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Parent Memo 25th March 2020

Dear parents, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support, continuous encouragement, co-operation and commitment to our school at all times.   I really hope that you and your family have a safe and relaxing Easter holiday.   Easter Holiday...
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Odd Sock Day

Milford NS Down Syndrome Awareness Day took place on Monday, 22nd March. Children wore odd socks to school on this day! There are two main ideas behind the odd sock/lots of socks theme:The ‘odd socks’ represent the odd number of chromosomes that people with down syndrome have (47...
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Clothes for Cash Collection

The Parents’ Council has organised a clothes-for-cash collection for Tuesday morning, April 13th, in Milford NS. If you have any unwanted clothes, bed linen, shoes (in pairs), bags or belts, please put them in a black sack and keep them for our collection date.  Please...
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Parent Memo 10th March 2021

Dear parents, I hope that you and your family are keeping safe and well.  It has been lovely to see the children in the junior classes settling back so well to school life.  We are very much looking forward to welcoming the pupils in 3rd-6th Class back to our school...
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Reopening Plan (February 2021 update)

Please click here to view our School Reopening Plan (February 2021 update)
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Letter from Deputy Chief Medical Officer to parents and guardians 26/02/2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please click here to read the latest letter from the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronan Glynn, to parents and guardians.
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Parent Memo 25 February 2021

25th February 2021 Dear parents, I hope that you and your family are keeping safe and well.  Earlier this week, the Government published the plan for the next phases of return to in-school learning for our pupils.  On Monday, 1st March, the first four classes at primary...
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Letter from Minister for Education

Please click here to view a letter to parents from Ms. Norma Foley, T.D.
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Parent Memo

5th February 2021 Dear parents and guardians, I hope that you and your family are keeping well.   It has been a very challenging 12 months and our thoughts are especially with families who have lost friends and family members.  Your children have had to adjust to a...
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In-Person Supplementary Programme

The Department of Education has announced an In-Person Supplementary Programme to support the education or care needs of pupils with complex needs during this period of school closure. This supplementary programme of in-person support is intended to enhance the remote learning...
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Junior Infant Admissions September 2021

Letters of offer were sent via An Post to the parents of applicants on Friday 22nd January. To accept an offer, parents should return the Acceptance Form to the school by Friday 29th January. Returns may be made by hand (school post box), post or email (office@milfordns.ie).
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Parent Memo – 17th January 2021

Dear parents and guardians, I hope that you and your family are keeping well.  Thank you very much for helping your child engage in our distance learning programme.  I appreciate the challenges  involved in keeping the show on the road.  The schedule will be similar to las...
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Letter to Parents from Minister of Education

12 January 2021 Parents of students receiving remote learning Dear Parent/Guardian  I hope that you and your families are keeping safe and well at this difficult time.  As you know, from yesterday Monday 11 January, schools will be closed to students and all students at...
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Parent Memo

Dear parents and guardians, I hope that you and your family are keeping well.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of our school community and with our loved ones who have been directly affected by the virus and also to those who are at the forefront each day in...
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Christmas Holidays Extended

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion have announced that the school Christmas break will be extended by three days, with schools re-opening on Monday 11 January 2021.
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Newsletter December 2020

Dear Parents, First term is coming to a close and we are looking forward to our Christmas holidays.  School will close for the Christmas holidays on Tuesday, 22nd December at 11:50am for Junior Infants. 1st Class, 3rd Class and 5th Class.  Senior Infants, 2nd Class, 4th...
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Latest Newsletter

It has been a very busy time in school. Please click here to view a copy of our latest newsletter.
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Newsletter October 22nd 2020

Dear Parents & Guardians,                                                                                                                                                                                          We are approaching mid-term and I wish to thank you for your...
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Dreams…

A huge congratulations to Aoife who was selected this week to sing with ‘Irish Women in Harmony’ on their Christmas single. The Christmas Single chorus will be released at the end of November. Aoife auditioned with over 1000 other hopeful entries. Well done Aoife!  We are...
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Parent Newsletter 4th October

Dear parents, I hope that you and your family are keeping safe and well.  The arrangements for morning drop-off and afternoon collection will remain the same for the week ahead.   The arrangements  are as follows: Junior Infants School starts at 9:00am for Junior...
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Confirmed Covid-19 Case

A confirmed case of Covid-19 has been communicated to our school from the Department of Public Health HSE Mid-West. Please read below for further information.
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Parent Memo 27th September 2020

27th September 2020 Dear parents, I hope that you and your family are keeping safe and well.  The arrangements for morning drop-off and afternoon collection will change for Junior Infants for the week ahead.  The changes come into effect on Monday.  The...
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Nature Walks and Exploring with Geoff Hunt

Second Class made the most of this week’s beautiful weather. On Tuesday morning Geoff Hunt visited Milford to teach the children about minibeasts. Everyone had great fun searching the school gardens for slugs, snails, woodlouse, ants, spiders, centipedes and more. The...
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Parent Memo

11th September 2020 Dear parents, I hope that you and your family are keeping safe and well.  The arrangements for morning drop-off and afternoon collection will change slightly for the week ahead.  The changes come into effect on Monday morning.  The arrangements...
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Isolation Guide for Children 3 Months – 13 Years

COVID-19 symptoms: Fever more than or equal to 38.00C or new cough or shortness of breath or anosmia, dysguesia or ageusia* Self-isolation means staying indoors and completely avoiding contact with other people. This includes other people in your household, as much...
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Parent Memo 31/08/2020

Dear Parents,We are very excited to welcome everyone back to Milford N.S. on Tuesday morning.  A huge thank you to all our staff and Board of Management members for their support and effort in getting everything ready for our school reopening.  Our focus right now is to...
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Back to School Advice for Parents from DES

The Department of Education has published some movie clips with advice for parents who are preparing their children to return to school.
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Back to School DES Advice for Junior Infants-2nd Class

Please check out a movie clip from the DES for children in Junior Infants to Second Class.
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Return to School Summary for Parents

Thais is a short summary of our full reopening logistics plan. You may read the entire document on our school website.
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Fáilte ar ais – Welcome back!

Dear Parent / Guardian, The BoM and School Staff are looking forward to welcoming all our pupils and parents / guardians back to school for the 2020/2021 school year on Tuesday next, 1st September. Our new Junior Infants will have their first day on Wednesday, 2nd September....
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First Communion Ceremony – August Letter from Fr. Koenraad

 18th August 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians As previously communicated to you, the date for the First Communion ceremony of your son/daughter has been set for Saturday, 5th September for Ms. Dolphin’s Class and Saturday, 12th September for Ms. Kinnerk’s Class. Given...
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Junior Infants 2020 – First Days in School

Dear Parent / Guardian We are really looking forward to welcoming our new Junior Infants to school.   Junior Infant induction sessions will take place on Wednesday, 2nd September 2020.  INDUCTION SESSIONS: Wednesday 2nd Sept for Junior Infants Contact tracing forms to be signed...
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School Reopening Plan

Milford N.S. is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff and a safe learning environment for all our pupils. To ensure that, we have developed the following COVID-19 School Response Plan.  Milford NS Covid-19 School Response Plan This plan will...
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Letter to Parents

Dear Parent / Guardian I hope you and your families are keeping well. As you are aware, our school has now been closed since 12th March due to the COVID-19 situation.  We are now hoping to re-open our school safely, in line with current guidance and recommendations....
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Confirmation Letter 2

6th August 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians Sincere thanks to the 38 parents who have responded re attendance at the confirmation ceremonies. For those who have not yet done so, can I urge you to please do so as a matter of urgency, so that  arrangements for places can be made,...
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COVID-19 Policy Statement

Milford Grange N.S. is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff and a safe learning environment for all our pupils. To ensure that, we have developed the following COVID-19 Response Plan. The BOM and all school staff are responsible for the...
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Confirmation Letter 1

22nd July 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians, As previously communicated to you, the date for the Confirmation ceremony of your son/daughter has been set for 11am on the following dates: Saturday, 15th August (Ms. O’Meara’s / Ms. O’Neill’s Class) Saturday, 22nd...
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Protected: Ms. Reidy’s Class 2020 Junior Infant Information Evening

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Protected: Ms. Murray’s Class 2020 Junior Infant Information Evening

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Protected: Ms. Doody’s Class 2020 Junior Infant Information Evening

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Booklists

Here are the booklists for the academic year 2020/21 Junior Infants Senior Infants First Class Second Class Third Class Fourth Class Fifth Class Sixth Class
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HOLIDAYS & SCHOOL CLOSURES 2020-2021

School Year 2020/21  The following are the agreed arrangements in respect of the standardisation of the breaks at Christmas, Easter and mid-term in the first and second terms for the school years 2020/21.  Due to the uncertainty of next year we have not yet published...
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Book Drop

Dear parents, We will operate a ‘book drop’ facility in the school gym on Monday and Tuesday (22nd & 23rd June).  There will be signage in place to direct you to the  entry door when you arrive at the school.  You may park in the staff car park. We request that...
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Parent Memo 15th June 2020

Dear parents, I hope that you and your family are keeping safe and well.   Our school motto is ‘… ag foghlaim le chéile’ (Learning Together). Since schools closed in March, this has never been more true.  A huge thank you parents for the incredible effort...
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2020 July Provision

The 2020 July Provision scheme has been published. Full details of the programmes and published material is available on Gov.ie/summerprovision
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Bishop Brendan Leahy Letter to Parents

The Bishop of Limerick has asked the schools in the Diocese to share the following letter with all our sacrament classes – Letter to Parents.  This letter contains important information in relation to First Communion and Confirmation.  To assist parishes with the...
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Fifth Class Letter Writing

Fifth Class have just published a compilation of their letters which they have written as part of their learning from home programme. We hope you enjoy reading their wonderful letters!
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Inspirational video messages for 6th Class Pupils

Children’s writer, Sarah Webb, has invited well known people to record short inspirational videos for 6th class students to mark the end of their school year. Writers, actors, sports people and scientists have all come on board to help the 6th class of 2020 graduate in style. We...
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