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 2017 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.
The school will be closed on Tuesday February 20th as the staff will be attending training in the new Primary Language Curriculum. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
When children are absent from school please phone the office to let us know. On the child's return to school it is necessary to give the teacher a note stating the reason for the child's absence. Absence of 20 days and more is reported to TUSLA, Education Welfare Services.
The school will be closed for Mid-Term break on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February. Wishing all families a relaxing time together. All our pupils will have time to get lots of fresh air doing lots of various activities and will have plenty time to relax and read their favourite books! School reopens at 9am on Monday 19th February
A big thank you to all the parents who supported our 'Colours Day' fundraiser to buy a defibrillator for the school community. We collected €406. This was a joint venture between the BOM and the PA. Great collaboration. Thanks to everybody!
We are celebrating INTERNET SAFETY WEEK 2018 in SMD and are asking all parents to please go the the following website and login to the parent section to read about the importance of internet safety; www.webwise.ie Please read our Acceptable Usage Policy in the policy section of our school website. Please make sure the appropriate forms are signed and returned to the class teacher. In keeping with school policy we have a 'NO MOBILE PHONE' rule in place for the whole school. Let's work together to keep all our pupils safe. Thanks you!