Category Archives: PTA

Bake Sale

Our school bake sale took place on Friday 15th of December this year. Each class came down to the hall with their lunchboxes ready to fill them with all the fantastic cakes and buns. All of the children had no homework on Thursday so that they could get baking at home, and they didn’t disappoint. A huge thank you to all the children and parents who baked and donated goodies for our bake sale this year. And of course all the children and parents who bought the something

We would also like to say a massive thank to all the volunteers from PTA who helped to organise everything in the hall and helped to make it such a huge success. We made €1600 in total which is an amazing achievement!

 

 

Supporting parents and guardians to support their children’s mental health and wellbeing

Free training session for parents and guardians

Delivered by: Bonita Dennison – Professional Mental Health and Parenting Trainer

Tuesday 5th December 2017  from 7pm-8.30/9pm

Ashbourne Educate Together – PE hall

 

Positive mental health and wellbeing enables young people to lead fulfilling lives. It is recognised that the family is the primary source of nurturing and support for children and plays a central role in the promotion of their positive mental health

A new training programme by NPC in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Mental Health services supports parents and guardians to encourage and promote positive mental health and wellbeing in their children. This programme also explores how the building of resilience in children helps them to manage and cope with the day to day stresses of life as they occur.

Parents and guardians who attend this session will:

  1. Explore the factors that influence mental health and wellbeing in their child.
  2. Learn how to build and nurture resilience within their own child.
  3. Be given tips on how best to support their child’s positive mental health and wellbeing.

Book Fair

Our annual book fair is happening in the hall this week and will be open to parents every afternoon from 12.30-2.30. This is a great opportunity to raise much needed funds for our school. Children will be visiting the fair with their class during the week to look at the books available.

Copper Trail

This month we are running a Copper Trail. This is a PTA fundraiser where each class will collect as many copper coins as possible. If you have any spare coins at home please send them in with your child and they will deposit them in their class’s collection bucket.

Bag Packing Fundraiser

A HUGE thank you and well done to all the parents who helped with the bag packing in Dunnes this weekend. Looks like it was a great success! Without your continued support, we would not have the wonderful school that we do, so thanks again to all involved.

A few pictures from the weekend.

Bag Packing 2016 - 1 Bag Packing 2016 - 2 Bag Packing 2016 - 3

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