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SCHOOL CALENDAR / FÉILIRE SCOILE 2023 - 2024


School Closures are highlighted in     Yellow
    
              
                     
    
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September - School Reopens:  
Reopens on Tuesday 29th August 2023, 8:40am.
 
 
September - Sponsored Walk
 
Week Beginning Monday 11th September, 2023.
 
 
October - Internet Safety Week
 
Monday 2nd October to Friday 6th October, 2023.
 
 
October - Parents Association AGM:
 
School Hall.
 
7:00pm, Monday 9th October, 2023.
 
 
October - Stay Safe Programme Implementation - JI to 6th Class.
 
Monday 9th October to Friday 13th October, 2023. www.staysafe.ie
 
 
October - Maths Week
 
Monday 16th October to Friday 20th October, 2023.
 
 
October – Junior Infant 2021 - Parents Open Evening
 
7:00pm, Monday 16th October, 2023.
 
 
October - Mid-Term Break:
 
School closes after school on Friday 27th October, 2023. (Full School Day)
 
Reopens on Monday 6th November, 2023.
 
 
Closing Date Applications for Enrolment - Junior Infants Sept. 2024
 
TBA
 
 
November - Science Week
 
Monday 13th November to Friday 17th November, 2023.
 
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November - Photographer – Junior Infant Children (+ siblings) Full Uniform
 
9:00am Monday 13th November 2023.
 
 
November - Parent / Teacher Meetings:
 
Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd November, 2023.
 
(Parents will be informed in advance of day/time)
 
 
December - Turning on of Christmas Lights
 
6:30pm Monday 4th December, 2023.
 
 
December - Christmas Concert (JI to 1st Class)
 
Day Show: 11:00am Tuesday 19th December, 2023
 
Evening Show: 6:30pm Wednesday 20th December, 2023
 
 
December - Christmas Holidays:
 
School closes on Wednesday 22nd December, 2022.
 
(12:00pm Half Day - JI to 6th Class)
 
(11:45pm Half Day - Speech and Language Class)
 
Reopens on Monday 8th January, 2024. (Full Day)
 
 
January - Anti Bullying / Cyber Bullying Week
 
Monday 8th January to Friday 12th January, 2024.
 
 
January - RSE (5th & 6th Class)
 
Monday 15th January to Friday 19th January, 2024.
 
 
January - Catholic Schools' Week
 
Monday 29th January to Friday 2nd February, 2024.
 
 
January - First Confession (2nd Class)
 
TBA
 
 
January - Ceremony of Light (6th Class)
 
TBA
 
 
January / February / March Swimming 2024:
 
TBA
 
 
February - Book Fair:
 
TBA
 
 
February - Bank Holiday Weekend
 
School closed on Mon 5th February, 2024.
 
 
February Mid-Term Break:
 
School closes on Thursday 14th February and
 
Friday 15th February 2024. (Full School Day)
 
 
February - Closing Date Applications for Enrolment - Speech and Language Classes Sept. 2024
 
Thursday 29th February, 2024.
 
 
March - Seachtain na Gaeilge:
 
Monday 4th March to Thursday 15th March, 2024.
 
 
March - St Patrick’s Day
 
School closed on Mon 18th March, 2024.
 
 
March - Easter Concert (3rd to 5th Class)
 
Evening Show: 6:30pm Wednesday 20th March, 2024.
 
 
April - Easter Holidays*
 
School closes after school on Fri 22nd March, 2024.
 
(12:00pm Half Day - JI to 6th Class)
 
(11:45pm Half Day - Speech and Language Class)
 
Reopens on Monday 8th April, 2024. (Full Day)
 
 

First Communion
 
12:30pm, Sunday 21st April, 2024.
St Mark's Church, Springfield.
 
 

Confirmation
 


 
 
May - Bank Holiday Weekend:
 
School closed from Monday 6th May to
 
Friday 10th May (inclusive) 2024.
 
 
May -Induction for Junior Infant Starting Sept. 2024
 
1:35pm Tuesday 14th May, 2024.
 
 
May - Sports Days
 
Monday 27th May, 2024. (Start of Active Schools' Week)
 
(Weather permitting - May be postponed until the next suitable school day(s)
 
 
June - Bank Holiday Weekend
 
School closed from Monday 3rd June to
 
Wednesday 5th June (inclusive) 2024.
 
 
June - School Tours
 
Thursday 6th to Tuesday 168h June, 2024.
 
 
June - End of Year Report Cards sent Home
 
Monday 10th June, 2024.
 
 
June - Graduation 6th Class
 
7:00pm, Wednesday 19th June, 2024 - School Hall.
 
6th Class children - Half Day (12pm) Thurs 20th June, 2024.
 
 
June - Summer Holidays
 
School closes after school on Friday 28th June, 2024.
 
(12:00pm Half Day - JI to 5th Class)
 
(11:45pm Half Day - Speech and Language Class)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

NB: Discretionary school days (7th to 10th May 2024 & 4th & 5th June 2024) as well as the first 3 days of the Easter Holidays may be used to make up for school closures, due to unforeseen circumstances (e.g snow days etc).*
See
Circular 0072/2022 for more details.


Other closures (required by the Dept, of Education and Skills) are expected during the school year for Teacher Training


Updated May 2024
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