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World Book Day – 7th March 2019
World Book Day took place on March 7th. As in previous years, we held a ‘dress-up’ day to celebrate the event whereby children were encouraged to dress up as their favourite book character.We were absolutely blown away by the standard of the costumes on the day (both by children and staff!) A fantastic day which was filled with chat, discussion and reading was had by all. Older classes were teamed up to read with the younger classes and a quote hunt was organised. A huge congratulations to all the children who dressed-up and a massive thank you to all the parents for all your hard work behind the scenes. Believe us, your support doesn’t go unnoticed. Every child was given a book token that can be redeemed for a free ‘world book day’ book or to get 1.50euro off any book. Make sure to use this as an opportunity to encourage and foster a love for reading within your home.
For more information on our World Book Day and to see the photos of each class dressed up, click on the following link:
Safer Internet Day 2019
To mark Safer Internet Day 2019, the children of Harold’s Cross took part in numerous activities this year. From talks about internet safety to online lessons and videos, the message about staying safe online was clear. Thank you to all the children who participated in the poster competition and congratulations to all the finalists!
Survey on Sacraments
We have been asked by the Archdiocese of Dublin to share the following link with you. They are currently conducting a survey on the preparation of students for sacraments and would like feedback from as many different parents as possible. Please take a few minutes to follow the link to their web page and contribute your opinion to this important issue.
SAFER INTERNET DAY
We will be celebrating Safer Internet Day on February 5th. Our parents’ internet safety page here has lots of resources for Parents about the use of smart technologies with children.
New Policy Updates
The January Agreed Report for the Board of Management is available here.
Parents can find the updated Internet Acceptable Use Policy and the new Restraint Policy on the School Policies Page here.
In line with departmental regulations, a full review of our Child Safeguarding Policy was undertaken at the November Board of Management meeting.
Green Schools News
The next meeting of the Green Schools Committee will take place on Friday, 5th April at 11:40am in Mr. Glynn’s classroom. Have a look at the Green Schools Page under the Activities tab at the top of this page to find out more about Green Schools.