2nd Cold Snap Thursday 23rd December

The school will be closed on Thursday 23rd December. This decision has been made by the school’s Board of Management in due regard for its Health and Safety responsibilities. The school will reopen on Monday 10th January at 8.45am.

It is with great regret that we cannot proceed with the Winter Concerts on the assigned day, and we acknowledge the disappointment that the whole school community: teachers, principal, parents and children alike, will feel about this. The Winter Concerts will proceed from 11.30am to 2.30pm on Friday 14th January, a parent newsletter nearer the time will set out the details.

In the meantime, on behalf of the school board I wish all of our school community a happy holiday. It has been a magnificent term with huge strides made in the children’s learning and in the achievement of the school’s 2nd Five Year Plan. I wish to thank all parents for their support and generosity of spirit throughout the term. I also wish to thank all the school staff for their committment , generosity and professionalism throughout the term. Here’s looking forward to a prosperous and successful 2011.

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13 Responses to “2nd Cold Snap Thursday 23rd December”


  1. 1 Emma December 23, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    Thank you for the update (and the lie-in)!
    We wanted to wish all the staff a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    Thank you very much for your hard work and dedication, making the first half of the school year so enjoyable!
    We are looking forward to the Concerts on our return!
    Happy Holidays,
    The Dunnes x

  2. 2 ramona December 23, 2010 at 9:15 am

    Thanks Fintan for the update. Happy Christmas for everyone and all the very best for 2011.

  3. 3 Joanna Kossykowska December 22, 2010 at 11:41 pm

    Thank you all for your hard work in 2010, and we wish all staff a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Keep our fingers crossed for a successful Winter Concert in January.

  4. 4 Samana Haider December 22, 2010 at 10:11 pm

    Thanks Fintan for the update!
    A very happy christmas to you and all Educate Together staff :) and everyone reading this :D

  5. 5 judith makris December 22, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    Wishing Fintan and all the staff a very well earned rest!Thanks for all in 2010 and looking forward to the January concert. On a different note;has anyone on the parents association got any calendars at home that I can buy?

  6. 6 Mary December 22, 2010 at 5:32 pm

    There are some very disappointed small people in our house, but what can you do? Thanks to everyone in the school for all their hard work and great dedication in 2010. Looking forward to a great New Year and a brilliant Winter Concert!

  7. 7 Nicola Farcas December 22, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    Thank you Fintan for the update.I think all will agree it was the right decision. Many thanks to you and all the staff at the school for everything so far this year! Happy Christmas and New Year to all!

  8. 8 Mohamed Almare December 22, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    Thank you for letting us know, Merry X-mas to all and a happy new year.

  9. 9 Margaret Bolger December 22, 2010 at 2:03 pm

    The right decision, Happy Christmas to everyone.

  10. 10 Lisa Moore December 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    Cheers for the update. Very disappointing about the winter concerts but the kids are kept busy building snowmen so hopefully not too upset. Merry Christmas to all and best wishes for 2011.

  11. 11 A Maxwell Guinan December 22, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    Very wise decision. Happy Christmas to all and a happy new year.

  12. 12 Catherine Murray December 22, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    Thank you for letting us know whereas it is very dissappointing it is understandable. A big Happy Christmas to all the staff of Balbriggan Educate Together and thank you for all your hard work with our little cherubs I mean children!!! Sincerely thank you, be safe and see you all in the new year.

  13. 13 Paschal O'Sullivan December 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    Thanks Fintan for the update.It is a disappointment about the concerts but think the board made the wise decision on health and safety grounds.At least we’ll have the concerts to look forward to when we come back.Happy Christmas to everyone ,keep safe and well and have a great 2011.


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