Back to School
As the Summer Holidays quickly approach an end, we at SPN look forward to the fun and opportunities that returning to school on Tuesday 30th August will present. Below you will find the necessary times and arrangements for your child. Remember all pupils with the exception of Junior Infants are in for a full school day on Tuesday 3rd August. We wish you all the best for school year ahead.
Junior Infant Arrangements
Times and dates for incoming Junior Infants can be viewed at –
Starting Times for First Day – Tuesday 30th August
Gates will open at 8:45am for our Senior Infants, 1st Class, 2nd Class and 3rd Class pupils.
Senior Infants will gather at the front of the school at 8:45am, meet their class teacher and make their way to their classroom with their teacher.
1st, 2nd and 3rd Class pupils will make their way to the back of the school. There they will meet their class teachers who will accompany them to their classrooms.
4th, 5th and 6th Class Pupils will enter the school grounds at 9am, make their way to the back of the school and meet their teachers. Teachers will then accompany pupils to their new classrooms.
Some families may have children commencing at both 8:45am and 9:00am on the 30th August. In such situations, I ask for your older child to wait until the allocated of 9:00am before entering the school grounds.
From Wednesday August 31st –
Senior Infants – 3rd Class will enter the school from 8:45pm through the main gates with classes commencing at 8:55am.
4th – 6th Classes will enter the school building from 8:55am through the side gates at the school roundabout with classes starting at 9:05am
Finishing Times for Tuesday 30th August
Tuesday will be a full school day and the finishing times will be the same on Tuesday 30th as the rest of the school year.
Senior Infants exit through the front door at 1:35pm
1st Class exit through the school playground at 2:35pm
2nd Class exit through the front door at 2:35pm
3rd Class exit through the front door at 2:35pm
4th Class exit through end door onto roundabout at 2:45pm
5th Class exit through end door onto roundabout at 2:45pm
6th Class exit through end door onto roundabout at 2:45pm
Please remember to enter and exit our campus with safety, caution and respect for others.