Gaelscoil Philib Barún

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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Art Prize Winner

A pupil from 6th class, Amelia McEvoy, has won a prize for her artwork in a Banksy-inspired competition sponsored by Edco. 6th class have been displaying great art work completed at home while school has been closed, and posted on their Padlet page. Well done, Amelia.

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New Admission Policy being drafted

Following the enacting of new legislation all schools are required to amend their admission policies. Gaelscoil Philib Barún has drafted a new policy to be in effect for 2021 which complies with new guidelines outlined by the legislation and will submit its policy for approval to its patron. The draft can be found here for parents who want to view it.

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Welcome Back to Virtual School

A personal welcome message from Daithí de Paor. Congratulations again on your home schooling work posted on the Padlet pages with your teachers. Please check in daily rather like coming to school. If for any reason you can’t do the work, message your teacher on Padlet or through the email address on the page. Using the email is a more private way to communicate.

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Our Virtual Classrooms

Teachers are putting up lessons and recommended activities for pupils each day using the Padlet software on our new Collaboration page. We hope to update these daily. There have been difficulties with the amount of traffic on this service. We are aware that some pupils were not able to bring home their textbooks and we will arrange to have the relevant textbook pages up on the each class’s site. Pupils should work through the work as best they can. On

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Homework Collaboration

As part of the school’s efforts to minimise the impact of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, which led to the school being closed from Friday, 13 March 2020 to Monday, 30 March 2020, the teachers have collaborated to provide some virtual learning aids. These will be used in the coming weeks to provide some limited work for students during the school days that the school is closed. The work has been deemed reasonable, while limited in nature and scope, and we hope

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A Thank You for Seán

Seán Breatnach, former chairperson of the Board of Management, receiving a presentation from the Board of Management of Gaelscoil Philib Barún, of a painting celebrating Seán’s long service to the Gaelscoil in Tramore. Seán has been a voluntary member of the Board since 1985 and chairperson since 1999. He was instrumental in achieving the wonderful building the school now occupies.

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