The new school is almost ready. Cleaners are in at the moment and we hope to have the office open by the 29th of August 2016. The last of the prefabs will be removed in September. Children will have a temporary play area initially while work is being completed on the yard areas.
Here are some photos of the school in the meantime.
A gathering of parents and friends of the school this afternoon moved the school furniture, books, IT equipment up to the new school’s library for storage. Our thanks to all who helped on today.
A big thanks to those who helped out today with the moving. We are working hard to have everything in place for September.
The Book Lists for the 2016-2017 school year (for Junior Infants – 6th class) are now available here.
The latest school newsletter (June 2016) is now available on the Newsletters page.
To facilitate an inservice day on the 23rd of June the school will now close for pupils at 12:00 on the 22nd of June. This an amendment to the the school calendar.
Other times to note:
- Sports Day: 21st June in the GAA field
- 6th class finishing: 22nd June @ 10:30 am
As the end of the school year approaches, it is once again time to look forward to our annual Food and Beverage evening. This popular event will be held at the customary location of the Coast Guard Station, Love Lane, Tramore. It will take place on Friday, 17th June 2016 from 7:00pm until 9:30pm.
Tickets are €10 per person and we are delighted to have Quish’s Supervalu, Tramore as our main sponsor along with Source restaurant amongst others. This is an adult only event and a great way to catch up with other parents.
Tickets will be available at school drop off and pick up times from Wed 15th to Friday 17th June and also on the door or by calling Claire Brennan on 089 221 9325. Tickets are limited so get in quick and we look forward to seeing you all on the night.
The Parents Association
The school soccer and hurling leagues began last week. Details of the league standings can be viewed at:
Matches are being played on the on Tramore AFC astroturf and the GAA astroturf on selected days.
The latest school newsletter (May 2016) is now available on the Newsletters page.
The Board of Management has discussed book rental for the coming school year 16/17. They have come to the agreement that the fee will remain the same as last year. It will be as follows, €95 euros for the first child and €85 for the second child, €75 for third child and €65 for fourth child.
- Family of one child: €95
- Family of two children: €180 (€95 & €85)
- Family of three children: €255 (€95, €85, €75)
- Family of four children: €320 (€95, €85, €75, €65)
Fees include €25 for Arts & Crafts and €15 for photocopying/resources and the covering of books (€40). Book rental fees may be paid in instalments of your choice to Suzanne in the office.
Parents who wish to buy their own books must let the office know before the end of May, so that the correct number of books may be ordered. Also if you are purchasing your own books, an Arts & Crafts fee of €25 and a €15 for photocopying per child must be paid to the office. When this is paid you will then receive your booklist in June. However those who do not pay will not receive their lists. It is very important that all fees for Arts & Crafts and photocopying are paid as each class will be allocated this money per child paid.
Gaelscoil Philib Barún celebrated the Easter Rising ón the 15th of March 2016 and raised the national flag. A parade lead by Tiger Lily, Sixth class, playing the pipes, started at the school entrance progressed to the school yard where the a pageant was held.
The flags were raised by Olivia Nic an Phearsún, Naíonain Mhóra and Naoise Ó Laighin, Rang 6, following the reading of the proclamation by fourth class.