November Newsletter


Welcome back to what will be a busy half term in the run up to Christmas. This year the Infants and 1st and 2nd class will be taking part in the Christmas plays. Dates for performances will follow shortly. 


Please ensure that all contact details are up to date. If you have changed mobile number or your emergency contact details/arrangements change, please let Caroline know in the office. Up to date contact details are vital in case of emergencies.


Next week Scoil Cholmcille will take part in Anti-bullying week. The theme this year is “All Different, All Equal”. To mark the start of Anti-bullying week we are having an “odd socks Monday” were children will wear odd socks to school and on Friday as a sign of standing up together against bullying we invite everyone to wear a blue item of clothing. Text reminders will follow closer to these dates. ___________________________________________________

Parents evening will take place on Thursday 23rd of November. Please note that school will end at 2.45pm on that in order for parents to organise themselves to get the parents evening up and running quickly. Timeslots for parents evening will be issued this week. If times do not suit, please contact your child’s teacher and we will do our best to accommodate you at a different time or date.


A reminder that our school website is now active. You can access us at to keep up to date with our school calendar, newsletters as well as our photos of exciting work going on in the school. You can also follow us on twitter on @scoilcc86.                                                                               _____________________________                                         The school are now taking donations for the road of hope shoebox appeal. We ask that all shoeboxes be in school for Wednesday 15th of November. Don’t forget to attach £2(sterling) to your box for postage and packaging. For more information check out the website

This year’s Christmas Fair will take place on Friday 8th of December at the Fisheries College. This will coincide with the turning on of the Christmas tree lights in the village. Both events are extremely enjoyable. Anyone wishing to help out in any way with the Christmas Fair please contact Michelle Cavanagh on 0866096722 . ___________________________________________________

Please note that if there are any changes to collection arrangements for your child please let their class teacher know. It is vital that teachers know with whom your child is to be collected by.


Swimming lessons will commence in the new year. Details will follow in the December newsletter.


Remember, school closes for Christmas holidays at 12.30pm on Friday 22nd of December. Please note that this is a half day. School will reopen on Monday 8th of January.

Karol Lynch

School Principal

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