We welcome all the new pupils who have joined our school this year and welcome back all of our existing pupils.
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. In Scoil Mháthair Dé we always keep our school rules and we are all proud of our school and proud of our pupils. It is very important to us that we all respect each other.
Application forms should be downloaded from the website, completed and sent to the office immediately for places in the Junior Infant class for September 2018.
We are working very hard to get our Green Flag for 'Water' at the moment. All the activities during Water Week will be considered in our application. When all the snow melts in SMD will we have lots of extra water on the grounds! Our Water Week will be extended into next week because of
Scoil Mháthair Dé will be closed on Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd because of severe weather conditions. BE SAFE!
Congratulations to all the boys and girls who made their First Confession on Monday Feb 26th in St Jospeh's Church. Wishing all the boys and girls and their families every blessing.
Our Catholic pupils will receive First Confession this week in St. Joseph's Church. We wish every blessing to the pupils and their families. We are working hard at being a 'Health Promoting School' and have begun the Food Dude programme this month. Our senior classes are participating
In SMD we are piloting a new Digital Framework. This new Digital Curriculum will be in all schools soon. We are trying to use technology more and more. We will try to communicate our news with parents via, text, school website and email. Newsletters will be sent as an email shortly. We
The Green Team are very active in SMD during 'Water Week'. They take water meter readings, they check taps, sinks and toilets for leaks and they are always informing their classes with new information. We have lots to learn about water and we are trying to reduce the amount of water we
The children are learning about the importance of water and how we should try to use less water at home and at school by making simple changes like, turning off the tap when brushing their teeth, using a bucket instead of a hose to wash our cars. The Green School Team are very busy at
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.