School closure extended until 19th April

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I hope that everyone is keeping safe in these difficult times. The following is a statement from the Department of Education and Skills regarding the extended school closures: All schools, pre-schools and further and higher education settings will remain closed to students until 19 April 2020. The decision has been taken following advice from the NPHET (National Public Health Emergency …Continue reading →

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School closed until 29th March

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Our school will remain closed from Friday, 13th March to Sunday, 29th March. Below please find a statement from the Department of Education and Skills: An announcement was made this morning by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD of the closure of schools, pre-schools and further and higher education settings, for a period until 29 March 2020, to support efforts to contain …Continue reading →

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Letter from CMO, Dr. Tony Holohan re: Coronavirus, 10th March 2020

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Please find the latest update from the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tony Holohan, regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus), which outlines how a decision to close a school is made. All schools will remain open unless directed otherwise by the Department of Health or Education. cmo-letter-to-schools-10-march-2020

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Letter from the Chief Medical Officer about the Coronavirus

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Below please find the latest letter from the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tony Holohan, regarding the Coronavirus. It contains some useful factual information, again stressing the importance of hand hygiene and covering your mouth/nose when coughing/sneezing. cmo-letter-to-parents

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School closed on Tuesday, 7th January 2020

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Happy New Year to everyone! I would like to remind everyone that school is closed tomorrow (Tuesday, 7th January) to facilitate training for our teachers in the new Language Curriculum. I look forward to seeing you all again on Wednesday. Le dea-ghuí, Alan.

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Science Week 2019

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November in Rochestown Educate Together saw the entire school participating in Science Week. There were experiments happening in every classroom throughout the week. Children participated in a wide variety of experiments across Biology, Chemistry and Physics. They saw how material can change state; how light can bend; chemical reactions between acids and alkali; how our sense organs work and much …Continue reading →

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Geodome

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At Rochestown Educate Together NS we place a large emphasis on environmental learning. Part of this is linked to our Learn Together ethical curriculum, which includes Ethics and the Environment as one of the strands. Another aspect of our school is the strong element of parental involvement. One of our parents, Eoin, had an idea about building a geodome for …Continue reading →

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Maths Week 2019

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We celebrated Maths Week at Rochestown ETNS from 14-18 October. The pupils were encouraged to use their ‘Maths Eyes’ to see Maths in every day life. Every class participated in special events such as the 100m dash, Maths trails, shape making, dice games and quizzes. Here are some photos of our mathematicians!  

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Traffic Management Plan for new classrooms

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Monday, 22nd October is a significant day in the story of our school. It will mark the first time since June 2016 that all of our pupils and staff have been located at one site. We are all very excited about this! The biggest logistical challenge is the management of traffic, especially in the mornings. Please examine the attachment carefully …Continue reading →

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Whole School Evaluation Report

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I am delighted to attach our final Whole School Evaluation (Management, Leadership and Learning) (WSE – MLL) report. The response of our Board of Management to the report is also included. I would like to thank our inspectors for their work with our school and for their diligence in having the report prepared so promptly. I would also like to thank …Continue reading →

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