GAA Success!!

A massive congratulations to the girls GAA team and their coach, Mary, on their win in Abbotstown yesterday. The girls put in a great effort and fight, winning the tough match by a single point. They showed tremendous drive, determination and teamwork throughout the season and the final match. Each player should be incredibly proud … Read more

DPETNS/PEPY Community Fun Run

Our annual community Fun Run will take place on Friday 5th April at 2:45pm.   All welcome.  The run will start and finish at DPETNS, with the route taking runners through Donabate and the grounds of Newbridge Demesne. You an register online here,  or at the school on the day.  Please arrive by 2:35pm if you … Read more

World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday March 07th in DPETNS with an array of different activities. The school was a hive of activity with books being celebrated in a range of ways. Bunting Competition Children were invited to participate in a ‘Bunting Competition’ using their illustration skills to represent their favourite book or character … Read more

RTE Guide/Puffin Short Story Competition

We are inviting students to take part in a Short Story Competition held by RTE Guide and Puffin books.  The winning story will be published in the RTE Guide, and its author will win an e-reader and a hamper of books. Entries can be submitted electronically or by post.  Ruth and Aileen will collect entries to … Read more

6th Class Climate Action Strike

  On February 13th we decided to strike outside the Dail against Climate Action. We decided to strike against Climate Action because we feel the Government aren’t doing enough about it, and a young teenage activist, Greta Thunberg , inspired us to start doing something about Climate Action. As we are the next generation and we … Read more

Active Week 2019

Active Week DPETNS 11th– 16th February Since our return to school on January 7th we have been focusing on different aspects of wellbeing and positive mental health. We are finishing off next week with an emphasis on the benefits of physical exercise on our overall wellbeing. We launched active week with a 10@10 on Friday 8th February. Every morning … Read more

Thank You to Portrane Athletic FC

While most of the school community were unwrapping presents and perhaps munching on chocolates, some very brave members and friends of the Over 35’s team from Portrane Athletic FC were gathering on Donabate Beach for a Christmas morning swim. They braved the icy water to raise money for Children with Autism and Additional needs in … Read more

Marathon Kids!

  A massive congratulations to all our 6th Class children (and staff) who completed the final mile of the Marathon Kids programme on Wednesday. The classes began their training 8 weeks ago, increasing their running distances as the weeks went on. They had great fun running in the local community in preparation for the final … Read more

Spook-tacular School Day

Dress-Up Day is always a fantastic success here in DPETNS and this year was no different! We had everything from witches and elephants to superheros and inflatables…. Batman even flew by for a visit. Check out some of our amazing students and staff!!! Have a safe and happy midterm folks and we will see you all … Read more