St. Margaret's National School

St. Margaret's National School is located in the small North Co. Dublin village of St. Margarets which is close to Dublin Airport.

 The school has a long history and has been an integral part of the St. Margaret’s Parish Community since the late 1800’s. The current school premises was built in 1956.

Awareness and protection of the environment play a very important role in our overall ethos and the daily running of the school. The school was awarded its 3rd Active Flag in 2021, its 8th Green Flag and 1st Amber Flag in June 2023. We received our first Curious Minds Platinum Award in 2023 for our extensive work in Minecraft Education and Mathematics.  

The Principal of the school is Ms. Ciara Gaughan. Ms. Danielle Keegan is Acting Principal at this time.

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St. Margaret's National School

St. Margaret's National School is located in the small North Co. Dublin village of St. Margarets which is close to Dublin Airport.
The school has a long history and has been an integral part of the St. Margaret’s Parish Community since the late 1800’s. The current school premises was built in 1956.

Awareness and protection of the environment play a very important role in our overall ethos and the daily running of the school. The school was awarded its 5th Green Flag in March 2011.

The current Principal of the school is Ms Ciara Gaughan.

 

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School Notices

Hughie Smith Shield

Hughie Smith Shield

We are very proud of our girls Gaelic Football team who were winners of the Hughie Smith Shield on 11th June. Girls from four national schools (Kilcoskan, Mary Queen of Ireland, St. Josephs & St. Margarets) participated in this tournament, and as the winning school, we have the honour of housing the Hughie Smith Memorial Shield again this year. 

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Sensory Sofas – DAA Community Fund

Sensory Sofas – DAA Community Fund

These sofas will be a fantastic addition to our sensory corner. We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the sofas. Despite the delay in delivery, we know they are going to be worth the wait.

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Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP 2024!)

Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP 2024!)

Wednesday the 17th of April was a very exciting day in 5th and 6th Class.  As part of their participation in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP), they had a visit from some “Dragons”.  Kelly from Crafty-Keepsakes, Conor from Keelings and Barry from Newpark...

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We really have such talented pupils in St. Margaret's NS when it comes to technology! Take a look at and listen to how this fantastic video was made by pupil in 4th Class to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge this year! Everyday is a school day here in St. Margaret's NS,...

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About Us

  • The ‘ethos’ of St. Margaret’s National School encompasses collective attitudes, beliefs, core values, traditions, aspirations and goals. These are reflected in the actual practices which are carried out in the school on a daily, weekly and yearly basis. While it is impossible to outline all aspects of the school ‘ethos’, the following characteristics are experienced and promoted as essential elements in the establishment of a supportive and positive ‘ethos’.
  • In St. Margaret’s National School, where the ethos is that of a Christian Catholic school, religious instruction, in accordance with the doctrine and tradition of the Catholic Church is part of the education given to children who belong to that Church.
  • The pupils are prepared for the reception of the sacraments of First Confession, First Holy Communion and Confirmation, in accordance with arrangements in the diocese.
  • Ancillary staff in the school are highly esteemed and respected. It is recognised that their work makes a valued contribution to the process of education.
  • Prayer is a feature of the school day.
  • The school aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the pupil, including his / her relationship with God, with other people and with the environment.
  • The Principal and teaching staff aim at maintaining high professional standards and creating a safe and happy environment.
  • A spirit of mutual respect is promoted within the school community. Pupils are drawn by example and teaching to appreciate and respect people of different religious affiliations and of different nationalities.
  • Close contact is maintained between school and home. Parents/guardians and teachers support one another and collaborate with one another in leading the children to the fullness of their potential at the different stages.
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