January 2014

Grandparents’ Day and the Feast of St. Brigid

On January 31st, we had a double celebration when we celebrated Grandparents’ Day and the Feast of St Brigid with prayers, readings and song in the school hall, followed by refreshments provided by the Parents Association. Over 100 grandparents were present and the children were very proud showing them our school. Grandparents who could not be with us were remembered with photographs and in our prayers.
Many of the classes prepared Art Work and Poems about their grandparents and these were on display also.

Results of Uniform Survey

Thank you for completing the recent questionnaire re Uniform.
The majority of parents were satisfied with the current school uniform and below is the feedback we received,
based on the original survey we circulated to parents.

Total number of families in the school 174
Number of families who completed the survey 117
Percentage of families who completed the survey 67%

Number who want a school uniform for this school Yes 115 No 2

Satisfied with the present school uniform Yes 110 No 7

Satisfied with the present tracksuit Yes 94 No 23

There were not many specific alternatives suggested within the survey results, however please find below a list of the comments you made regarding the school track suit and the number of people who made the comment

Cost of tracksuit 6
Quality of tracksuit is poor 13
Wear track suit as school uniform 2
High street option for tracksuit 4
Option for shorts in the summer 3
No crest on track suit sew on ? iron on? 9
Colour of track suit needs to be changed 2


As you can see, the majority of families are satisfied with the current school uniform. Comments re track suit will be forwarded to the supplier.

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