6th June Newsletter



6th June 2019



School Tour: The school tour takes place on Monday the 10th of June to Woodfield house, Oylegate. The children will experience various activities and workshops from street and school yard, games of yesteryear, pavement drawings, clay modelling, creative drama, buttermakeing, dressing scarecrows to name but just a few. The children will need to bring a packed lunch and drinks with them. Suncream can be applied at home and just in case a light rain jacket should be packed. They will not need to bring any money with them as they will not be near any shops.

We ask at all pupils be at the school for 9.55am and the bus will depart at 9am sharp. We will return at 2.30pm approx. and children are asked to wear their school tracksuit and jumpers on the school tour.



School Closures: The school will be closed on the following dates.

Tuesday the 25th of June 2019 - the school will close at 12 noon for the Summer holidays.



School Events: The following are the dates of events that will be taking place in school during this term


Active Schools Week – Monday June 10th to Friday June 14th, 2019.


School Tour – Monday June 10th, 2019


Junior Infant Open Day – Wednesday June 12th, 2019 - The Junior Infant Open Day will take place on

Wednesday June 12th at 2.15pm in the Junior

Infant room. All new Junior Infant children are invited to come to the school to see their classroom for September and meet their teacher.


Sports Day – Thursday June 13th, 2019 - It is a day full of fun and enjoyment for the children with many

activities e.g. superstars, races, tug-o-war and obstacle course.

Children can wear their shorts/tracksuit bottoms and their own

jerseys. Children can bring in a sack for the sack race, potato

and spoon, leg tie for the three-legged race.


Sponsored Walk – Friday June 14th, 2019 – starting at 10am. More details to follow.


End of Year Mass – Friday June 21st, 2019 – Mass will take place at 11.15am and all are invited to attend as

we celebrate and reflect on a great school year for Gusserane NS.

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