Quick update about that that is happening and has happened in our school community 

We have been so busy over the past few weeks…

Art with your kid will start this Wednesday in art and cookery room we will be doing ‘ Your family tree’ join us for some creative fun!

We have been holding our ‘Lego with your kid’ sessions every Monday  for Junior and senior infants groups there are places for  children and parents. We have been having so much fun building and we love spending time with our parents


because the sessions were so busy we are moving our sessions upstairs to the art and cookery room





Reading with you kid sessions have begun again with a group from 3rd class our reader in residence Julianne is telling us all about different books and we share our thoughts and ideas with our parents

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Last week was Seachtain na Gaeilge and all the Senior Infant parents joined us for bingo, charades and lots of fun game. We were teaching the parents all their colours and numbers


On the 7th of march we celebrated ‘International Womens Day’ and 4th class had an amazing exhibition all our parents came to visit. We told them all about the different women in history!


Zoom Ahead with Books is back for all those in Junior Senior and First class! All the children had a kids talk session and then brought home their zoom ahead pack which has a packet of colouring pencils and a notebook for drawing. We can’t wait to go home and share a story with our ‘book buddy!’



Christmas is coming…..we are getting very excited !

Its Toy show time and lots of Elves are getting up to mischief in houses all over Dublin 1 !

Upcoming events

MONDAY    week beginning 3rd of Dec

BOOK CLUB for parents every Monday morning all welcome we are just finishing ‘ Skin Deep’ by LIz Nugent. Join us for our new book come for a chat and a cuppa!

PILATES FOR FREE all parents welcome every Monday in Central model school 9.30-10.30am

LOCAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE for all those interested in educational issues in the area 11.30am to 12.30pm in parents room


ENGLISH CLASSES FOR FREE  these classes are run by myself, Emma & Annemarie from Central Model Primary. The classes are for beginners or those who want to gain confidence in their spoken English. Meet at school reception every Tuesday 9.30am


MATHS FOR FUN for Junior Infants & Parents we are learning all about pattern and number come join us 8.45 to 9.30am in the library on first floor

LEGO WORKSHOP a number of senior infant parents and children are taking part in a lego workshop for the next 4 weeks in the parents room 1.30pm to 2,30 pm


DIAMOND PARK CONSULTATION Dublin City Council want to hear the voices of the public in terms of their planned refurbishment of the Diamond Park. Please join us at 9.30 to 10.30 am in Beckett House Summer hill. Leaving school reception at 9.45 am


PARENTS ASSOCIATION we will be discussing the organisation of the Christmas Dinner on the 17th of Dec we will be coordinating and organising volunteers. We will be updating new members about up and coming training. All Parents welcome

Such an exciting time in the school year……

 There are a number of exciting class events that are happening over the next couple of weeks…..

Up coming events

MONDAY   beginning 15.10.18

F.L.O.R.E.S  project, a number of Junior Infants and their parents are partaking in the pilot project. Over the next four weeks  the children and  their parents will take part in project exploring science technology engineering and music( STEM  subjects)

PILATES  FOR FREE For all  Parents Orla will continue to help get the Women and men of Dublin healthy and fit with her pilates classes which are run every Monday in Central Model School 9.40-10.40am. We meet in Rutland reception at 9.20am


ENGLISH CLASSES FOR FREE every Tuesday there are English Classes for parents with classes thought by myself & Annemarie HSCL from Central Model Community school. Its very relaxed and parents with young children can also attend.

WEDNESDAY   17.10.18

Walk Talk and Discover Parents walking group we have visited Botanic gardens, Iveagh Gardens and Chester Beatty Library and for Halloween we will be visiting the mummies of St. Audeons join us if you dare!

Ceremony of Light for 6th class and their parents & Guardians in Loudres Parish church at 1.45pm

FRIDAY  19.10.18

Halloween Art with the Art director of the BIG SCREAM FESTIVAL

4th class 8.45-9.30am

5th class 9.30am – 10.15am

6th class 10.15-11.00am

All parents welcome to join us and all our creations will be part of the BIG SCREAM community festival

MONDAY  22.10.18

Local Education Committee

The purpose of the local committee is to identify school related issues at a community level that impinge on a childs learning and address these issues by working together with other interested groups. Topics such as school attendance, antibullying,transfer programmes, afterschools etc

All parents who are interested in partaking are welcome to join us on Monday 11.30am in Central Model School leaving the reception of rutland 11.20am

WEDNESDAY  24.10.18

Storytelling  & Art  A very very special famous Spooky guest will be coming to visit First class and second class. All parents welcome to join us if you dare !

1st class 12.30-1.30 pm

2nd class 1.30-2.30 pm



Welcome to a New Academic Year!

Welcome back to all our pupils and Parents and a massive BIG welcome to Mr. Feeneys New Junior Infants.

September has been busy already !

Thank you to all the parents for attending the Welcome Meetings in the classes we really appreciate your support.

We also had A Community Adult Education Roadshow with information from Parnell ETB, National College of Ireland , Dublin Adult Literacy centre, Ozanam House, LYCS and more. You can pop into me in the Parents room if you want to discuss course options or classes that are running in the area.

We also had the Afterschools and Clubs Roadshow for all the kids and parents so that the school community is aware of all the amazing clubs and activities in the area. There was lots of interest and we had brilliant turn out with information from ASP, Belvedere Youth Club, LYCS, FAI GAA ,Swim Ireland and More. Please keep an eye on the notice board for information on afterschools and clubs

Up coming events

27th of September ‘Secondary School Presentation’ from 1.30- 2.30 pm in the School Hall. It is really important that all parents attend

28th of September  ‘Sculpture in Context’ Trip to the Botanic Gardens for all 1st class and 4th class children and Parents. Bus will leave from outside the door at 9.45 and return 12

3rd of October Internet Safety Talk for Parents this is an evening talk to inform parents of the benefits and issues in regard to internet use

Our successful Community Agency Roadshow for ParentsPHOTO-2018-09-21-12-48-50