Dad’s Soccer Blitz!

The Dublin 8 annual Dad’s soccer blitz was held in St. Catherine’s community centre on Friday May 20th. This event is always highly anticipated and enjoyed by the dad’s and pupils alike. This year, our team got to the semi-finals and were narrowly beaten by St. Enda’s. 

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Parents Support Group

Ms. Nolan ran a very successful parents support group from April to June. This group met every Wednesday morning for 8 weeks from 9.20-11.30am.  During this time parents got the opportunity to discuss anything that they were worried about or any issues they were having with their

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Pilates for Parents!

As part of the Dublin 8 schools’ Operation transformation, Ms. Nolan our H.S.C.L. and resident Pilates teacher taught a 6 week class on Tuesday mornings in January and February. Over 20 parents attended these classes! We did simple Pilates moves to improve our core strength and flexibility. 

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1916 Joe Duffy Event

Ms. Nolan along with the other Home school community Liaison teachers organised Joe Duffy to come to St. Catherine’s church on Thursday 28th January to read extracts from his book “Children of the Rising”. 5th class pupils and parents have been learning lots about 1916 especially about

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Family Yoga

  Family Yoga is on in Francis St. C.B.S. every Friday morning.  In this class the boys and their parents do some easy  yoga moves partnered together and some on their own.  They also do some simple mediation and learn some mindfulness techniques such a breathing and

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Sports Day 2015

Francis St. C.B.S. held their annual Sports day recently.  This was an amazing day! The sun was shining, they boys were excited and even the parents joined in for a Mums and Dads race.  The highlights of the day included the potato and spoon, sack, three-legged and

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Irish Course

There is an Irish Course being held in St. Brigid’s N.S. for the parents for Francis St. C.B.S. boys and St. Brigid’s pupils.  This course was originally only on for 3 weeks but due to its huge success is being extended.  Currently we are looking for a

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Operation Transformation

  Francis St. C.B.S. parents and boys got off to a great start in the new year by participating in the Dublin 8 “Operation Transformation” programme.  This kick started at the beginning of January with a nutritional talk for the parents by a dietitian in St. Catherine’s

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