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

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

We had a wonderful last day of school before the Halloween mid-term break. Like every year, the children donned fancy dress costumes to school. However, this year, as part of our Green Schools Initiative, we held a competition where any child who designed their own...

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Winners of the Mr. Mooney Shield Swimming Competition 2020!

Winners of the Mr. Mooney Shield Swimming Competition 2020!

Congratulations to the two children who won the Mr. Mooney Shield Swimming Competition for 2020. Here they are pictured with the coveted shield, presented by St. Margaret’s N.S. retired principal, Mr. Mooney. Well done to all the children who participated. 

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New Playground Extension & Ventilation System

New Playground Extension & Ventilation System

We are delighted to announce the completion of our new playground extension. The children are absolutely thrilled with all the new space. Our playground is now brighter, more spacious and safer. The old basketball court was resurfaced and the children now have a larger green area to play.

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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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