News Category: Primary

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ISL Virtual Christmas 12km Run FUNDRAISER 2020

We invite you to participate in a virtual walk, run in aid of Holy Family School for the Deaf. All funds raised will go towards funding Chromebooks for students and teachers and achieving our goal of becoming a Digital School of Distinction.

To make this event a challenge and accessible to all abilities, we have divided the virtual run into three themes. Please select the theme according to your ability;


When?
Tuesday the 1st of Dec to Saturday the 12th of Dec.

Where? Anywhere!

How Much? €15!

What do I get for doing the run/walk?

Everyone who has registered will receive a beautiful handmade wooden
Christmas Decoration
which is 100% made by Holy Family Students.

Check out the video of our students making these fantastic medals!

How do I sign up? Easy!! Fill in the Google Form Link Below.

Thank you very much for your support.


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Primary Parent/Teacher Meeting

Category : Primary

Parent/Teacher meeting for Primary Parents 27th November 2020

As it is not possible, due to Covid restrictions, to invite our parents/guardians to our scheduled Parent/Teacher meeting on 27th November, a progress report for each individual pupil will be forwarded in the coming weeks.

If you would like to communicate directly with your son or daughter’s teacher after you receive this report,

 please email info@holyfamilydeafschool.ie to arrange a time for this call

Kind regards,

Eimear


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Parent’s Guide: if your child is a close contact of COVID-19 in school

Dr Abigail Collins gives advice on what to do if your child has been in close contact with someone else who has COVID-19 in school or childcare.


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Science Week at Primary!

Category : Primary

For Science week, Ms Fitzsimons class did the skittle experiment, tissue paper, food coloring experiment and colours paint mixing. The pupils enjoyed it very much!

They are scientists in the making!

Well done Ms Fitsimons class!


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Happy World Kindess Day

Category : Primary

Happy World Kindness Day to all the staff in Primary School from 5th/6th Class. What a lovely surprise coming into work to see this. It’s warming to know the students care for staff as much as staff care for the students during these difficult days.

Thank You 5th/6th Class from all the staff at Primary.

It is important to be kind to yourself as well! What random act of kindness are you going to do today?


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Spooky Halloween at Primary

Category : Primary

Nanny Mc Phee landed at Holy Family Primary School and brought lots of Halloween surprises for our wonderful students.

See their lovely reaction at their little spooky gifts! https://youtu.be/AOPvwEWCGxU

Enjoy our happy little monsters parade by clicking on the link below !
https://youtu.be/CGpSf3yMKPQ

Stay safe everyone and enjoy your mid term break! We look forward to welcoming you all back to school on the 2nd November!


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Our little Covid Heros

Category : Primary

Our primary students were presented with a medal today awarding them for being so good, brave and trying their best to keep to social distancing with their classmates, friends, and teachers. Our student’s resilience and ability to adapt and respect the school covid rules at this time is worth commendation. They are our Covid Heros – they are helping to keep the school, their friends, their families and themselves safe – Well done to all.


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Pumpkin Time at Holy Family

Category : Primary

Finishing Maths week with a pumpkin joke!

Q: What do you get if you divide the circumference of a pumpkin by it’s diameter?


A: Pumpkin pi.

We received a delivery of pumpkins just in time for a spooky Halloween! Aren’t they looking fa boo lous!


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Maths Week at Primary!

Category : Primary

Aine’s class had great fun today with these challenges! They were great for encouraging thinking and problem solving.

Mia holding up her work of art! Great stuff Mia!
Aine’s class working very hard !
Bobby did his very best! Well done Bobby!
Lena worked so well! Good job Lena!

Patricia’s class made 3D shapes for Maths week. Being able to physically see the difference between a shape with three sides and one with five helps with number sense, a key to all math success. Well done to everyone!

Orla’s class enjoying Maths week outside as well as inside!

Well done to the teachers, SNAs and students involved. What an exciting fun interesting week! “There should be no such thing as boring mathematics.” – Edsger Dijkstra. Would you agree?


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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