Roadmap for the Full Return to School

The Roadmap for the Full Return to School was published on 27 July 2020 by the Minister for Education, Norma Foley.

The school has been working diligently in recent weeks to ensure that we can re-open as safety as possible on 31st August 2020.  We have changed the layout of our classrooms to maximise social distancing between students and purchased the necessary personal protective equipment and cleaning materials. In the coming weeks, we will install hand sanitizing stations in each classroom and at entry / exit points, display information throughout out school, engage in induction training to ensure that we are aware of all necessary steps to safety re-open our school and mark out 2 metre distances throughout the school environment. 

Below is a letter from Minister Norma Foley for parents. More information can be found at 
https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/a128d-back-to-school/

Transition to Secondary School

Hereunder you will find a short guide for parents of children transitioning to secondary school. 

School Calendar Now Available!

The calendar for 2020 – 2021 is now available to download in the ‘School Life’ section of www.dromns.com.  This calendar is subject to change as the school continues to await advice from the Department of Education and Skills regarding the re-opening of schools.

Book Scheme 2020 – 2021 Application Form

The book scheme application form for 2020 – 2021 is linked below.

To qualify for admission to this scheme, please complete the form below before Friday, 19th June 2020 at:

https://forms.gle/enz9Moe2gqdANs637

Book Lists & Book Scheme 2020 – 2021

Book lists for 2020 – 2021 are now available in the Parents section of www.dromns.com along with book scheme arrangements. 

Active Schools Week

In conjunction with Active Schools Week, Tipperary Sports Partnership is running an Active Home Week Challenge for Tipperary schools to be in with a chance to win €200 worth of sports equipment. Please go to their social media channels:Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for further competition details. They are asking families to tag Tipperary Sports Partnership in photos or videos of how they are keeping active during active home week or send them to info@tipperarysports.ie and state what school is being nominated to win the prize. Winner will be picked randomly out of a hat on Monday 4th May. If you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to contact them at the address listed previously.

Holy Communion & Confirmation

Fr, Murphy has asked the school to advise parents / guardians that the Holy Communion ceremony will not take place on 10th May 2020. No alternative dates for either the Holy Communion or Confirmation ceremony have been set as the parish awaits government guidance before considering same.

Admission Policy

The Board of Management of Drom National School is currently drafting the school’s Admission Policy which will replace the Enrollment policy for the school year 2021 – 2022. 

School Closure: Learning Materials

Learning Materials for all classes will be available in the Kid’s Corner section of www.dromns.com after Easter. Be sure to check it out! 

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