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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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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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