Welcome to the Harold’s Cross National School Website

 A big THANK YOU  to Ella Coleman,Erika Sanvito,Sophie Sinnott, Niamh Laidlaw  Grace Fitzsimons and Svetlana Gnusareva, along with their Parents who created beautiful paintings based on the theme of friendship. These are now displayed in our lobby and will be hung up in our Parents Room at a later date.

In the mornings and at collection time,PLEASE  walk your bike/ scooter in the yard. For safety reasons, bikes should not be cycled in the yard.



 Tuesday  ,Oct 22nd . A bus for supporters will be organised to leave at 1pm. We Expect to  return by 4.15pm. Tickets for Croke Park are  2 euro for kids and 5 euro for adults.Bring the money as soon as possible  to the class teacher. Places  are limited and will be given on a first come first served basis. Priority will be given to the children.The bus tickets will be 3 euro per adult and kids will go free.


CHILDREN’S BOOK LAUNCH IN RATHMINES: “Trottie And The Farmyard Mystery ” by A.B Marsh. Suitable for 8-11 year olds. This Thursday , October 17th ,6-7.30pm.


The board would like to thank Gillian Murphy for her wonderful talk on anxiety last night. Also, thank you to Joanne Finnegan and Aoife Kelly for their services to the PTA and welcome to all new members.



“Every School Day Counts” nationwide initiative takes place Nov 4-29. Pupils with full attendance (on time) for those 20 days will be entered into a raffle to win book vouchers.A poster competition will also take place in the Junior and Senior schools.The winning posters will be displayed around the school and in the local community.

Don’t forget to wear your hi-viz jacket to and from school during the autumn/Winter months!

If you would like to volunteer to train in “Rainbows Ireland- supporting children with bereavement and parental separation” (www.rainbowsireland.ie), on order to deliver the program  to children in the school on a voluntary basis, please let Ms Kehoe  know.


If any parents are available for one hour to cover our new Accelerated Reading books , Ms Kehoe would be delighted! Please let Ms Kehoe or Elizabeth know.

Watch the pupils of Harold’s Cross marching for our planet on September 20th:

Healthy lunches!! Parents, please remember that we have a healthy lunch policy in this school. Please see the HSCL page for some healthy lunchbox ideas.

Helping Kids to Have a Balance when it comes to Technology

There is a very good article from Zeeko Supporting children’s online wellbeing regarding the use of technology and ensuring a balanced use of our children’s time. The article gives ideas on how to help your child have a better balance for their plugged and unplugged time. Click here to access the article.


The latest Agreed Report for the Board of Management is available. Please click on link below.


Parents can find the updated Internet Acceptable Use Policy and the new Restraint Policy on the School Policies Page here.

Our monthly assembly award photographs are on display here

Finding the Right Secondary School

The school email address is office@haroldscrossns.ie

Upcoming Events

  1. October Assembly

    October 25
  2. Midterm Break

    October 25 @ 2:10 pm - November 4 @ 8:30 am
  3. Protected: Christmas Holidays

    December 20, 2019 @ 11:40 pm - January 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am
  4. Midterm Break

    February 19, 2020 @ 2:10 pm - February 24, 2020 @ 8:30 am
  5. St Patrick’s Weekend

    March 12, 2020 @ 2:10 pm - March 18, 2020 @ 8:30 am