Newsletter – 4 December 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians We have come to the end of the most tumultuous year in recent memory and the promise of festive fellowship beckons. As I write, the corridors here at school have grown silent and our pupils have embarked on a well-earned...

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Newsletter – 28 August 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians I trust that you and your children have had a good holiday and that they are refreshed and ready to return to school to tackle the challenges of the upcoming Michaelmas Term. We look forward to welcoming them back for...

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Newsletter – 30th July 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians The past two months that we have been at school engaged in on-site teaching reminds me of the proverbial curate’s egg. At a time of great uncertainty and deep anxiety we have managed to keep our school open and functioning...

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Newsletter – 24th July 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians Last night the State President addressed the nation regarding, inter alia, school closures. This has raised a number of questions and concerns about our particular situation here at St Catherine’s and several parents approached me outside the gate this morning...

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Newsletter – 13th July 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians Once again, the State President has addressed us, and I am writing to confirm and clarify certain matters which impact on us here at St Catherine’s. Schooling will continue as it has over the past month under Level 3 lockdown....

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Newsletter – 10th July 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians Last Saturday morning the Board of Governors met at school for the first on-site meeting since early February. These selfless individuals were prepared to brave the risks presented by the virus to gather so that we could deliberate on the...

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Newsletter – 7th July 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians I hope that you have had a pleasant half-term and that you made the most of the time spent with your children. We have three weeks of school ahead of us before the winter holidays and a respite we are...

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Newsletter – 2nd July 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians I write to you on day 98 of the national lockdown and confess that I would not have believed that we would have walked the path that we have since that warm day in March when, by Presidential decree, we...

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Newsletter – 3rd May 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians I write to you in an effort to provide some clarity with regard to the education of your children at this very difficult time in our country’s history. There can be no doubt that we are living in uncertain times...

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Newsletter – 16 th April 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians I write to you once more in response to the recent announcement by the President regarding the extension of the national lockdown by a further two weeks. This has disrupted our initial arrangements significantly and we have had to consider...

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