Nestled under historic Vinegar Hill, St Senan’s PS has been welcoming children for the surrounding communities for over 40 years.
As you can see from our website, we have evolved over the years, always endeavouring to provide the best opportunities for the children in our school.
Check out our range of activities that we hold throughout the school year, including "Student Council" and "The Den"
See our list of classes in brief with description and photos of activities and events throughout the school year.
Please refer to our contact page should you need to get in touch via email/phone. Find us on the map.
As principal of St. Senan’s Primary School, it is my great privilege to welcome you to our school website! I hope you enjoy browsing the site, finding out lots of information about our school and getting a real sense of the richness and diversity of school life here!
Developing the whole child in a safe, nurturing and happy environment while delivering a broad and balanced curriculum is of huge importance to us and underpins our work with your child in St. Senan’s P.S. We strive to create a collaborative culture of teaching and learning where every child can reach their full potential and aspire to achieve their optimum level.
St. Senan’s P.S. has a vibrant school community where all of the stakeholders: staff, parents, pupils, management and the community, are involved in making our school a great place for children to develop, flourish and grow.
Welcome to our school!
Ms. Fiona Wickham
Restorative Practice is an evidence based approach that helps develop and sustain strong and happy organisations and communities, by actively developing good relationships, preventing escalation of conflict and handling conflict in a creative and healthy manner.
We seek to empower children to resolve potential conflict. We seek to repair relationships which have been damaged.
We aim to do this by ensuring Belonging, Social Engagement and Accountability.
We opened our DEN (developing educational nurture) in September 2018.
Over the coming years, we are working towards developing a whole school nurturing approach to learning to underpin the values in our mission statement.
St. Senan’s Primary school is a Catholic primary school which welcomes children of all religions and nationalities.
In our school, we believe that nurturing care is
essential for child development. It lays the foundation for life-long health,
wellbeing, academic achievement and success.
We achieve this through:
We are committed to building success for all our
learners, promoting a high sense of pride in their heritage and identity as
THE SIX NURTURE PRINCIPLES FOR LEARNING
As a DEIS
Band 1 school, we have access to programmes such as Reading Recovery, Maths
Recovery, School Completion Programme and continue to enjoy support from Home
School Community Liaison Programme. These programmes support the primary school
curriculum and give the children every opportunity for success.
Please see our most recent School Inspection Report on our Planning and Implementation of DEIS strategies on education.ie.