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DIGITAL COMMUNICATION and Your Child DOCUMENT for PARENTS Junior Cycle Information for Parents of Primary Students Page BOM Agreed Report  May 2019 If you have not already done so     register with the Komeer App so that we can stay in touch 2020 - 2021 Scoil San Carlo is a senior primary school catering for boys and girls from 8 years to 12 years. Scoil San Carlo is a school with a catholic tradition and ethos, however, we welcome children of all faiths and none.   Our school recognises the variety of differences that exist among children and the need to appreciate and respect all difference both ethnic and cultural. BOM Agreed Report  November 2019 BOM Agreed Report  September 2019
Please click on your child’s class teachers name and complete the SeeSaw Consent Form SOLAR PANELS .....for Parents BOM Agreed Report  January 2020 BOM Agreed Report  March 2020 BOM Agreed Report  May 2020 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Book Lists 2020 - 2021
Dear Parents & Guardians  This school year our classes will be using Seesaw (http://seesaw.me), a secure online journal where students can document and reflect on what they are learning in class. Your child will be able to add the things we work on (including photos, videos, worksheets, drawings and voice recordings) to their Seesaw journal and we can share them privately with you and other family members to view and comment on throughout the school year.  In order for your child to use Seesaw, the app needs your child’s name in order to be able to associate work like their photos, videos or voice recordings with their account. Seesaw only uses this information to provide the service and doesn’t advertise in Seesaw, create profiles of students, or share or sell your child’s personal information or journal content.  You can read more about their strong privacy promises here: https://web.seesaw.me/privacy.  Under an EU law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in order for your child to use Seesaw, the school must get your consent. For more information on GDPR, please visit https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/reform/rights-citizens.   I hope that your child will enjoy using Seesaw to document and share their learning this year.    Le gach dea ghuí   Principal Return to School Parent / Guardian Declaration Form BOM Agreed Report  October 2020 3rd Class  Ms. Burcheal 3rd Class  Ms. Quinn 4th Class  Ms. Kilbride 4th Class  Ms. Ward 5th Class  Mr. Sherlock 5th Class  Ms. Campion 5th Class  Ms. Connolly 6th Class  Ms. Sirr 6th Class  Mr. Flatley 6th Class  Mr. McCreary Our School’s Information Page COVID-19 I would like to share with you details about an Information session for Parents who are Family Carers,  Tuesday 24th November, at 7pm, via zoom.   Maggie Lally from Family Carers Ireland will cover the topics of; •       Family Carers rights & entitlements, •       Carers card & Emergency Card, •       Training & workshops, •       One to one supports, •       Website information including upcoming events.   Registration for the information event is via Eventbrite on the link below, and there are a limited number of places.   https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/information-session-for-parents-who-are-family-carers-tickets-128883868119   If you have any specific questions for Maggie, they can be forwarded in advance by email to Carol Donoghue on carol@countykildarelp.ie
Room 16 floating on Balloons
The Bright Sparks in Room 2 carrying out experiments with Static Electricity.
Pupils in all classes taking part in the Zoom Table Quiz for Science Week
Pupils from Ms. Burcheal's class taking part in the "Litter Pickers" Environmental programme
Christmas lights by the pupils on Room5
Room 4 Mini Scientists hard at Work
Medal Winners
"Intel Mini-Scientists in Room 12 conducting experiments with static electricity"
Science Table Quiz Winners
Room 5 presenting their projects on the Celts
A special visitor came to Ms.Burcheal’s classroom this morning! Hopefully there’s no trouble from the new pupil.
Room 2 Christmas tree art
Student Counvil members with a cheque for 1150 raised in the Big Blue run in aid of Diabetes Ireland
BOM Agreed Report  Decemberr 2020
Electrical Circuits in Room 5
Christmas Art from Room 5
This Weeks Picker Pal
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Ms Quinn
3rd Class
Ms Burcheal
3rd Class
Ms Duggan
Ms Ward
4th Class
Ms Kilbride
4th Class
Mr Sherlock
5th Class
Ms Connolly
5th Class
Ms Walsh
5th Class
Ms Enright
Mr Flatley
6th Class
Ms Sirr
6th Class
Mr McCreary
6th Class
Teacher’s email
Mr O’Riordan
Pupil’s
A Message from NEPS (National Educational Psychological Services) Dear Parents/Guardians, When trying to think about how we can support ourselves, our families, our communities and our country in the coming weeks, it can be helpful to remind ourselves of these three key messages: Stay Responsible & Informed Stay Active & Connected Stay Positive & Calm Below we have created links to a range of resources which you may find helpful. Please feel free to contact us on if you have any concerns
The Department of Education National Educational Psychology Service (NEPS) have many resources that you may find useful while the school is closed. These resources can be found on the Department website here Plan for a Day A plan for the day template is available here to help you and your child put a structure on the day. It suggests trying to have a schedule, creating time for fun activities, time for learning, break times and time for physical activity. Advice for Young People  NEPS has published Advice for Young People while Schools are Closed which is available here Relaxation Techniques Podcast  This link will take you to a  podcast from NEPS to help  parents and pupils practise  relaxation techniques. Advice for Parents NEPS has also published A Guide for Parents on Supporting Children and Young People with Daily Routines while Schools are Closed which is available here BOM Agreed Report  January 2021
Scoil San Carlo Senior recently received grant- funding from INTEL through the Community Foundation for Ireland towards general support to deal with the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board of Management and the whole school Community would like to thank the Intel Foundation and The Community Foundation for Ireland for their generosity and their foresight to address the issues schools are facing at the moment. The funding is very much appreciated and will support us in implementing a variety of Covid relief efforts, including the purchase of equipment and materials, such as PPE and IT which will benefit our staff and pupils.
COVID-19 Response Plan  Scoil San Carlo S.N.S  March 2021
April 2021 Programme The ‘Lets talk about Parenting’ Programme is a FREE series of talks and workshops for Parents, and Professionals working with children and young people in County Kildare. Presently all our talks are being provided online. The programme is provided by Kildare Library Service, is funded by Kildare County Council and is supported by Kildare CYPSC, TUSLA, Foroige and the multi-agency Kildare & West Wicklow Parenting Forum. For more information on the Parenting Forum and the supports available in County Kildare visit www.parentingsupport.ie First Aid for Parents Presented by Siobhan Callaghan First Aid for Everyone Thursday 15th April 7pm This informative and interactive course will use lots of visual aids in the presentation and there is plenty of opportunity for the participants to ask questions. Topics covered will include: Calling the emergency services, The First Aid Kit, Choking, Meningitis, Burns, Temperatures / Seizures etc Book here via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/first-aid-for-parents-tickets-146896361973 Fussy Eaters Presented by Foodoppi Thursday 22nd April 7pm With over thirty years of expertise in food, science and nutrition, Foodoppi are the children's feeding experts with personal insights and understanding into the stress and strain living with a fussy eating child brings. We unlock the scientific secrets for changing your child’s eating habits. Learn how to introduce new foods into your child’s diet making mealtime mayhem history. Foodoppi’s Fussy Eaters masterclass is full of practical advice for parents tackling picky or problem eaters. You will gain a greater understanding into what can cause eating problems for your child. Learn strategies and tips that are easy to understand and simple to implement into every day family life. These are all supported by systemic scientific research. The masterclass will finish with a Q& A session Book here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/fussy-eaters-with-foodoppi-tickets-147120482323 Building Resilience for Parents Presented by Helen Vaughan Maynooth Counselling & Psychotherapy Wednesday 28th April 7pm Building resilience & how to fit it into a busy schedule. It’s not a case of being resilient or not, you can learn & choose to boost it & I’ll give you skills to do that. How to find hope during a global pandemic – we can share ideas about what’s getting you through & I’ll give some tips on how to build hope & find the self-care that works for you. Book here via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/building-resilience-for-parents-tickets- 147123944679 NB: For more talks check out the Kildare Library Service Online Parenting Channel: https://vimeo.com/channels/letstalkaboutparenting
Our garden is beginning to recover from the Winter as you can see from these great photos taken recently by our photographer, James Hanafin, with the help of Mr Geoghegan.
BOM Agreed Report  March 2021 A letter from the Parish regarding the  Sacrament of Confirmation STEPS Engineers Week aims to create awareness amongst young people about the exciting world of engineering. Ms. Ward's 4th class tried out a variety of interesting experiments throughout Engineers Week. They had lots of fun designing parachutes, flood barriers, marble mazes and rollercoasters!  Due to their fantastic effort, they were selected as winners of STEPS Engineers Week and won a very exciting prize for the entire school!   We are all VERY proud of all the students in Room 5.    Jake Dobbs was chosen as the overall winner and so he also won an individual prize. Well done Jake!  Click here to take a look at a sample of the experiments that were carried out by some of the students. Amazing work!