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March 20th

Advice is available, from the HSE, for parents who do not have English as their first language, on coping with Covid-19. Languages include Polish, Chinese, Arabic and Spanish and many more - all available here

 

March 11th 2020

A letter re Covid-19 was received today from the Chief Medical Officer in the HSE with up to date advice for schools and parents on the Coronavirus. View the full text here

March 9th 2020

We have just added our notification to our Parents' Association confirming Child Protection Review completed for 2020 - view it here (in pdf form)

 

March 2nd 2020

We have received a letter from the Chief Medical Officer with up to date advice for all schools on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) - please click to view

January 10th 2020

ST. PATRICK’S DE LA SALLE BOYS’ NATIONAL SCHOOL

Upper Chapel Street, Castlebar

Will hold enrolment days for the 2020/2021 academic year on Wednesday 5th February and Thursday 6th February 2020. Time 10a.m. - 12p.m. and 1p.m. - 4p.m. Phone (094)9023438 email: secretary@stpatsbns.eu or principal@stpatsbns.eu 
Website: www.stpatsbns.eu Twitter: @StPatricksBNS

ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND Please bring Birth Certificate and PPS No.

January 7th 2020

Welcome back to school to all staff and pupils. We hope you had an enjoyable and restful Christmas break and are ready to take on whatever 2020 has in store for all of us. At the start of the new school term the staff and BOM of St Pats would like to draw your attention to the leaflet on head lice which is available here. Please read it carefully. 

November 19th 2019
 

Joint official statement from Boards of Management of St Angela’s NS and St Patrick’s BNS

The Boards of Management of two Castlebar town primary schools, St Angela’s NS and St Patrick’s BNS, have given consent to an initial process of consultation involving all stakeholders from both school communities. 

The purpose of this consultation is to gather information, seek opinions and establish what is necessary to enhance the future development of the two schools. The aim is to provide the best educational experience for their existing and prospective students.

The consultation will involve input from all stakeholders - Boards of Management, staff, parents, school Patron and the Department of Education & Skills. Any decisions including the possible restructuring of both schools to provide for co-education will only be taken following wide and meaningful consultation with all parties involved. 

Both schools have a great tradition and reputation for providing wonderful, holistic, educational experiences for their pupils in a safe and caring environment. It is a priority that the high standards of education which have been their hallmark over many years are maintained and this will be central to the upcoming process.

Úna Lydon, Chairperson
Joseph Carty, Principal
St Patrick’s BNS

Noreen Walsh, Chairperson
Nessa Maloney, Principal
St Angela’s NS

OTHER ITEMS FOR YOUR ATTENTION...

  • March 2019 - Child Safeguarding - Risk Assessment and Statement have just been updated. They are available to view on our Policies page. 

  • March 2019 - We have just updated our Code of Discipline and Behaviour policy on our website.

  • We are currently accepting enrolments for 2019-2020, if you are interested in your son attending St Pats, please follow this link 

  • Music Generation Video Clip in relation to the Ukulele Programme featuring pupils from our 5th and 6th classes. 

  • Letters from HSE re common infections and advice for parents on what to do in the event of an occurrence of any of the infections listed here  -1. Chicken Pox, 2. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, 3. Head Lice/Nits, 4. Impetigo, 5. MRSA, 6. Ringworm, 7. German Measles/Rubella, 8. Scabies, 9. Scarlet Fever, 10. Slapcheek Syndrome, 11. Winter Vomiting Disease. 

  • Board of Management for 2015-2019 and outline of the work the Board has undertaken since its term began. 

  • You may be interested to know who your son's teacher is for next year and what room he will be in - all that information is here

  • 25 Card Drive organised by our Parents' Association in the school hall on Monday 3rd December at 8p.m. 

Principal's Notes