Category Archives: Senior Infants


School Photographer visits Holy Family N.S.on 23rd October.

School Calendar 2017/2018

This calendar is in keeping with the Department of Education Standardised School Year. The school calendar for 2017/2018 is as follows: School opens for all pupils on Thursday August 31st October: School Photographer visit 23rd October. School closed October 30th–November 3rd (5 days –midterm) December: School closes for Christmas on Friday 22nd December January: School re opens Monday 8th February: School closed Thursday 15th

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‘Hatch 4 Schools’ First Class

There’s great excitement this week in Ms. Conlon’s First Class with the arrival of their ‘Hatch 4 Schools’ incubator. The incubator has seven eggs which are due to hatch over the next few days! After hatching, the chicks will be transferred into the brooding area, which has a warm plate in it to keep them warm. The children have the chick’s food and water

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Wall Displays

We have some wonderful displays on our walls created by our children for our European Visitors.

Erasmus Logo Competition

As part of the Erasmus project, children were asked to design a logo for the project. The title of the project is Cool Science for Young Students. Our designs were on display in the hall. Saoirse Jaago designed the winning design but there were also more fabulous pictures on display in the hall.


Holy Family NS is part of a two year Erasmus strategic partnership. We are partnered with schools in Turkey, Greece, Germany, Hungary and Slovenia. We are also partnered with a Gaelscoil in Ballina. Teachers from the partner schools came to Ireland on Tuesday 3rd of October. They came to visit our school on Thursday 5th of October. All the classes prepared for their visit

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Fair Play Award for Holy Family

Holy Family NS were presented with a Fair Play Award in the 5-7 Teacher Section of the Cumann na mBunscol Awards. The award was presented in the Sligo Park Hotel on Thursday June 22nd. Well done to all the children and their teachers and parents.

Fastest School In Sligo.

Children from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class took part in the Sligo City Sports in Sligo IT on Wednesday June 21st The children were racing in 4 x 100m relays. The children in 3rd and 4th class took 3rd place, The 5th and 6th girls team also took 3rd place as did the boys from 5th and 6th. The mixed team came in

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County Winners…. Holy Family N.S. Girls

Congratulations to the girls from Holy Family NS who won the 5-7 teacher section in the Cumann na mBunscol Finals which were held in Markievicz Park on Sunday June 18th. This is the girls 3rd final in a row so they are thrilled to be County Champions. The girls beat Collooney GNS in the finals. Well done to all.

Holy Family N.S. Sports Day

Holy Family had their annual Sports Day in glorious sunshine on Wednesday 21st June at Kilcoyne Park in Tubbercurry. Children and staff had a very enjoyable day.