Author: Lesley Cahill


Congratulations to our two 2nd Class artists who recently won prizes for their masterpieces. One was awarded a voucher for €50 for her wonderful Hallowe’en safety poster while our second pupil won a voucher for €25 and had his amazing fire safety poster published in this year’s ‘Dublin Fire Brigade Art Competition Calendar’. Huge congratulations […]

Welcome to our Christmas Market

6th Class are proud to open their Christmas Market page. Usually 6th Class host coffee mornings once a term. Like many other events, we have had to cancel these this year. However, we are still keen to fundraise for our friends in St. Francis’ Hospice, so decided to make some Christmas crafts to sell online. […]

What a Celebration!

  2nd Class celebrated in real style on Friday and made sure our Springdale Superhero had a birthday like no other. The day kicked off with a welcome chorus of ‘Happy Birthday’ in the yard, followed by a Zoom comedy hour with Reuben the Entertainer and ended with a visit from one superhero to another. […]

Science Week 2020

Science Week  kicked off with a workshop in the senior classes on space. The highlight was when everyone got to prepare and try an astronaut’s dinner!   First Class had great fun making raisins dance while our engineers in Second Class made amazing marble runs (Click on the links below to see their videos).   […]

Springdale Artists

Well done to all our talented artists in Springdale National School. Each Friday, during our virtual assembly, we enjoy an exhibition of all the wonderful art on display in our school. In the lead up to mid-term we decided to share this display with our parents. Many thanks to Louis who compiled a movie showcasing […]

Mad Hair Day 2020

  Friday 23rd October was a bad hair day for our springdalers! Ms. Crawte and I had great fun at the gate as we greeted our pupils with their crazy hair dos! Well done to everyone who took part. Click the link to our video below which highlights just how creative everyone was!   Mad […]

Assembly at a Distance

One of our favourite parts of the day in Springdale National School is assembly. Unfortunately at the moment we can’t all meet in the hall to share news and celebrate birthdays and achievements. However, in Springdale we have found a way to hold assembly. From my office I can live stream assembly while our classes […]

Have you spotted our gold bike?

  This month is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness, one of our Springdalers has spray painted her bike gold and has locked it to the school railings. When interviewed earlier today by Ms. Crawte, our Second Class pupil explained, “We have placed the gold bike outside our school to show we are […]

DES COVID-19 Response Plan

You can follow the link below to the DES COVID-19 Response Plan for the safe and sustainable reopening of Primary and Special Schools on our school website.  The Response Plan gives details of Physical preparation, signage, hand sanitiser stations, Advice, procedures and training for the safe return to working in the school for all school […]