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Welcome to the  Kingsland N.S. website.

Child Protection:

DLP is the Principal David Murphy

Notices:

Return to School Declaration Form (Parental Declaration) : URL link: 

https://app.textaparent.ie/rts/MTgxODJp

 

School Transport Information 2022/2023

Bus Éireann are currently accepting applications for transport, under the School Transport Scheme for 2022/2003.

6th Class students who will be attending Post Primary School in September and also new entrants into your own shcool who may wish to apply for transport.

Applications are made online by the parents at www.buseireann.ie/school transport   follow link below - 

   About School Transport - Bus Éireann - View Ireland Bus and Coach Timetables & Buy Tickets (buseireann.ie)

Applications should be submitted before last Friday in April 2022. Late applicants are not guaranteed a seat. The current charge is €100 per child with a family max of €150

 

General School Information for September 2022

 

School Fees for this School Year 2022-2023   Any outstanding school fees to be paid by Friday 16th September please.

The fee includes:  Book Rental, Photocopying, Art Supplies, Mathletics, Maths Seeds (Jun Room), Reading Eggs.

Family with 1 pupil = 30 euro Total

Family with 2 or more = 50 euro Total

 

School Bus:

The bus company providing the service this year is Ailín O Hara, O’Hara Coaches Ballaghaderreen. He was successful with the Tendering Process for this route.

 

New Staff: We welcome Ms. Kilmartin who is our SET (Learning Support) teacher this year based in Kingsland NS (17.5 Hrs) and shared with Ballinameen NS (7.5 Hrs)

 

General Policies:

Please ensure that your child’s name is on any items of clothing brought to school as they can easily get mixed up, jumpers and coats especially. So also with generally stationary items, pencil cases....

Please adhere to our Healthy Lunch Policy. Well done and a big thank you to the effort made with the Fruit and Veg during last year.

School uniform to be worn, (leggins are not part of the school uniform) suitable footwear for playing during breaks should be worn. Sew-on school crests are available from the school, 3 euro each.

General note in Homework diary to communicate with teacher if child is absent.

School swimming this year will be during the last term after Easter.

 

Next Clothes Collection Fundraiser: Last drop off date for Bags is Thursday 10th November 2022

 

School Closures 2022-2023 (That we are aware of to Date)

 

Reopening Monday 29h August for all pupils

Mid Term Break Closed Mon 31st. Oct to Fri 4th Nov (Halloween)

Closed Thurs 8th December  - Church Holiday

Christmas - Closing Wednesday (Half Day) 21st. Dec.

Reopening Mon 9th. January 2022

February 6th Monday (Bank Holiday)

Mid Term Break February Thurs 16th. And Fri 17th.

St. Patrick’s Day Friday 17th March

Easter Holidays, Closed Mon 3rd. April to Fri 14th.  April

Bank Holiday Monday May 1st.  Closed

Bank Holiday Monday June 5rh. Closed

Summer Closing Monday 26th June (Half Day)

 

We Pray at the Beginning of this school year:

God of wisdom and might, we praise you for the wonder of our being, for mind, body and spirit.
Be with our children as they begin a new school year. Bless them and their teachers and staff.
Give the strength and grace as their bodies grow; wisdom and knowledge to their minds as they search for

understanding, and peace and zeal to their hearts. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

 

Green Schools News :  Poster Competition

Sophie Higgins submission to the Green-schools Marine Spatial Planning Poster Competition has won 2nd place Prize in the Senior Primary Category ! Congrats Sophie - WELL DONE !

 

First Holy Communion 2022: Date is set for Saturday May 21st at 11:00am Mass in Breedogue Church.for  Ballinameen NS and Kingsland NS pupils.  

 

Enrolment for September 2022 

Enrolment Forms and Packs now available from the school, please contact vis email or phone: office@kingslandns.ie or 0949870608.

 

Abbey Community College link to website where you will find enrolment details:

Abbey College Boyle (google.com)

 

School Contact:

email address for contacting school:

office@kingslandns.ie

Croke Park Agreement

The Staff of Kingsland NS meet each morning 9.10am for school planning and staff meetings. It should not be used

as a drop off time for children. School day starts at 9.20am. School closes at 3.00pm. Staff remain on the premises until school bus collects in the evenings.

 

School Crests 

School Sew-on Crests available in the school, 3 euro each. 

Flourish RSE Programme for Catholic School see CPSMA wesite for full details;

Flourish RSE Programme for Catholic Schools

RSE Primary Resource - Flourish - Catholic Primary School Management Association (cpsma.ie)

 

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General Info:

School Reopening 2022: Monday August 29th for Normal school times. Infant hometime 2,00pm. Other classes 3.00pm hometime.

  • Please ensure that your child’s name is on any items of clothing brought to school as they can easily get mixed up, jumpers and coats especially. So also with generally stationary items, pencil cases....
  • Please adhere to our Healthy Lunch Policy. No Fizzy drinks allowed. Two Treats on a Friday...
  • School uniform to be worn, (leggins are not part of the school uniform) suitable footwear for playing during breaks should be worn. Navy blue. No stripes, or Logos on Tracksuits.
  • In the interest of personal safety and hygiene long hair should be tied up.
  • If your child is absent from school, please send in a written note at the back of the Homework Notebook on their return..
  • If you have any queries or concerns please contact the class teacher or school principal and they will arrange to meet with you are their earliest convenience.  
  • Frances Dolan is our Special Needs Assistant ..
  • The school has a Book Rental Policy in place and Textbooks in Maths, English and Irish are available 

Prayer for New School Year

God of New Beginnings, guide us with your spirit as we

begin our new school year. May we be excited about

experiencing and learning all that is new to us. May we

realise how important each of us is and help us to share

the light of Jesus. Amen

 Let the Light of Christ shine through us during the school year

 Parent Association ; All Parents of Kingsland NS are welcome to attend meetings. 

Parent Association Kingsland NS  Contact Persons:

Chairperson: Patrice Cregg

Secretary: Patricia Kelly Mc Garry

NPC correspondence: Patricia Mc Garry

Vision Statement

Kingsland N.S. is a co-educational, Catholic, primary school which strives to provide a well – ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.

While Kingsland N.S. is a school with a Catholic ethos, it also has due recognition for all other religions.

Kingsland N.S. will strive to promote, both individual and collectively, the professional and personal development of teachers through staff development programmes.

Kingsland N.S. will encourage the involvement of parents through home/school contact and through the Kingsland N.S. Parents Association.

Kingsland N.S. will endeavour to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to imbue in the pupils respect for people and property and to encourage in them the idea of being responsible.

Kingsland N.S. will promote gender equality amongst the teachers and pupils.

Deanfaimid iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt.

Halloween at Kingsland Comenius Partners meet in Seville
Our children raising money for M.S.
  Pupils enjoy Spain visit

 

Mission Statement

The school motto is:
Ní neart go cur le cheile
(There is strength in unity)
 
Pupil Motto:
Our talents are God's gift to us,
Our gifts to God, is what we do with them.
 
OUR AIMS
  • To enable children to come to an understanding of the world through the acquisition of knowledge, concepts, skills and attitudes and the ability to think critically.
  • To enable children to apply what they learn to new contexts in order to respond creatively of the variety of challenges they encounter in life.
  • To enable children to become lifelong learners through developing positive attitudes to learning and the ability to learn independently.
  • To enable children to develop spiritul, moral and religious values.
  • To enbable children to develop personally and socially and to relate to others with understanding and respect.

 

Newsletter

Dates for the Diary:

School Re-opens on Monday the 29th of August 2022.

School Bus:

The bus company providing the service this year is Ailín O Hara, O’Hara Coaches Ballaghaderreen. He was successful with the Tendering Process for this route.

 

Staff Changes:

SEN Teacher

 

Teaching Council:

All Teachers are members of the Teaching Council and are Garda Vetted.

 

School Contact Details:

Welcome to Naomh Atrachta Kingsland also known as Kingsland National School.

Principal: David Murphy B.Ed.

We are located on the Boyle to Frenchpark Rd. (R361)

 

 

 

School Phone Number: 094 9870608

School E-Mail: office@kingslandns.ie

School Principal E-Mail: principal@kingslandns.ie

 

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