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

January 2024 Assembly Award Winners!

January 2024 Assembly Award Winners!

At the end of every month, our whole school gathers to celebrate the efforts made by pupils during that month. Huge congratulations to the pupils who were awarded certificates at our first assembly of 2024 Their work ethic, diligence and enthusiasm was recognised by...

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Annual Admissions Notice

Annual Admissions Notice

St. Margaret’s N.S. is now accepting applications for our Junior Infant 2024 class! Applications are being accepted from January 30th 2024. Applications will close on February 6th 2024.  A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission...

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Reading Buddies Programme

Reading Buddies Programme

This month we will begin the Reading Buddies Programme in our school. Pupils from  Ms. Keegan's 1st & 2nd class will participate in paired reading experiences with pupils from Ms. Dunne's 5th & 6th class for fifteen minutes every day. Children select their own...

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Active Schools Slogan Competition 2024!

Active Schools Slogan Competition 2024!

Last week, the boys and girls of St Margaret's took part in a competition to create a catchy slogan to promote being active within the school. The standard was incredible. Well done to everyone who took part. Our winner this year was Robyn Kearney from 5th Class, who...

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OsKars Event

OsKars Event

There is lots of excitement here in school and the St. Margaret’s community. Not long now until the OsKars night. Here are the first movie trailers for the movies!

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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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