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Ceol le Chéile Concert in Alexandra College

The Ceol le Chéile Concert will take place on Thursday 15th March at 7:30pm. in Alexandra College Gym, in Milltown. This will be the third year that we feature as special guests in this evening of traditional music, song and dance hosted by the secondary pupils of Alexandra College, Ms Orla Kelly and staff.

All families and friends are invited to attend and admission is free.

The children playing in the Sallins School Band will travel together by bus to Alexandra College. They will leave Sallins at 5pm, arriving early for setup and practice. A letter outlining the details is being sent home this week.
For travel details to Alexandra College please click here.
For directions to Alexandra College from Sallins click on the map

We also look forward to the Alexandra College Traditional Band joining us in Sallins for our Seachtain na Gaeilge ceolchoirm with senior pupils on Wednesday 14th March.


Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust
On Friday 16th March we will hold our R.A.G. day in aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust (K.B.R.T.). The K.B.R.T.  aims to alleviate the financial hardship of bereaved families repatriating the body (bodies) of loved one(s) who have died abroad in sudden or tragic circumstances back to Ireland.


I.N.T.O. Tips for Parents of Primary School Children

Please click on the image to access this invaluable booklet.

Over the last number of years the school community has raised much needed funds for various charitable organisations. We thank you very much for your constant support and for the entusiastic and colourful participation of the children.
This year's  chosen charities are:
'St. Vincent de Paul (Sallins)',
'K.B.R.T. - Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust' and
'Bia le Beatha'
More information will follow.


School Application Forms
If you wish to download an application form for any class from senior infants to sixth class, please click here.
Junior Infant Application Forms for the academic year 2018/2019 will only be available from the school between Friday 1st December 2017 and Wednesday 31st January 2018. The closing date for receipt of Junior Infant applications is Wednesday 31st January 2018.
Click Enrolment Policy to view our Enrolment Policy.
No school applications will be accepted by e-mail.


Sallins National School - A blog by students.. for students!
Check out the school blog to help keep up to date with the events in the school.  Remember to keep an eye on all the activities posted and to help you..... click on the link below:

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School Uniforms
Please click here to view information on the school uniform and tracksuit.
There are ties available for purchase from the school. The cost is 5 euro per tie.   


Sallins N.S. Second Green Flag
We were delighted to raise our second green flag.
Click here to find out more about our campaign and flag raising.


Seachtain na Gaeilge arís!

Bhí na páistí an-ghnóthach inniu. This year 'Seachtain na Gaeilge', the commemoration of the 1916 Rising and celebration of Irish culture were simultaneously highlighted and celebrated.  The junior and senior infants with their 'Seachtain na Gaeilge' hats sang enthusiastically this morning. After that, the first and second classes sang songs with great actions. The children also played their tin whistles really well. Finally, after little break the third to sixth classes sang songs, played instruments and  dramatised events of 100 years ago to celebrate Ireland as it was 100 years ago and as it is now.
Thanks and congratulations to all the pupils and staff who worked so hard to make it a very special and memorable occasion.

Click on the photos to view the slideshow.

Celebrating 1916 in 2016 artistically!
Mrs Scott and some 6th class pupils constructed the G.P.O. from recycled materials! Mr McDonnell's class produced beautifully framed pictures commemorating the Rising of 1916.

Seachtain na Gaeilge
In keeping with tradition musicians from Alexandra College visited us once again to help us celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge. This annual event brings together the students from our 4th, 5th and 6th classes along with the secondary school musicians for a festival of traditional and modern Irish music. The central theme this year was commemorating 1916 in 2016 style! And we certainly did that with the musicians from Alexandra College playing if front of our very own G.P.O.!!


There are four steps in our quest for Excellence in Science and Maths. Click here to see some of our Science and Maths in Step 1 and check out steps 2 to 4 as well.


Aquaponics Project Opening

On Friday 17th April 2015

Click HERE to follow our healthy recipies with herbs and salads

School Week
ran in the school from Monday April 20th to Friday April 24th.

The active school committee organised a myriad of activities for the 'Active School Week'. These activities included a basketball challenge, a skipathon, tennis coaching, zumba dancing, dodgeball challenges, relay races, walk a mile, fitness classes, yoga and dancing. It seemed they even ordered the good weather for all the activities!!!!! The children all enjoyed being especially active and even homework was given an 'active twist'. Well done to everyone for taking part so enthusiastically.



On January 23rd, Cameron Ogiugo-McKency and Euan Custerson and their project "Aquaponics" took part in the Intel Mini-Scientist Grand Final.
The event was help in the Science Gallery at Trinity College. The boys displayed their project which attracted much attention.
They were visited by three different sets of judges, and the Minister of State at Dept of Education & Skills and Jobs,
Enterprise & Innovation, Damian English. The boys received the award for the 'Most Innovative Idea!' Congratulations and very well done to the boys.


Heritage in Schools

Many thanks to our Board of Management for funding this science event. Click the picture to read and view our photos and activity reports. Also click HERE to view our ongoing "Bog Art Work" and "Reflections on the Lullymore Day!"


Safety Travelling To and From School
Remember to cross the road safely with the lollipop lady, on your way to and from school.
Please use the pedestrian gates to enter and exit safely.
For those travelling by bike remember to protect your head by wearing a helmet.  


One Small Step, One Giant Leap' was officially launched on 12/12/12.
Opposite are some photographs which give a flavour as to how the launch was celebrated.
Click here to find out more about this project.


The Olympic Torch visits Sallins N.S.!

We were among the lucky few who got to see and hold one of the London 2012 Olympic torches.

Click here for some more photos.


The Altar Cloth designed by Ms. Celine Kennedy, for the Diocesan Eucharistic Congress.

Check out our page on Altar Cloth


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