Red Day at RETNS!


On this day the students of RETNS wore at least one item of red clothing. A thing to note was that the school looked like they were covered in red paint! It was great to see everyone back after the summer holidays. This was done to support the Cork Camogie team in the All Ireland Final. Sadly Galway won 1.15 to …Continue reading →


Young Environmentalist Overall National Winners!


Huge congratulate our Sixth Class who are the overall national winners of the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Award for primary schools. The class explored the area of sustainable food by using our geodome to plant vegetables and herbs. Huge congratulations to our Sixth Class team – Chloe, Chantelle and Terri – for their support of the pupils with this project. I must …Continue reading →


Active Week in RETNS


  Last week on the 26th of April we started Active Week. We did a lot of fun activities for example: dancing, running and we even did an active word hunt! We had so much fun! After every yard the school had active movement breaks. On Wednesday, 5th and 6th class went up to the pitch and did lots of …Continue reading →


School Reopen

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We were delighted to welcome all of our pupils back to school on Monday, 15th March. We are now reopen again for all pupils from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. I would like to thank all of our parents/guardians for everything you have done to support your child’s education over the past 2 months or so. The children should also …Continue reading →


School closure extended until 11th January


The Taoiseach, Michéal Martin, TD, announced this evening that all schools are to remain closed until Monday, 11th January. This is as part of the move to full Level 5 restrictions due to the surge in Covid-19 cases over the past week. The Taoiseach has asked that all of us reduce our contacts as much as possible over the next …Continue reading →


Red Day Celebration


      We celebrated Red Day on Friday in support of the Cork Football team. Commiserations to the Cork Ladies on their defeat to Dublin. It was a game that hung in the balance right to the very end and it could have gone either way. We are very proud of the team. To add to our celebrations we …Continue reading →


Spreading Positivity

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    Rochestown Educate Together National School celebrated our whole school reopening by painting the classroom windows. All pupils were invited to share words that describe our school. These were then painted on the windows of various classrooms. We really enjoyed seeing the windows being decorated over the last few weeks!    


Annual Admissions Notice for 2021-22 School Year

ROCHESTOWN EDUCATE TOGETHER NATIONAL SCHOOL ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE in respect of admissions to the 2021/2022 school year   Admission Policy and Application Form A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2021-22 school year is available as follows: – To download at: On request: By emailing or writing to : Rochestown …Continue reading →


RETNS Covid-19 Response Plan; FAQ


Our Board of Management met on Wednesday, 19th August and ratified our school’s Covid-19 Response Plan. This takes the DES’ Covid-19 Response Plan for the Safe and Sustainable Reopening of Primary Schools and applies it to our school context. We would like to thank our school’s Board of Management, Leadership and Management Team and School Reopening Committee for all of their hard work over the past few weeks in preparing …Continue reading →


Covid-19 Policy Statement and Response Plan

RE: Re-opening of Rochestown Educate Together National School I hope you and your families are keeping well. As you are aware, our school has now been closed since 12th March due to the COVID-19 situation.  We are now hoping to re-open our school safely, in line with current guidance and recommendations. Re-opening the school safely will require the co-operation of …Continue reading →

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