We hope you and your family had a lovely summer and are looking forward to the return to school.

We will be reopening on Thursday 26th of August ’21 for senior infants to sixth class. The back doors will open from 8.45 am and will remain open till 9.10 am. Staff will be in the yard on this Thursday and will help direct pupils to their class.

All Covid protocols will continue from last year and we again are asking for the co-operation of all members of our School Community – BoM, School Leadership, Staff, Parents and Pupils to help keep our school as safe as is possible during this time. Please see the document below for more details.

Procedures and Protocols for St. Josephs GNS – Risk Assessment re Covid 19

Please find below some information issued from the Government this year:

1. DES COVID-19 Response Plan.

The DES COVID-19 Response Plan for the safe and sustainable operation of Primary and Special Schools was published by the government at the end of July. Click here to read the DES COVID-19 Response Plan.

2.       Video advice for parents and students at different levels

3.       Posters/graphics advice for parents

4.       Multilingual advice for parents