January Newsletter

January Newsletter

Newsletter 23/1/2019

Catholic School’s Week

Catholic Schools Week runs from Monday 28th January until Friday, February 1st. We will be celebrating our Grandparent’s Day Mass on Thursday 31st January at 11:15am. Tea, coffee and refreshments will be served afterwards in the hall and all are welcome. Grandparents are also invited to visit their grandchildren in the classrooms after the mass.

The school will be making St. Brigid’s Crosses which will be blessed during the mass. We very gratefully accept any rushes you can provide us with.

Confirmation for 6th class pupils will take place in St. Peter’s Church, Rhode on Friday April 12th.

School Closure

The school will be closed on Monday May 20th for a DES sanctioned in-service day. The is the week following the First Holy Communion. A reminder will be sent out later to the date. First Holy Communion will take place on Saturday, May 18th.

Rhode Clean up

A huge word of thanks to everyone who supported and helped with the recent clean up in Ballybryan and across Rhode Parish.


Swimming for all pupils,(junior infants to 6th) will take place over a six-week period beginning on Wednesday May 1stand continue every Wednesday until June 5th. More details to follow.

Ballybryan, 60th anniversary

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Ballybryan National School. We will be commemorating this at the Rhode, St. Patrick’s Day Parade and at a school event later in the year. More details to follow.

Homework Club

There will be no homework club on Monday February 4th due to a Staff Meeting.


Computer classes will commence for 2nd- 6th class pupils on Friday February 15th and run for an 8 week block each Friday, finishing on April 5th. Lessons charged at €1.25/ week

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6th Class Farewell
Diamond Jubilee Celebration Video
Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Tullamore Harriers
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