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Latvia Day
19th Nov 2019 11:31 am
Fun Fact: Did you know the first ever Christmas tree originated in Latvia?
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Thank you to Adele from SEAI for visiting our 3rd classes.
19th Nov 2019 10:00 am
We had an important visitor from SEAI talking to us about all forms of Energy and showing us the different forms of Energy and how to conserve it - our favourite was the exploding capsule - but the photos were blurry. We made a human circuit - using our energy to light him up, watched Newtons cradle, and a wind up torch as well as learning how to be more energy efficient
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lunch time Sports
18th Nov 2019 1:09 pm
Lunch time football training with Mr Rennick and Hurling training with Mr Mc Suibhne at our Hurling wall.
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Procedural Practice
15th Nov 2019 6:52 pm
Today 4th class put their theory into practice by making Rice Krispie buns. They wrote the recipe during the week as a procedural writing activity.
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Congratulations on spooktacular stories
15th Nov 2019 4:35 pm
Well done to all the prize winners at today's junior assembly and their parents who joined us.
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Girl with a Pearl Earring
14th Nov 2019 10:19 am
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Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop
12th Nov 2019 12:09 pm
As part of Science Week Bricks4Kidz came in and held workshops for our classes. The children had great fun making motorised lego vehicles!
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Botanic Gardens
11th Nov 2019 11:45 am
Super Green Human Being winners took a trip to Glasnevin. They toured the gardens and learned all about biodiversity.
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14 Henrietta St.
10th Nov 2019 5:48 pm
The children learnt about the history of urban life and housing in Ireland, through people and memory. They asked loads of questions and are currently doing a project based on this which they will be presenting in assembly this Friday.
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Dream Catchers
9th Nov 2019 9:18 pm
This week for art we made dream catchers, to catch all our bad dreams! We think they are pretty cool.
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Procedure Pizzas
8th Nov 2019 3:39 pm
Great craic today in 5th class bringing our literacy theme of procedure to life by making (and tasting
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Fettercairn Horse Project
6th Nov 2019 7:51 pm
Well done to the pupils who completed the Horse riding and stable management course with Fettercairn Horse Project. It has been a fun and educational 6 weeks.
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Horse Project
6th Nov 2019 3:05 pm
Some students in 4th class completed the Fettercairn Youth Horse project yesterday. Students loved going to the stables every Tuesday. They are super proud of all the new skills they gained from completing the project.
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Unbe’leaf’able Artists
5th Nov 2019 10:32 pm
4th class created very cute leaf creatures for art.
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Music Projects
5th Nov 2019 10:31 pm
Students in room 9 worked really hard researching some very famous Irish artists. They learned loads about Luke Kelly and The Dubliners to name a few. They have also been singing some songs beautifully.
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GAA Blitz
30th Oct 2019 11:26 am
Well done to all the girls who took part at the GAA blitz taking place at St. Mark's GAA club. They won all their matches and as a result won the whole competition!
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Fantastic support getting ready for Croke Park!
30th Oct 2019 11:11 am
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Telling the Time
26th Oct 2019 10:42 am
After Halloween, 4th class will be doing time in Maths. Parents can you please practice this with your children over the holidays? Thank you :)
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Halloween Highlights
25th Oct 2019 12:31 pm
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Junior Halloween Assembly
25th Oct 2019 11:59 am
Our spookiest assembly ever! Well done to all the children who dressed up today.
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Xilinx
25th Oct 2019 10:55 am
A huge thank you to the staff members from Xilinx who made our our outdoor classroom possible. We now have a place to learn about nature, amongst nature!
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halloween senior assembly
25th Oct 2019 10:53 am
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Táimid bródúil as ár bhfoireann!
25th Oct 2019 10:17 am
Well done to the senior footballers who gave it their all in the Sciath Mhic Caoilte final on Wednesday. A huge thank you to Mr Moloney for his time and effort.The boys did our school proud.Match report in today’s edition of the Evening herald /Tallaght Echo.Maith sibh!
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Senior Halloween assembly
25th Oct 2019 10:11 am
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Occupations Trip
24th Oct 2019 1:49 pm
This month Ms Allen and Ms Hartland's groups have been learning about different occupations and next month we will be learning about different foods. Today we went to the supermarket and purchased lots of fruit we hadn't tried before like...avocado, watermelon, kiwi fruit, limes, pineapple, pomegranate, passion fruit, melon & mango. Delicious!
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Off to Croke Park we go !!
23rd Oct 2019 11:14 am
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Aidan's Abú
23rd Oct 2019 8:51 am
We are all match ready here in Room 21. We are very excited to cheer on our fellow class mate Kyle McMahon.
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Room 7 Activities
22nd Oct 2019 10:19 pm
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Counties of Ireland project work
22nd Oct 2019 10:16 pm
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Treats
22nd Oct 2019 9:58 pm
I’ve-cream party!
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Room 7 getting their groove on!
22nd Oct 2019 9:54 pm
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Math & Science trip to UCD!
22nd Oct 2019 9:53 pm
Miss McHugh’s class we’re so lucky to be chosen to attend a math and science seminar and day out to UCD last Thursday !
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3rd Class Pentagons
22nd Oct 2019 9:48 pm
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Junior Assembly Fun
22nd Oct 2019 9:44 pm
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Surprise Visitor for the Senior Football Team
21st Oct 2019 9:29 pm
Our former Deputy Principal Mr. McCullagh kindly popped into school today to give the senior footballers an inspirational talk before their final on Wednesday. He showed us photographs of past victorious teams and a medal from the 1994 winning team. Hopefully we will add to the collection this week!
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Finals Information: Wednesday 23rd of October.
17th Oct 2019 5:53 pm
We are heading to CrokePark next week for the @cnambnaisiunta Finals. Get your tickets now from Fran in the office. Entry on the day is Via Davin turnstiles. School support section is in Hogan stand section 329. Teachers will be on hand to help. The excitement builds. Info on http://cnmb.ie.
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Junior Boys Go Games Champions
16th Oct 2019 1:35 pm
Well done to our fantastic junior boys GAA team who were victorious today in their final league game against St. Dominic’s NS. They finished the league campaign top of the table and were crowned champions. All the training and practice has paid off!
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Croke Park Tickets
15th Oct 2019 9:29 am
Tickets are available for parents to attend the senior boys match in Croke Park October 23rd . €5 For entry to Croke Park or €10 For bus and ticket. Available now at the office.
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GAA:Senior boys team have have made it to the Cnmb finals in Croke park.
11th Oct 2019 7:10 am
Congratulations to our senior boys who won their @CnmbDublin semi-final against OLV Ballymun today.Player of the match was Jayden Marshal( 4th class).He was closely followed by Adam McNally(6th), Joseph Olushoto (6th) and Aser Mamubane(5th).A great team performance by all. Comhghairdeas le gach duine ar fhoireann na mbuachaillí.Maith sibh!
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Autumn Art
4th Oct 2019 11:38 am
Autumn is in the air in Ms Somerville’s class. We created stained glass autumn scenes to hang on our classroom windows. We created our stained glass windows using autumnal colours.
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GAA Training
2nd Oct 2019 11:47 am
Dear parents/Guardians, St Mark's GAA U-11 / U-12 teams will be training in St Aidan's sns from 6-7 tonight. Mr Kelly has spoken to the senior boys team today. I would encourage all boys to attend if possible. Many Thanks Mr Hayes
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Thank you Xilinx - we love our new outdoor classroom.
1st Oct 2019 3:55 pm
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Week 3 at Fettercairn stables.
1st Oct 2019 11:14 am
Hard at work! No horse riding today but plenty of stable management!
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Weather Conditions
1st Oct 2019 10:11 am
Dear Parents/Guardians, weather conditions over the coming days are to be very wet and unpredictable. Pupils should be wearing a warm jacket coming to school. Please ensure their name is on their costs.
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Nigerian Independence Day
1st Oct 2019 9:48 am
Making flags and learning all about Nigeria
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Fettercairn Horse Project
27th Sep 2019 1:14 pm
Another fantastic day horse riding at Fettercairn this week! We learned so many new techniques and all about stable management! We had so much fun!
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saying goodbye to our old outdoor classroom - looking forward to seeing how Xilinx refurbish it for us - tune in tomorrow to see it!
26th Sep 2019 1:48 pm
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School GAA
25th Sep 2019 2:47 pm
Well done to the junior boys and girls GAA teams who both won their league fixtures.The senior boys are playing tomorrow at 2 in St Marks GAA club.
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Christopher Columbus project - sailing the seas
25th Sep 2019 11:41 am
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3rd class boys show all they have learned about Christopher Columbus.
25th Sep 2019 11:22 am
Here in third class we discovered all about Columbus and his love of sailing, spice and success

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St Aidan’s SNS was built in 1983 at the same time as St Brigid’s NS. Before it officially opened as a school the building was used to host bingo nights and run classes such as tae kwondo. A school for traveller children was also set up on the site. In 1984 St Aidan’s moved in with eight teachers and worked alongside the Traveller School. Eventually the two schools were merged and the now St. Aidan’s became one of the first multicultural school of its kind in Ireland. The huge mural in our school hall which was painted in 1990 by an artist and our pupils is a celebration of our school roots and what we like to do.

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Fáilte romhaibh go dtí St Aidan’s SNS.

As Principal of St Aidan’s, along with my dedicated staff, it  gives us great pleasure to welcome you to our new school website.

At St Aidan’s we welcome change.

Since our inception we have been educating and guiding the young boys and girls of our local community and beyond.We have a mural in our school hall depicting the multicultural make up of our school, of which we are very proud.We believe that we are an integral part of the local community and actively encourage our pupils to act and speak of their school with great pride.Each day we strive to make our school a friendly, welcoming space, ensuring that all who engage with our school get a true understanding of what our ethos is.At St Aidan’s we believe that all children are different and brilliant in their own unique way. We endeavour to provide as broad a schedule of activities for our pupils to give each child every opportunity to develop their own unique talents.  We expect each child to engage fully with the curriculum along with our dedicated teachers and staff who continue each day to work together with parents/guardians and build a relationship that is mutually beneficial for all members of the broad team that is your child’s education. Our goal is to ensure that each child is afforded the best opportunity to learn and grow.Our is aim is that the four years spent in St Aidan’s will be some of the best and most beneficial years of your child’s life. Each child will get to experience a broad range of sport, music, dance, drama and art both within school hours and also at an extracurricular level.  Thanks to our extremely dedicated staff, our Board of Management and our wonderful Parents’ Association, this is all possible.We constantly strive to keep the partnership between staff, parents and management open, welcoming and accepting to all. I am at all times willing to meet with parents who wish to find out more about our school.  In addition to our website, our school app further improves these collaborations. Everything about St Aidan`s SNS can now be found in on central location.The app will be updated daily/weekly and will provide up to date school information, contact details, information on school policies etc. It will also allow for regular a communication stream between parents and the school.

We hope with the introduction of this website, we can further build upon our fantastic school community.

Le meas,

Mr. Tomás Hayes

Principal

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