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School News

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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Monet inspired Artwork

Third Class really enjoyed learning about a famous French painter and one of the founders of the Impressionism movement, Oscar-Claude Monet. Here is a presentation of some of the wonderful Monet inspired artwork that was completed recently by Third Class.
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Senior Infants – distancing learning presentation

Our Senior Infants are very busy at home. We love seeing samples of their creativity and work. We are so proud of their efforts!
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3-D Shoebox Farm Scene

Sixth Class had the task to create a 3-D Shoebox Farm Scene. Check out Abby’s very creative design. We think that it is just fabulous! Well done Abby!
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Art Appreciation Week with Ms. Quinlan’s Class

Ms. Quinlan’s are really enjoying the art activities during their home learning programme. We hope you enjoy a sample of their creations!
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Junior Infants – 2020/2021

As a result of the Covid-19 restrictions that are in place, we will not be in a position to hold an induction meeting for our new Junior Infants this year. However, we do plan on holding a virtual meeting at a date in June when, hopefully, we will have a clearer picture of the...
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How to Make a Bug Hotel

Siluni has been very busy at home recently. We hope you enjoy Siluni’s presentation on how to make a Bug Hotel. We think it is just brilliant!
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Parent Memo 10th May 2020

10th May 2020 Dear parents, I hope that you and your family are keeping safe and well.  The Taoiseach has directed all schools in Ireland to remain closed until September.  Whilst the Taoiseach’s recent announcement in relation to schools remaining closed brings welcome...
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Sundial

A sundial is a device that tells the time of day when there is sunlight by the apparent position of the Sun in the sky.  Well done to Laurynas who recently came up with a wonderful & creative idea to build it out of Lego.  Amazing work! Well done Laurynas!
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Dr. Jane Goodall

If you thought you knew everything about Dr. Jane Goodall, think again! A huge thank you to Grace who shared her wonderful presentation on the life and works of Dr. Jane Goodall. We learnt so much…. we hope you do too!
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Porridge Bread!

Our pupils are very busy learning so many wonderful things at home. Doireann has learnt how to make porridge bread and has shared the recipe with us! We hope you enjoy Doireann’s presentation! It’s brilliant…
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3D Virtual Visit – Natural History

Please click here for a 3D Virtual Visit to the Natural Museum of Ireland These virtual tours give you a chance for a virtual visit.
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Activity Pack Download

Please click here to download a really excellent activity pack (The Great Isolation Activity Book) which a teacher in Kill o’ the Grange National School,Deansgrange, Dublin published and kindly shared with everyone.
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Parent Memo – 8th April 2020

Dear parents, I hope that this letter finds you well.  In the past, ‘Spy Wednesday’, marked the beginning of the Easter holidays.  A time when all in the school community could take a break and recharge the batteries for the excitement and busyness of the summer...
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Pupil Online Safety

Webwise.ie Webwise have a range of excellent resources and advice sheets in relation to online safety for children. Please click here to access the Irish based website. This links on below have been created by Thinkuknow (UK National Crime Agency CEOP Command) to support parents...
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Easter Art & Craft Ideas

Please click here to read about some creative ideas for Easter. The designs use many items you can find around your house.
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A special message for our wonderful Communion classes.

A special message for our wonderful Communion classes.  After consulting with Fr. Koenraad,  it has been decided to postpone the First Holy Communion, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 25th April 2020.  Please note that we will do our very...
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Links to View Schoolbooks Online

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, several schoolbook publishers have set up options for teachers, parents and pupils to access the online versions of their school publications. C.J. Fallon All CJ Fallon books for free. Simply...
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Parent Memo 29th March 2020

Dear parents, Thank you very much for your cooperation last week.  The school book collection went very well and over 90% of our families collected their books.  A huge thank you to our staff who facilitated the collection. We are just glad that you received the books before the...
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Build Your Own Weather Station

The Spring Equinox is on the 20th March. We all hope the weather is taking a turn for the better. Here is a weather graph to fill out each day as the days are getting longer. Calculate the mean, median and mode of temperature for the next four weeks....
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Spring Nature Trail

The sun is shining so why not get into your garden and try this Spring Scavenger Hunt. You can add to this list or even make your own if you wish.
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There Will Be Time

By Emily Sweeney 4th Class There will be time when I will say my first word, There will be time when I can have a pretend sword. There will be time when I can get a pup, There will be time when I am all grown up. There will be time when I can get a phone, There will be time for a...
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National Geographic Kids

This is one of my favourite websites to explore. There are so many wonderful topics, countries and animals to research and learn about here. Why not pick a few of your favourite and build a google slide presentation and share with me. Enjoy! https://kids.nationalgeographic.com
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Maths Challenge

Please click on the link below for a fun maths challenge. http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L139/index.html
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Tin Whistle Sheet Music

For all those who have their tin whistle with them at home, why not practice this wonderful tune from the great Bob Marley. This song will help everyone smile. Enjoy!
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Maths Activity for 4th, 5th & 6th Class

Find the perimeter of these sports pitches and pool. 2. Fine the area of these sports pitches and pool. 3. Design your own regular or irregular shaped playground and find the area and perimeter of it.
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Counties of Ireland Quiz

Can you name the counties of Ireland? Loading…
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Talking to Children and Young People about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Advice for Parents and Schools

Children and young people need factual, age appropriate information about the virus and concrete instruction about how to avoid spreading of the virus. Please click here to view a PDF published by the Department of Education and Skills which offers advice on how to talk to...
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School Closure

Dear Parents, An announcement was made this morning by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD of the closure from Friday 13 March, of schools, pre-schools and further and higher education settings, for a period until 29 March 2020, to support efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19....
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Coronavirus – Department of Education Information

Revised information for schools, pre-schools and third level institutions on the Coronavirus 02 March 2020: Letter from the Chief Medical Officer to Parents of School & Pre School Children preschools The Department of Education and Skills has updated information for schools,...
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David Coleman Talk – NEW DATE

David Coleman Talk – NEW DATE – Wednesday 11th March at 8pm Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, 19th February at 9am. Please click here for more information and to purchase tickets for the event. The Parents Council for Milford National School along with...
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Star Summer Camp 2020

Star Summer Camps intend to run two summer camps this summer at Milford N.S. Please see below for further information.
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Urgent Notice re David Coleman Talk

Due to extreme personal circumstances David Coleman has  had to pull out of this evenings talk. The event is therefore cancelled until further notice. We apologise for the short notice, we have only just learned of this ourselves. Details will follow regarding either refund or a...
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STEAM Day 2019

STEAM Day was a fantastic occasion this year with all classes participating in a day of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. See a selection of photos from the day below. 1st and 2nd Class 1st and 2nd had a wonderful day building and experimenting during STEAM Day...
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Fitzpatrick Cup 2020

We have just completed the 11 th annual Fitzpatrick Cup Competition. In total, 89 boys and girls from 4 th – 6 th classes took part. All told, there were 18 League games and 7 knockout games making a grand total of 25 matches to complete this entire series. Congratulations to all...
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