School Reopen Wednesday, 18th October

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The Department of Education and Skills has confirmed that schools can reopen tomorrow. I look forward to seeing everyone again in the morning. Please take care when travelling to and from school. Le dea-ghuí, Alan.

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School Closed Tuesday, 17th October

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Dear parent/guardian, I hope that everyone is safe after today. The Department of Education and Skills has announced that all schools are to remain closed tomorrow (Tuesday). The following is the announcement from the DES: “Schools to Remain Closed Tomorrow – Tuesday 17 October 2017 Following careful consideration by the National Emergency Coordination Group, the Department of Education and Skills, has decided that …Continue reading →

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School Closed Monday, 16th October

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To our school community, Please be aware that our school will be closed on Monday, 16th October in response to the Red Alert weather warning issued by Met Éireann. The Department of Education and Skills has issued the following statement: “In response to the imminent Storm Ophelia, the Department of Education and Skills is now publicly informing all schools, colleges …Continue reading →

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Good luck David!

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Rochestown Educate Together National School celebrated a Green Day on Friday, 29th September in support of our teacher, David Saunders. David is jetting off to Turkey to represent Ireland in the Amputee Football European Championships. Ireland will face Russia, England and Greece over the coming days. The pupils, staff and families of Rochestown ETNS are all very proud of David’s …Continue reading →

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Skipping Workshop

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On Wednesday, 20th September all of our pupils participated in a skipping workshop. We would like to thank our Parents’ Association who provided funding through their participation in the Cork Women’s Mini-Marathon. The children had individual ropes and learned how to count and skip in time. It was very challenging not looking at our feet all of the time! We …Continue reading →

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Red Day

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A very warm welcome back to school! We have had an exciting few weeks as we have welcomed all of our new Junior Infants and also a number of children into our other classes. Céad Míle Fáilte romhaibh go léir! We recently celebrated Red Day in support of the Cork Camogie team. We were delighted when they were victorious against …Continue reading →

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Fun Day and Award Ceremony

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Everyone at Rochestown Educate Together National School had a fantastic day on Wednesday, 28th June! All of our school gathered for a Fun Day. Events included the bouncing castle, welly toss, Lego race, penalty kicks, parachute, construction, drawing, reading, patterns, design and much more! The day culminated in an Award Ceremony where many of our parents and family members were …Continue reading →

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Senior Infants’ School Tour

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Last week our two Senior Infant classes went on our first ever school tour! The children visited Rumley’s Farm and had an amazing time. We saw lots of different animals from sheep to chicks to rabbits to buffaloes! We also saw how a milking machine operated. The highlight of the tour for many of us was being driven by a …Continue reading →

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First Class and Second Class School Tours

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This week First and Second Classes set off on our school tours. A recent theme for our First Class was ‘Ireland’. This included some history as well as learning about Irish plants and flowers. On Tuesday, our First Class visited Blarney Castle grounds for their school tour to explore this theme further. We had a wonderful time exploring the mysteries of …Continue reading →

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Art Appreciation Week 2017

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We celebrated Art Appreciation Week at Rochestown Educate Together National School from 22nd – 26th May. The pupils were exposed to a huge variety of visual arts and learned about several famous artists too. A number of our parents also assisted us when we were creating our art pieces. We are very grateful to everyone who gave of their time …Continue reading →

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