Sherpa School Age childcare survey for pupils in SML starting Sept 2024

Update: If you are interested in before school, after school and holiday care for your daughter please complete Sherpa School Age childcare survey here to register your interest and find our more.

Click the link for Sherpa Programme Brochure

Click here for Sherpa service leaflet to find out more about all the services available

Free Online Sessions: Nurturing your primary school Child’s Mental Health and Wellbeing!

Dear Parents,

Greetings from National Parents Council Primary. As parents, we all would want to encourage and promote positive mental health and wellbeing in our children.

Do you want to explore the factors that influence mental health and wellbeing in your child?

If yes, we are bringing you FREE online sessions from 23rd –  27th of October 2023, designed by National Parents Council in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services. To register, please visit: Supporting Parents to support their Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing – Virtual sessions October 2023 Survey (

Parents who attend this online session will: 

  • 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.

When: Sessions will be taking place online via Zoom from the 23rd to the 27th of October 2023. Schedules are listed below.

10 AM and 7:30 PM23rd to the 26th of October 2023 (Monday to Thursday)

10 AM27th of October 2023 (Friday)

If you would be interested in attending (virtually) one of these online sessions, please register your details here:  Supporting Parents to support their Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing – Virtual sessions October 2023 Survey (

These 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.


Spellathon Prizes 2023

Don’t forget to bring back your Spellathon card and sponsorship money to school as soon as possible to be in with a chance of winning some of these super prizes! All the children ( and adults) are invited to dress up on Friday 27th October for our fun day. We can’t wait to see your costume!

All cards and money must be returned before the Wednesday 25th October

All money raised goes towards activities for the children in the school so please support our fundraiser. 

Forward Steps Tullow

Forward Steps Family Resource provides the following therapy support for children between the age of 5yrs and 12 yrs at a very low cost, Art Therapy and Play Therapy. If you feel that your child would benefit from these supports, Please contact Molly or Sandra on (059) 9152776 or (086) 7937321.
In October we are running a Rainbows Programme for age 9yrs to 10 yrs for children of Parents who are going through or have gone through a parental separation. Places are limited so please ring Molly on (086) 7937321 If you want to know what Rainbows is about, check out