Revised Junior Infant Hours

Please see the revised schedule for Junior Infant start times below. Times published in Junior Infant booklet no longer apply. Changes to schedule are due to delays in school opening. We look forward to meeting with all our new families next week.

Friday 6th Sept – 8.30-11.00am

Mon 9th-13th Sept – 8.15-11.30am

Mon 16th Sept onwards – full day – 8.15-12.55pm


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Urgent Notice- delay in the opening of the school building

Dear Parents/Guardians

I am sorry to inform you that we have been informed by the Department of Education that there will be a delay in the opening of the school building.

We have been given initial instruction by the Department of Education that due to the volume of works across all schools, the Department will not be in a position to hand the school back to us as scheduled.

The school will now re-open to students on Friday the 6th September.

I acknowledge the difficulties that this places on families. Unfortunately, this situation is beyond the school’s control.

This situation will affect start times for Junior Infants. We will be in touch with Junior infants parents with revised times.

The BOM would like to point out that these delays are unavoidable due to the delay in the building being handed back  and we thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.


Kind Regards,

Lynn Hicks

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Junior Infant Welcome Booklet

Image result for parent information school clipartWelcome to all new families starting with us in Ashbourne Educate Together. The following booklet has lots of information about our school. Please also see the note that was emailed to all parents in recent days.

This booklet will also be available under the Parent Info tab above if needed in the future.

We look forward to seeing you all in the coming weeks.

Junior Infant Welcome Booklet 2019 2020

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Permission to Walk Home 2019/2020

Consent must be updated for the new school year.

Children from Ashbourne ETNS are permitted to walk home from 3rd Class up with parental permission. Should you, as parents/guardians, feel your child is responsible enough to walk home please give consent via the Aladdin app or alternatively print the form below and ensure your child has this with them on the first day of school.

No child will be allowed to walk home without prior consent from a parent or guardian. The attached form can also be used to grant permission for older siblings to collect their brothers or sisters in 1st or 2nd Class.

This form can also be found under the Parent Info tab above.

Permission to walk home/collect 2019

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School Building Works Update

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Dear Parents/Guardians,

We have been informed this evening that the Department of Education will be in touch next week to provide an update on the remedial works ongoing in the school.

I hope to have an update as to whether the school will be open on time for the 29th August. Currently we are expecting to open as scheduled. Please keep an eye on Aladdin Connect, emails and the website for updates.

The following press release has been published this evening. (See attached)

Many Thanks,


DES Press Release Aug 2019

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