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Scripture Union Adventure Weekend: 15-17 Feb 2019

Ovoca Manor, Avoca Village, Co Wicklow.

Greenlanes & Howth Road National Schools: 5th& 6th Classes

When should I arrive? - 7:00pm on Friday evening, 15 Feb

When should I be collected? - 12 noon on Sunday, 17 Feb

Where is Ovoca Manor?

  • If travelling from Avoca Village

About 2 minutes drive after Avoca Village on the road to Arklow

Watch out for the sign and turn right at the big gateposts on the right hand side & follow the bumpy winding drive to the Manor house

  • If travelling from Arklow town

Drive for about 10-12 minutes on the road to Avoca, after you pass the Woodenbridge Hotel Ovoca Manor will be signposted on your left hand side  - turn left at the big gateposts & follow the bumpy winding drive up to the Manor house

What should I bring?

  • Lots of energy
  • Your biggest smile
  • An anorak & boots (in case of rain)
  • A Bible (if you have one) and a note book & pen
  • A torch for the ‘midnight’ walk
  • Some spending money for the tuck shop
  • Your inhaler (if you use one) & other medicine you usually take.

What should I NOT bring? - A pillow & sleeping bag

Scripture Union Adventure Weekends are exciting events in which children take part in adventure activities & games and are also given the opportunity to learn about Jesus of the Gospels in an age-relevant, interactive and fun way.

Further Info:Paul Rothwell Ph 087-9473475

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The Follow Me Religious Education programme

Greenlanes uses the Follow Me Religious Education Programme. This programme was developed by the Church of Ireland together with the Methodist and Presbyterian Boards of Education. It is constructed using the same framework of strand units found in the rest of the curriculum and can facilitate the integration of Religious Education with other curricular areas within the day to day life of the school.

Jacqui Wilkinson, Lecturer in Religious Education Church of Ireland Centre, DCU (Editor Follow Me programme) has written a very helpful 'Parent Friendly' Introduction to the Follow Me Programme. The guide can be found here. 

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The Admissions Application Period for Junior Infants - September 2019 is now open. It will remain open until 2pm on Monday 21st Jauary 2019. 

If you have a child due to start Junior Infants in September and have not received an Application Form please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. immediately. 

Our newly revised Admissions Policy is available here

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THIS EVENT IS FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN GREENLANES NS ONLY 

Dear Parents, 

There is a new revised ‘Stay Safe’ Programme which we are now using throughout the school. It was written by four ladies, one of whom is Marian McHugh. Marian will facilitate an Information Morning so that parents can become familiar with the new revised programme. The new Stay Safe Programme is far more explicit and sensitive than the previous one. 

This will take place from 8:30am – 10am in the school on Friday 18thJanuary. Anyone who can be there please register here. 

Regards, 

Cathy Atkin 

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