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Project Prep
27th Jan 2020 9:28 pm
3rd and 4th class preparing for their big presentations based on Japan. Busy bodies all round.
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Nouns, nouns, everywhere!
27th Jan 2020 9:24 pm
3rd/4th class rocking their singular and plural nouns
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Cross Country Training starts again!
27th Jan 2020 3:28 pm
It's that time of the year again - the mornings are getting brighter and it's time to get moving for springtime! Our school will be participating in the South Dublin County Council Cross Country League once again and we are really looking forward to repeating the successes of previous years. All children are welcome to come to training in the mornings before school. 5th and 6th classes are training at 8:30 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 3rd and 4th classes are training at 8:30 on Wednesday and Friday mornings See you on the field!
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Library
15th Jan 2020 12:44 pm
We've added over 40 new books to our library. Many of them are dual-language ones which include Arabic, Polish, French, Romanian and many more languages. They will provide students, who speak other languages at home, a chance to read in their native tongue.
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Go fish trí Ghaeilge!
7th Jan 2020 10:59 am
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Christmas Assembly 2019
20th Dec 2019 10:48 am
Well done Ms Scullion and all involved in this year's Christmas Assembly. Congratulations to all the prize winners.
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Xilinx
19th Dec 2019 6:08 pm
Today some of the choir went to perform at a Christmas Dinner in Xilinx. They had a cracking time!!
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Christmas Doors!
19th Dec 2019 12:47 pm
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St Aidan's is looking festive!
19th Dec 2019 12:46 pm
Christmas Art around the school.
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Important Dates
19th Dec 2019 11:24 am
St Aidan's sns will close tomorrow Friday 20th December at 12 o clock. We will reopen on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 8:50am
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Welcome aboard the Polar Express
19th Dec 2019 11:02 am
A massive thanks to all the parents for helping make our Polar Express Day a success. So far, we’re all settling in and excited for our lazy and Christmassy day ahead! From Ms McHugh and Room 7
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Do you want to build a snowman?
19th Dec 2019 10:51 am
We made these snowmen with wine corks, paint, pipe cleaners and matchsticks.
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Christmas Afternoon Tea
18th Dec 2019 5:49 pm
What a lovely way to spend an afternoon! Thank you to the staff and pupils who spent some time yesterday and today enjoying a feast of crackers, cakes and mulled wine. Thanks to the reindeer pastry chefs who made delicious buns and biscuits and the waiting staff who were so professional. Everyone had a merry time.
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Swimmers term 1
18th Dec 2019 4:37 pm
Congratulations to all the students who successfully received their PAWs certificates today. Well done and keep on swimming!! Special thanks to Ms Curtin and Ms Byrne as well as all the pupils who made the first term of swimming so enjoyable
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Wrapping up for Christmas
18th Dec 2019 4:10 pm
6th Class made mini hats out of wool today for their elf on the shelf!
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Christmas Tongue Twisters
17th Dec 2019 9:58 am
5th class students had lots of fun saying these tongue twisters. Try them for yourself at home!
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Christmas Carol Service
13th Dec 2019 12:07 pm
Well done to Ms Scullion, the school choir, musicians and readers for a wonderful carol service. Thoroughly enjoyed by all.
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World War Two Projects
12th Dec 2019 2:54 pm
Ms Somerville’s 6th class have been enjoying using their new Chrome Books. The children recently completed projects on a variety of aspects to do with the Second World War. The children used Google Slides to create their projects. They really enjoyed using their laptops to present their work. The children are very excited to use the laptops over the next few months. Watch this space!
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5th Class Book Creator Day
12th Dec 2019 2:44 pm
Mr. Finn’s class had an enjoyable day today creating Christmas stories through the Book Creator app using the school’s Google Chromebooks.
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'Santa Claus is coming to town...'
11th Dec 2019 7:16 pm
Santa will be arriving at our school next Tuesday 17th December and will be visiting our 3rd Class Pupils. We would like to invite the Parents from 3rd Class to come and support Santa at 10.15 a.m. in the School Hall.
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Christmas Cake Sale
11th Dec 2019 7:14 pm
The Parents Association and Ms. Collins would like to thank the pupils, parents and staff members of St. Aidan's for supporting our Christmas Cake Sale today. It was a huge success and together with the money from the raffle and cake sale we raised €616. We would like to say a Special Thanks to Glanmore Foods, especially Viv for their generous contribution of cakes & pastries. We would also like to thank all local businesses in the area for their generous contributions for our raffle today. As it is impossible to thank everyone individually we hope you all accept our heartfelt thanks and look forward to our next event next week.
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Making light up Christmas cards in 6th Class
11th Dec 2019 6:45 pm
Today 6th class made their Christmas cards light up using simple circuits with their LED lights! Well done guys.
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The gingerbread factory in Room 6
11th Dec 2019 6:38 pm
Mr Kelly and room 6 got in the Christmassy mood today building Gingerbread houses, baking gingerbread cookies, and doing Christmas art
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Making Rocky Road in 6th class
6th Dec 2019 6:43 pm
Ms.Riordans 6th were busy making rocky road as part of learning all about procedure writing!
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6th class Christmas Art
6th Dec 2019 6:38 pm
Ms. Riordans 6th class have been busy making Christmas decorations for the classroom !
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School Choirs First Performance
6th Dec 2019 6:32 pm
Well done to the school choir who did an amazing job today singing Video Kills the Radio Star at assembly. Thanks to Ms. Mc Cague and Ms Allen for rehearsing with the choir this year! We are all looking forward to the next performance.
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Shamrock Rovers visit.
6th Dec 2019 4:16 pm
Many thanks to Roberto Lopes for bringing the‬ FAI cup ‬to St Aidan’s SNS!We are all looking forward to watching Rovers in Tallaght stadium In the new year.
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3rd Class Christmas Party!
5th Dec 2019 7:06 pm
All the children in third class are really excited about attending their Christmas party in Loreto Beaufort tomorrow. Children are to wear their school uniform. We will leave tomorrow at 12:30 and will return at approximately 4pm. We are all looking forward to a wonderful festive experience!
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Glow in the dark basketball tournament
4th Dec 2019 4:20 pm
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4th Dec 2019 2:23 pm

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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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