About Us

Mission Statement

In Glenahulla NS we aim to promote the full and harmonious development of the pupil, including their intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual dimensions. We seek to promote an ethos which is welcoming, open, safe, caring and inclusive.

School Motto

“Oideas agus Scléip faoi Threoir Dé”

Education and fun under God’s guidance”.

Staff 

Teachers                                                                                              

  • Mr. Padraig Fitzgerald (Principal)
  • Ms. Noreen O’Mahony (Acting Deputy Principal)
  • Ms. Katie O’ Flynn
  • Ms. Margaret Buckley
  • Ms. Aisling Wallace
  • Mr. Colm O’Brien
  • Ms. Sarah Murphy (mat leave Ms.Courtney)
  • Ms. Mary Cashman (mat leave Ms. Kelleher)

Special Needs Assistants

  • Julie Willers
  • Marian Kearney
  • Denise McEniry
  • Colette Mullins

Board of Management

  • Andrew O’ Regan (Chairperson)
  • Canon Michael Leamy
  • John Murphy
  • Marie Condon Sheehan
  • Robin Smith
  • Jim Morrison
  • Pádraig Fitzgerald (Principal)
  • Mag Buckley

School Hours

Official Opening Time: 9.00 a.m. (All students)
Official Closing Time: 1.40 p.m. (Infants)
Official Closing Time: 2.40 p.m. (1 – 6 Class)

Morning Assembly

The school gate will be opened at 8:45am. Children proceed to their classrooms and are supervised by their class teacher.

School Uniform

The children wear the standard uniform or school tracksuit.
Uniform:

  • grey pants/skirt
  • royal blue jumper
  • white shirt
  • blue and grey striped tie
  • black footwear

A school tracksuit is available, and only the school tracksuit can be worn. Glenahulla school track suit available in D.F. Condon’s, Mitchelstown.

  • navy blue bottoms
  • navy blue top with school crest
  • white polo shirt

Please have your child’s uniform labelled. Full school uniform is expected to be worn unless otherwise directed. School tracksuits are to be worn only on PE days and as directed by the class teacher.

Children should wear flat shoes. High heels, flip flops or heelys are not allowed.
In the interest of health and safety jewellery is to be kept to a minimum. (Health and Safety policy)

Attendance

Under the School Attendance Act, each child is obliged by law to attend school every day on which the school is in operation unless there is a reasonable excuse for not attending.

If a child is absent for more than 20 days in a school year, the school authorities are obliged to inform the National Education Welfare Board.

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