acknowledge and celebrate the work being done in our school communities in
maintaining a safe environment in which our children can enjoy attending
school, 11 December 2020 is nominated as a day in which all of us can join
together to say ‘go raibh maith agaibh!’ or GRMA!
Principal, I am grateful to the following:
Cleaners – Imelda,
Mag, Paula, Annemarie – they clean and sanitise our school every day – we literally
would be lost without them! Thank you!
Caretaker – Martin –he
barely took any holidays during the summer in order to remove mountains of
furniture as requested by the DES! Thank you!
Canteen Staff – Helene,
Richard, Louise, Annemarie, Mary and now our new Canteen Staff are feeding our
students daily! Thank you!
Our SNAs – not only do they look after the most
vulnerable, but they look out for all of our students! Thank you!
Our Covid Compliance
Ladies – Julie and
Colette – they look out for all students, ensuring that we all follow
guidelines, they meet and chat, and keep us informed on how we keep Covid Safe1
Ladies – Orla &
Bridget – on the phones – at the frontline – they answer your queries or point
you in the right direction, they make phone calls for ill students, they check
up on students who may be late for class! Thank you!
Support Staff (BFL, HSCL, PW, GC, Chaplain, SEN, ASD) and Deputy Principal – they are here everyday ‘in loco
parentis’ guiding, leading, minding and teaching your children in what are very
anxious times, they have embraced the changes, adapted teaching styles and look
out for everyone in the buildings, thank you!
Students – the level
of compliance from our 500 teenagers has been fantastic, the level of change
these students has adapted to is so impressive – they make our jobs easier and
so enjoyable! Thank you!
Parents – thank you! You have been so supportive of our
wonderful school. You have shown gratitude and pride in our school – you have
supported us with some of the difficult changes we have had to make this year.
me very proud to be the Principal of such a great school community!
for lovely messages that are being sent to the office or directly to teachers!