School Calendar 2019-2020

Term 1     Friday 23rd August – Friday 20th December 2019
Friday 23rd August  9.00 – 12 noon           First Years only
Monday 26th August  9.00 – 1.15 pm           First Years, Third Years and Sixth Years.
Tuesday 27th August  9.00 – 3.50 pm           All Students (Except Transition Years)
Tuesday 3rd September  9.00 – 3.50 pm           Transition Year Students
School Closed:     Monday 30th September 2019
Half Term: Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2019
Christmas Holidays:  Monday 23rd December 2019 – Friday 3rd January 2020
Term 2   Monday 6th January – Friday 3rd April 2020
Half Term:     Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2020
St Patrick’s Weekend       Monday 16th March and Tuesday 17th March 2020
Easter Holidays:  Monday 6th April – Friday 17th April 2020
Term 3     Monday 20th April – Friday 29th May 2020
Bank Holiday:  Monday 4th May 2020

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School News & Events

School Notes – 5th April, 2019




1st Year Basketball

Congratulations to the 1st year Girls Basketball team who played Kildare Town Community School yesterday. The girls put in a Trojan performance to gain a place in the semi-final of the C Plate Tournament. The players demonstrated courage and perseverance and came out on top in the last seconds of extra time. The winning basket was scored Laura Heaney in the final seconds. We look forward to the semis. Come on Ardscoil Phádraig.


Lá Glás

A special thank you to all our students and staff who took part in La Glass as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge on Friday last. The students all wore green to celebrate the day and at break time our wonderful trad group entertained us. Thank you to all.



Daffodil Day

On Friday 22nd March all our staff and students wore yellow and donated €2 to Irish Cancer Society to celebrate Daffodil Day. A bake sale, poster competition and quiz also took place to mark the day. Thanks to Niamh Reilly, Aine Reilly, Killian Reynolds, Kim Creegan, Edel Gettings, Susan Treacy Mee, Abagh Harten and Alanah Casey and their families for organising.


1st Year Girls

Ardscoil Phadraig’s 1st Year girls’ team beat St. Paul’s of Monasterevin 20-9 in the semifinal of the C-plate competition on Monday. The girls displayed excellent teamwork skills and rightly deserved the win. Excellent performance by the squad. Final to be played held next week in Portlaoise. Good luck to the girls in preparations for the big day.


World Autism Day

World Autism Day is taking place this week and lots of activities are planned.


Irish mini bike championship

We would like to wish First Year student Robert Ronan the very best of luck on Saturday in the first round of the Irish mini bike championship in Mondello Park.


TY Law Day

James Fahey Galway Barrister delivered a very enjoyable and informative Law module to our TY students on Wednesday. The skills learned during the course were put to the test at the end of the day with a mock trial

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