The Sword in the Stone Panto!

The boys and girls are really looking forward to enjoying a performance of 'The Sword and the Stone' Panto over the next few days.

We are really grateful to Scoil Thomáis Parents Association for purchasing the license to the pantomime as a special treat for the pupils to enjoy!

Oh yes we are! 

Christmas Raffle Prize Draw 2020

There was great excitement around Scoil Thomáis this morning as the classes watched the results of our Christmas Raffle Draw live across Zoom.

Well done to all of the prize winners and a big massive THANK YOU to everyone who supported the draw by buying and selling tickets. The funds raised will go to helping us build a soft surface play area in the new year. We really appreciate your support and are very grateful to you all for helping the school to fundraise, particularly at this time of year when there are a lot of expenses incurred by families. Míle buíochas!

Relationships & Sexuality Education (RSE) Information for Parents

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As part of the school’s SPHE curriculum Relationship & Sexuality Education is taught to the pupils from Infants to 6th Class at age appropriate level in accordance with Scoil Thomais RSE policy. The policy outlines why RSE is taught in school as well as clarifying the specific content and appropriate language to be taught at each class level. The full text of the RSE policy is available on the school website under About Us/Policies. 

During the week 11th – 15th January 2021 pupils from Senior Infants to 6th Class will be taught a specific Relationships and Sexuality (RSE) lesson as part of the Social Personal and Health Education (SPHE) curriculum. This lesson was on the curriculum for 2019/20 to be taught in May 2020 but due to the Covid-19 school closure, this lesson could not be taught to the pupils by teacher.  The planned RSE lesson will now be taught in January 2021 to all relevant pupils by their class teacher.

You can examine the content to be taught by clicking on the class group name below. 

Junior Infants & Senior Infants

1st Class & 2nd Class

3rd Class 

4th Class

5th Class & 6th Class

RSE Curriculum Content - Junior Infants - 2nd Class

RSE Curriculum Content - 3rd Class - 6th Class

There are a number of documents that you may find useful attached below. Please click on the image to read the documents.

 

Míle Buíochas!

Thank you so much to all of the families who so generously donated to our Scoil Thomáis Parents Association St Vincent de Paul appeal this morning. We are delighted with the response of our school families. Because of you many households struggling at the moment will have a brighter Christmas!

Santa's Workshop in Room 8

The Junior Infants in Ms O'Donnell's Room 8 have been having lots of fun playing in Santa’s Workshop, as part of the Aistear curriculum.

Take a look at some of the fantastic presents that they built and wrapped, ready for Christmas Eve!

Helpful Information for Parents

Please click on the image above to view the procedures Scoil Thomáis will be following in the event of a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19 in the school. 

Arrangements for the Week beginning 21st September

We have made maps to help parents and pupils find their way for our entry and exit plans for the week beginning Monday, September 21st

Please note that the start times have been adjusted slightly. You can see them in the image below.

 

                                                                      

Morning and Home time Arrangements for Senior Infants - 6th Class: Week 2 beginning Monday 21st September

Helpful Documents for Parents and Guardians

We understand that Parents and Guardians naturally have a lot of questions in relation to the safe return to school on the 1st of September. We have tried to answer some of these questions in the FAQ document below.

Please click on the image to access the FAQ.

This document will be updated and refreshed in line with the latest advice as we get it. 

We have also prepared a checklist which Parents and Guardians may find helpful.

General Information about Scoil Thomáis

Click on the image below to read general information about Scoil Thomáis.

Info booklet 20162017

A copy of this booklet is given to all incoming Junior Infant pupils.

Tips for Parents

You might find some helpful tips for your child in Primary School by reading the above tipsheet from the INTO. Click on the image to read!

 

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primary language curriculum

Click here to read some helpful information leaflets explaining the new Primary Language Curriculum.


aistearlogoDownload these tips to learn how you can support your child's play.

      

       

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