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2023-2024 Admissions are set out below.

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Student Elections 1st February, Congragulations to all nominations who were voted in!

Parents meeting on Wednesday 7th Febrauary in Sandylane for PA. All welcome!

Application process closed 31st January 2024

School Calendar 2023/2024 -  click here

 

Welcome:

Welcome to Sandylane National School’s website. Sandylane NS is also know as Scoil Náisiúnta Cúil an tSúdaire 2.

Sandylane is a co-educational primary school under the Patronage of the Church of Ireland. We have four mainstream classes catering to children from Junior Infants to 6th class.

If you have a question on any aspect of our school life, please do not hesitate to contact us at office@sandylanenationalschool.ie.

 

Staff:

Principal: Mr. John Noonan
Vice Principal: Ms. Orla Whittle
 
Teaching Staff
Junior Infants and Senior Infants: Ms. Angela Breen
First and Second Class: Ms. Alison Mooney
Third and Fourth Class: Ms. Elaine Cobbe
Fifth and Sixth Class: Ms. Orla Whittle
 
SET: Mr. John Noonan
 
EAL Teacher: Vilma Butkuviene
 
Special Needs Assistants:
Ms. Sinead Maher
Ms. Audrey Nolan
Ms. Susan Brown
 
School Secretary:
Ms. Joany Carter
 

Board of Management:

Sandylane is governed by a Board of Management. Boards of Management of primary schools have a four yearly term. It is the duty of the board to manage the school on behalf of the patron for the benefit of the students and their parents.

The school depends on the expertise of the members of the Board who work on a voluntary capacity to best govern our school.

 

Parents’ Council:

The Parents Council is made up of all parents & guardians at the school. The Parents’ Council Committee is formed each year at the AGM. New members are welcomed to the committee at the AGM, to bring fresh energy and new ideas. Everyone is invited to join the Parents’ Council and to attend the meetings.

The Parent’s Council works in collaboration with the school management to:

  • Promote the interests of all the students
  • Enhance the learning environment
  • Raise funds for, and contribute to, school initiatives and activities
  • Support community events involving the school and parents
 
 

Mission Statement:

At Sandylane NS, we endeavour to create a happy and safe environment which promotes the dignity and individuality of every pupil, enabling them to reach their full potential. We aim to educate the whole child in a Christian atmosphere in partnership with parents/guardians and the wider community.

 

History:

To read about the rich history of our school please click here.

 

Google Location Map:

Sandylane National School,
Sandy Lane,
Portarlington,
Co. Laois,
R32 Y195,
Phone: 057 8643281
                                                                       

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