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St. Paul’s Senior National School

…happy, confident children respect others
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In St. Paul's School we strive to create a happy atmosphere which is conductive to developing the child in a holistic manner. We aim to ensure that the children grow in confidence thus enabling him/her to develop life skills and an appropriate value system which will enable them to become fulfilled adults. The aforementioned aims will be best achieved in an atmosphere of mutual respect between all the partners in education in our school.Vision Statement

Why choose St. Paul’s SNS?

St. Paul's SNS is a mixed, Catholic chartered Primary National School and has over 450 children enrolled. The school has classes from 3rd to 6th class and also has a designated Reading class to cater for children with dyslexia and a designated Behavioural class.
Apart from striving to ensure all children receive excellent curriculum tutelage the school also provides the following to pupils;

  • professional outside instructor for Basketball
  • professional outside instructor for ecology(3rd and 4th classes)
Sports have a very large part to play in St. Paul's and the school trains teams for boys and girls in the following sports - Gaelic Football, Soccer, Basketball, Cross Country running.
Children also receive professional instruction in Rugby from the Boyne Rugby Club which is provided at the local sports centre. This is kindly sponsored by the Des Symth Drogheda Youth Foundation.

A school musical is staged from time to time where all classes play some part and the musical proves to be very popular. Children from surrounding primary and secondary schools come to see the show and a separate show is also provided for parents and members of the local community.
All mainstream classrooms have an Interactive Whiteboard which opens up the classroom to a myriad of learning possibilities, all at the touch of a button.
Some of the other excellent facilities the school has to offer are a big and spacious canteen, a recently furbished library and a state of the art computer room with 25 computers.

The school also participates in the Junior Achievement Programme. This programme aims to inspire and motivate young people to realise their potential by valuing education and understanding how to succeed in the world of work.

The school participates in the Music Generation Programme. Music Generation is Ireland's National Music Education Programme which helps children and young people access vocal and instrumental tuition locally.Music Generation currently operates for all third classes and for some children in the fourth classes.

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