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

Christmas Cheer Week 2023

Christmas Cheer Week 2023

https://youtu.be/geOqjuXXTb4 Wow! What a week, a massive thank you to Ms Lovely and the Student Council for organising a fantastic Christmas Cheer week, we had so much fun and are extremely grateful for all the wonderful treats and...

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Christmas Fair 2023

Christmas Fair 2023

Our Christmas Fair Extravaganza 2023 The boys and girls and all the staff of St Margaret's NS would like to extend their most heart felt thank you to all of the Parents Association. This committee worked tirelessly to ensure that our school was transformed into a...

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⭐October Assembly Winners! ⭐

⭐October Assembly Winners! ⭐

Congratulations to all our Assembly Winners for the month of October. These pupils received awards in recognition of their hard work, enthusiasm and incredible effort in all subject areas. Congratulations to all our winners! Take a bow everyone! 

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Maths Week 2023

Maths Week 2023

The pupils here in St. Margarets NS horoughly enjoyed exploring the different strands of the Maths curriculum daily during Maths Week. Each day...

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Michael Mooney Swimming Shield 2023

Michael Mooney Swimming Shield 2023

Congratulations to Michael Stankevics who won the Mr. Mooney Shield Swimming Competition for 2023. St. Margaret’s N.S. retired principal, Mr. Mooney was delighted to present the coveted shield to him in person. Well done to all the children who participated.

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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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