Dear Parents,

Please click below for latest school letter dated May 22nd, 2024.

Letter-to-Parents- 22.5.2024

Grandparents Day 2024

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated April 29th, 2024.

Letter-to-Parents- 29.04.2024 (PDF)

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated March 8th, 2024.

Letter-to-Parents- 8.3.24 (PDF)

Parent’s Association Newsletter

World Book Day

Craft Fair Poster

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated February 26th, 2024.

Letter-to-Parents 26.02.2024 (PDF)

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated January 30th, 2024.

Letter-to-Parents- 30.1.24 (PDF)

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated December 15th, 2023.

Letter-to-Parents-13.12.2023 (PDF)

 

To access information regarding enrolment for September 2024.

Please click here

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated October 20th, 2023.

Letter to Parents 20.10.2023 (PDF)

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated October 5th, 2023.

Letter to Parents 05.10.2023 (PDF)

School Photo Information

Way2PayLoginGuide

way2pay-information-sheet

Way2Pay – Payment by Instalments

 

Please click below for Information for Parents on the New Primary Mathematics Curriculum

[English] leaflet – PMC

[Irish] Leaflet – PMC

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated September 11th, 2023.

Letter to Parents 11.09.2023 (PDF)

Way2PayLoginGuide

way2pay-information-sheet

Way2Pay – Payment by Instalments

 

For all information for the new school year 23/24 starting on Wednesday August 30th 2023, please click here

 

 

Please click below for latest school letter dated June 22nd, 2023.

End of year letter to Parents 22nd June 2023

 

Please click below for Data Protection Guides for Parents from the Data Protection Commission.

Please click below for the latest school letter dated May 15th, 2023.

Letter to Parents 15.05.2023 (PDF)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated April 20th, 2023.

Letter-dated-20.04.2023 (PDF)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated March 27th, 2023.

Letter to Parents 27.03.2023 (PDF)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated February 28th, 2023.

Letter to Parents 28.02.2023 (PDF)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated February 9th, 2023.

Letter-to-Parents 9.2.2023 (PDF)

 

Please click below for an important letter from the HSE.

Re: Significant levels of Flu, Covid-19 and RSV currently circulating

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated January 6th, 2023.

Letter-to-Parents-06.01.2023

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated December 19th, 2022.

Letter to Parents 19th December, 2022 (PDF)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated December 9th, 2022.

Letter to Parents 09.12.2022 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 09.12.2022 (Word)

 

Please click below for an important letter from the HSE.

Group A Strep infections 

HSE-MyChild-viruses-schools-poster

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated November 7th, 2022.

Letter-to-Parents-07.11.2022-PDF

Letter-to-Parents-07.11.2022-Word

Tusla-Short guide for parents who are newly arrived in Ireland
Tusla-Short guide for parents who are newly arrived in Ireland – Ukrainian

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated October 6th, 2022.

Letter to Parents 06.10.2022 (Word)

Letter to Parents 06.10.2022 (PDF)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated September 5th, 2022.

Letter-to-Parents-05.09.2022 (PDF)

Letter-to-Parents-05.09.2022 (Word)

 

Way2Pay – Payment by Instalments

way2pay-information-sheet

Way2PayLoginGuide

 

For all information,booklists etc for the next school year please click here

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated June 7th, 2022.

Letter dated 7.06.2022 (PDF)

Letter dated 7.06.2022 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated May 23rd, 2022.

Letter dated 23.05.2022 (PDF)

Letter dated 23.05.2022 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated May 10th, 2022.

 

Letter-dated-10.05.2022 (PDF)

Letter-dated-10.05.2022 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated April 25th, 2022.

Letter dated 25.04.22 (PDF)

Letter dated 25.04.22 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated April 4th, 2022.

Letter to Parents 4.4.2022 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 4.4.2022 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated February 28th 2022

Letter to Parents 28.02.22 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 28.02.22 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated February 15th 2022

Letter to Parents 15.02.22 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 15.02.22 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated January 6th 2022

Letter to Parents 06.01.2022 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 06.01.2022 (Word)

 

Please click below for the latest information re Covid 19 from the HSE.

TO ACCESS INFORMATION REGARDING ENROLMENT in our school FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

Please click the links below regarding COVID-19 vaccine information for parents of children aged 5-11 from the HSE.

Please click below for the latest school letter dated December 13th

Letter to Parents 13th December 2021 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 13th December 2021 (Word)

 

Please click below for the following information:

Letter from CMO Dr Tony Holohan (Dec 1st)

Department of Education Guidelines on wearing Face Coverings

Guidance on wearing face coverings for Primary Pupils

 

TO ACCESS INFORMATION REGARDING ENROLMENT FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

Please click below for the latest information from the Department of Education re Covid 19 

Dept of Education letter to Parents re Antigen Testing 25.11.2021

 

Please click below for the latest information re Covid 19 from the HSE.

Please click below for the latest school letter dated November 22nd

Letter to Parents 22nd November, 2021 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 22nd November, 2021 (Word)

 

Please see link below for public health advice regarding COVID-19 symptoms.

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a04fc-advice-for-students-and-their-families/#health-advice-for-parents

 

Please click below for:

FAQ for parents on contact tracing changes for children 27.09.21

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated October 11th

Letter to Parents 11th October, 2021 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 11th October, 2021 (Word)

 

Letter to Parents 06.09.2021 (PDF)

Letter to Parents 06.09.2021(Word)

way2pay-information-sheet-2021

Way2PayLoginGuide

 

Letter to Parents for new school year 2021-2022 (Word Document)

Letter to Parents for new school year 2021-2022 (PDF File)

Please click here for School Absence Form

Please click below for the Cootehall Covid-19 Response Plan for this school year.

Cootehall School Response Plan August 2021  (Word Document)

Cootehall School Response Plan August 2021 (PDF File)

Please click here for Back to School Advice for Parents for September 2021 from the Department of Education and Skills.

Please click here for a video containing Back to School Advice for Parents from the Department of Education and Skills

Information Video for Junior Infant Children

Information Video for Senior Infants to 2nd Class Students

Information Video for 3rd to 6th Class Students

Back to School Advice for Parents

Please click below for

Operation of School Bus Services for 2021-2022 School Year

Isolation quick guide Adults and children from their 13th birthday

Isolation quick guide under 13s

Please click  here for  information needed for the new school year.

 

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Information from School year 2020-2021 is below

 

Please click below for the latest school letter dated June 8th 

Letter to Parents 8th June 2021 (Word)

Letter to Parents 8th June 2021 (PDF)

Please click below for the latest school letter dated May 20th

Letter to Parents 20th May 2021 (Word)

Letter to Parents 20th May 2021 (PDF)

Please click below for the latest school letter dated April 30th 

Letter to Parents 30th April, 2021 (Word)

Letter to Parents 30th April, 2021 (PDF)

Please click below for letter dated April 23rd regarding returning to school following a confirmed case of Covid- 19 in our school.

Letter to Parents April 23rd 2021 (Word)

Letter to Parents April 23rd 2021 (PDF)

Please click below for letter dated April 18th regarding a confirmed case of Covid- 19 in our school.

Letter to Parents April 18th (Word)

Letter to Parents April 18th   (PDF)

Please click below for latest school letter (April 8th)

Letter to Parents (Word)        Letter to Parents (PDF)

 

Isolation quick guide Adults and children from their 13th birthday (March 2021)

Isolation quick guide under 13s (March 2021)

Government Website Information for Parents, Students and Families

Covid 19 Back to school Advice for 3rd to 6th Class Video and Advice for Parents – 10-03-2021 leaflet

Please find information letter about school reopening March 15th 2021 below.

Letter school reopening March 15th 2021 – Word doc                              Letter school reopening March 15th 2021  -PDF

Please click here for Return to Educational Facility Parental Declaration Form

Please click here for Online Absence Form

Covid 19 Back to School Advice for Parents Video

Covid 19 Back to School Advice for Junior Infants to 2nd class Video

Please find information letter about school reopening March 1st 2021

Please find information leaflet with Back to School Advice for Parents of children from Junior Infants to Second Class.

Please find information leaflet with Safe Schools Advice for Parents.

Please click here for Return to Educational Facility Parental Declaration Form

Please find a link to  an Isolation Quick Guide from the HSE and HPSC  (Update 17/02/21) Isolation Quick Guide

Government Website with Information regarding School Re-opening

Government Website with Wellbeing Resources

Cootehall NS Covid Response Plan (Feb 2021)      (Word)      (PDF)

Please find the latest communication from the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for parents regarding the re-opening of schools in March 2021 Letter from DCMO to schools

Please find the latest communication from the Minister of Education for parents regarding the re-opening of schools in March 2021 Letter to parents and guardians 24 Feb

To access ‘Parents Centre’ which is an additional online support from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs for parents, please click here.

Please find the latest communication from the Minister of Education for parents regarding schools (Letter for parents 12-1-21)

To access information regarding enrolment for September 2021.

Please click here

To download the latest letter from the school 3rd December, 2020. way2pay-information-sheet-2020 Way2PayLoginGuide

 

If your child is a close contact of COVID-19 in school – Information Video (November 2020) from HSE

For A parent’s Guide to Close Contacts (October 2020) please click here

If there is a confirmed case of Covid-19 in our school (October 2020) – INFORMATION LETTER.

To access the latest update from the HSE.ie/coronavirus (October 29th) regarding when it’s OK to send your child to school or childcare please click here

Government Webpage – Information for Students, Parents and Families

ONLINE FORMS: Please find links to various online forms below. We hope that this will be more convenient to everyone and reduce the paperwork going between school and home. Please let us know at cootehallns@gmail.com if you are having any difficulty accessing these forms.

  • Absence Form  PLEASE FILL OUT IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT FROM SCHOOL FOR ANY REASON – PLEASE KEEP IN REGULAR CONTACT WITH THE SCHOOL TO EXPLAIN IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT. THE SCHOOL MUST TELL  THE STATUTORY EDUCATIONAL WELFARE SERVICES OF THE CHILD AND FAMILY AGENCY IF YOUR CHILD HAS MISSED 20 DAYS OR MORE IN THE SCHOOL YEAR, OR IF IT IS CONCERNED THAT YOUR CHILD IS MISSING TOO MUCH SCHOOL.
ABSENCE FORM Linkhttps://forms.gle/iKZgftPFCeZCyqqS6
  • Contact Details: If there is any change in your contact details, please fill in the following online form so we can keep our data base updated.
CONTACT DETAILS FORM LINKhttps://forms.gle/ynegqWKQam2EmH8a9
  • Collecting a child from school during the school day: We would be grateful if you could fill in the form below if your child has to leave the school for any reason during the school day.
COLLECTING A CHILD DURING THE SCHOOL DAY Form Link: https://forms.gle/TtkWvHJ4PA64AU5Y7

Please find information below comparing the symptoms of coronavirus, flu and cold.

Compare symptoms of coronavirus, flu and cold

Symptoms

Coronavirus

Symptoms range from mild to severe

Flu

Abrupt onset of symptoms

Cold

Gradual onset of symptoms
Fever or chills Common Common Rare
Cough Common (usually dry) Common (usually dry) Mild
Shortness of breath Common No No
Lost or changed sense of smell or taste Common Rare Rare
Fatigue Common Common Sometimes
Aches and pains Common Common Common
Sore throat Sometimes Sometimes Common
Headaches Sometimes Common Rare
Runny or stuffy nose Sometimes Sometimes Common
Feeling sick or vomiting Rare Sometimes No
Diarrhoea Rare Sometimes in children No
Sneezing No No Common

Signs and symptoms of hay fever can also be similar to symptoms of corononavirus. But hay fever does not cause a high temperature. Hay fever symptoms also get worse when you are exposed to certain triggers, such as pollen, weeds or grass. Read more about hay fever.

If you are in doubt about any symptoms you have, phone your GP. They will discuss your symptoms with you and advise you on any steps you may need to take.

Please find a link below to some advice in the form of frequently asked questions to the Department of Education and Skills Helpline

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/your-questions-answered/?referrer=http://www.gov.ie/en/publication/389bd-topics-being-raised-on-the-back-to-school-helpline/

Cootehall Covid Response Plan (September – update containing Isolation Quick Guide and HSE Contact Details in appendices)

Response Plan (Word )                 Response_Plan (PDF)

Please find a link below to an online form that you can fill out if your child is absent from St. Michael’s & St. Patrick’s N.S. (Roll No. 19720P)

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc3O5n95XK8-ROmlJeVKQkLZ26-Jeed2LFq3s3zGEKD0gg0dQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

We hope that this will be more convenient for all.

If this form is completed for absences then there will be no need to send in a note to your child’s teacher.

Please keep in regular contact with the school to explain if your child is absent.

THE SCHOOL MUST TELL  THE STATUTORY EDUCATIONAL WELFARE SERVICES OF THE CHILD AND FAMILY AGENCY IF YOUR CHILD HAS MISSED 20 DAYS OR MORE IN THE SCHOOL YEAR, OR IF IT IS CONCERNED THAT YOUR CHILD IS MISSING TOO MUCH SCHOOL.

We have three days completed of the new school year. It has been busy and there are still further new procedures to put in place. We hope to have an online payment system up and running in the next week and also develop a few forms to make school life easier for all.

With this pandemic information is coming in constantly and we will do our utmost to keep this page updated with the latest relevant information for you.

Below please find a link to  an Isolation Quick Guide from the HSE and HPSC which was received today September 3rd, 2020

Isolation Quick Guide dated 3-09-2020

This information from the HSE to Parents which we shared with you last week is also useful.

Information from HSE for parents

Below is a letter from the Acting Chief Medical Officer

Open Letter ACMO to Parents

Please click below to for a letter that just wants to say Welcome Back everyone, we look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday.
Return to school letter 4 – Welcome back!

Please click below for our Covid 19 School Response Plan

Cootehall_Draft_School_Response_Plan  (Word Document 51 pages)
Cootehall_Draft_School_Response_Plan (PDF File)

Please click below for letter regarding Hand Hygiene Etiquette/ Respiratory Hygiene Etiquette/ Social Distancing inside and on yard in school this year.

Return to school letter 3 – Information about handwashing and social distancing etc

For further advice from HSE on how to wash your hands the following link will be helpful: https://www2.hse.ie/wellbeing/how-to-wash-your-hands.html

Also here is a link for a video on how to wash your hands from the HSE : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfQvLT0sKNc

Please also find link to HSE poster with information and advice for parents.

Information from HSE for parents

And also back to school advice for parents from the Department of Education and Skills.

Advice for parents

 

 

 

Please click below for a letter about arrangements regarding books, lunches, face coverings, homework etc for the start of school this school year.

Return to school Letter 2 (PDF) – Information about Books, Lunches etc

If you have any queries please feel free to contact the school by email at cootehallns@gmail.com

Thank you for your continued support.

Please click on the link below to see about arrangements for drop off and collection of students  in our school this year.

Return to school Letter August 21st 2020

 

 

Click on this link  to get information about uniform and book list details School Information for the new School Year 2020-2021

Click here for  end of school year 2019-20 letter from the Principal

Click here for information about The Parents Association

Click here for COVID -19 Resources