Spooktacular Saturday!

The sun was shining in Springdale on Saturday when the yard was taken over by a gathering of very strange creatures from floating jellyfish to chattering Oreos! Thank you to everyone who joined us on our annual Halloween walk. I would especially like to thank the PTA for providing refreshments and keeping everyone safe on […]

Farewell Ms. Jackson

On Friday 21st September we invited Ms. Jackson back to Springdale to give her the ‘send off’ she truly deserves. Our pupils sang their hearts out in true Springdale style as we all wished Ms. Jackson the very best of luck as she begins her retirement. “Go n-éirí an bóthar leat!” 

Communications Survey

Many thanks to all those who completed our communications survey in May. We received 104 responses which enabled us to gain an insight into parents’ preferred methods of communication between school and home.  The following is a summary of the information collected: • Most parents are online more than once daily (78%), with the greatest […]

Be Active!

As you may have already heard, we were presented with our first Active Flag during the last week of June. The Active Schools’ judge was so impressed by our entry that she recommended that we enter a European competition which provides the opportunity for schools across Europe to be nominated for the #BeActive Education Award. Unfortunately, […]

Staffing Arrangements 2018/2019

The following are the staffing arrangements for 2018/2019: Junior Infants: Ms. Anne Marie Lenehan Senior Infants: Ms. Julie Boyle 1st Class: Ms. Linda Stafford 2nd Class: Ms. Emma Cornyn 3rd Class: Ms. Fiona Ince until 9th October, followed by Ms. Julie Hutchinson 3rd & 4th Class: Ms. Alison Lodola 4th Class: Ms. Jessica Jacob 5th […]

Great Team Spirit!

Well done to the Springdale Boys’ Basketball Team who participated in the Senior B Basketball Tournament on Wednesday, June 13th 2018 in Coláiste Éanna, Rathfarnham. The boys certainly gave it their all and were very enthusiastic as they supported each other. In the end we lost our first match, we were beaten by just one […]

Springdale Judo Competitors: Take a bow!

On Sunday, 27th May 2018 five pupils from Springdale represented us at the Dublin Primary Schools 21st Annual Judo Championships, which were held in St. Joseph’s National School, Fairview.   These pupils were: Hugh Jorgensen Frank Jorgensen Charlotte Brierley Jake Good Anthony Good                 All five did us proud […]

Slam Dunk!

On Friday, May 25th, fourteen girls from 5th and 6th Class left school by minibus to play in the Senior B Girls’ Basketball Tournament in the National Basketball Arena. For the majority of the girls it was their first time to play basketball at a competitive level and, although they didn’t manage to secure a win, […]

Go Springdale!

Springdalers didn’t let us down in  Santry  Schools Sports this year. Yesterday four athletes represented us in long distance races. They each ran really well, with two 6th Class girls managing to secure bronze medals. Today the competition continued with individual sprints and relay races. Two teams made it to finals, while three of our […]

Farmyard in our Schoolyard

On Monday 14th May, Farmer Ashley visited Springdale with Margo the goat, Custard the sheep and many of their friends. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience for all Springdalers, from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Ben S.really enjoyed the visit: “It was an exciting day for the pupils in Springdale. A silver van arrived at […]