Gaelscoil Philib Barún

General Articles

Virtual Classroom Updates

The school has decided to minimise as much as is possible the amount of books and copybooks that have to be brought home from school during the 2021-2022 school year. To this end, we will continue to use Padlet, Seesaw and Edmodo to help with homework. Therein, parents can submit work on behalf of their children and can make contact with each teacher if required also. Full details on the virtual classroom page for each class can be found on

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Back to School and Class Teachers

We are looking forward to meeting everybody again for the new school year and we can confirm that the school will reopen again on Monday, 30 August 2021 at 9:00am. The teachers and classes for the 2021-2022 school year are as follows: Junior Infants : M. Caren (Substitute teacher M. Aileen) Senior Infants : M. Ailin / M. Eibhlin (Jobsharing) 1st class : M. Cathy 2nd class: M. Orna (Substitute teacher M. Lauren) 3rd class : M. Méadhbh 4th class

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Book Rental 2021/22

The Board of Management has agreed the cost of the book rental fees for the school year 2021/22 and we can confirm that they will remain the same as last year. As guidelines are in place during the Covid-19 pandemic, the school will cannot accept cash payments but are able to facilitate online payments via Databiz Solutions instead. You must be registered with a valid email address to use the online payment facility and, once this is done, it should

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New School Website

The look & feel of the school website has remained largely unchanged since its launch almost 12 years ago, on 20 April 2009. However, while the current styling has served us well, we feel that it’s time for a refresh and are delighted to launch the new website today, Monday, 18 January 2021. In addition to the aesthetic refresh, the update includes the use of an automatic language translation system to provide a more complete website experience as Gaeilge, as

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School Reopening

The Gaelscoil will reopen on Friday, 28 August 2020 for all classes and staggered times will apply, as follows: Naíonáin Bheaga agus Mhóra at 8:45am Rang 1,2,3,4, at 8:55am Rang 5 agus 6 at 9:05am Information on the safe return to school is available on this letter. Please be aware that further updates will be communicated on this website and through text.

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Book Rental 2020/21

The Board of Management has raised slightly the cost of the book rental fees again this year to cover the cost of an online payment system.Due to guidelines in place while the Covid-19 pandemic is active the school will not be accepting cash payments. Instructions on how to facilitate this online payment system are available elsewhere on this site. Once this is done it will be very easy to complete any payments to be made to the school. One Child:

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Online Payments

Due to restrictions pertaining to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the school is putting a facility in place to allow parents to make payments to the school online. To this end, we are asking parents to log on with their email address to the portal we are using (Databiz Solutions) by following the directions here. The school has a phone number registered with each family but will require an email also. Please use a current and up to date email. If you

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