National Parents Council Information sessions for parents


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Mental Health Training Session: Supporting parents to support their children’s mental health and wellbeing

This is a free online training programme by National Parents Council Primary in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services.

This programme supports parents to encourage and promote positive mental health and wellbeing in their children. The programme also explores how the building of resilience in children helps them to manage and cope with the day-to-day stresses of life as they occur.

Parents who attend this online session will:

  • Explore the factors that influence mental health and wellbeing in their child
  • Learn how to build and nurture resilience within their own child
  • Be given tips on how best to support their child’s positive mental health and wellbeing

Where and When: Sessions will be taking place online via Zoom in the morning (10am) and evening (7.30pm) from Monday the 26th to Thursday the 29th of April, with an additional morning session (10am) on Friday the 30th.

If you would be interested in attending (virtually) one of these online sessions, please register your details here: sessions are open to all parents of children in Primary School. Please forward the details to other parents.

Please note these sessions will be interactive allowing parents to participate and hence places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. 

Free online Parents’ Association Clinics: ‘Jumpstart’ your PA (Reenergizing your PA after the lull) – 28th and 30th September

Our interactive clinics aim to support parents to explore what Parents’ Associations can be doing to reenergize your PA after the two years of restrictions that was brought about by COVID. The first of these sessions will take place at 7: 30 pm and the second one at 10 AM. Please note, we are offering these sessions to our members before forwarding this information to non-members.

There will be a short presentation followed by the opportunity to ask questions and share your experience of what your PA is doing and some of the challenges you may be experiencing.

Who are the clinics for?

  • Established Parents’ Associations who may be struggling right now
  • Working Parents’ Associations who want to explore or share ideas for new activities

Please register to attend here:

Please note these sessions will be interactive allowing parents to participate and hence places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Inter Schools Competition

Well done to everyone who participated in their first inter-schools competition of the year in Wexford Equestrian Centre on Sunday last. This team included pupils from St Brigid’s and from Scoil Mhuire Lourdes, Tullow. A great day out with them coming in 4th place!

A big congratulations to all and in particular Muireann from SML. Thank you to the team coach Debbie Flavin Redmond.

Welcome back!

We are very excited in SML to welcome back all our wonderful pupils tomorrow, 1st September.

The school will open at 8.50am-9am to receive pupils. Class begins at 9am- all pupils must be in school by this time.

The school day is over at 1.40pm for Junior and Senior Infants and 2.40pm for 3rd-6th class.

Junior infants will start at 10am for the first few days and finish at 12 noon ( text reminders will be sent).

Please check the signs below for the entry/ exit procedures.