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NEW Enrolment Policy 2015 - 2016 published

You and your child are very welcome to visit St. Attracta's Junior N.S. OPEN DAY on Sunday 19th 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 the link below to access the Board of Management's new Anti-Bullying Policy. All parents were invited to contribute to this policy. A hard copy will be sent home on Thursday 19th June with each child's "End of Year Report".



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 Due to changing demographics, the Board of Management has reviewed the existing Enrolment Policy. This revised policy applies to all applications for enrolment commencing September 2015. A copy of the policy will accompany all application forms sent to parents / guardians from 1st September 2014.

Please see the link below to the full policy document.


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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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