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Ice- Cream Party
24th May 2019 12:14 pm
Yesterday we had an ice-cream party as a treat for working so hard.
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Beatlemania in Room 24
24th May 2019 12:09 pm
We have been learning all about The Beatles over the last 2 weeks. We have listened to their music, researched and creates projects and we even used them as our inspiration for our art
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Santry Field Events
21st May 2019 1:23 pm
Congratulations to all of the children who competed at Santry yesterday in the field events. We came home with 2 medals - Casey with a silver medal in the hurdles and Omar with a bronze in the hurdles. Also well done to Michael who came 4th in the 600m and Elise who came 4th in the hurdles and Chidi who came 4th in the long jump.
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Cross Country Final
21st May 2019 1:20 pm
Congratulations to all of the children who competed in the Cross Country Final last week. Particular mention to the following children; Alice and Michael who came 8th in their champions races. Ayomide and Aser who came 1st in their races, Joseph came 2nd and Mitchell and Majus who came 3rd. Thank you to all of the parents who came down to cheer us on.
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Chess
17th May 2019 1:13 pm
Well done to the chess team that won their match 3-2 today!
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Boxing
15th May 2019 11:03 pm
Great fun had by all of Room 4 at their first boxing session in school
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Camogie
15th May 2019 10:02 pm
Well done to the Camogie team on a fantastic first win of the year! The girls played extremely well and beat their opponents by a goal after a very tough match in the sun! Well done girls
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Best of luck tomorrow
15th May 2019 1:38 pm
to the cross country rumners running in the final tomorrow in Corkagh Park. Just a reminder to all runners to be in school at 8.30, please bring €1, your runners and a coat as it's due to be cloudy.
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Cross Country Running Final
13th May 2019 1:01 pm
Congratulations to the children who have been selected for the South Dublin County Council Cross Country Final this Thursday 16 th May in Corkagh Park!  There will be extra practice on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings this week for all members of the team.  Please ensure your child is in school on Thursday at 8:30am.  Parents are welcome to make their own way to Corkagh Park to cheer on their kids.  Races are between 10am and 2pm, beginning with the 6th classes.
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Last Minute Ladies Soccer
12th May 2019 8:48 pm
Last minute confirmation of ladies soccer match tomorrow in St.Patrick's Senior school, corduff. Please bring shin guards girls.
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Congratulations
10th May 2019 3:55 pm
Well done to all the children who performed at the finale of SAGT today. You were all fantastic and made ourselves and your families very proud. Congratulations to the following winners; 3rd class Darragh Harrison 4th class Leona Hutchinson 5th class Jemaine Mayhamba and Joseph Oloshuto 6th class Abbie Hopkins Overall winner Katie Murphy
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Good Luck
9th May 2019 2:20 pm
We would like to wish all of the children performing in the finale of St Aidan's Got Talent tomorrow the best of luck.
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Printing with some fruit and veg
3rd May 2019 7:42 pm
While most of 3rd class were off swimming, the rest of them had their creative hats on and created some amazing art pieces using celery and oranges.
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The birch trees in awe of the mural
3rd May 2019 7:39 pm
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First assembly with the new mural !! Ft. The artists!
3rd May 2019 7:36 pm
Great first week back after the Easter holidays
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UCD suite science
3rd May 2019 3:23 pm
A group of 4th class students started their Suite Science Programme in UCD today. They had a great time and are looking forward to all of the great science experiments they will be doing over the coming weeks.
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Bank Holiday Closures
3rd May 2019 9:00 am
Reminder to Parents: St Aidan's will be closed Monday 6th May as it's a Bank Holiday. Reopen Tuesday 7th May. Have a great long weekend.
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School mural
2nd May 2019 10:05 pm
Joanne Murphy (mural artist) held some Q & A sessions for the students this week regarding the content and progression of the school mural.
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Abbotstown 5-a-side
2nd May 2019 5:50 pm
Well done to the ladies soccer team who played fantastic on Wednesday 1st of May in Abbotstown. The girls played against some of the best teams in Dublin progressing out of their group into the semi-final. They lost 3-2 but put up a great fight until the final whistle. So proud of such a fantastic achievement!
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Ladies Soccer update
2nd May 2019 5:33 pm
Congratulations to the ladies soccer squad who beat St. Tomas' 2-0 today in the last round of the cup. Special mention to referee's player of the match Abbey Byrne for coming back on and assisting a goal after a bad knock. Players of the match goes to Zara Quirke for clearing every ball that came her way and Alisha Kennedy for tackling and covering a huge amount of ground. Well done girls!
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SAGT
9th Apr 2019 7:24 pm
Well done to all of the children who auditioned last week for SAGT. I would like to congratulate the following children who have been selected to go through to the finale; 3rd class - Jay, Darragh & Lexie 4th class - Caitlin, Leona, Abbie & Denisa 5th class - Dylan, Nellita, Margaret, Joseph, Jemaine, Eugiene, Mervine, Kelsey & Katie 6th class - Ayse, Abbie, Kinga, Sarah, Niamh, Alisha & Katie The following children have been selected to be MC's; 4th class - Ayomide & Aoife and 6th class - Kenny & Dhruve The following groups/children will be part of the entertainment at the end of the show; Ms Sheekey's choir, Ms McCague's tin whistle group, Rebecca's violin group, Katie, Reanna, Shriya, Jered, Baqi, Michael, Tadhg, Saoirse and Britney. Please encourage your child to practice over the 2 weeks Easter holidays :) The finale will take place on Friday the 10th of May at 12:00 sharp in the Jobstown Community Centre. Parents welcome :)
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Cross country running race tomorrow
9th Apr 2019 7:08 pm
A reminder to all children running in the race tomorrow, there will be no training in the morning and please remember to bring in your €1. Parents you are more than welcome to come over and cheer us on. Race begins with 6th class at 11am in Jobstown park behind the Tallaght leisure centre. weather forecast is looking good, so hope to see you there.
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Soccer Success!!
4th Apr 2019 6:33 pm
The girls soccer team were a credit to themselves, their families and mostly the school today when they represented and won the 5-a-side soccer tournament in Wayside. Sarah and Casey (joint captains) handled the pressure when it came down to a nail-biting penalty shoot out! The team progress to play the best teams from North Dublin after Easter! Congratulations Sarah, Casey, Testimony, Megan, Ava, Abbey, Alisha and Zara!!
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BREAKING NEWS!
3rd Apr 2019 8:57 am
St Aidan's SNS will be featuring in SCHOOL AROUND THE CORNER in tomorrow's Tallaght Echo. Check us out!
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Basketball fun
2nd Apr 2019 8:36 pm
3rd class had some coaching in basketball two weeks ago.
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Treats in Room 7
2nd Apr 2019 8:35 pm
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Potato Planting
2nd Apr 2019 8:28 pm
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Walk like an Egyptian⚰️
2nd Apr 2019 8:27 pm
Miss McHugh's 3rd class project on Egypt/ Ancient Egypt
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Upcoming School Closures
1st Apr 2019 9:12 am
Dear Parents/Guardians, the school will be closed this Friday 5th April for staff training. Easter break: Closing at 12pm Friday 12th April for two weeks and reopening Monday 29th April.
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St Aidan’s SNS in today’s Irish examiner. (30.3.2019)
30th Mar 2019 9:53 am
Our very own Zara Quirke (5th) pictured in today’s Irish Examiner displaying her skills on our school hurling wall.
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School Twitter Account
30th Mar 2019 9:24 am
Recently the school launched a brand new Twitter account as a new way to keep you all updated about the news from our busy school. Head over to Twitter and search for the user name @aidanssns and give us a follow!
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Soccer success!
29th Mar 2019 4:22 pm
So proud of the girls soccer team today. They looked the part in their new kit and the girls played it too! They drew with St. Mary's N.S. 1-1. Several wides meant it was a gripping match! Well done to Sarah and Casey who captained the team with fantastic leadership and encouragement!
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Hurling wall opening,St Aidan’s SNS( 28.2.19).
29th Mar 2019 2:09 pm
Well done to all pupils who were very well behaved at the opening ceremony of our hurling wall wall.A special mention to Darragh (6th, Ms.Hodson) and Zara(5th,Mr.Finn) who were MC’s for the event.It was a historic day for St Aidan’s SNS as we welcomed GAA President John Horan to our school.
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Learning about Healthy Hearts in Science
28th Mar 2019 8:08 pm
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Homework club cancelled
28th Mar 2019 12:51 pm
All students have been given no homework today due to their excellent behaviour at the opening of our Hurling Wall. All homework clubs have been cancelled for today.
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Hurling Skills Session with Paudie Butler.
27th Mar 2019 3:56 pm
Our boys enjoyed an excellent skills session on our new hurling wall. Thank you to hurling wall expert Paudie Butler for his time and Cumann na mBunscol B.A.C for organising today.
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Sea life aquarium
26th Mar 2019 2:37 pm
Ms Hartland and Ms Allen took some 4th class students to Bray today to meet some new animals.
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Fettercairn youth horse project
26th Mar 2019 12:39 pm
congratulations to the pupils who successfully completed a programme of horse riding and stable management. They all received their certificate today.

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St Aidan’s SNS was built in 1983 at the same time as St Brigid’s NS. Before it officially opened as a school the building was used to host bingo nights and run classes such as tae kwondo. A school for traveller children was also set up on the site. In 1984 St Aidan’s moved in with eight teachers and worked alongside the Traveller School. Eventually the two schools were merged and the now St. Aidan’s became one of the first multicultural school of its kind in Ireland. The huge mural in our school hall which was painted in 1990 by an artist and our pupils is a celebration of our school roots and what we like to do.

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Fáilte romhaibh go dtí St Aidan’s SNS.

As Principal of St Aidan’s, along with my dedicated staff, it  gives us great pleasure to welcome you to our new school website.

At St Aidan’s we welcome change.

Since our inception we have been educating and guiding the young boys and girls of our local community and beyond.We have a mural in our school hall depicting the multicultural make up of our school, of which we are very proud.We believe that we are an integral part of the local community and actively encourage our pupils to act and speak of their school with great pride.Each day we strive to make our school a friendly, welcoming space, ensuring that all who engage with our school get a true understanding of what our ethos is.At St Aidan’s we believe that all children are different and brilliant in their own unique way. We endeavour to provide as broad a schedule of activities for our pupils to give each child every opportunity to develop their own unique talents.  We expect each child to engage fully with the curriculum along with our dedicated teachers and staff who continue each day to work together with parents/guardians and build a relationship that is mutually beneficial for all members of the broad team that is your child’s education. Our goal is to ensure that each child is afforded the best opportunity to learn and grow.Our is aim is that the four years spent in St Aidan’s will be some of the best and most beneficial years of your child’s life. Each child will get to experience a broad range of sport, music, dance, drama and art both within school hours and also at an extracurricular level.  Thanks to our extremely dedicated staff, our Board of Management and our wonderful Parents’ Association, this is all possible.We constantly strive to keep the partnership between staff, parents and management open, welcoming and accepting to all. I am at all times willing to meet with parents who wish to find out more about our school.  In addition to our website, our school app further improves these collaborations. Everything about St Aidan`s SNS can now be found in on central location.The app will be updated daily/weekly and will provide up to date school information, contact details, information on school policies etc. It will also allow for regular a communication stream between parents and the school.

We hope with the introduction of this website, we can further build upon our fantastic school community.

Le meas,

Mr. Tomás Hayes

Principal

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