Archive for: ‘October 2023’

Dignity at work Policy 2023

October 20, 2023

12370c Dignity at work policy 2023

This policy is an update from our previous Dignity at work policy and outlines the roles and responsibilities needed from all the education partners to ensure that St Brendans PS is a safe and rewarding place to work. Ratified by BOM 19th October 2023

Admissions Notice 2024/2025

October 20, 2023

12370c Admissions-notice 2024

Newsletter September 2023

October 11, 2023

sept 2023

Oct 23 – Offaly cross country running primary schools

October 10, 2023

Boys had their cross country running trials around the school last week which brought great excitement to 2rd to 6th classes and the top 4 boys from 3rd to 6th will travel to tullamore harriers this week to take part in the Offaly primary schools cross country 👍 Offaly Sports Partnership

Well done to the 16 boys who travelled to the Harriers tullamore to take part in the Offaly primary schools cross country event – Boys all ran well and placed high- Special congrats to Harry Watkins who came 4th place in the Offaly fifth class boys run – Well done Harry 🙌 Thanks to Ms Doyle and Mr Parsons who travelled with the teams today 👍👍

2nd Oct- Happy 145th Birthday St Brendans PS

October 10, 2023

Happy 145th birthday St Brendan’s PS !
On this day 2nd October in 1878 the school was opened by the Presentation Brothers – We were delighted to welcome Brother Denis to share in the celebrations today and as it was the schools birthday all boys get a night off homework this week which got a great cheer !! We look forward to another great year of continuing the work the brothers started in 1878 ❤️

Raising the Amber Wellness flag September 2023

October 10, 2023

Today was the raising of the “ Amber flag “ for wellness and wellbeing which our school community was awarded in 2023 🙌 The school community gathered outside at 1.40pm where Mr Crofton thanked the Amber flag committee pupils and Ms Pilkington / Ms Corcoran / Ms Collins and Ms Keogh for all their work – Cillian and Calum from 6th class outlined how they achieved the Amber school award and then they raised the flag to great cheers . Then the boys all got an ice – cream !! Happy days 😊

Sept 23- Irish Rugby international past pupils

October 10, 2023

Great to have 2 Irish rugby jerseys now taking pride of place at our school entrance hall – these jerseys were presented to our school by past pupils Ronan Loughnane and Peter Dooley after they represented Irish teams ⭐️⭐️- hopefully these will inspire a new generation along with the coaching for classes ( 4th / 5th / 6th ) which will begin next week with coach Wren Higgins 🙌 – We look forward to cheering on the Irish Rugby team at World Cup this weekend !! Birr Rugby Club

Sept 23- Prayer service

October 10, 2023

Thanks to our school chaplain Fr Anthony for joining us in our hall for our start of year prayer service. It was lovely to come together for our first school assembly of the year and to get a blessing from Fr Anthony ❤️