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#Primary School

From TheJournal.ie Almost 4% increase in children enrolled in multi-denominational schools Education

Almost 4% increase in children enrolled in multi-denominational schools

Education Minister Joe McHugh said the figures reflect the changes taking place in the patronage of Irish schools.

From TheJournal.ie 'This would not happen in more affluent areas': Cabra community in protest over school pitch Space To Play

'This would not happen in more affluent areas': Cabra community in protest over school pitch

Parents and children of Naomh Fionnbarra GAA Club are calling for the restoration of their all-weather pitch.

From TheJournal.ie Religion to be formally removed as entry-requirement from most primary schools from today Baptism Barrier

Religion to be formally removed as entry-requirement from most primary schools from today

The so-called ‘baptism barrier’ is set to be removed by the Minister for Education today.

From TheJournal.ie Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school Back To School

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

From TheJournal.ie Primary school sexual health DVD pulled by HSE due to inclusion of 'adult content' Investigation

Primary school sexual health DVD pulled by HSE due to inclusion of 'adult content'

The Busy Bodies DVD was viewed by a teacher who reported it to the HSE.

Which Irish primary school myth are you?

Sunny Delight was both a delicious and terrifying prospect.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools? Holistic Education

Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools?

Learning support teachers are more than capable of screening and diagnosing learning difficulties, writes Peter Gunning.

RTÉ shared a lovely video of Saoirse Ronan's Carlow classmates celebrating her first Oscar nomination

So that’s what it’s like to have an Oscar-nominated classmate.

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now

To paraphrase Bryan Adams, were those the best days of your life?

We Can Predict Your Future With Our Paper Fortune Teller

Playground games hold the truth.

From TheJournal.ie Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school Growing Up In Ireland

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

12 memories from every Irish primary school tour

The highlight of the school year.

16 things that made you extremely cool in primary school

If this list was written by a child in primary school today, every point would be fidget spinner related.

From TheJournal.ie Two new Educate Together primary schools announced for Dublin Patronage

Two new Educate Together primary schools announced for Dublin

The four new schools will be able to cater for up to 1,728 pupils.

20 tweets that perfectly capture Irish primary school life

Who else remembers writing postcards to Tony Blair begging him not to kill us?

The 8 traumatising stages of having head lice in primary school

Isn’t it weird how our mams never got nits off us?

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school Scotland

Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school

“Police officers are at the school and there is no threat to children or staff,” police said.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

17 distinct memories of an Irish primary education

“Can I use your colours?”.

Which Role Do You Deserve In The School Nativity Play?

Are you a Mary, or more of a Distracted Shepherd #2? We can tell you.

The 8 drama-filled stages of giving out Christmas cards in primary school

More politics than a Dáil full of TDs.

From The42 A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge Haka Gaelach This post contains videos

A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge

This is absolutely brilliant.

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career

Ah, Zacchaeus.

From TheJournal.ie Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine Discrimination

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine

The boy suffers from severe allergic reactions after ingestion of wheat-based foods followed by physical exercise.

From TheJournal.ie Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

How Well Do You Remember These Alive-O Songs From Primary School?

Put those Religion classes to use, 90s kids.

From TheJournal.ie Religious education in schools: Two sets of rights in conflict Constitutional Law

Religious education in schools: Two sets of rights in conflict

‘You can discriminate, including favouring one group in particular circumstances, if it is to enable the practice of that religion.”

From TheJournal.ie 'It tends not to be prime property that's handed over': 8 schools opened in 3 years under divestment What Next?

'It tends not to be prime property that's handed over': 8 schools opened in 3 years under divestment

TheJournal.ie has spoken to the schools supposed to be offering choice to the parents of Ireland’s primary school pupils.

From TheJournal.ie Kids may start learning how to code in primary school Cracking The Code

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school

Richard Bruton has written to the NCCA to ask if it can be put on the curriculum.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?

That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.

From TheJournal.ie New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September Greenhills

New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September

The Programme for Government has committed to reaching 400 non-denominational and multi denominational schools by 2030.

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

How Well Do You Remember Primary School Irish?

It’s time for round two!

The 21 Most Triumphant Moments Of An Irish Childhood

I’m the KING OF THE WORLD!

From TheJournal.ie Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula Crisis Point

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula

“Without St. Vincent de Paul I would still be living in a cold house and be going without food.”

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