Gaelscoil Philib Barún

Government Advice about Returning to School

The Department of Education has provided the school with a number of animated videos, for distribution to parents and pupils that plan to return to school on Monday, 15 March 2021. They are available in English and Irish as follows: Video for Third – Sixth class pupils: English | Irish Video for Parents: English | Irish | English with Irish Sign Language

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Electronic Medical Declaration

As part of the guidelines associated with returning to school safely, we require that parents fill out an electronic medical declaration regarding their children before returning. This can be done online via the Databiz Solutions website using the instructions outlined in the following guide. Please login and virtually sign the declaration before your child returns to school as follows: Phase 1 (Junior Infants – Second class) Monday, 1 March 2021 Phase 2 (Third – Sixth class) Monday, 15 March 2021

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School Reopening

Following recent announcements by the Government in relation to phased return of schools as part of the National Living with Covid Plan, Gaelscoil Philib Barún will reopen for Junior Infants to 2nd class on Monday, 1 March 2021. The school has received additional guidelines from the Department to effectively manage this return while level 5 restrictions remain in place and further details are available in a letter from the Minister of Education to all parents and guardians. In summary, we

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