Welcome to this week’s newsletter,

Parents AssociationBop till you drop! Canal Way Educate Together will host a student Disco at our school for students and their families, on Saturday, 28th February, from 4-6pm. We would kindly ask that children be supervised by their parents/guardians at this event.

Come along and join us for some dancing, games, face painting and general jolliness.   We are going to run a pop-up cafe on the day and donations of homemade baking will be gratefully accepted.

Entry: €5 for one child, €8 for two children, €10 for a family of 3 or more.

Word Book Day: Bring in your favourite book on Thursday. Children will have a book filled day.

Student Conferencing: Aodan & Wilma will be hosting student conferencing next week. They have been in touch with the times. Fiona and Hazel will be the following week. You will really enjoy these meetings. Thanks to the staff for putting a lot of work into this.

Spanish Classes Spanish classes will not be proceeding due to lack of demand. We will explore language classes next year, so we will be in touch on this.

Capoeira Classes We trust that this group is now communicating with the parents who enrolled for this activity. We have been asked to pass on a change – the flyer should have said that the classes will start on March 6th.

Kevins Hurling and Camogie Club are hosting an open day for all boys and girls between ages 4 and 12  on Saturday 28th February 10.30am. Location - Dolphin Park is located close to the Fire Station on the Grand Canal. it is on the left hand side heading towards Crumlin Road from the canal, just before Loretto Primary School Google 53.3300697,-6.296006

Have a nice weekend,

Dermot & the staff

Newsletter 13.02.2015

Welcome to this weeks newsletter:

ETHOS: The children had a great day yesterday, learning about Chinese New Year which will be celebrated on Thursday February 19th. Thanks to all the parents who came in to help out and to Marie who has made this yet another great tradition in our school. We had a great morning. Have a look in the GALLERY.

Charles Darwin’s Birthday was yesterday, and the classes enjoyed looking at animals in camouflage. Photo of senior infants art below.

GREENSCHOOLS: We have been awarded our green flag this week. Huge thanks to all the children and staff for getting this one so soon. Hip Hip Hurra!

WEBSITE CHANGE: Our new website address  is www.canalwayetns.org. Thanks Jonathan for sorting this. Sign for over the door to follow. Soon

PEOPLE AT WORK IN SENIOR INFANTS: Hazel invited parents into senior infants to discuss their profession / work. She had Paul (Theatre Set Designer), Thom (Broadcaster) & Jenny (Speech Therapist) in to the class. The children loved these lessons. Thanks parents & Hazel. Check out the GALLERY 

school disco will take place on 28th of February from 4-6pm in our school hall.  All children of our school and their families are invited to this fundraising event.   We are still looking for a few more volunteers to help with different jobs on the day, so if your talents stretch to face-painting, cake-baking (for the parents pop-up cafe) or general helping-out, we’d love to hear from you at parentspetns@gmail.com.  Alternatively, contact Kate Beglan, Sinead Dullaghan or Jessica Hamilton directly. 
Coffee Morning Fundraiser will take place on Friday 6th March from 8.30am onwards at our school. We are looking for volunteers to help out at this event. We would like to thank Reiltin Feely who will be organising the event. If you are free that morning, please contact Reiltin directly or  Irenie at parentspetns@gmail.com .  The proceeds of both events will be used to enhance our school learning environment.

ARC: Aodán’s class are going to see the world premiere of ‘Far Away from Me’ today – (Ariel performance & dance show) in Temple Bar’s Arc.

POD: Thank-you to those who have returned their forms for the Department of Education’s data base. Please return the form if you have not.

SCHOOL CLOSURE: The school will close today and re-open on the 23rd of February. Reminder of other school closures / holidays -

March 17th – St Patricks Day.

March 30th to Fri 10th April – Spring Break

May 4th and 5th – May Break

June 1st and 2nd – June Break

Last day of school is 30th of June.


HAVE A LOVELY BREAK – Dermot and all the staff.





Chinese New Year 13.02.15

NEWSLETTER 05.02.2015

Welcome to this week’s newsletter,

PARENTS ASSOCIATION - would like to thank all who have volunteered so far to help out at our disco for the students and their families on 28th February (4-6pm).  The disco will take place in our school hall.

Pricing – €5 for one child, €8 for two children, €10 for a family of 3 or more.

The Parents Association would be delighted to hear from any other parents who feel they could help us out.  In particular, a volunteer who will be DJ for the event. Contact Irenie at parentspetns@gmail.com if you can help out.  Many thanks as always - PA Association

ETHOS: Children will be learning about Charles Darwin and his work over the next few school days. This is to mark his birthday on February 12. We will be having Chinese New Year celebrations next week, and parents shall be helping out with activities and art next Thursday.

PHILOSOPHY: Fiona’s class and Wilma’s class have been discussing metaphysics this week, and we have had some great thoughts around ‘nothing’ and ‘living things’. Aodán’s class read The Giving Tree, and thought about appropriate relationships between human kind and nature. Hazel’s class will be discussing something on Friday.

DEPUTY PRINCIPAL: We are delighted to announce that Fiona has been appointed as the Deputy Principal of Canal Way Educate Together. Congratulations Fiona.

POD: You will have received your data forms from our school today. Please return to the school.

BIKE SHED: Please keep the bike shed gate closed if you are last to leave.

Have a great weekend,