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#Primary School

# primary-school - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Primary school told to pay €94,000 to deputy principal in gender discrimination case WRC

Primary school told to pay €94,000 to deputy principal in gender discrimination case

The WRC said the school had discriminated against her in the interview process for a principal post.

# primary-school - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember the things you learned at primary school?

Primary schools opened up across the country this week for a new school year.

# primary-school - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Poll: Should the government pay for all primary school books? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government pay for all primary school books?

Making primary school books free every year would “significantly reduce financial stress” on parents, SVP has argued.

# primary-school - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school

That’s according to the Barnardos School Costs Survey, published today.

# primary-school - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Parents are spending €1,399 getting their child ready to go back to secondary school

Parents of primary school students are paying €50 less than last year, while parents of secondary school students are paying €20 more.

# primary-school - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Almost 4% increase in children enrolled in multi-denominational schools

Education Minister Joe McHugh said the figures reflect the changes taking place in the patronage of Irish schools.

# primary-school - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'This would not happen in more affluent areas': Cabra community in protest over school pitch

Parents and children of Naomh Fionnbarra GAA Club are calling for the restoration of their all-weather pitch.

# primary-school - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Religion to be formally removed as entry-requirement from most primary schools from today

The so-called ‘baptism barrier’ is set to be removed by the Minister for Education today.

# primary-school - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

# primary-school - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Primary school sexual health DVD pulled by HSE due to inclusion of 'adult content'

The Busy Bodies DVD was viewed by a teacher who reported it to the HSE.

# primary-school - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Which Irish primary school myth are you? Half Truths

Which Irish primary school myth are you?

Sunny Delight was both a delicious and terrifying prospect.

# primary-school - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools?

Learning support teachers are more than capable of screening and diagnosing learning difficulties, writes Peter Gunning.

# primary-school - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge RTÉ shared a lovely video of Saoirse Ronan's Carlow classmates celebrating her first Oscar nomination Old School Pals

RTÉ shared a lovely video of Saoirse Ronan's Carlow classmates celebrating her first Oscar nomination

So that’s what it’s like to have an Oscar-nominated classmate.

# primary-school - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now Tip-pex

15 things we did in school we'd never be able to get away with now

To paraphrase Bryan Adams, were those the best days of your life?

# primary-school - Monday 30 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge We Can Predict Your Future With Our Paper Fortune Teller Quiz

We Can Predict Your Future With Our Paper Fortune Teller

Playground games hold the truth.

# primary-school - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

# primary-school - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge 12 memories from every Irish primary school tour School Tours

12 memories from every Irish primary school tour

The highlight of the school year.

# primary-school - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge 16 things that made you extremely cool in primary school One Word: Crutches

16 things that made you extremely cool in primary school

If this list was written by a child in primary school today, every point would be fidget spinner related.

# primary-school - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Two new Educate Together primary schools announced for Dublin

The four new schools will be able to cater for up to 1,728 pupils.

# primary-school - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 20 tweets that perfectly capture Irish primary school life Primary School

20 tweets that perfectly capture Irish primary school life

Who else remembers writing postcards to Tony Blair begging him not to kill us?

# primary-school - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge The 8 traumatising stages of having head lice in primary school Head Lice

The 8 traumatising stages of having head lice in primary school

Isn’t it weird how our mams never got nits off us?

# primary-school - Monday 16 January, 2017

Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school

“Police officers are at the school and there is no threat to children or staff,” police said.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# primary-school - Friday 30 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 distinct memories of an Irish primary education Nature Table Day

17 distinct memories of an Irish primary education

“Can I use your colours?”.

# primary-school - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge Which Role Do You Deserve In The School Nativity Play? Away In A Manger

Which Role Do You Deserve In The School Nativity Play?

Are you a Mary, or more of a Distracted Shepherd #2? We can tell you.

# primary-school - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge The 8 drama-filled stages of giving out Christmas cards in primary school Best Wishes

The 8 drama-filled stages of giving out Christmas cards in primary school

More politics than a Dáil full of TDs.

# primary-school - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge Haka Gaelach This post contains videos

A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge

This is absolutely brilliant.

# primary-school - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge A school in Lucan welcomed the New Zealand rugby team with a special Haka as Gaeilge Haka Gaelach

# primary-school - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 milestones in every Irish primary school career The Mála

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career

Ah, Zacchaeus.

# primary-school - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine

The boy suffers from severe allergic reactions after ingestion of wheat-based foods followed by physical exercise.

# primary-school - Monday 10 October, 2016

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

# primary-school - Monday 12 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember These Alive-O Songs From Primary School? Connected

How Well Do You Remember These Alive-O Songs From Primary School?

Put those Religion classes to use, 90s kids.

# primary-school - Monday 1 August, 2016

Religious education in schools: Two sets of rights in conflict

‘You can discriminate, including favouring one group in particular circumstances, if it is to enable the practice of that religion.”

'It tends not to be prime property that's handed over': 8 schools opened in 3 years under divestment

TheJournal.ie has spoken to the schools supposed to be offering choice to the parents of Ireland’s primary school pupils.

# primary-school - Monday 18 July, 2016

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school

Richard Bruton has written to the NCCA to ask if it can be put on the curriculum.

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?

That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.

# primary-school - Monday 27 June, 2016

New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September

The Programme for Government has committed to reaching 400 non-denominational and multi denominational schools by 2030.

# primary-school - Saturday 21 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus Hail To The Bus Driver

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

# primary-school - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge Primary school teachers will identify with substitute's gas account of her day I Will Survive!

# primary-school - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 photos that will make any Irish school kid sick with 90s nostalgia Nostalgia
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