Breaking NEWS
OPEN DAY - Sunday 18th October 2015 (11:30 a.m. to 1:30- p.m).
Board of Management appoints New Principal
NEW Enrolment Policy 2016 - 2017

You and your child are very welcome to visit St. Attracta's Junior N.S. OPEN DAY on Sunday 18th October between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Meet with and chat to teachers, parents and pupils; visit some classrooms, our school library or a Support Teaching Room. This is your opportunity to see what our school can offer you and your child!

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Please click on the link below to view the school calendar for the academic year 2015 / 2016. This calendar was sent home to all parents on 22nd April 2015.



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Following Ms. Roycroft's announcement that she had decided to retire at the end of Agust 2015 the Board of Management commenced the recruitment process to appoint a new principal.

The Board is very pleased to announce that Mr. Thomas Neary has been appointed and will take up the position of principal on 1st September 2015. Mr. Neary has been on the staff of St. Attracta's Junior NS for many years.

The Board wish to take this opportunity to thank Ms. Roycroft for her dedicated service and committment to St. Attracta's Junior NS and wish her every happiness as commences the next stage of her life! The Board also wish Mr. Neary every success in his new role.



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The Board of Management reviewed the current Enrolment Policy and has made a number of changes for enrolments commencing September 2016.

Please click on the link below to read the Enrolment Policy 2016 / 2017



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A School Self Evaluation of teaching and learning in Numeracy was undertaken in St. Attracta’s JNS from January 2013 to June 2013.

In order to evaluate teaching and learning in numeracy in our school the data gathered was on the basis of both quantitative and qualitative inquiry. We used teacher questionnaires/discussion, parent questionnaires, pupil focus groups and reviewed our standardised test results in the Sigma T Maths Test in Second Class.  

This is a report on the findings of the evaluation and on the areas identified for further develoment in our (SIP) School Improvement Plan for numeracy.




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 RAINBOWS is a support group that helps children put their feelings into words, work through their grief, build a stronger sense of self-esteem, and begin to accept what has taken place in the family. RAINBOWS is not a counselling group. It is a safe, confidential setting where children will share their grief associated feelings with each other and with trained facilitators.

 Dedicated phone number: 087-3533839

The Rainbows programme consists of 12- 14 sessions and will take place Our Lady’s Girls School, Ballinteer Avenue, Dublin 16.

The application form (see link to form below) should be returned St. Attracta's Junior N.S. School Office  address marked with “ Rainbows”.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Catherine Byrne (Rainbows Coordinator, St John the Evangelist Parish, Ballinteer)




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Parents and children please have a look at the many new and interesting educational websites that have been added to the "LEARNERS" section of the website. 

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