St Dympna’s N.S., Tydavnet is collecting clothing items no longer in use. It’s a great way to raise funds for the school as well as helping people in the developing world. The initiative aims to teach school children and community groups about the environmental and social benefits of recycling while raising significant valuable funds for […]
The school reopens for all pupils on Monday 4th September, we look forward to a great year ahead. A lot of electrical upgrades and painting have taken place during the summer, it’ll be like a new school! The current teaching team is raring to go with an active, exciting and varied programme ahead for the […]
Thanks to the pupils of St Dympna’s N.S. Tydavnet who came out to set a great example in picking litter in Tydavnet village for the annual “Spring Clean”. There wasn’t a corner missed, and the place is spick and span. We hope that everyone will follow their lead and head out over the next few […]
Congratulations to the pupils from St Dympna’s School, Tydavnet, who participated in the Peace Proms 2017 concert in the RDS on Sunday 5th February with the Cross Border Youth Orchestra. The students had attended choral rehearsals in preparation for the event, where they worked with acclaimed conductor and music educator Greg Beardsell. It was an […]
St Dympna’s school parent’s association in Tydavnet is hosting their annual Christmas tea morning on Sunday 4th December 2016, at 10.45am in the Community Centre. Lots of festive treats, lovely carol singing, and special guests, as well as raffles for lots of lovely hampers and prizes. Raffle tickets available at the event. It’s always a […]
Children from St Dympna’s N.S., Tydavnet teamed up the local Tidy Towns group to participate in the Autumn Clean up on Friday 10th November 2016. During the short clean up the children collected a considerable amount of rubbish, including cigarette butts, drinks cans and bottles, crisp packets, sweet wrappers, cardboard cups and pizza boxes, much of which could […]
Many people travelled from all parts of Ireland and abroad for Michael Rooney’s acclaimed music composition “Macalla 1916” commemorating the Easter Rising when it returned to the Garage Theatre, Monaghan on Saturday 29th October 2016. The outstanding musical production featuring the Macalla orchestra of 58 musicians of harps, flutes, fiddles, accordions, percussion, uilleann pipes, concertinas, banjos, […]
After 39 years as a Primary Teacher, Miss Elizabeth Finnegan is taking her leave from Tydavnet N.S. and calling it a day. A celebratory Mass took place in St Dympna’s Chapel on Wednesday 15th June, followed by a social and presentation in Tydavnet School. Among the symbols of her life brought to the altar were […]
County Monaghan IFA and the farming community celebrates 60 years of great achievement of the National Farming Association, now known as the Irish Farmers’ Association. The book called “Three Score Ploughed”, is a unique record which deals in great detail with ever facet of agriculture in Co Monaghan over the past sixty years, focusing on […]
Our school debating team consists of: Caoimhe Mc Carra (chairperson), Aoife Brady (timekeeper), Tarah Sherlock (captain), Emma Mc Carron and Emma Brady (other speakers). We took part in the first round of the competition this week when Glaslough NS visited our school. The motion for the debate was ‘Every child in 5th and 6th class […]
David Mc Cague, a past pupil of our school visited the school recently to talk to our parents. He is now working in Monaghan Education Centre and he presented a talk entitled: ‘Promoting positive parenting’ & ‘Parenting and your child’s education’, which parents found very interesting and informative. Thank you to David for his excellent […]
Congratulations to Tarah Sherlock, Sophie Mc Kenna, Finn Sherlock and Oisin Bell who were all winners in the Monaghan Mental Health Essay Writing Competition!
We took part in Science week this month. The children in 5th and 6th class worked on experiments which they shared with the other students. 2nd, 3rd and 4th class made their own volcanoes, and Mrs Slowey’s class did experiments about Push and Pull. It was great fun!
We participated in Maths week again this year. The children played Maths games, wrote Maths stories, figured out puzzles and riddles and used their Maths eyes to study the world around them. We also tried the Mathletics programme and lots of the children received certificates for their hard work online. Congratulations to Donna Sherlock who […]
Here is some of the beautiful work the children have created over the last month. They have been working on textiles, clay, painting and prints amongst others.