Ms. Corry's Blog

  • October Newsletter

      Click here for our : October 2017 Newsletter

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  • September Newsletter

    We have had a very busy and happy start to the new school year, our school newsletter contains a few reminders for new and returning parents. September – Welcome Back Newsletter

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  • Back to School Family Fun Day – This Weekend!

      Huge thanks to Caroline Fox and our brilliant Parent Volunteers who have organised a great occasion for our entire school family to come together after the Summer Break We look forward to seeing our pupils and their families on …

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  • Month of Healthy Choices – Invitation to Parents

      2017 – Month of Healthy Choices  

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  • Letters from Ms. Corry

    2017 – Easter Newsletter         January Letter – 2017       Christmas Letter         1. Letter-from-Ms.-Corry-Welcome-Back                          

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  • Discover Primary Science and Maths Awards

        We’re aiming high again this year and are making a submission for our next Plaque of Excellence. The link below will bring you to a booklet which contains a little bit of the S.T.E.M. work we have completed …

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  • Welcome Back to St. Raphaela’s!

    Welcome back to our new school year! We are looking forward to a happy and successful school year, with new beginnings, new friendships, new achievements with the discovery of new talents and a celebration of God’s love for each of …

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  • Summer Newsletter!

    Please click on the following link to read Ms. Corry’s Summer Newsletter: summer-newsletter

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  • 18th May – Celebrating St. Raphaela’s Feast Day

    On the 18th of May each year we celebrate the Feast Day of St. Raphaela Mary, the Foundress of the Order of the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart. This year, Handmaid schools around the world recorded a special message to …

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  • Healthy Choices Month – Invitation to Parents

    Our fantastic Tachers  are planning a series of activities over the month of May, highlighting the importance of healthy choices and how they affect our health, wellbeing and fitness. During the month of May, the children from all classes have …

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  • Discover Primary Science and Maths

    This year we are applying for our “Discover Primary Science and Maths” Plaque of Excellence. We have the best teachers in Ireland here in St. Raphaela’s, they make learning fun every day. The pupils from Junior Infants to Sixth Class …

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  • March Newsletter

    Click here to read Ms. Corry’s March Newsletter : March Newsletter

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  • Proclamation Day

    On 15th March, 2016 schools across Ireland celebrated Proclamation Day. In St. Raphaela’s we invited parents and grandparents to join us as we read the Proclamation from 1916, our pupils’ own Proclamation for our time, and raising our National Flag. …

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  • Science Week Competition

    We are excited to see what the junior and senior classes of the school come up with when entering this competition! We would like to have all the entries on display for everyone to enjoy on the 19th and 20th …

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  • Sixth Class RDS Primary Scientists!

    We are DELIGHTED to congratulate Ms Scully and her Sixth Class pupils who were selected from lots of classes from across the island of Ireland to exhibit at the RDS Primary Science Fair Dublin on Saturday 9th January. We are …

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  • Car Park Safety Week!

    Thank you to Gilly, Aisling, Ena, Pat, Garda Emma, Garda Ivan and everyone who helped us raise awareness Car Park Safety in our school. This week, Parents were reminded of the rules of the “Drop Off Zone”, children were reminded …

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  • Christmas Carol Service

    The children of St. Raphaela’s Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Classes would like to invite the entire school family and members of the parish to join us for a Carol Service in the Parish Church. All contributions will go towards supporting …

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  • Letters from Ms. Corry

    March Newsletter Letter from Ms Corry 4th December 2015 November Letter October Letter September

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  • Science / STEM week

    Dear Parents, We are extending our celebration of all things Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths related (STEM) to cover the two weeks beginning the 9th and 16th off November. The theme is “Design your Future” and is based on encouraging …

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  • Mí na Samhna, Mí na Marbh

    In the month of November we remember in a special way the our loved ones who have gone home to the care of God in Heaven. All the children of our school added a leave to our tree of remembrance. …

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  • Hallowe’en Poetry!

    Sarah and Ella from Fifth Class worked together to create a wonderfully descriptive Hallowe’en Poem. Ella says that when you’re working together to write a poem “it’s not hard to write when you work together. When you work on your …

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  • Respecting Others

    Each class in our school follows the Stay Safe programme and the lessons on Anti-Bullying are important to discuss in the classroom, in assembly, in the yard and at home. In Fifth Class, the pupils created their own Anti-Bullying heroes …

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  • Our School Choir

    Our Sixth Class Choir

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  • Norah’s Story!

    At the beginning of the term, when she was just settling in to Fourth Class, Norah J. spent a weekend working on a great piece of writing. The extra effort she invested earned her one of my first ever Principal …

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