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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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

SKIPnROPE Workshop

Mark Mc Cabe from SKIPnROPE came and introduced his wonderful skipping techniques to each pupil in the school. The children enjoyed the skipping sessions and it is fantastic to see them practising their skipping skills now at lunch break. The aim of SkipnRope is to...

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Gymnastics with Activate Sports

The children in Junior Infants, Senior Infants, First Class and Second Class are enjoying their weekly gymnastics lessons with Coach Jan and Coach Craig from Activate Sports.

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What Clubs are You In? Survey

The children on our Active Flag Committee surveyed the pupils in our school to find out what sports clubs and activities they take part in outside of school.

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Sporty Selfies

As part of our Active Flag initiative we are asking pupils to share their ‘Sporty Selfies’ with our school. A ‘Sporty Selfie’ involves taking a photo of your child being active or sporty. It could be a photo of them playing hurling, football or basketball. Or maybe a...

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‘Action For Life’ Teacher Training

The Irish Heart Foundation, the national charity fighting heart disease and stroke, runs teacher training workshops for Action for Life. The teachers here at St. Margaret’s N.S. recently completed the Action for Life workshop which is supported by the Department of...

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HIIT Sessions & Workshop

‘Daly Exercise’ coach Glen Daly joined forces with St. Margaret’s N.S. to facilitate an age appropriate high intensity interval training (HIIT) session and fitness workshop with 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class pupils on 8th November. The children enjoyed performing...

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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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