Parent Teacher Association

Chairperson : Sally Hamill       

Vice Chairperson : Linda Holland                                                      

Secretary : Maire Ni Mhordha

Treasurer : Remmi Rabidoux

 

Dates for your diary

MeetingsTuck Shop
20th September 201828th September 2018
18th October 201826th October 2018
22nd November 201830th November 2018
20th December 201821st December 2018
24th January 201925th January 2019
14th February 201928th February 2019 (THURSDAY)
28th March 201929th March 2019
23rd May 20193rd May 2019
20th June 201931st May 2019
21st June 2019

 

Introducing the NET Parent Teacher Association

You, me and every parent at our school is part of the Parent Teacher Association. A smaller number of us are in the committee — and we are here to represent you, and to listen! We are always looking for new members and volunteers.

Being a member of the Parent Teacher Association in our school enables you to gain an insight into your child’s school life and their learning. If you’d like to help out, let us know — you can do as little or as much as you like. Even if you can only take part in a minor way, your contribution is welcome!

 

How do I get involved?

The PTA is as much about building a community of parents as it is about organising events and fundraising. We have regular monthly meetings in the school. It’s great fun, so come along and join us! Can’t make it to the meetings? No problem! Be proactive and get involved in the PTA via the following options:

  • Contact the PTA via netparentteacher@gmail.com or the form below
  • Do the same and request to be added to our email list
  • Read the minutes sent around after the PTA meetings via our email list
  • We use the weekly school newsletter to inform you about activities where volunteers are needed – Please be proactive and come along!
  • Reach out to the chair person or any other member of the PTA committee directly

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The PTA and our school

Fundraising is a big part of what the PTA does — amongst other things we have had social events, mad hair day, bag packs, raffles, school photographs, pedal cinema, table quizzes and a monthly tuck shop. Down through the years, funds raised have been used to purchase classroom/gym equipment, and most recently, to help building and planting a proper school garden on the new grounds of the school on Commons Road. For more information on fundraising activities and PTA events, check out the school weekly newsletter (Click here to go to the newsletter page). However, the PTA is not just about fundraising — we are here to think about ways we can nurture our children, and how we can continue to help to improve their learning environment. Building out our lovely school garden and raise more money to create sports grounds and a playground for our special needs children are currently our biggest focus areas. We also organise social events activities for parents and children to build a strong community within the school.

 

 

 

ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE PTA:

Crazy Hair Day 2019

Well done to all of the children and staff who took part in Crazy Hair Day. We had some truly marvellous creative hair do’s. All funds raised will go towards our playing pitch.

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PYJAMA DAY 2019

The PTA held a Pyjama Day and the children and staff came to school in their PJs. All money raised will go towards our school playing pitch.  Thank you to all who contributed to this fundraiser.

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ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2019

The PTA did fantastic work for this years St Patrick’s Day parade.  Parents came into school to work with the children, preparing the bright and colourful props.  These amazing props were then paraded through Navan by the children and parents and all had a marvellous time.  Well done to all involved!!

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ANNUAL SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS 2019

On Thursday 7th February the annual school photos will be taken.  This is a fabulous fundraiser organised by our Parent Teacher Association.  The order/consent form was given out to children on Friday 25th January.  The form must be completed and returned with payment by Tuesday 5th February.  A copy of the form can be downloaded ...

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DANCE WORKSHOP

Thank you to the Parent Teacher Association for organising a dance workshop for all of the children in the school. The children had fun learning dance moves from different genres of dance. Thank you to Sly, the dance instructor, for coming in to work with the children.  The children, and teachers, thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  Thank ...

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TUCK SHOP October 2018

The October Tuck Shop was a great success! Thank you to all who sent in yummy and spooky treats and thank you to those who came in to run the Tuck Shop.

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ICE CREAM DAY

The Parent’s Association organised a fantastic surprise for the children on a hot day in June 2018. There was great excitement when the children spotted an ice cream van pulling into the school playground! A big thank you to the P.A for giving us such a lovely treat which was enjoyed by the children and ...

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ANNUAL SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS

On Wednesday 18th April the annual school photos will be taken.  This is a fabulous fundraiser organised by our Parents’ Association.  The order/consent form was given out to children just before the school break.  The form must be completed and returned with payment by Monday 16th April.  A copy of the form can be downloaded ...

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TUCK SHOP – OCTOBER 2017

The Parents’ Association held a successful tuck shop on the last day before mid-term.  The children thoroughly enjoyed the fantastic treats that were on sale.  Thank you to all the parents who sent in the delicious treats and thank you to the parents who came in to organise and run the tuck shop.  The Parent’s Association ...

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MULTICULTURAL SOCIAL EVENT

In March 2017, the Parent’s Association held a fantastic multicultural event in the school to which all children and parents were invited. The goal of of the event was to create an opportunity for parents and children to socialise and to showcase the various cultures we have in this school. The event was a great ...

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