟

 

Some of our wonderful entries !

Click to view

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W00bd7I2asg
  2. https://youtu.be/yOm3fcSs59c
  3. https://youtu.be/fNAKQ4z6jLU
  4. https://youtu.be/WifJ7d9mhac
  5. https://youtu.be/IHhs6Ezf-fo
  6. https://youtu.be/aCyda8x141U
  7. https://youtu.be/ok8ON1fsWhA
  8. https://youtu.be/fCzPMQOa33I
  9. https://youtu.be/2SROpHeWBS0
  10. https://youtu.be/QiMsh_Rf2EM
  11. https://youtu.be/LStcrX6p8kQ
  12. https://youtu.be/sea08v8FMAk
  13. https://youtu.be/sgfXlLyJDFM
  14. https://youtu.be/xLGzgkI6hno

Who/C茅?聽Gach teaghlach/Every household

What?Cad?F铆se谩in a dh茅anamh i nGaeilge / Create a video as Gaeilge

Where/C茅n 谩it?Sa bhaile ar nd贸igh/At home of course!

After a very successful com贸rtas before the summer we are are delighted to be running another com贸rtas. To check out some of the wonderful聽summer entries click here .

For the next few weeks the children are being asked to create a video as Gaeilge with their family. Everyone is welcome to join in, even an madra! The video limit is 1 minute/n贸im茅ad but can be as short as you like! 1 video per family please.聽

The topic is 鈥楢n F贸mhar鈥 and click on these links for more ideas and help.聽

 

 

O铆cheShamhna

(to tune of聽Fr茅re聽Jacques)

O铆cheShamhna,聽O铆cheShamhna,
B谩ir铆n,聽breac,聽b谩ir铆nbreac,
脷lla聽is聽cn贸nna,聽煤lla聽is聽cn贸nna,
Is聽maithliomiad, is聽maithliomiad.

Halloween, Halloween,
Barmbrack, barmbrack,
Apples and nuts, apples and nuts,
I like them, I like them.

When you have completed your video please email it to聽msmurphy@divinewordns.ie to be included in our competition. Please include the following with your video email.

Ainmneacha/Names:

Ranganna/Classes:聽

Teideal/Video Title:聽

I/we give permission for the video attached to be uploaded to the school’s website and Twitter feed. I/we have sought permission from all participants in the video.

(please leave out if you don’t want your video posted online, it will still be entered into our competition)

 

Sproicdh谩ta 16/10/20 Deadline 16/10/20

Admissions Notice and Applications for Junior Infants September 2021

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2021/2022 school year

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Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school鈥檚 Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2021/22 is available as follows: 鈥

To download here Application form聽

On request: By emailing divinewordschool@gmail.com or writing to: Divine Word NS School Office, Marley Grange, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 D16FF62

Application forms are also available in the school porch

Please return completed applications along with all relevant documents by dropping into the office, through the post or email completed applications to聽divinewordschool@gmail.com
Please note anyone entering the school grounds should wear a face mask at all times.聽

 

 

PART 1 – Admissions to the 2021/22 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021/21 school year

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on

October 5th
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on

Nov 2nd

Oct 26th-30th half term

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is Nov 23rd
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is Dec 10th

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school鈥檚 admission policy.

 

Special Class Application and Decision Dates for admission to the Divine Word NS

The following are the dates applicable for admission to the school鈥檚 Special Class which caters for children with [insert details of category/categories of SEN catered for in the class] –

The school will commence accepting applications for admission to the special class on

 

N/A
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on

 

N/A
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application for admission to the special class is

 

N/A
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is N/A

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

Number of places being made available in 2021/22

The number of places being made available in junior infants is 56
The number of residential places is (boarding schools only) N/A
The number of non-residential places is (boarding schools only) N/A
The number of places being made available in the special class* catering for children with [insert category or categories of SEN catered for in the special class]聽 is N/A

 

(*Note: If school has a number of classes that cater for different categories of SEN, details of the numbers of places for each SEN class must be provided)

 

 

PART 2 – Admissions to the 2020/21 school year

In respect of the 2020/ 21school

In respect of 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 85

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020/21 school year:
Number of places available: 53
Number of applications received: 85
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:  

Criterion One: Applications with siblings attending the school— 29places offered, 29 places accepted.

Criterion Two: from the catchment area of the Parish of Marley Grange—25 places offered,19 聽聽places accepted.

Criterion Three: Applications from past Pupils of the Divine Word NS—13 places offered,5places accepted

Criterion Four: Applications from outside the catchment area of the Parish of the Divine Word NS- 0 places offered, 0 places accepted

Total number of offers made 53
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned. zero

 

 

 

 

 

BOM Agreed Report

Divine Word NS Board of Management Meeting

Date聽 2/09/2020 Time聽 7.00pm聽
Venue聽 Online via Zoom聽
Present Daire Keogh, John Williams, Fr. Jim Mulherin, Mary O鈥Sullivan, David Gildea, Peter Leonard, Leisel Kealy, Clare-Marie Murphy
Opening Prayer聽for start of school year聽
Chairpersons Report Correspondence

Thanked Mr Williams and staff for opening of school this year.聽

Child Protection Principals Oversight Report
Principal鈥檚 Report Reopening of school year- new procedures聽

Cleaning 鈥 cleaner in for 3 hours a day all touch points聽

SNA allocation聽

Staffing聽

Break times

Arrivals and departures聽

Admissions Policy discussed聽

Duties of Deputy post discussed

Finance Cleaning grants聽

Cleaning agreement聽

Weekly cleaning bill

PPE Grant agreed until end of December聽

Budget

Next Meeting聽 TBC聽

Book Lists

Book Lists 2020/2021

All our book lists were posted with the school reports again this year.

To make the process聽 easier for parents we have linked up with Opening Minds in Ballinteer Shopping Centre and all you need to do is tell them what class your child is in and they have our all our lists.

You can also purchase everything through their website by clicking on the link below and then finding our school on the drop down menu.

https://www.openingminds.ie/

Class of 2020 Picnic

A special thanks to our PA for organising a wonderful send off to our two 6th classes.

Thanks to Bobby Healy for providing drones for this awesome footage!

https://youtu.be/M8fhDJdrGVk