OUR SCHOOL

The Board of Management

The Board of Management of St. Mary's Parochial School is currently made up as follows:

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Notes for Parents

Attendance, Homework, Property and Extra-Curricular areas are covered in this area ...

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Extra-Curricular Areas

Swimming lessons, Speech and Drama, Recorder, German and French lessons, GAA and soccer coaching.

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A Brief History

St. Mary's Parochial School, a Charter school for Protestant orphans was located in Silversprings...

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The Ethos of the School

The work of the school is conducted in an atmosphere of tolerance and respect for religious differences.

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Staff

This is a two teacher school with visiting Learning Support and Resource teachers daily.

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A Warm Welcome

FROM THE PRINCIPAL

ROSEMARY WALLACE

The school aspires to create a happy atmosphere by the means of encouragement, taking a positive approach towards pupils and fellow teachers and developing effective parent/teacher communication.
We aim to train the children in areas of self-respect, self-control and caring, which shall lead to respect of other people, rules, property and environment.
St. Mary’s Parochial School is a Church of Ireland two-teacher state funded school. It is co-educational and caters for children from four to twelve years, serving the catchment area of Clonmel and many outlying districts.

WEEKLY NEWSPAPER

June 2019

We had a busy month but enjoyed Art classes with Enka and Julia from Clonmel Museum, Diocesan Service in Waterford and school trips to Leahy’s Farm in Middleton and Trabolgan for the senior room. We had our End of Year Ceremony at the Park Hotel and will break for the summer on Wednesday 26 of ...

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May 2019

We had plenty of activities in May when Art classes started in the school while all other classes continued. We had a Gardening Day and children put up bird feeders on our Bay Tree at the front of the school. We still have Alia coming daily for Maths and she helps in the Junior room ...

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Fire Station Visit – April 2019

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Spring 2019

Boys and girls from 5th and 6th Classes entered the FAI5s Competition in Cahir Park recently. Both teams had a great day with special thanks to our soccer coach Robert, Mr. Walsh and parents Eamonn, Nicola, Roger, Mary and Liz for transporting and taking care of them. The boys team competed well but we must ...

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Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas Everybody and every good wish for 2019 from Ms. Wallace, Mrs. Brennan, Mr. Walsh and Joan. We thank all our visiting teachers and especially Jamie from TY in the High School recently and Alia Sheikh, a past pupil who has been coming in for Science and Maths this last few months and all ...

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November 2018

We are well settled back after the Halloween Break and looking forward to preparing for our Funky Kids Show on the 10th of December at Clonmel Park Hotel at 7.30 pm. All are welcome. We welcomed our Junior Infants this year and they are well settled now with Mrs. Brennan and enjoying weekly Drama classes ...

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The Emma Lacey Trust Walk

The school community gathered €950 which was donated to the Emma Lacey Trust after they enjoyed a fun run/walk around Powerstown Park on Friday 14th of September.  Emma, Joan, Eamonn, Sinéad and Brian Lacey greatly appreciate the efforts of every family and staff of this wonderful school to support this fundraiser to help Emma’s future ...

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Fun on Stradbally Beach

All the children enjoyed fun on Stradbally beach after some attended the Annual Schools Diocesan Service on the 8th of June 2018.   We wish Diarmuid, Ewan, Fergus, Rebecca, Marzana and Ellie well in Secondary School.  We grew very fond of you all and will miss you. We hope you all have an enjoyable summer ...

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Newsletter – Friday 1st of June 2018

ST MARY’S PAROCHIAL SCHOOL NEWSLETTER 1/06/18 By Marzana and Rebecca Hello and welcome to this week’s newsletter.   Monday  We painted our creations made from clay.     Tuesday  we had the sigma-T math tests. We had singing with jayne, and rehearsed the songs without the words. We also had german with Sigrid and learned ...

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Newsletter – 25th of May 2018

St. Mary’s Parochial School Newsletter By Marzana (partly), Ayesha and Rebecca 25/5/18 Last week we walked to school from Oakville Dunnes and The Park Hotel and were lucky to get a lovely morning.  Thank you to all the parents who joined us. This Monday, we enjoyed our singing lessons with Jayne. We went over the ...

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Newsletter – 11th of May 2018

ST MARY’S PAROCHIAL SCHOOL NEWSLETTER 11.05.2018 __________________________________________________ Monday Fortunately we had no school on Monday J ___________________________________________________ Tuesday Tragically, we went back to school. The Junior Classroom have been doing the Stay Safe programme and have been learning what to do if they get ever get lost. We also had singing with Jayne and learned ...

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Our Newsletter – 4th of May 2018

St Mary’s Parochial School Newsletter   (Monday) We are nearly finished gardening. We have put loads of slate signs to show where the flowers are. Thank you Nicola Everard for giving us all the slates. A Big thank you to Bernard who brought us bags of mulch for our garden.   (Tuesday) We had singing ...

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Newsletter – 27th of April 2018

ST MARY’S PAROCHIAL SCHOOL NEWSLETTER 27/4/18 Hello and welcome to this week’s newsletter. Monday The Junior Classroom are continuing with the Great Plant Hunt and learned about the Tortoiseshall Butterfly, the Peacock Butterfly and the Holly Blue Butterfly.   Tuesday We did singing with Jayne, for the second time, and learned a new song.   ...

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Newsletter 20 April 2018

ST MARYS PAROCHAIL SCHOOL NEWSLETTER   And welcome to our first newsletter in a while.   The two classrooms are doing a lot of gardening as we have entered a tidy schools competition! (Monday) The juniors have been doing so much gardening there is many new flowers: violas, pansies, alyssum and bells have been planted ...

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OUR VISIT TO THE MUSEUM

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FAI SPAR SOCCER BLITZES

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Snow Fun at School

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CHRISTMAS 2017

CHRISTMAS 2017 Merry Christmas everybody and every blessing for 2018. Here at the school, all the children enjoyed making Christmas decorations with the help of Brigid Mannion, Mieke Brosnan, Karen  Conlon and Kate Harris and all the teachers.  They brought these decorations to Old St. Mary’s Church to decorate their own tree for the Christmas ...

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A busy last term

We concluded the term with a great trip to Cabragh Wet Lands. Many parents travelled with us and you can see from the photos in the gallery  that we got to partake in many activities. The barn owl in this picture is not alive!We also were invited by the museum to their Pedigree Day . ...

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OUR SCHOOL GARDEN

  On Tuesday 25th of April 2017 everybody enjoyed gardening with Mieke, Brigid, Katia and Karen.  Thank you to Bernard for supplying bark mulch and his ‘Bee Hotel’ and John our caretaker for collecting our wild flower seeds.    

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OUR SCHOOL

St Mary's Parochial School,
Western Road, Clonmel, Co.Tipperary.
Tel 052 6127876