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Thank you for supporting Athboy’s People Who Share Care Group – Homeless Hampers

A massive "Thank You" to everyone who supported Athboy's People Who Share Care Group. The Christmas donations will be used to make up hampers for the homeless families across Ireland this Christmas.

 

The Anti-Bullying Policy was reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management in October 2021. The new Policy can be found on the Internet under the "Parents" section and a copy can be obtained from the School if necessary.

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Tag Rugby Champions 2021

Help the Homeless Christmas Hamper Appeal

If you would like to help support Athboy’s People Who Share Care Group to make up hampers for the homeless families across Ireland this Christmas.
They would be very grateful for the following items.
Boxes of biscuits, Tubs of sweets, Selection boxes,
Mince Pies (

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GOAL Jersey Day, Friday the 8th of October

Cadamstown N.S. participated in GOAL Jersey Day on Friday the 8th of October. Students raised a massive €175. A big thank you to all for all your support and generosity. This donation to GOAL will go towards treating and preventing malnutrition in small children, to helpin

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Memory Lane Photography Tue 12th Oct 2021

Memory Lane Photography is coming to our school on Tuesday the 12th of October. 

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Tag Rugby Sept & Oct 2021

Computers: Creative Writing 4th 5th 6th Class

Confirmation Saturday 11th September 2021

Confirmation took place on Saturday the 11th of September and a great day was enjoyed by all.

Clothes Collection – Thank you and new date for your diary, Tue 2nd Nov 2021

A big Thank You to everyone who donated to the last Clothes Collection (11th of June). The school made €350.40 and this money will go towards equipment for the yard for the Children's break times.

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New Junior Infants

We would like to welcome the new Junior Infants who started with Mrs. Bell on Tuesday the 24th of August, Zach MacNeaney, Kate O'Connor, Seán O'Connor, Cian McCabe, Killian O'Connor, Doireann O'Driscoll, Cara Ennis, Sam Keenan and Eleanor Cosgrove.

Pop Art with Niamh Casey

Sports Day Mon 21st June 2021

Third Class Booklist 2021 – 2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/Book-List-3rd-class-2021-2022.doc

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Second Class Booklist 2021 – 2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/Book-list-second-2021-2022.doc

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First Class Booklist 2021 – 2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/Book-List-first-class-2021-2022.doc

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A visit from the ice-cream van

4th 5th 6th enjoying Tennis

Sixth Class Booklist 2021-2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/6th-class-booklist-2021-2022.docx

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Fifth Class Booklist 2021-2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/5th-class-booklist-2021-2022.docx

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Fourth Class Booklist 2021-2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/4th-Class-booklist-2021-2022.docx

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Senior Infants Booklist 2021 – 2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/Senior-Infants-booklist-2021-2022.docx

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Junior Infants Booklist 2021 – 2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/Junior-Infants-booklist-2021-2022-1.docx

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Swimming Lessons in September and October 2021

We have booked swimming lessons for the children in September and October 2021 for four sessions. The dates are as follows:

Thursday the 23rd of September, Thursday the 30th of September, Thursday the 7th of October and Th

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Cathal Derivan visiting Cadamstown NS with the Christy Ring Cup

Attendance Awards 2020 & 2021

Rowan Sutton: Player of the Fr. Jimmy Doyle Hurling tournament for Cadamstown N S

Cadamstown N S: 6th Class on Graduation Day 2021

Fr. Jimmy Doyle hurling tournament 2021

Field Trip to the Moyvalley Hotel

Falconry Day

School Calendar 2021-2022

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2021/06/School-Calendar-2021-2022.docx

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Drumming Workshop 1st 2nd and 3rd Class

Drumming Workshop 4th 5th 6th Class

Class of 1940- 1955

Clothes Collection – Wed 9th, Thur 10th and Friday morning the 11th of June

Date for your Diary: The next Clothes Collection will be held in the School from Wednesday the 9th of June to and including Friday morning the 11th of June. Please leave bags inside the old school on these dates. The Recycling Company will collect any old c

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4th, 5th & 6th Class playing Chess

Balyna Annual Writing Competition

Winners and runner up award recipients of the Balyna Annual Writing Competition 

Art work by 4th 5th & 6th Class inspired by Vincent Van Gogh

TAG Rugby

Intel Foundation Matching Grant Payout Update

We would like to extend a huge thank you to all parents for your volunteering time last year. 2020 has been an exceptional year, but regardless of this, your volunteering continued through it all. Your continued efforts have made a difference in our local

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1st, 2nd and 3rd Class made birthday cards for Seán Kearney

Sean Kearney from Ardfert asked for birthday cards to be sent to him from all over the country. His double digit birthday took place on May 5 and to put a big smile on his face, he hoped the public would send him a birthday card in the post.

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School Garden

The school garden is all set for the new season. We have planted potatoes, onions and maize.

Hurling Coaching

GAA Coaching

Students enjoying an Easter Egg hunt

Junior & Senior Infants enjoying an Easter Egg hunt

Junior & Senior Infants enjoying a Picnic outside

Our 4th, 5th & 6th Class (Year 2020 – 2021)

4th, 5th & 6th Class enjoying ICT Computer Class

The children are learning typing skills on our new laptops.

Revised School Policies

The following Policies were reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management on the 17th of February 2021:

1st, 2nd and 3rd class enjoying art.

Kids are delighted to be back at school and enjoying art.

Santa visits Cadamstown N.S.

Christmas Jumper Day – Friday 18th Dec 2020

Thank you for the very generous donations for our Christmas Jumper Day, which was held on Friday the 18th of December 2020. We raised €240. This money has been donated to the Christmas Shoebox Appeal and Crumlin's Children Hospital. Thank you for your support in these wort

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Old School Photo, do you recognise any of the faces?

Balyna Magazine Story Competition Winner

Congratulations to Fionn Casey from 6th Class who was one of the winners in the recent Balyna Magazine Story Competition.

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Balyna Magazine Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to Luke McDonnell from 3rd Class who was one of the winners in the recent Balyna Magazine Art Competition.

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Christmas Jumper Day & Shoebox Appeal

We will be having a Christmas Jumper day for Students on Frida

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Revised School Policies

The following Policies were reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management on the 21st of October 2020:

  • Complaints Policy
  • Parents as Partners Policy
  • Parents Issue Resolution Process
  • Ant

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Cycling to School

Great to see some of our Students cycling to School in the mornings.

New Patron Approved Admission Policy for Cadamstown N.S.

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Halloween Art – 4th, 5th & 6th Class

Winners of last year’s Balyna Magazine Art Competition

Congratulations to last year’s third class who were winners in the Balyna Magazine Art Competition. Well done to all!

Children Very High Risk to Covid 19

The Department of Education has released a document for adults who have children who are medically certified as very high risk to Covid 19. Only children deemed very high risk to Covid 19 will be able to avail of blended learning from home. All other children are expected to

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Open letter to schools from Acting Chief Medical Officer

Below is a letter from the acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn regarding the reopening of schools

https://cadamstownschool.ie

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Updated Risk Assessments to minimise the risk of being exposed to Covid-19

https://cadamstownschool.ie/im/2020/09/Full-Risk-Assessment-2.docx

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COVID-19 Response Plan for the safe and sustainable reopening of Primary and Special Schools

Below is a link to the Department of Education and Skills Response Plan, The purpose of this document is to provide clear and helpful guidance for the safe operation through the prevention, early detection and control of COVID-19 in primary and special schools. It provides k

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COVID-19 Policy Statement

Cadamstown National School

COVID-19 Policy Statement

Cadamstown NS is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff and a safe l

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COVID-19 update to Parents 21st August 2020

Cadamstown National School

Moyvalley, Co. Kildare          Tel: 046-9551308      E-Mail: cadamstown@gmail.com<

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COVID-19 update to Parents 17th August 2020

Cadamstown National School

Moyvalley, Co. Kildare            Tel: 046-9551308      E-Mail: cadamstown@gm

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COVID-19 update to Parents 10th August 2020

Cadamstown National School

Moyvalley, Co. Kildare          Tel: 046-9551308      E-Mail: cadamstown@gmail.com<

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6th Class Book List 2020-2021

6th Class Book List 2020-2021

Name: _______________________

Gaeilge:      (1) Béal Beo 6 (O

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5th Class Book List 2020-2021

5th Class Book List 2020-2021

Name: _______________________

Gaeilge:      (1) Béal Beo 6 (On

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4th Class Book List 2020-2021

4th Class Book List 2020-2021

Name: _______________________

Gaeilge:      Abair Liom F 4

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3rd Class Book List 2020-2021

3rd Class Book List 2020-2021

Irish:                       

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2nd Class Book List 2020-2021

2nd Class Book List 2020-2021

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1st Class Book List 2020-2021

1st Class Book List 2020-2021

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Senior Infants Book List 2020-2021

Senior Infants Book List 2020-2021

MATHS:                Busy at Maths  - senior infants – CJ Fallon - €12.65

ENGLISH:  &

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Junior Infants Book List 2020-2021

Junior Infants Book List 2020-2021

MATHS:                Busy at Maths  - junior infants – CJ Fallon - €12.65

ENGLISH:  &

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School Calendar 2020-2021

  • School Re-opens                   Thursday August 27th 2020

Policy Updates: Code of Behaviour & Discipline, School Attendance Policy and Supervision Policy

The following Policies were reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management on the 4th of March 2020:

  • Code of Behaviour and Discipline
  • Cadamstown National School Attendance Policy
  • Supervision Po

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Notification regarding the Board of Management’s review of the Child Safeguarding Statement

The Board of Management of Cadamstown N.S. wishes to inform you that:

  • The Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s Child Safeguarding Statement was completed at the Board meeting of Wednesday the 4th of Marc

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School Closing Wed the 19th of Feb at 12pm sharp for Teachers In-Service

School is closing Wednesday the 19th of February at 12 Noon sharp for Teachers In-Service. School will also be closed Thursday the 20th and Friday the 21st of February for Mid Term. School will reopen as normal on Monday the 24th of February 2020.

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Book Fair

The Annual Book Fair will take place in the School on Tuesday the 25th and Wednesday the 26th of February.

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Anti-Bullying Policy – revised December 2019

The Anti-Bullying Policy was reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management in December 2019. The new Policy can be found on the Internet under the "Parents" section and a copy can be obtained from the School if necessary.

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Tag Rugby Mini Blitz Champions

The Annual Tag Rugby Mini Blitz was held in Edenderry Rugby Club on Tuesday the 3rd of December at 10.30am. Congratulations to 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes who participated, we managed to bring home a trophy.

Parents in local schools have
decided to do a collection for the homeless. We would like to support this
appeal. They hope to make up Christmas Hampers for homeless families and would
like the following to be donated:

First mass as part of the preparation for Confirmation

The first mass as part of the preparation for Confirmation
will be on Sunday the 1st of December at 11.30am in St. Mary’s
Church, Broadford. All students who will be making their confirmation will need
to bring their baptismal candle to this mass. If they do not

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Christmas Pantomime

This year’s Christmas Pantomime is The Three Musketeers. We have organised the School to attend this Pantomime in the Helix, Dublin on Tuesday the 17th December.

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Junior Infants Vision Screening Programme

On Wednesday the 20th of November at 10am all Junior Infants will take part in the school vision screening service provided by the HSE.

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2019

A big thank you to all Parents and Children who partipated in the Christmas Shoebox Appeal this year. It will help to share a little joy and excitement with children who live in very difficult situations and might never have received a gift before.

Congratulations to Saoirse Sutton and Elle McCabe who are
finalists in the Jack’s Track Art Competition in Clogherinkoe GAA.

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Tag Rugby Coaching

Grainne from Leinster Rugby is taking the students for Tag Rugby Coaching every Tuesday for the next few weeks.

Hurling Coaching

A Hurling coach from Kildare GAA began coaching in the school on Friday the 4th of October. Students are enjoying this experience and gaining lots of tips along the way. The next date for coaching is Fri 25th Oct.

The school is currently enrolling for September 2020. If you
know anybody interested in enrolling please advise them to contact the school
where enrolment forms are available.

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Clothes Collection Wed 23rd of Oct

Date for your Diary: The next Clothes Collection will be held in the School on Wednesday the 23rd of October 2019. Liberty Recycling will collect any old clothes, bags or shoes from the school that morning. Please leave bags at the old school

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U11 Footballers beaten in the Semi Finals

Unfortunately Killashee beat Cadamstown in the U11 Football Semi Finals on Tuesday the 15th of October in Allenwood GAA.

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Communion Preperation Programme – First meeting 24th Sept in Broadford N.S.

There will be a meeting in the Hall in Broadford N.S. at 8pm on Tuesday the 24th  of September to discuss the Communion Preparation Programme for the year. At least one parent for each child should attend. (No children are needed at the meeting).

Confirmation will be held on Sunday the 22nd of March 2020 at 11am with the Bishop in Broadford Church.

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School Calendar 2019-2020

School Re-opens                   Thursday
August 29th

Halloween Break      

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New Junior Infants

We would like to welcome the new Junior Infants who started with Mrs. Bell on Thursday the 29th of August, Conor Case, Bobby Holton, Karine Murray, Riley Kelly-Drake, Niamh Dunne, Oisín Coyne, Ella Rowley, Jamie McCabe, Lara O'Grady, Joseph Salley and Emily McCabe.

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New Principal for 2019/2020

Martin Lynch has been appointed as Principal Teacher to succeed Paddy Judge and will take up duty on the 29th August 2019.

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Enfield Credit Union

Many thanks to Enfield Credit Union who organised a Savings Scheme in the School. Well done to Eóghan Travers and Chloe Salley who won prizes in the raffle organised for the Savers. Thank you to Enfield Credit Union who generously donated €300 to the School. It was much a

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Balyna Raffle Winners

A big congratulations to Conor Seery and Jack Holton who won prizes in the Balyna Underage Football Raffle.

Aoife Doran wins trophy at the 2.7k Boyne Swim

A big congratulations to Aoife Doran who won the overall Female Junior Trophy at the sixth annual 2.7k Boyne swim in Drogheda on Saturday the 15th of June.

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4th, 5th and 6th Class School Tour to Tayto Park

On Tuesday the 28th of May 2019, 4th, 5th and 6th classes went to Tayto Park for their School Tour. The day started with a tour of the Zoo and afterwards the students had unlimited access to all the attractions in Adventure Zone. These attractions include

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Cadamstown N.S. played half time during the Kildare V’s Longford Football Game

During half time in the Kildare V's Longford Football game (Sunday the 26th of May) Cadamstown N.S. played against a Longford team alongside Moone N.S.

Free Books from the Scholastic Book Fair

Thank you again for your support for the recent Scholastic Book Fair. The Book Fair raised €396 in free books for the School Library. Below is a picture of the Books purchased with this money.

U10 Footballers through to the Final

The U10 Footballers beat Ballyshannon N.S. in the Semi Finals and are now through to the Finals on the 23rd of May in Moorefield GAA Club.

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U10 Football – winners of the North Kildare Blitz

Congratulations to all students who took part in the recent U10 Football Blitz in Moorefield GAA. They played against five other schools and went on to win the Blitz for North Kildare. Well done to all involved

Congratulations to Sophie Case who received a Certificate of Merit in a recent CPSMA Art Competition

Easter Egg Hunt

Students enjoyed an Easter Egg Hunt today before they broke up for the Easter Holidays. They will be returning on Monday the 27th of April 2019.

Cross Country 2019

This years Cross Country took place in Hawkfield's Centre of Exellence on Thursday the 11th of April. Congratulations to all three teams from Cadamstown N.S. who entered especially to the Girls team who came 4th overall in their category and Aoife Doran who came second. Well

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Scholastic Book Fair

Thank you to all the parents who supported the Scholastic Book Fair which took place in the school from Wednesday the 27th of February to Monday the 4th of March 2019. It was a great success and we raised €396 in Free Books for our school.

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Confirmation 29th March 2019

Confirmation took place on Friday the 29th of March and a great day was enjoyed by all.

FAI Primary Schools Soccer Kildare Finals

On Wednesday the 27th of March the girls came 2nd in the FAI Primary Schools Soccer, Kildare Finals in Kilcullen. Thanks to Pat O'Connor and Richie Mullen for coaching the team.

Boys Football

The boys team play away to Ticknevin on Tuesday the 9th of April at 1.15pm.

The Under 10's play against Broadford in Cadamstown on Friday the 12th of April at 10am.

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Girls Football

The girls team beat Broadford on Tuesday the 26th of March and are playing Kilshanroe in Kilshanroe on Wednesday the 3rd of April at 2.15pm.

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Heineken Cup & Pro14 Cups

The Heineken Cup and the Pro14 Cups which Leinster are the holders of visited the School today (15th March) with Grainne the Tag Rugby Coach and Leo the Lion.

Swimming

Swimming lessons start back on Monday the 25th of March and will be held on the following Mondays after this date: 1st April, 8th April, 29th April, 13th May, 20th May and the 27th May.

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Aoife Doran won 4 gold medals at the 2019 McCullagh International

Congratulations to Aoife Doran who is believed to be the first Kildare girl to have qualified for the 2019 McCullagh International Swimming Competition on Saturday the 23rd of February. She picked up four gold medals after competing in five events. Aoife won the gold medal i

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Upcoming Football Fixtures

The boys will play the following schools in the League: Killina, Ticknevin and Kildare Educate Together on the following dates:
Tue the 8th of April,
Tue the 30th of April
Tue the 7th of May

The girl will p

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Upcoming School Tours for 2019

On Tuesday the 28th of May 2019, 4th, 5th and 6th classes will be going to Tayto Park for their School Tour. The day will start with a fully guided 45 minute tour of the Zoo and afterwards unlimited access to 25 attractions in Adventure Zone. These attract

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Five-a-Side Soccer

Training for boys and girls will take place on Monday's from 4.00pm to 5.00pm at Cadamstown Pitch, starting on Monday the 18th of February.

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Tag Rugby Blitz

Classes 3rd to 6th took part in a Tag Rugby Blitz in Edenderry Rugby Club on the 14th of February. The 5th and 6th Class Team won all their 4 games while the 3rd and 4th Class Team won three games out of 4.

Congratulations to the 5th and 6th class girls who won the Cumann na mBunscol Small Schools Girls Basketball Blitz in Celbridge on Monday 11th of February.

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St. Brigid’s Day Concert

The School celebrated the start of Spring and St. Brigid's Day with a concert on Monday the 31st of January 2019.

Winners of the St. Raphael’s School Art Competition

Congratulations to T.J. Kelly and Clara Herman Stoklosa for winning the St. Raphael's School Art Competitions. Our competition entries raised some much needed funds for Saint Raphael's Celbridge/St. John of God Kildare Services.

First to Third Classes visited Shackletons Exhibition in Athy on Tuesday the 29th January. It was a great day and enjoyed by all.

Fourth, Fifth & Sixth Class Christmas Show: Aladdin Trouble

On Tuesday the 18th December, fourth, fifth and sixth classes put on their Christmas Show, Aladdin Trouble. It was a huge success and enjoyed by all. Well done to all the Students involved and Mr. Judge.

On Friday the 14th December the Junior and Senior Infants put on their Christmas Show, The Sleepy Shepherd. It was a fantastic success. Well done to all the Children involved and Mrs Bell.