HSE Notice to Schools and Parents: Flu, Covid-19 and RSV circulating_080123

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please read this important HSE information on flu, Covid-19 and respiratory viruses currently circulating. Thank you for your help in limiting the circulation of these viruses in our school community. Noel Loftus, Principal Significant increase in viral infections Important messages for families and children regarding any infections: 1)      The most important [...]

2023-01-08T14:57:02+00:00January 8th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorised|

Past Pupil from Ukraine wins National Award_060922

Ivan Suprenenko, representing Ballaghaderreen, was the gold medal winner in the U-16 Solo Music event at the Community Games National Finals recently. Ivan joined our school as a 6th class pupil last year. Ivan moved to Ballaghaderreen to escape the war in his beloved home country of Ukraine. Read the news report about Ivan's win here.

2022-09-05T22:16:47+01:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|

Information for Parents / Guardians – Our New School Year_060922

Dear Parent(s) and Guardian(s), A sincere welcome to all families to the new school year. A special welcome to our families who have just joined our school community.  We wish everyone a happy, safe and very successful year. Here are some important reminders as we begin the new school year. SCHOOL CALENDAR 2022-2023 is available to [...]

2022-09-05T21:46:37+01:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|


Antigen testing from 29th November   Covid-19 in the Home My child is showing one or more symptoms. Does he go to school? No. If a child displays any symptoms of COVID-19 they should self-isolate immediately and you should arrange a        PCR test without delay. The symptoms are listed at the end [...]

2021-11-24T10:29:52+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Good new stories from our school_23 September 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, Some good news as we approach the weekend. For photos of many of the events below, check out our school website: www.attractas.ie   or  Twitter account @SAttracta Cross Country Wins Congratulations to our school’s Cross Country teams who did us all proud at the East Mayo schools’ competition in Swinford yesterday. The [...]

2021-09-24T14:36:29+01:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: School Events, School Updates, Uncategorised, Well-Being and Sports|Tags: , , , |

Back to School this Tuesday _Aug 2021

Dear Parents & Guardians, The school will reopen on Tuesday 31st August at 9.15am for all classes. We look forward to welcoming everyone back after the summer holiday. Please read this important information here BEFORE Tuesday. Junior Infants parents ONLY: Please follow the letter sent to you by Ms. McCann a short time ago.  If you’re [...]

2021-08-26T12:15:24+01:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

End of Year Parent Updates_240621

Dear Parents & Guardians, Thank you for your support throughout the year. Thank you most especially for supporting your child with online learning earlier this year. Here are some updates before the school summer holidays begin. Important dates School closes tomorrow @ 12.30pm for all classes. It is a no-uniform day. School reopens on Tuesday 31st [...]

2021-06-24T11:34:59+01:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Primary Schools Mini Mini 2K Fun Run – May Bank Holiday Weekend 1st – 3rd May 2021__240321

‘Kids Just Run for Fun’ on the May Bank Holiday Weekend Suitable for boys and girls of all ability ‘Kids just run for fun’ is the theme. The ‘Mini Mini’ will take place Virtually this year alongside Mayo Sports Partnerships main flagship event. ‘Mayo.ie Western People Women’s Mini Marathon’. Mayo Day Women's Virtual 10k 'Your Way.  [...]

2021-03-24T21:57:02+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Inspection of our Remote Teaching and Learning_ 2nd March 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, Our school was invited by the Department of Education Inspectorate to participate in a pilot of a new model of inspection. The Inspectorate were grateful for our school’s participation. As you know, the Inspectorate carried out an inspection of our distance learning provision for our pupils from Monday 22nd February to [...]

2021-03-24T21:40:57+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: School Updates, Uncategorised|
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