Welcome to our school website. We hope you find our website both interesting and informative, as it gives an insight into life in our school.  Through our website we hope to keep you regularly updated with our latest news and upcoming events. 

 

St. Mogue’s National School (Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Maodhóg) is a co-educational Roman Catholic school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Kilmore. There are three mainstream class teachers, and two special education teachers. We currently have 68 children on our roll.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING REVIEW

The Board of Management wishes to inform you that the annual review of the school's "Child Safeguarding Statement" was completed at the Board Meeting held on the 27th July 2020.
This review was conducted in accordance with the "Checklist for Review of the Child Safeguarding Statement" published on the Departments' website www.education.ie

CORONAVIRUS-COVID 19 

Isolation quick guide.pdf (140562) Isolation quick guide applying to those aged 3 months to 13 years
 
 
 
Information-from-HSE-for-parents.pdf (576064)  As emailed to parents 3rd Sept 2020
 
 
 
PLEASE REFER TO GALLERY SECTION OF OUR WEBSITE FOR PHOTOS OF ALL THE NEW SEATING ARRANGEMENTS IN CLASSROOMS
According to Goverment guidelines social distancing is not required in the junior room.  In the middle classroom protective screens are on the desk because of the larger numbers.  In the senior room, each child will have one desk each except for one desk which will have a protective screen.  Special Ed. Teacher has moved to the spare classroom where we can adhere to social distancing.  There are screens on the teachers desks to allow for one to one teaching where necessary. 
 
 
RETURN TO SCHOOL 
Please see response plan and Covid Policy Statement below for your perusal
 
 
 
 

 

The following posters are on display in the school:

hand-hygiene-poster

‘Cover your cough and sneeze’ poster

covid 19-advice-for-schools-poster

Further information available at:

CMO letter to Parents

https://www.hpsc.ie/

https://www.education.ie/covid19#3

ENROLMENT FORM 2020/2021:  

Please post back to the school or email form to currinschool@gmail.com 
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Child Safeguarding: 

The Board of Management's annual review of the school's Child Safeguarding Statement took place on April 16 2019.

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Our Child Safeguarding Statement can be found under our "About Us" / "Policies" tab.

The Designated Liaison Person (DLP) is Brendan McGowan.

The Deputy Designated Liaison Person (DDLP) is Evelyn McManus

Our Latest News.....

Foróige Easter Bonnet Competition

09/04/2020 10:11

Templeport Foróige Club Kids Easter Bonnet/Hat Competition!  Details in this link....Foróige Easter Bonnet.PNG (706243)

Good luck!

 

TRADITIONAL IRISH NIGHT MARCH 5TH

27/01/2020 13:53

Save the date and spread the word!!  A great evening's entertainment in store on Thursday 5th March at 8.00 p.m. in Templeport Resource Centre.  Irish music, song and dance featuring past and present pupils, McGovern Family, Cein Sweeney and guests.  Tickets on sale shortly.

GAA Coaching

27/01/2020 13:52

Mr Sweeney continues to take the girls and boys in 3rd to 6th class for football training on alternate Wednesday's after school.  Please collect the children at 3.45 p.m.  

Christmas Concert

27/01/2020 13:50

Thanks to everyone for supporting our Christmas concert.   Well done to all the children on their performances.  

Marine Biologist Visit Dec 2020

27/01/2020 13:47

We had a really interesting visit from Benny - a Marine Biologist in December.   He told us all about marine life around the coast of Ireland and explained how to help prevent pollution our waterways.  See gallery section for pictures from the day.

School Self Evaluation Report

03/10/2019 11:01

 

School self-evaluation is now an on-going process for all schools and provides an opportunity to us to look at an aspect or aspects of our teaching and learning in our school.  In previous years we have adapted the ‘Building Bridges of Comprehension’ as part of our Literacy Programme and we addressed problem-solving as an area that we were concerned about in maths.

 

In 2018/2019, we drew up a school improvement plan for P.E. incorporating the ‘Fundamental Movement Skills Programme’.

 

Our Schools Inspector visited us towards the end of the last school year and advised us on some strategies going forward.

We have found that our School Improvement Plans for Comprehension (English) and problem solving were very useful but we will be revisiting them this year to see what areas can be improved upon.  Our P.E. plan was quite detailed and we will narrow down the targets that we have set and try to reach them all over a 3-year period.

 

We will also replace/upgrade some of our old school policies in line with new legislation.

 

Brendan McGowan

Principal

03/10/2019

Farewell and Good Luck!

03/10/2019 10:58

We would like to wish Mrs Cross all the best of health and happiness in her retirement.  You will be missed by children, staff and parents alike.  We also wish Mr Conefrey all the best in his new position of Principal at St. Mary's N.S. Drumlea.  

Spring educational trips

26/05/2019 22:44

Mr. Conefrey's clasroom visited the Marble Arch Caves and Enniskillen Castle On April 12th, and Mr. McGowans's classroom took part in a Waterways Ireland biodiversity workshop at the canal in Ballyconnell on May 21st. More photos can be viewed in the gallery shortly.

First Holy Communion 2019

26/05/2019 19:30

 

Congratulations to Donal Corrigan, Mark Edwards, James Wetherall, Ruairí McManus, James McManus, Diarmuid McGovern, Séamus Edwards and Finn maguire who recived First Holy Communion on Saturday May 18th.

National Autism Awareness Day

14/05/2019 20:05

"National Autism Awareness Day” took place Tuesday, April 2nd.  We supported C.A.P.S. (Cavan Autism Parents Support) by having a no uniform where we wore something blue and brought in €2 towards this charity.

Around Ireland in 30 Days

08/05/2019 20:03

Well done to all the children in the school who completed the "Around Ireland in 30 days" challenge, a PE initiative to improve fitness. Every morning, each child (and teacher!) completed at least 5 laps of the school building and yard which was approx. 1 km. Collectively we ran 80 kms per day which we tracked on our map of Ireland, and after 30 days we had completed a circuit of Ireland! A presentation took place in our school hall where everyone was presented with a specially commissioned medal and a treat.

 

Confirmation 2019

08/04/2019 19:34

Congratulation to Grace, Molly, Dylan, Anthony, Conor, Oisin and James who were confirmed on Saturday April 6th at 12.00 noon in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballyconnell.

Food Dudes

26/03/2019 21:56

        

Food Dudes is a curriculum-linked healthy eating programme, developed to encourage children to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. It is based on repeated tastings of fresh fruit and vegetables, rewards and positive role models. This year we enjoyed banana, orange, apple, peppers, babycorn and carrot. We were all encouraged to bring fruit AND veg in our lunchboxes every day - Danielle led the way!

 

 

Swimming lessons

05/03/2019 20:13

Swimming lessons in Cavan Leisure Centre took place for 2nd to 6th class pupils in February and March. Thank you to everyone for your continued support of our clothes bank which helps subsidise the transport costs.

Tin whistle lessons

15/02/2019 20:17

Sincere thanks to Maggie Edwards for offering tin whistle classes for 1st to 6th classes in January and February, 

as part of the school's music curriculum.    

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