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Notification regarding the Board of Management’s annual review of the anti-bullying policy

Notification regarding the Board of Management’s annual review of the anti-bullying policy To: All members of the NKETNS school community The Board of Management of NKETNS wishes to inform you that the Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s anti-bullying policy and its implementation was completed at the Board meeting of 23rd October 2019. This review was conducted in accordance with the checklist
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School Closures 2019-2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,   The school closures for the school year 2019-2020 can be found by clicking on the link below. Pat Sch Closures 1920

School Closures 2018 – 2019

Please find list of school closures for this academic year linked below. School Closures 2018 – 2019

NKETNS open Tuesday 6th March but come by car if you can

The school will reopen on Tuesday 6th March.  The footpaths along the main road outside the school are still very dangerous so we recommend to come by car if you can. We will have an extended opening time from 8.35am to 9.30am.  If you normally cycle or walk but are coming by car, try to arrive between 9.00 and 9.30 if possible, to alleviate
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Don’t bring nuts into school

Over the past few years the number of children diagnosed with life-threatening allergies has been on the increase and NKETNS is not immune to this trend. We have a significant number of children in both the senior and junior ends of the school with life-threatening allergies to nuts and consequently we have a blanket ban on bringing nuts of any type into school. Please
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Open Invitation to the First Meeting of the NKETNS Parent Teacher Association

CALLING ALL PARENTS! Dear Parents and Guardians, It has been decided to form a Parent Teacher Association in the North Kildare Educate Together National School (N.K.E.T.N.S.) The main roles of the Association will be: To work in partnership with the Principal, Board of Management and the whole school community for the betterment of the children in the school To support and empower parents to
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School Self-Evaluation

Summary-SSE-handwriting-2014 Summary-SIP-handwriting-2014 Summary SSE Report Problem Solving Web June 2015 Summary-SIP-Problem-Solving-Web-June-2015 Summary-SSE-Report-Well Being May 2019 Summary-SIP-Well being-Web-June-2019

Helping Children With Grief

Grief (Adapted from “Grief in Children: Someone to talk to”. Barnardos p. 64 – 65.) It is acknowledged that while there are distinct stages/phases in the grieving process different people may go through these stages in different sequences and at different paces. Generally the grieving process in adults is thought to take about two years while with children and adolescents it may be over
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Important Safety Notice

A. Dropping children to school – using the set down area Only parents/guardians who do not need to enter the school can use the set-down area – no parking in this area for any length of time as it causes obstruction. (See B.2. below also) Parents/Guardians must ensure children are placed onto the pedestrian walkway (not on the roadside) and then the children must
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