As a parent you play a key role in your child’s education. The NCCA has developed a number of resources to help you to support your child’s learning in Primary School. These resources include videos, tip sheets and multimedia presentations on maths and literacy and many are available in various languages. Click here to take a look at the resources for your child’s class.
Developed as part of the National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People, this Irish website is for the parents/guardians of children aged 0 – 12 years, from birth to the end of primary school. The website is about how you and your family can enjoy learning together. It is designed to support parents with fun activities and tips according to their child’s age. Each age group has lots of ideas for helping children with talking, playing, reading, writing and using numbers. Click here to visit site.
There is a dazzling array of helpline and support websites with advice on internet safety available to parents online. A parent may well be at a loss to find a useful site so we’ve gathered some here that may of use.Click here to visit site.
‘IS FÉIDIR LIOM – I can’ was developed to help parents and grandparents help their children learn Irish at school. The course and its resources are freely available to all who would like to use them. You could even try out some of the interactive games with your child((ren) – quality time ag imirt le chéile! Click here to visit site
IXL is A maths subscription site, meaning that to avail of all the features you have to pay. However, it does allow you to do 20 free questions every day, and to pick maths activities for any class, infants to 6th. Worth getting the 20 free questions! Click here to visit site
Home School Communication
The following are the home school links between parents and the school
Incidental conversations by telephone or by meeting
Formal Meetings requested by teacher or parent
Annual Parent/Teacher meeting at the end of January
Annual written report at the end of the school year
Text a Parent
Booklet outlining main policies and procedures for all who intend enrolling their children in the school.
Click on these links to watch helpful maths videos: