We welcome all the new pupils who have joined our school this year. Our wish for you is that you will be very happy in Scoil Mháthair Dé and we want you all to achieve to the best of your ability and reach your full potential
We are a diverse school community from many countries and share many cultures, languages, traditions and religions. We are all equal and we are all very happy to belong to the community that is Scoil Mháthair Dé.
We ask you to always try your best, be kind to everybody and show good example. Always keep our school rules. We are all proud of our school and proud of our pupils. It is very important to us that we all respect each other.
Applications for September 2018 are being accepted now. To register interest in a place for a pupil in SMD please download the necessary form . Click on 'Enrolment Application Form' on the green bar at the top of the homepage. Complete and contact the school office 061-317630. Please download and refer to school Enrolment Policy. Thank you.
A football blitz will be held in Mary Immaculate College (MIC) for girls in Third Classes on Wed April 11th. A soccer blitz will be held in Seanchoill, Corbally for girls in Fifth and Sixth Classes on Friday April 13th. Great opportunities and experiences for all the SMD girls to participate in these events.
Please ensure that completed enrolment forms for Junior Infants beginning school in September 2018 have been handed into the office. Please read our Enrolment Policy which will inform everybody on our selection criteria. The Department of Education and Skills has published 'A Guide to the Irish Education System' which contains essential reading for parents and can be accessed above under 'Policies'.
Happy Easter to all our pupils and families in SMD! Happy Spring to all the families who do not celebrate Easter and to everybody Happy Holiday! Our school will re-open on April 9th when we will begin our final term of this school year. Well done to all our pupils on a great second term!
'Planting a Tiny Forest' will take place on Friday March 9th and Monday March 12th 2018. Parents are more than welcome to come if they would like. Each class will have a 30 minute slot for planting. The following timetable applies for the following classes: Friday March 9th Junior Infants Room 10 and Junior language class @ 10am-10.30am. Junior Infants Room 9, from 11am-11.30am. Senior Infants 11.30am-12 noon. First Class Room 13, 1pm-1.30pm. First Class (Room 12) 1.30pm-2pm. Fourth Class and Senior language class from 2pm-2.30m. On Monday March 12th the following timetable applies: Second Class 9.30am-10am. Third Class(room 15) 10am-10.30am. Third Class (room 16)11am-11.30am. Fifth Class and Senior language class 11.30am-12noon. Sixth Class 12noon-12.30pm. We are so fortunate in SMD to be able to avail of this wonderful opportunity!
Focusing on Environmental Education we are so lucky n SMD to have the opportunity to 'Plant a Tiny Forest' in the school grounds on Friday March 9th! Fourth class are engaging again this year with the LEAF project (Learning about Forests) which is run. Click on the link to find our more! www.learningaboutforestsireland.org