News Category: Early Intervention

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Letter to Parents

Please read the school newsletter regarding not attending school if feeling unwell. A copy of this letter is sent home to parents on Friday 2nd of October 2020. The most important message is that pupils should not attend if feeling unwell. Please download links below to read the letter.

Letter for Primary School Parents

Letter for Post Primary Parents


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Tulsa Education Support Service

Click on the link below to access the TESS website for more information for Schools, Parents & Guardians and Young People.

https://www.tusla.ie/tess/


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Happy Students

Second week back to school and we are delighted to say that our students have adapted well to all the new changes and rules. Its fantastic to see the school alive and buzzing again. Our principal Eimear O Rourke and our staff are very glad to see our students happy. Below is a short message from Eimear welcoming our students back to school.


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Information from HSE for Parents

Please click on link below to download information from HSE for Parents.

For updates please visit..

visit www.gov.ie/health-covid-19
www.hse.ie


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Early Intervention Return Dates

Category : Early Intervention

Early Intervention 

There will be a phased opening for children who are commencing with us for the first time in Early Intervention 1 starting from Thursday 3rd September.  This will enable a parent to accompany their child for an hour on a specific morning in order to introduce their child to their new learning environment. This will help them to adjust and feel safe and secure with us in Early Intervention.  Ms. Ger Lewis will contact you with a time. 

All the other children will commence on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

Please Click below to download letter to parents

Letter to Early Intervention parents in ISL


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Back to School Return Dates

It is now the final week before our school community comes together again. Below is the list of return dates for Early Intervention, Primary and Post Primary. We look forward to welcoming you all back to Holy Family School.

PLEASE NOTE: Parents/Guardians should contact their bus driver with these dates.

Attached is a letter from E.O’Rourke to parents/guardians of all the changes implemented in Holy Family School, to make it a safer environment for all students and staff and also to help combat the coronavirus. Also attached is and our school’s COVID-19 Response Plan.

If you have any further queries, please send an email to info@holyfamilydeafschool.ie or ring (01) 8380058 or text 087 9444266

Return Dates for EI, Primary and Post Primary


Please click on link below to download letter from Principal E.O’Rourke

Letter in ISL below


Please click on link below to download our school’s COVID-19 Response Plan Policy.

As we face this task of re-opening our school in a safe and sustainable way, I thank you all for your co-operation with these measures.  
Our main priority is the health and safety of everybody in our school community and we believe that these measures will work towards ensuring that. 
 If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact the school at the above numbers or by email: primary@holyfamilydeafschool.ie or info@holyfamilydeafschool.ie



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Department of Education Guidelines for Safe and Sustainable Re-Opening or Primary & Special Schools.

The Department have published Guidelines for the Safe and Sustainable Re opening of Primary and Special Schools. Holy Family School will implement fully these guidelines adapting where necessary for the needs of our school community. Please click on link below to read the guidelines.

Please click on link below to read the guidelines…

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a0bff-reopening-our-primary-and-special-schools/#covid-19-response-plan-for-safe-reopening-of-primary-and-special-schools

Dowload file to read Department COVID-19 Response Plan for the safe and sustainable reopening of Primary and Special Schools .

Please click on link below to read about how we can support the wellbeing of school community.

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/52642-supporting-the-wellbeing-of-school-communities-as-schools-reopen-guidance-for-schools/


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Letter to Parents & Guardians

Dear Parents & Guardians, 

I hope you and your family are safe and well. We are looking forward to welcoming our pupils back on the first week of September and helping them to re-engage with learning in Holy Family. Indeed, we cannot wait to see our school alive again with joyful and energetic pupils who long to be re-united with their friends and our staff.

We are currently working very hard to make sure that the school buildings and playground will be safe for all pupils, staff and essential visitors.  

We want to have school seem as “normal” as possible for our pupils when they return.  In line with Department of Education & Skills guidelines, we will take a balanced and common-sense approach to create awareness about COVID-19 and to do everything practical to avoid the introduction of COVID-19 into our school. Returning to school will mean some new routines and rules to keep everyone safe.  I will be communicating with all parents by  letter, email and via the school website with details of these new arrangements in the next two weeks.  
I hope you all enjoy the rest of the summer break and please find attached a letter from Norma Foley, Minister for Education for all parents. 
Yours sincerely, 
Eimear 

Please click on link below to download Minister Foley’s letter to parents.