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IRFU ALDI initiative

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 What a difference €50,000 would make to Holy Family School!

  WE  NEED  YOUR   HELP!    

  With every €30 purchase in any Aldi store you will receive a sticker.  Forward your stickers to Holy

  Family School and when we have collected 300 stickers we will be in with a chance to win €50,000.  

 

 

 

WHAT  WE  CAN  WIN!

  • 2 primary schools will win €50,000 each 
  • €2,500 voucher for sports and training equipment to a school in each province
  • A training session with Paul O' Connell, Aldi Play Rugby Brand Ambassador, and a set of new jerseys and an Aldi Play Rugby Kit
  • Every school that enters with a fully completed poster (300 stickers) will get an Aldi Play Rugby Kit bag, 4 rugby balls and a set of Aldi Play Rugby water bottles for their school.

Please start collecting now - closing date is 07/04/2019

      

 

CHRISTMAS TIME 2018

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Some beautiful photographs from our Santa Visit  ....   click on the link to see more

and don't forget to also visit our FB page 

 

 

Maths Week 2018

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Maths week 2018 is being celebrated in Holy Family School this year with many activities planned for all classes.  The events of Maths Week were designed to present Maths as interesting, challenging and yet rewarding  -  and  yes even fun!

Our PE hall is transformed this week to ‘The Hall of Number’! All pupils have an opportunity to take part as there are activities for all mathematical abilities.

Principal Ed O’ Brien is very impressed by the enthusiasm that exists for Maths among the staff and pupils of Holy Family School.  Holy Family School is committed to the promotion of STEM and will also participate in the VEX Robotics Programme in the coming year.

 For more photographs:  http://www.hfstralee.com/photo-gallery/maths-week-2018

 

VEX Robotics

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Thanks to Brigid Crowley, Head of Computing Dept. IT Tralee  and John Walsh Lecturer IT Tralee,  the pupils of Holy Family School can now enjoy VEX Robotics.  This is an exciting and fun programme where school children from 8 - 18 years of age learn about Science Technology Engineering & Maths (STEM) while having fun!

VEX bring STEM skills to llife by tasking teams of students with designing and building robots to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge.  Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications and more.  

     

 

Culture Week 2018

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Holy Family School boasts children from 19 different countries, so there was so much to learn for both pupils and staff during our Culture Week.  An explosion of colour, great music and tasty food from Poland, Lithuania, Syria, Chinese dishes to name but a few, was on show on June, 6th, 7th & 8th.  EAL teacher, Ms. Breen organised projects with the pupils which included items from Africa, China, other parts of Asian and Eastern Europe.  All classes participated in zumba, pipe band, Irish dancing, traditional Irish music,mindfulness and drumming workshops throughout the week.  Infant class were also treated to a puppet show. Many families dressed in traditional dress on Friday.  Thanks to Mrs. Dempsey, Ms. Breen and all staff for making this week such an enjoyable week for all and a great way to learn about other cultures.

 
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Dates to Remember

School Christmas Mass

19/12/2018 @ 11.00 a.m.

St. Brendan's Church

Confirmation

21/03/2019

(Full Calendar)

 

First Holy Communion

18/05/2019

(Full Calendar)

Contact Us

  • Address: Balloonagh, Tralee, Co. Kerry
  • Tel: +353 (0) 66 71 241 61
  • Email us here

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