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What's new on our site?

20th October 2016 - 2nd & 3rd class peered reading

Well done to all the children from 2nd and 3rd class who completed a peered reading program. See the Activities pages and the gallery

19th October 2016 - Maths Week

Maths Week is in full swing and the children are having loads of fun with Maths!! Check out some of the ativities they are up to in the Maths Week section of the Activities page. Pictures are in the gallery (3rd class pics added on 20/10). 

15th October 2016 - School Choir

Excellent performance from the school choir during the Seamus Grant concert. You can hear them in the Choir section of the Activities page.

14th October 2016 - Silver Circle Winners Week 2

1 st Prize €50, Darren Doherty 
2 nd Prize €30, Patricia Doherty
3 rd Prize €20, Brigid Mc Daid
Sellers Prize €5, Úna Callaghan

13th October 2016 - Donegal Cross Country Championships

Great running by all participants... More in our Activities page.

All pictures are in the Donegal Cross Country gallery.

5th October 2016 - Armagh Rhymers

Fantastic show by 6th class and the Armagh Rhymers! Pictures in the gallery(New pictures added on 13th October).

5th October 2016 - Paired reading

Senior Infants completed two weeks of Paired Reading - our Activities page has the big picture.

30th September 2016 - Green flag

We raised our 4th green flag obtained for our work on travel. Check the Activities page for more details and the Green flag gallery for pictures of the event.









Contact details

  To contact the school:


PrincipalGeraldine Mooney 

Deputy Prinipal: Nuala Doherty

School Secretary: Rose  Hirrell

Scoil Phádraig, Rashenny overlooks Trawbrega Bay on the main road one mile from Ballyliffin, in Inishowen, Co. Donegal. Check us out on Google maps:


















Tips for parents

Head lice is a recurring problem. Please check the notices issued by the HSE in the notice board. 

Short of time? We recommend focussing on the Parents Leaflet.

Here are some great ideas to help your child learnhttp://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/

How about Developing Oral Language with your child?

Check out some  really useful tips.

Keyboarding? That's a useful skill to have... and it can be fun to learn! You could start here. There are also a lot of games available to practice. For example, you can try  these games.


So let the magic begin...

Click here for tips on creating enthusiastic young readers

Register with a local library to borrow online books accessible via your computer, tablet or smartphone - it is completely free
                            - Libraries Ireland                                             .
                            - Libraries NI (you do not need an address in NI) 

Go to Starfall to read books, comics, plays, fables and myths online for free.

Sit back and listen to songs, nursery rhymes and stories being read and watch the colourful animations with Speakaboos 

Ziggity Zoom provides online stories to read along with or listen to them being read.

For more free online stories you can also try Magic Keys.

With Storyline Online, you can listen to famous actors reading stories for children.













Parents Committee Section

Important: all members of the Parents Committee need to have read the committee's constitution available  here .

Parents Committee who's who

A spreadsheet showing what each member of the committee is doing for each event being organised is available here.

Could each member fill it for themselves please, so as to get an overview for each event? Thanks. If your name is not listed but you wish to contribute to an event, please add you name on the next free line. 

Next meeting (if needed) pencilled in for Tuesday 8th November.

Minutes from the last Parents Committee meeting are here.

Minutes from previous meetings can be found in
Parents Committee section of the notice board.