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After School Activity

There will be basketball training for children from 1st 2nd and 3rd class, commencing Friday 6th October.

 

Venue: Irish Wheelchair Association, Blackheath Drive

Time: 2.20pm – 3.30p.m.

Dates: Each Friday during school term

Cost: €20 per month to cover costs. Payment to be made only at the IWA before training.

Coach: Carlitos Fernando who has coached in the IWA for years working with a wide variety of children and schools.

 

This is an after school activity which is being organised by the Parents Association. All children participating must be collected from Greenlanes at 2.00pm and dropped to the Irish Wheelchair Association for 2.20pm.

It is important that children are ready at the start time and collected promptly at 3.30pm from the Irish Wheelchair Association.

Parents are welcome to assist with this after school initiative if they are free. All parents assisting must be Garda Vetted.

 

Contact information: Ronan White – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 0868161784

Stay Safe

We are planning to teach Topic 1 from the personal safety education programme called Stay Safe to children in all classes over the next two weeks. The aim of the Stay Safe programme is to teach children personal safety skills so they can look after themselves in situations which could be upsetting or dangerous. It deals initially with common situations which most children will experience at some stage or other, e.g. getting lost or being bullied. The programme also teaches children the safety skills necessary to protect themselves from physical or sexual abuse, and emphasises the importance of telling a trusted adult about any problems they have. We will teach the topics as following: 

  • October: Feeling Safe and Unsafe 
  • January: Friendship and Bullying 
  • February: Touches 
  • March: Secrets and Telling 
  • May: Strangers

The Stay Safe programme is part of the Social, Personal and Health Education curriculum which all primary schools are required to implement. Co-operation between parents and teachers is essential to the success of this programme. It is important that parents are aware of the content of the Stay Safe lessons and are able to discuss the lessons with their children. Your child will bring home the worksheets which will inform you on the topics being covered in class and how you can reinforce the messages at home.

You can familiarise yourself with the content of the Stay Safe lessons at www.staysafe.ie/teachers/resources.htm.

Thank you for your co-operation, 

Cathy Atkin 

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Dear Parents,

The Fifth Class Edinburgh Trip to Edinburgh is now booked. The children will travel on Tuesday 5th December. Further details are available here

The total cost for the trip is €65 per person. In the interest of security, we would like everyone to pay using our Aladdin ePayments system. You should have received an ePayment link via email. Please click here if you have lost or misplaced the ePayment link.

Adults booked to travel are: Aidan O’Shea, Lisa Fitzharris, Lesley Robinson, John Roberts, Paul Saunders, Jane Kloska, Siobhan Gethins, Anne Kiely, Ciara Burns, Emma Finn, Enda Cassidy, Aiste Juozapaviciute, Elaine Feeney, Mary Elaine Geraghty, Gillian Higgins, Elaine Deirdre McGrath, Eamon McHugh, Barbara McMonagle, Ziva Vacinovic Newman, Siobhan O’Connor, Claire Louise O’Donoghue, Allain Laura Reynolds.

In order to check everyone in, we ask that you send in a copy of the photograph page of you and your child’s passport.

We also remind you that all accompanying adults must be Garda Vetted. The form for Garda Vetting is available here. Please complete and return this at your earliest convenience.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Lisa Fitzharris 

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The AGM of the Greenlanes Parents' Association took place at the school on Wednesday 20th September.
A new committee was formed and is made up of nine parents - six from last year's committee and three new members.
A big thank you to Sarah Armstrong, Nicola Barry, Ciara Burns, Gerard O'Rourke and Hugo Thompson who stepped down from the committee and to all parents who supported us and the school over the last year.
We welcome and appreciate the involvement of the three new committee members, Sara, Mary Rose and Pauline.
The PA committee for the new year is Pauline Garvey, Alan Harper, Elke Koker, Mary Rose Lyons, Sara O'Brien, Kate Robbins, Rachel Rossney, Richard Watson and Ronan White.
We welcome the support of all parents.
Ronan White

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