Our Lady's Primary Schools are situated in a place of great beauty, nestling at the foot of the Dublin Mountains and in close proximity to Marlay Park. The staff of Our Lady's Schools provide many opportunities for stimulating and developing in young minds a love of interest in the beauty and wonder of nature.
The proximity of Our Lady's Schools to the local Church of St. John the Evangelist promotes a spirit of co-operation and generates a strong and vibrant community identity within the Ballinteer area.
Ideally placed at the centre of Ballinteer and with all the facilities necessary to meet the needs of the new era in Irish education, Our Lady's is geared for the future.
Our Lady's Schools are catholic schools, promoting and developing mutual respect among staff and pupils. Our Schools nurture an open, transparent and caring environment among all involved in the School Community. The teachers assist each child to use his/her schooling experience to achieve full potential in the social, academic, sporting and aesthetic spheres and in so doing enhance self-confidence and self-esteem.
We promote a policy of inclusion which caters for children with disabilities. The teachers and ancillary staff endeavour to foster a positive and affirming attitude to all in the School, children are encouraged to use their talents and gifts to make our Schools special. We show respect to all and welcome you.
The Schools have a highly-qualified and dedicated staff. The teaching staff are supported by learning support teachers enhancing the work in the classroom and ensuring that all the children achieve appropriate levels of literacy and numeracy during the course of their primary education. Our team of Special Needs Assistants work closely with the teaching staff to implement effective early intervention programmes.
The regular classroom teaching and supplementary teaching provide a co-ordinated response to the individual needs of our pupils.
At Our Lady's we promote a partnership in learning between class teachers, learning-support teachers, Special Needs Assistants and parents to facilitate the effective implementation of our school policy.
Our Lady's Schools have a range of excellent facilities to ensure adequate teaching resources are provided for every individual need. The classrooms are equipped with:
Audio & Visual
Maths & Science Equipment
Comprehensive class library
Art & Craft resources
In addition to the individual classroom equipment, each pupil can have access to the most modern computer suites and well stocked school libraries.
All our pupils are encouraged to participate in the after school activities as part of their personal and social development.
Outdoor & Adventure Activities
Irish/Folk Dancing (many take place in school from 2:30 p.m.)
We are kind to each other
We listen & respect each other
We celebrate our cultural diversity
We work to our potential
We welcome visitors
We are responsible for our own behaviour.
Close proximity to Marlay Park and the M50
Good Car Parking
Multi-Purpose School Hall
We have a very active & supportive Parent' Association which is affiliated to the National Parents Council.
Our Lady's School Hall may be booked by contacting:
John Keane, mobile number: 085 2132 758
or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Lady's Boys National School, Broadford Rise, Ballinteer, Dublin 16.
Telephone 01-494 6647.
Acting Principal : Ms Colette Howlett
Our Lady's Girls National School, Ballinteer Avenue, Dublin 16.
Telephone 01-493 0736. Fax 494 4052.
Principal: Ms Yvonne Lane.
8:50 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Infant Classes
8:50 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. All other Classes
No's 14, 16, 75, 116 175.
We would like to thank you very much for taking the time to read about Our Lady's Schools. If you have any queries or questions you would like answered please do not hesitate to contact us. As you have seen from the "Contact Us" section above you can e-mail, write, fax or telephone us and we will be very happy to reply to you.
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