SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, October 12 – AGM for North Bay PTA & Patron

Click on image above to enlarge and click here —> AGM posted letter to view letter posted today.

 

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Enrolments for after-school activities from 20 September to 22 September

Enrolments for Term 1 of after-school activities open on Wednesday (20th September) at 8pm, and close on Friday (22nd September) at 8pm.
The first class will take place on Wednesday 27th September.
NEW:
The payment will be split into a €10 online ‘booking fee’ payment to the PTA & school towards running costs of after-school activities and a cash payment directly to the teachers of the activities.
We now have a proper online booking system with lots of functionalities! To enrol go to: https://bookwhen.com/northbaypta
after 8pm on Wednesday. For more information you can download the schoolbag note here.
If needed, the schoolbag note contains detailed instructions on how to navigate the online booking system.
For support with enrolment or if online payment is an issue, contact Julia on 086 3393525 (ideally before enrolment opens) and she will be able to help.

Your PTA team

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Celebrating Diversity in North Bay

 

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Curriculum Meetings September 2017

Curriculum Meeting Timetable 17/18

Date Time Teacher Class Venue for meeting
Monday September  25th   12.45 Eimear Junior Infants Junior Infant classroom
Tuesday September 26th    12.45 Sarah Senior Infants Senior Infant Classroom
Monday September 25th   13.45 Maev First 1st Class Classroom
Tuesday September  26th    13.45 Kathleen Second 2nd Class Classroom
Wednesday  September 27th    13.45 Sophie Third 3rd Class Classroom
Wednesday  September 27th    13.45 Louise Fourth 4th Class Classroom
Thursday September 28th   13.45 Ciaran Fifth 5th Class Classroom
Thursday September 28th   13.45 Clare Sixth 6th Class Classroom

 

Curriculum Meetings are taking place in the school during the week starting September 25th.

These are adult meetings so, smaller children need to be looked after elsewhere for the duration. The meetings cover general topics so individual questions cannot be answered. Teachers will outline some of the material that will be covered this year and how their class is organised. Parents tell us that they find these meetings very useful. Thank you to the teachers for putting so much into the preparation and presentation of each meeting.

Individual Parent-Guardian/Teacher meetings: Each family will get a formal opportunity to meet with each teacher individually in November to discuss your own child’s progress.

In the meantime, if you have a concern, you are always welcome in North Bay. If it is a small matter, drop in at the end of the day or in the morning; otherwise please make an appointment with your class teacher so that we can arrange supervision and so that the teacher can give you her/his full attention.

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North Bay Hospice & PTA Coffee Morning – Friday, September 15, 2017 8:40 – 9:40 am

THANK YOU ALL WHO CAME AND SUPPORTED THE NORTH BAY PTA/BEWLEY’S HOSPICE COFFEE MORNING TODAY!

We raised €161.45 for our local hospice, St. Francis Hospice, Raheny! 

 

All are welcome to attend a PTA sponsored informal coffee hour.

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Building improvements-Roof!

Hi everyone,

The Department of Education has given a grant to the school to replace and insulate the roof. We were informed in May 2017 and because of the long process involved in tendering for consultants and contractors the start date of the work is as yet unknown. We anticipate that it will begin in late August and run into September and October. All appropriate safety measures will be taken and we have been assured that there will be minimal disruption to the school day.

We are looking forward to the benefits for our children in a warmer more cosy building.

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Summer 2017

Have a very Happy Holiday everyone-Enjoy the sunshine when it arrives!

The calendar has been updated for 17-18. I have attached copies of the booklist, the teacher allocation, and two explanatory notes about standardised testing. The notes are basically the same but one explains the standard score that is used for classes first to fifth and the other explains the STEN score that is used in the sixth class report which will be sent on to the secondary school in September.

Booklist 2017-2018

Staff allocation 17-18

NCCA understanding Standard Scores

NCCA understanding STEN scores

 

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