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Christmas Disco 2018

Wednesday 5th December 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Christmas Disco for Children We will have our disco for the children on Friday 21st in the school hall. As usual we will have three... Read more →

Advent Wreath

Wednesday 5th December 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The Advent Wreath The Advent wreath is a circular garland of evergreen branches representing eternity. On that wreath, five candles are... Read more →

Presidential Election

Monday 24th September 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The school will be closed on Friday 26th of October due to the presidential election. The school will be in use on the day as a polling station.  Read more →

Book Fair

Monday 10th September 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The Scholastic Book Fair will be arriving in the school on Wednesday, the 10th of October until Wednesday 17th. The fair is a great opportunity to... Read more →

Back to School

Tuesday 28th August 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Our school re-opens at 8:50am on Thursday 30th August.  We extend a warm welcome to all our students as they return to school after the... Read more →

Summer Holidays

Tuesday 10th July 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The school is now closed for the Summer Holidays.  We will reopen on Thursday 30th August 2018.  Have a great summer. Read more →

Royal Visit

Sunday 17th June 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Some of our Sixth Class girls joined a large crowd in Siamsa Tíre on Friday as part of the welcoming group for the visit of Prince Charles... Read more →

Sports Day

Monday 11th June 2018 - Presentation Primary School

An exciting sporting year came to a close on Friday 8th June when our Sports/Fun Day took place.  There was glorious sunshine throughout... Read more →

Camogie Féile

Monday 11th June 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Well done to the Parnell's Camogie Féile team, mentors and supporters who had a really enjoyable experience at the Féile in Connacht... Read more →

Preparing for Secondary School

Monday 11th June 2018 - Presenation Primary School

The Transition Programme is organised each year to prepare the sixth class girls for their transition to secondary school in... Read more →

Basketball

Tuesday 5th June 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Our basketball teams from Fifth and Sixth Classes enjoyed a full day of basketball on Thursday as they took part in the annual tournament... Read more →

On-line Safety

Tuesday 5th June 2018 - Presentation Primary School

There are a number of dangers children face online, including the likelihood of cyberbullying, possible exposure to inappropriate content and... Read more →

Football

Tuesday 5th June 2018 - Presentation Primary School

John Mitchel's GAA club was the venue for our match on Friday against old rivals, Presentation Listowel.  This was an excellent game with... Read more →

Assessment Tests

Sunday 27th May 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The children from First Class to Sixth Class will complete their assessment tests in English and Mathematics this week.  The Drumcondra... Read more →

Healthy Living

Sunday 27th May 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Rachel from Carambola Kidz joined us on Wednesday to talk to the Fifth and Sixth Class girls about using natural products to look after their skin... Read more →

A Walk in the Park!

Sunday 27th May 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Summer has arrived at last! Many of our classes left their classrooms over the past week to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Tralee Town Park... Read more →

Scríobh Leabhar

Sunday 27th May 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The Education Centre, Tralee was the venue on Wednesday evening for the presentation of prizes for the Scríobh Leabhar project. Ms.... Read more →

Tralee Area Primary School Sports

Monday 30th April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

  Tralee Harriers Athletic club will once again host the Tralee Area Primary School Sports Qualifiers on Thursday 24th... Read more →

Éire Fhiáin

Sunday 29th April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The Sixth Class girls joined pupils from other schools in the cinema on Friday to view “Éire Fhiáin”, a stunning... Read more →

Swimmimg

Thursday 26th April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Group 1.  Swimming Lessons  The children from  Ms Hickson 's , Ms Lynch's, Ms Field's and Ms Moriarty's  will have the... Read more →

Wide Awake Zone

Thursday 26th April 2018 - Presenation Primary School

Paola got the girls and boys in the junior classes off to an active start this morning with very energetic dance routines.  It was great... Read more →

Green Flag Award

Monday 23rd April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

We have just received notification that we have been awarded our 7th Green Flag for our work on Global Citizenship-Energy.  Our Green... Read more →

Active School Flag

Monday 23rd April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

We have been informed that our application for renewal of our active school status has been successful.  The Active School Flag (ASF) is... Read more →

All Change Together

Monday 23rd April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

All Change Together (ACT) is a classroom-based healthy eating and exercise interactive programme for children aged 6-12 years.  The girls... Read more →

Football

Friday 13th April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Our Football Team had their first outing today as they competed in the INTO Mini Sevens competition.  After a closely fought encounter... Read more →

Mindfulness

Friday 13th April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Jean Clancy started her Minfulness Programme for Children on Monday after school.  This is a follow-up programme from the very successful... Read more →

Fun Games

Friday 13th April 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Our Fifth Classes had their first visit to John Mitchell's GAA club today for their sports programme organised in conjunction with the Sports and... Read more →

Happy Easter

Friday 23rd March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The school is now closed for the Easter Holidays.  We will reopen on Monday 9th April.  Enjoy the break. Read more →

Confirmation 2018

Thursday 22nd March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Today was a very special day in the lives of our Sixth Class pupils, as they were joined by their families and friends to celebrate the... Read more →

Basketball Champs Visit

Wednesday 21st March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

It was great to welcome the successful Pres basketball team to school today.  They visited the senior classes and displayed their... Read more →

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Saturday 17th March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

It was Green Day at school on Friday as we celebrated St. Patrick's Day. Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona dhaoibh. Read more →

New Tablets

Thursday 15th March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Many thanks to our Parents Accociation for funding the purchase of 10 tablets for our school. The total cost was €2,000.   The... Read more →

Learn CPR

Thursday 15th March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Today we welcomed Nurse Kathleen Finnegan to school to  demonstrate CPR  skills to our Sixth Class girls.  This is a new initiative... Read more →

Mindfulness

Friday 9th March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

We’re delighted to be able to offer your child a chance to do a 6 week program of Mindfulness with Jean Clancy of Tralee Alternative... Read more →

Live Drama

Monday 5th March 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The Clan Cluana Theatre Company came to the school today and  staged  an amazing performance of The Young Fionn... Read more →

Friendship Week

Sunday 18th February 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Friendship Week 2018 Last week was Friendship Week in our school. All students took part in a range of activities designed to promote friendship... Read more →

First Penance Service

Tuesday 13th February 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to the girls from Second Class who celebrated their First Penance Service today in St. John's Church.  Thanks to all who... Read more →

Pancake Tuesday

Tuesday 13th February 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Today is Pancake Tuesday and many of the classes made their way to the kitchen to make pancakes.  There was a range of interesting spreads... Read more →

Happy Grandparents Day

Thursday 8th February 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Today was Grandparent’s Day in our school.  It is one of the most enjoyable days of the school year, as the children welcome their... Read more →

OPEN MORNING

Monday 5th February 2018 - Presentation Primary School

We invite our prospective Junior Infants 2018 and their parents to our Open Morning anytime between 9:30am and 10:30am on Wednesday 14th... Read more →

HOPE Foundation

Sunday 4th February 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Sixth Class are raising money for The Hope Foundation, who work with street children and their families in Kolkata, India. They provide... Read more →

Horizons. Radio Kerry

Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Horizons is a Religious and Social Affairs programme which is broadcast every Sunday morning on Radio Kerry from 9.00am – 10.00am. ... Read more →

Litter Wardens

Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Our Litter Wardens from Fifth Class are a hard-working group who help to ensure that our school is always clean and tidy.   They visit... Read more →

Spikeball Finals

Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

A great experience for the girls from 6th class. They played teams from Fossa N.S. Holy Cross Mercy Killarney, St. John's Girls Kenmare,... Read more →

St Brigid's Day

Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

The Fifth Class girls enjoyed making St. Brigid's Crosses today in class and, having grasped the skills involved, they helped the Third Class... Read more →

Quiz

Sunday 28th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Well done to out Quiz Teams on representing us so well at the Credit Union Quiz this afternoon.  As usual there was a big turnout as teams... Read more →

Presentation Secondary Victorious

Saturday 27th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to the girls from Presentation Secondary School U 16 Basketball Team on their wonderful victory in Dublin on Wednesday.  A... Read more →

Sewing Classes

Saturday 27th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Why not join a sewing class, learn a new skill and meet other parents.  A course will begin in Presentation Primary Parents' Room on... Read more →

Football

Saturday 27th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Our Fifth and Sixth Class girls are now well into their preparation for the new football season.  Training will continue on Tuesdays from... Read more →

Good Luck

Saturday 27th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

After lots of training and coaching, our Spikeball teams head off to Killarney on Tuesday for the county finals of the Spikeball competitions. We... Read more →

Catholic Schools Week

Saturday 27th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Schools Week will run from Sunday 28th January to Saturday 3rd February.  This year’s theme is: “Called to be a family of... Read more →

Computer Classes

Wednesday 10th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

Tralee Adult Literacy and Adult Basic Education Centre, Áras Phobal, Deans Lane, Tralee offers a six-week Computers for Parents course... Read more →

Yoga, Dance, Relax

Wednesday 10th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

A programme that blends Yoga with Dance and teaches your child how to express themselves through movement while also giving them the tools to help... Read more →

After School Activities

Wednesday 10th January 2018 - Presentation Primary School

We encourage all children to get involved in a broad range of activities in school and after school.  This will help to develop their self... Read more →

Happy Christmas

Sunday 24th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

On behalf of the Board of Management and the Staff of Presentation Primary, may I wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas. Read more →

Green School

Sunday 24th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our Walk to School continues every Wednesday morning, departing from Siamsa Tíre at 8:30pm and progressing through the Town Park to... Read more →

Charity Donation

Sunday 24th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Many of the girls prepared gifts for those in need at Christmas.  This year the gifts went to those who will spend Christmas in Arlington Lodge. Read more →

Christmas Crib

Sunday 24th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our Cribs in the Junior and Senior Buildings have been the focus of much prayer and celebration for the past number of weeks in the run up to... Read more →

Music and Carols

Sunday 24th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our school choir and musicians have been very busy over the past month with performances at our Christmas Concert, St. Patrick's Day Care Centre... Read more →

Spikeball Tournament

Sunday 24th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The Fifth Class girls have enjoyed their coaching sessions with the Presentation Secondary girls over the past couple of months.  This... Read more →

Christmas Concert

Thursday 14th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

After some weeks of intense practice, the children entertained parents and friends with three wonderful performances on the 12th and 13th... Read more →

Christmas Raffle

Thursday 14th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our Christmas Raffle, which took place at our School Concert last night, was a great success.  The amount raised was €407.00 which will... Read more →

Discipline and the Young Child

Monday 11th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

My 3-year-old stamps her feet when she doesn’t get her way Does she need to be disciplined for fear of her behaviour getting worse? John... Read more →

Christmas Food Appeal

Monday 11th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Many thanks for your generous donations of food over the past few weeks.  All the food items have been delivered to Tralee Soup... Read more →

Swimming Lessons

Monday 4th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Registration for Term 1(10 lessons) in 2018 will take place on Wednesday December 6th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm in the room beside Mr. Sayers... Read more →

Dates for Your Calendar

Monday 4th December 2017 - Presentation Primary School

School Closure:  The school will be closed on Friday 8th December.  This is a church holiday - The Feast of the Immaculate... Read more →

Healthy Eating

Thursday 30th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

'People are eating too much sugar': Kellogg to reduce sugar in two of its most popular cereals Kellogg is also planning to introduce a vegan... Read more →

Christmas Appeal

Wednesday 29th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We are once again appealing to people to donate what they can for our Christmas Food Appeal. The Tralee Soup Kitchen is our chosen charity this... Read more →

Presentation Day

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

On Monday we were joined by the Presentation sisters and parents to celebrate our annual school mass in St. John's Church.  Fr. Bernard... Read more →

Enrolment for School Year 2018/19

Monday 13th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

If you have a child who is due to begin school in September 2018 it is important that you complete a registration form now. Forms are available in... Read more →

Science Week

Monday 13th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Science Week 2017 is set to be the biggest yet and there is a variety of events around the country to attend to meet increasing public... Read more →

Spikeball Season

Monday 13th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The Fifth Class girls had their first Spikeball coaching session on Wednesday in Presentation Secondary School.  The Transition Year students... Read more →

Attendance

Monday 13th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Regular attendance at school is very important.  As  previously noted schools are obliged under the provisions of the Education Welfare... Read more →

Parent/Teacher Meetings

Monday 13th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Meetings with your child’s teacher(s) will take place on Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th November 2017. You will receive appointment details... Read more →

Christmas Cards

Monday 13th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The orderr form for the Christmas Cards has now been returned to Listowel Printing Works. We hope to have delivery of cards in good time for... Read more →

Limiting Screen Time for Kids

Wednesday 8th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Ed Power: How I banned screen time for my kids when I realised they were addicted For years, Ed Power happily let his children enjoy TV, iPads... Read more →

Growing up in Ireland Study

Wednesday 8th November 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families A study has also found that boys are... Read more →

Cookery Lessons

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Some of our parents enjoyed their first cookery session this morning.  Much better than anything seen on The Great British Bake Off!  We... Read more →

Literacy Lift Off

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Literacy Lift Off is a programme based on the principles of Reading Recovery. It is run in the Senior Infants and First Classes in our school.... Read more →

Breaktime!

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Fourth Class girls enjoying a break from all that study! Read more →

Dance Classes

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - Presentation Primary School

John Stack started this year's dance lessons today with the Waltz.  There is much more to teaching the waltz than I thought!  Anyway, at... Read more →

The Incredible Years Programme

Monday 2nd October 2017 - Presentation Primary School

About the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme (IYTCM) The Incredible Years, developed by Dr Carolyn Webster Stratton, is a... Read more →

Cooking for Parents

Wednesday 27th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Details on our Cookery Course for parents have been published.  Mr. Roche, our Home School Community Liaison Coordinator, has distributed... Read more →

School Photos

Wednesday 27th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Pauline has now completed the individual and small group shots.  Due to the very poor weather conditions, she was unable to complete the... Read more →

Speech & Drama

Wednesday 20th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Speech and Drama classes will commence on Thursday 28th September. Classes will take place in the School Hall after school. Confidence in... Read more →

Music Club

Wednesday 20th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

                      ‘Music Club’   Have you ever wanted to learn an... Read more →

Counselling for Teenagers

Monday 18th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and... Read more →

Healthy Living

Monday 18th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The super troopers programme is once again up and running in Third Class. Last year over 1,400 primary schools in Ireland got involved and as a... Read more →

Presentation Secondary School

Wednesday 13th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Enrolment forms for Sixth Class girls who will attend Presentation Secondary School, together with the Admission Policy, have been given to all... Read more →

Basketball

Wednesday 13th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Basketball Training for 3rd & 4th Class Girls  Basketball practice will begin on Wednesday 20th September. It will take... Read more →

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points

Wednesday 13th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a... Read more →

Swimming Lessons

Thursday 7th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Swimming Lessons – Parents Association News Registration for swimming lessons from September to December 2017 will take place this Friday... Read more →

Walk on Wednesday

Thursday 7th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Walk on Wednesday – Parents Association News Our Walk-On-Wednesday will recommence at 8:25am on Wednesday 6th September from outside Siamsa... Read more →

Extra Curricular Activities

Thursday 7th September 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Once again we hope to see the girls and boys involved in a wide range of activities during the school year. This week we welcome back Honor Hurley... Read more →

Road Safety

Tuesday 29th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Children urged to stay visible and safe Irish Independent 29/08/2017 Parents are being urged to educate their children on road safety as they... Read more →

Healthy Living

Tuesday 29th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Karl Henry: 'It's not the State's or school's responsibility independent.ie August 23rd 2017 It’s that time of year - books, uniforms,... Read more →

Dealing with Bullying

Tuesday 29th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Eight expert tips for raising bully-proof kids Independent.ie Stella O'Malley gives eight ways to give your child the tools to navigate the... Read more →

Back to School Fears

Sunday 27th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own This can be a stressful time of year for the whole family. But... Read more →

Banish the Back to School Blues

Sunday 27th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

David Coleman: Banish the blues of going back to school For every child looking forward to the new school year, there is another who is dreading... Read more →

Back to School Worries

Sunday 27th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

A reading from the Book of ­Common Sense All the worrying in the world won't make the path back to school any smoother, advises our... Read more →

Back to School

Sunday 27th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our school re-opens at 8:50am on Wednesday 30th August.  We extend a warm welcome to all our students as they return to school after the long... Read more →

Sensory Toys for Creches

Monday 7th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

€4 million to be spent giving 6,200 packs of sensory toys to crèches across the country Minister Katherine Zappone has set aside... Read more →

Girls and Sport

Monday 7th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

David Coleman: Girls in the game independent.ie  1st August 2017 Girls who play sports have a more positive body image, an increased... Read more →

Child Assessment

Monday 7th August 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Dear David Coleman: Should I get Assessment of Need for my young son Independent.ie 25th July 2017 Clinical psychologist David Coleman offers... Read more →

Back to School Clothing Allowance

Monday 3rd July 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Parents urged to apply for increased Back to School Clothing allowance The Department is launching an awareness campaign well ahead of the 30th... Read more →

Social Media Apps

Monday 3rd July 2017 - Presentation Primary School

  Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps? Concerns over children’s safety online were raised this week following... Read more →

Summer Holidays

Monday 3rd July 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The school is now closed for the Summer Break and will reopen at 8:50am on Wednesday 30th August 2017. If you have a query please email ... Read more →

Stem Award

Thursday 29th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to the girls on achieving their second award for their project work on Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM).  Read more →

Excellent Attendance

Wednesday 28th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

  Congratulations to pupils from Presentation Primary who had a 100% attendance record for the 2016/17 school year. They were presented with... Read more →

Walk in the Park

Tuesday 27th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The fine weather provided the opportunity for many classes to explore the Town Park, which looks really well at the moment.  The Third Class... Read more →

Graduation Class of 2017

Tuesday 27th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Today was one of the high points in the life of our school. It was the last hurrah for the outgoing Sixth Class of Presentation Primary School.... Read more →

Get Into Music

Tuesday 20th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Get into Music Pupils in Presentation Primary School showcase their musical talents thanks to Kerry Music Education Partnership Pupils at... Read more →

Sunshine Break!

Tuesday 20th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from Third Class enjoy lunch outside as we all take advantage of the beautiful sunny weather. Read more →

Visit to The Convent

Tuesday 20th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our sixth class girls paid a visit to Presentation Convent during the week.  They were received by Sr. Mary who gave them a tour of the... Read more →

Sunshine Party

Tuesday 20th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Everybody wanted to leave the classroom today as temperatures soared and the bright sunshine tempted all of us to venture outside.  Our... Read more →

Sports Day 2017

Saturday 10th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We had watched the weather forecast with interest from Monday as we planned for our annual sports day. Thankfully, everything turned out well as... Read more →

Farewell to Samuel

Saturday 10th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

All the classes in school have come to welcome Samuel, our visiting teacher from Switzerland, as he worked in their classrooms over the past three... Read more →

Health Homework

Saturday 10th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Should 'health homework' be given to primary school students? A study has found that 20% of children in Ireland are overweight or... Read more →

Exhibition in Tralee Library

Wednesday 7th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Ireland’s silent books exhibition opened in Tralee Library on Friday last. This is... Read more →

Active School Week

Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

This is Active Week in our school. The Active School Week initiative is about providing FUN and INCLUSIVE physical activity opportunities for all... Read more →

Late-Night Phone Use

Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health,... Read more →

Basketball Tournament

Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The basketball tournament, which took place in Moyderwell Gym on Friday, was a great success with all the teams from various primary schools in... Read more →

Sunflowers

Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We’ve has some very sunny weather over the past few weeks which has helped our sunflowers to really do well. Thanks to Adrienne for... Read more →

Bizworld Regional Event

Thursday 1st June 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from Fifth class enjoyed their trip to Limerick recently to take part in the Bizworld Regional Final.  The team made an excellent... Read more →

Basketball

Wednesday 31st May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our Basketball season concluded today with our final coaching session with Eileen.  The girls from Third and Fourth classes have really... Read more →

Teacher Workshops

Wednesday 31st May 2017 - Primary Language Curriculum

Today Anthony Sharkey (Professional Development Service for Teachers) facilitated workshops for the teachers in our Junior Classes. The focus for... Read more →

Football Semi Final

Tuesday 30th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

On Monday we made the long trip to the home of Laune Rangers in Killorglin to take on the girls from Scoil Mhuire in the semi-final of the school... Read more →

Testing Time Again!

Tuesday 30th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The children from First class to Sixth class have now completed their standardised tests in English and Maths for the 2016/17 school year. These... Read more →

CRAFT ed Showcase Night

Tuesday 30th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Well to all the girls from Third Class on receiving their award for participating in the CRAFTen initiative.  All the school involved... Read more →

Visiting Teacher from Switzerland

Thursday 25th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

A big welcome to Samuel Tomasi from Switzerland, who will be in our school for the next three weeks. Samuel is a student at the... Read more →

May Procession

Monday 22nd May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

May is the month of Mary and we celebrated today with our annual procession through the convent garden and prayers and hymns at the altar in the... Read more →

Scríobh Leabhar

Monday 22nd May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The Education Centre, Tralee was the venue this evening for the presentation of prizes for the Scríobh Leabhar project. Ms. Hickson’s... Read more →

Tea Party

Monday 22nd May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our artist Trisha finished our CRAFTed project on Thursday with a tea party.  All the items created during the project were used: colourful... Read more →

Camogie

Wednesday 17th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Danielle, Emma, Ailisha and Lana played in Croke Park recently with their club, Tralee Pannells Hurling and Camogie Club. Read more →

Football Champs

Monday 15th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Jessica, Aoife, Siena and Katie were members of the Na Gaeil team who won the Division 2 North Kerry under 12 final on Sunday.  Well done girls. Read more →

First Holy Communion

Sunday 14th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to the girls from Second Class who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday in St. John’s Church.  A special... Read more →

Football Update

Friday 12th May 2017 - Presentation Primary Tralee

We travelled to Listowel on Thursday for the next match in our football league.  Presentation Listowel were our opponents.  The Listowel... Read more →

Third Class on Tour

Thursday 11th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from Third Class enjoyed their tour to Killarney today.  They visited Torc waterfall and enjoyed fun and games in the grounds of... Read more →

Football Update

Tuesday 9th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our second match of the season was against our old rivals, Scoil Eoin.  This was a very close encounter, with defences working extremely hard... Read more →

Bizworld Update

Tuesday 9th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The girls really enjoyed their meeting with Gavin Duffy at the Bizworld event on Friday evening.  There was also much excitement on Monday... Read more →

Literacy Lift Off

Tuesday 9th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Literacy Lift Off is a programme based on the principles of Reading Recovery. It is run in the Senior Infants and First Classes in our school.... Read more →

Shared Reading

Tuesday 9th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Senior Infants are trying a new and fun way to develop language skills using library books. The class teacher has borrowed 25 of the most popular... Read more →

Reading: Advice for Parents

Tuesday 9th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Let your child see you enjoy reading: magazines,newspapers etc.Make time for reading: after dinner, bedtime etc.Look at the child's storybook... Read more →

Bizworld Presentation

Sunday 7th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Well done to the girls team from fifth class at the Bizworld event on Friday evening. They proved more that a match for Gavan... Read more →

CRAFTed

Thursday 4th May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our CRAFTed art project continues with Third Class. Today our visiting artist, Trisha O Connor, led the class in a sun painting exercise in the... Read more →

Sunshine Break!

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Some of the girls from Third Class enjoying their lunchbreak in the sunshine! Read more →

Tralee Enterprise Town

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 - Presentation Primary School

This is a free event taking place in Tralee Sports & Leisure Complex on Friday 5th and Saturda 6th May.  There will be more that 120... Read more →

Football League

Saturday 29th April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our football league began on Friday at St. Pat’s GAA grounds in Blennerville, with a match against our near-neighbours, Moyderwell... Read more →

Healthy Eating

Monday 24th April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our school has now successfully completed Phases 1 and 2 of the Food Dudes Healthy Eating Programme. Bord Bia are rewarding the children's... Read more →

BizWorld

Monday 24th April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Staff of Bank of Ireland will conduct workshops on BizWorld for our Fifth Class girls on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd May. How many times have... Read more →

Too Busy to Read?

Sunday 23rd April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Too busy to read? You're not the only one BBC News App. 21 April 2017 Work, kids, checking your phone. But reading a book? It just doesn't... Read more →

Secondary School Reading Habits

Sunday 23rd April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Secondary pupils' reading habits 'not challenging enough' BBC New App 23 February 201 Scottish pupils are not reading challenging enough books... Read more →

Siamsa Tíre Exhibition

Tuesday 11th April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our Third Class girls enjoyed a visit to Siamsa Tíre on Wedneday 5th April to view The Beautiful Beasts exhibition. This was presented by... Read more →

Internet Safety Talks

Tuesday 11th April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Last week Ger Brick of iNetSafetyTalk conducted workshops for all girls from Third Class to Sixth Class. He also spoke to parents on Tuesday... Read more →

Basketball Success

Wednesday 5th April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Sunday brought much excitement to Tralee as Garvey’s Tralee Warriors were crowned Champions Trophy winners in a superb 74-73 win over League... Read more →

Easter Bonnets

Wednesday 5th April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Well done to all the girls who entered the Easter Bonnet competition. The girls paraded their creations this afternoon and what a colourful... Read more →

Special Educational Needs

Sunday 2nd April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

A new model for allocating Special Education Teaching Resources to schools will be introduced from September 2017.   This new model is... Read more →

Friends Programme

Sunday 2nd April 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We had our first “Friends for Life” session on Thursday, the first of ten sessions to run in sixth class over the next two... Read more →

Confirmation Day

Sunday 26th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Confirmation Day Friday 24th March was a very special day in the lives of our Sixth Class pupils, as they were joined by their families and... Read more →

Spikeball Tournament

Sunday 26th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We thank the Transition Year girls from Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School who have been coaching our Fifth Class girls in the skills of spikeball... Read more →

Games Coaching

Sunday 26th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Each year our senior classes benefit from games coaching from students in The Institute of Technology Tralee.  This year's programme... Read more →

Swimming Lessons

Tuesday 21st March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Registration for swimming lessons for the new term has been completed.  Swimming Lessons will continue on Fridays as usual at 4:00pm to... Read more →

Let's Make Music

Tuesday 21st March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

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Happy St. Patrick's Day

Saturday 18th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

It was cool to be green on Thursday as pupils and staff celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green to school. It was a much-enjoyed day... Read more →

Scríobh Leabhar

Saturday 18th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Scríobh Leabhar The aim of this project, which is organised by Foras na Gaeilge in co-operation with Tralee Education Centre, is to... Read more →

CRAFTed

Saturday 18th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

CRAFTed Design and Crafts Council of Ireland’s CRAFTed Programme gives primary school children and teachers an exciting opportunity to... Read more →

Mental Health Awareness

Sunday 12th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Mental Health Awareness Initiative for Parent/Caregivers of Primary School Children This 1.5hour presentation is aimed at parents/caregivers of... Read more →

Mental Health Awareness Seminar

Sunday 12th March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We are delighted to invite you to attend an information evening which will be delivered by the National Parents Council (NPC) Primary on... Read more →

World Book Day 2017

Thursday 2nd March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

World Book Day is a celebration of books, authors, illustrators and reading. It’s actually a pretty big deal with around 100 countries... Read more →

The Food We Eat

Thursday 2nd March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

A group of Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School have reached the top 50 projects in the Sustainable Energy Authority of... Read more →

Easter Bonnets

Thursday 2nd March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Details fo our Easter Bonnet competition have just been announced.  The girls from Fourth, Fifth and Sixth classes are asked to design their... Read more →

Confirmation

Wednesday 1st March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Confirmation Class We look forward to the visit of Bishop Ray Browne to St. John's Church on Friday 24th March for our Confirmation... Read more →

Lent

Wednesday 1st March 2017 - Presentation Primary School

What is Lent? Lent takes place every year in the 40 days leading up to Easter and is treated as a period of reflection and a time for fasting... Read more →

Friendship Week

Saturday 18th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Friendship Week 2017 This week was Friendship Week in our school. All students took part in a range of activities designed to promote friendship... Read more →

Junior Park Run

Thursday 16th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Junior Park Run The Tralee Junior Park Run is a 2 Kilometre run for young people aged 4-14 years. It takes place every Sunday at 9:30am in the... Read more →

First Penance Service

Tuesday 14th February 2017 - Presntation Primary School

Congratulations to the girls from Second Class who celebrated their First Penance Service today.  The service was conducted by Fr.Bernard in... Read more →

Tralee Pipes and Drums

Tuesday 14th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Members of Tralee Pipes and Drums paid a visit to the senior classes this morning to promote their activities in Tralee. Johnnie told us... Read more →

Operation Transformation 10@10

Saturday 11th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

10@10 Operation Transformation All classes engaged in some form of exercise at 10:00am on Friday. This was part of the 10@10 (10 minutes of... Read more →

Pres Secondary Prize

Saturday 11th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Well done to Cara, Ella and Lauren who were presented with their prizes for their award winning posters in the recent Transition Year Science... Read more →

Food Dudes

Saturday 11th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

For the past number of weeks we have all been participating in the Food Dudes Programme, which has seen the children sample a variety of fruit and... Read more →

Friendship Week

Saturday 11th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We have lots of activities planned for next week, February 13th to 17th, to celebrate Friendship Week.  We hope all the girls and boys enjoy... Read more →

Camogie

Wednesday 8th February 2017 - Sacred Heart Primary School

Our Third Class girls have enjoyed their camogie coaching sessions over the past number of months and they really have learned how to use a... Read more →

Grandparents Day

Wednesday 8th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our grandparents are a special gift in our lives. They watch over us as we grow and are often some of the most important teachers in our lives.... Read more →

Cyberbullying

Monday 6th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone New research shows that more than one in 10 school children... Read more →

Internet Safety

Monday 6th February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Internet Safety Talk Workshops on internet safety have been arranged for all children from Third Class to Sixth Class.  These will take... Read more →

Spikeball Finals

Wednesday 1st February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Our teams have achieved much success in the Spikeball Finals over the past number of years, reaching the All-Ireland Finals last year. This year... Read more →

Books for Girls

Wednesday 1st February 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Girl Power: How can books empower young girls? BBC News. 27 January 2017 Girl Power needs to start young - with storybooks - to challenge the... Read more →

PA Prize

Sunday 29th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations once again to Prova from Fourth Class on winning the competition to design a logo for the Parents Association facebook... Read more →

Quiz Time

Sunday 29th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Sunday 29th January saw a huge gathering at the Brandon Hotel in Tralee for the annual Credit Union Quiz. Well done to our... Read more →

Catholic Schools Week

Saturday 28th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2017 in our Schools The theme for Catholic Schools Week this year is Catholic Schools: Learning with Pope... Read more →

Let's Get Active

Wednesday 25th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Healthy Lifestyle in our School Children in Presentation Primary have started the New Year with health and fitness to the fore. While the Food... Read more →

Special Education Needs

Wednesday 25th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

18 January, 2017 - Better outcomes for children with special educational needs is the key goal of new model – Minister Bruton Minister to... Read more →

Food Dudes

Saturday 14th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

,Food Dudes We all look forward to starting our Food Dudes programme on Wednesday when we focus on healthy eating.  Each class has... Read more →

Doodle4Google

Saturday 14th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Doodle4Google Congratulations to the girls from Third Class who received their certificate for participating in the Doodle4Google competition. A... Read more →

Unwanted Gifts Collection

Tuesday 10th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Unwanted Gifts Collection This initiative by Parents Association wa a great success last year with a wide range of unwanted gifts distributed to... Read more →

New Dance Classes Begin

Tuesday 10th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from 4th, 5th and 6th classes enjoyed their first dance lessons with John Stack today when they were introduced to the waltz.  They... Read more →

Gaelic Football

Tuesday 10th January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

We began preparations for the new Gaelic Football season today with our first training session.  After some tremendous displays on the... Read more →

PISA Results

Tuesday 3rd January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Bronze for Ireland as 15-year-olds ranked third in reading in international league table Irish Independent. 3 January 2017 Irish teenagers have... Read more →

Advantages of Higher Education

Monday 2nd January 2017 - Presentation Primary School

Higher earning Why a university degree is worth more in some countries than others   The Economist 1843. December/January 2017 A... Read more →

Happy Christmas

Friday 23rd December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On behalf of the Board of Management and the Staff of Presentation Primary, may I wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas and a prosperous New... Read more →

On-line Safety

Friday 23rd December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Keeping Christmas Merry - Broaching Online Safety This Festive Season Huffington Post - 22/12/2016. Estelle Lloyd : Co-founder of Azoomee, a... Read more →

Testing and Reading

Friday 23rd December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

School tests 'kill joy of reading', says War Horse author BBC News. 21 September 2016 Too much testing in schools risks killing the joy of... Read more →

Donation to Charity

Tuesday 20th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Thank you for your generous support of our food appeal for Christmas. Today Junior Locke visited the school to meet with some of the pupils and... Read more →

Hannah's House Pre-School

Sunday 18th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Hannah’s House Pre School We recently had an inspection carried out by the Department of Education & Skills. The inspector was... Read more →

Christmas Concert

Thursday 15th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our Senior Classes took to the stage on Tuesday and Wednesday to present their Christmas Show at the school.  After some weeks of intense... Read more →

The Festive Hall

Thursday 15th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from Third and Fourth Classes visited the Festive Hall at Kerry County Museum today for a delightful, fun-filled Christmas experience. A... Read more →

Christmas Gifts

Thursday 15th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to all the pupils who have been busy preparing gifts for needy families in our community.  Ms. O Callaghan has organised this... Read more →

Reading for Christmas

Monday 12th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas Research shows over half of Irish parents would like... Read more →

Parents Association News

Monday 12th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Dear Parents,   Gifts to Teachers: In relation to gifts to teachers, we ask parents not to give gifts at Christmas or at the end of the... Read more →

Swimming Lessons

Sunday 4th December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Swimming Lessons   &   Christmas appeal Swimming Lessons: Registration for Term 1 in 2017 will take place this Friday... Read more →

Dates to Note

Thursday 1st December 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Please take note of the following dates: Thursday 8th December:    School Closure - Church Holiday Wednesday 14th December: ... Read more →

Robotics Workshop

Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On Monday the girls from Sixth Class enjoyed learning about robotics. Niall McCormick of Colmac Robotics introduced the girls to concepts of... Read more →

Other Programmes

Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Various classes continue work on a range of projects in school.  Green School Programme - Global Citizenship: Energy Active Schools... Read more →

Saving Energy

Tuesday 29th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We are currently looking at our energy consumption in school.  We use electricity and oil.  We have done much in the past 10 years to... Read more →

Christmas Concert

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Please note that the Christmas Concert for children in the Senior Building (Third Class to Sixth Class) will take place on... Read more →

Christmas Cards

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The Children’s Christmas Cards Project concluded this week with delivery and distribution of all the cards. Thanks to the Parents... Read more →

Christmas Food Appeal

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

You can help people in need in your community this Christmas by supporting our Christmas Food Appeal and donating non-perishable festive food... Read more →

Parent-Teacher Meetings

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Last week parents met with teachers to discuss their children's progress in school. Whether your child is in Primary or Secondary School, the... Read more →

Enrolment

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

  Enrolment for September 2017 We remind you once again thatif you have a child for enrolment in the Junior Infant classes or in... Read more →

Science Week

Monday 14th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

2016 marks the 21st year of Science Week; a national, annual event that celebrates the fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering and... Read more →

Art Competition

Monday 14th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to Kate Fitzsimons in Fourth Class on her success in the recent Credit Union art competition. The competition is about... Read more →

Camogie

Monday 14th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Camogie coaching starts for our Third Class girls on Wednesday. This is our third year of this very successful programme and we hope to see the... Read more →

Spikeball

Monday 14th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

It's Spikeball season once again as the girls begin training for their January competition.  Spikeball is proving very popular in the... Read more →

Science and Maths

Tuesday 8th November 2016 - STEM - Presentation Primary School

There is some amazing science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) work happening in some classes. The girls are working towards achieving... Read more →

Teacher In-service

Tuesday 8th November 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our teachers are back in school on Wednesday as they prepare for the introduction of the new Primary Language Curriculum. The new Language... Read more →

Halloween Safety Tips

Tuesday 25th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking... Read more →

Dyspraxia and Me

Monday 24th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Occupational therapist and former Dublin Rose Hannah McDonnell, 30, who was diagnosed with severe dyspraxia and dyslexia as a child, on why she's... Read more →

Halloween

Thursday 20th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Dear Vampires, Witches, Werewolves & Ghouls,  ... Read more →

Confirmation Class Dates

Thursday 20th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Parents of Children for Confirmation. There will be an information meeting for parents on Thursday 27th October at 7:30pm in St. John's Parish... Read more →

Set Dancing

Wednesday 19th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Set Dancing/Social Dancing New Dancing programme starting from January to May 2017 for 3rd to 5th class students.  Learn the basics, get... Read more →

Thank You - Book Fair

Wednesday 19th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

  Many thanks to all in our school community for supporting our annual bookfair so enthusiastically.  It was a great success and as... Read more →

Basketball

Monday 17th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Basketball coaching for the girls from Third and Fourth classes begins on Wednesday 19th October.  The sessions will take place in the senior... Read more →

GOLF

Saturday 15th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The girls have just completed their golf sessions with Liam Duggan.  They really enjoyed the experience and took to the game with great... Read more →

Zumba

Tuesday 4th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Zumba sessions in the Junior Building recommence on Tuesday 4th October with Paola from Let's Dance Ireland (check her out on facebook).  So... Read more →

First Holy Communion

Tuesday 4th October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

First Holy Communion.  There will be a meeting for parents of children for First Holy Communion on Thursday 20th October in the... Read more →

School Work and Mobile Phones

Monday 3rd October 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading thejournal.ie   A national study has found that children who spend... Read more →

Phantom of the Opera

Wednesday 28th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The Phantom of the Opera LOST YOUTH (Light Opera Society of Tralee Junior Society) The longest running and most spectacular show in modern... Read more →

Parnells Camogie Champions

Monday 26th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Tralee Parnells camogie under 12 girls were victorious against Killarney in the county camogie B final, which was played in Caherslee on Saturday.... Read more →

Safety on The Road

Thursday 22nd September 2016 - Pres

The Junior Infants received their high-visibility vests this week to highlight the importance of being clearly seen when out and about. This is... Read more →

Speech & Drama Classes

Wednesday 21st September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Speech & Drama classes with Mrs. Ger Madden will commence on Thursday 29th September. Confidence in Communication Speech Training Acting... Read more →

Sacraments

Tuesday 20th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Parents of Sixth Class Children:  Please note that the Confirmation Ceremony will take place on Friday 24th March 2017. Parents of Second... Read more →

Football Returns

Tuesday 20th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We welcomed Mícheal Quirke back on Monday for our first coaching session of the new year.  The Fifth Class girls enjoyed their... Read more →

Outside the Classroom

Tuesday 20th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The fine weather provides opportunities for classes to take advantage of the varied learning environment the surrounds the school, with the... Read more →

Health & Safety

Sunday 18th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Health & Safety The safety of pupils, staff, and parents/guardians is an on-going concern for the Board of Management. Particular care is... Read more →

Medical Concerns

Sunday 18th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Medical Concerns Please note that teachers do not administer medication to children in school without the approval of the Board of Management.... Read more →

Sport in School

Sunday 18th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Gymnastics classes have resumed with Seamus McCarthy on Fridays. All classes will have ten lessons during the school year. Dance classes have also... Read more →

Presentation Secondary Enrolment

Wednesday 14th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Application forms for Students entering First Year in September 2017 in Presentation Secondary School, Tralee, are available from the school... Read more →

Cooking for Parents

Tuesday 13th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Operation Transformation Kerry Style! Our Cookery Courses are back by popular demand.  So if you would like to improve your cooking skills,... Read more →

Children need Exercise

Sunday 11th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Children need three hours exercise a day - Finland BBC News. 8 September 2016 Children should spend at least three hours a day performing... Read more →

Enjoy the Ourdoors

Sunday 11th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Kids who spend time in nature are more relaxed - here are 8 tips to get them outdoors And away from the television. thejournal.ie - 1st... Read more →

Swimming Lessons

Monday 5th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Swimming Registration   will take place this Friday September 9th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.   Cost: €60 for 12 lessons Time:... Read more →

Parents Association News

Monday 5th September 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Information Update Parents Association – Sept. 2016. Swimming Lessons Registration for Swimming Lessons from Sept. to Dec. 2016 will take... Read more →

Starting Secondary School

Wednesday 24th August 2016 - Presentation Primary School

10 tips for parents of children starting secondary school Keep some perspective – John Lennon’s report said he was ‘on the road... Read more →

Real Life Experiences

Wednesday 10th August 2016 - Presentation Primary School

An Entire Generation Risks Losing Its Sense Of Adventure, New Research Suggests ‘Virtual-reality’ software could lie behind the... Read more →

Coding in Primary School

Wednesday 10th August 2016 - Presentation Primary School

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... Read more →

Parenting

Monday 1st August 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Pushy parents create self-critical children Take a step back, mams and dads. thejournal.ie. Jun 25th 2016. PARENTS WHO ARE heavily-involved... Read more →

Improving Homewrok

Monday 1st August 2016 - Presentation Primary School

How to make children do homework Sending texts to parents improves pupils’ grades as much as summer school The Economist. Jul 23rd... Read more →

Helping Children Succeed

Friday 22nd July 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The Brain Game Jul 9th 2016 . The Economist Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why. By Paul Tough. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 144 pages;... Read more →

Rate of Autism in Ireland

Friday 22nd July 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Rate of autism among Irish school students much higher than previously estimated 14,000 students in Ireland have an autism diagnosis –... Read more →

Free Pre-School Places

Monday 11th July 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Good news for parents: An extra 60,000 free pre-school places are about to open up An additional €2.5 million worth of funding was announced... Read more →

Workplace Skills

Monday 11th July 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Singapore leads the way for workplace skills By Andreas Schleicher - OECD education director 28 June 2016   When the OECD completed its... Read more →

Summer Holidays 2016

Saturday 2nd July 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The school is now closed for the Summer Break and will reopen at 8:50am on Wednesday 31st August. If you have a query please email ... Read more →

Change of Classes

Wednesday 29th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Today there was much excitement as all the girls and boys moved to their new classrooms and new teachers.  Tomorrow we welcome our new junior... Read more →

Perfect Attendance

Tuesday 28th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Regular attendance at school has a huge impact on a pupil’s success, starting in pre-school and continuing through the primary and secondary... Read more →

Graduation 2016

Saturday 25th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On Friday we celebrated our graduation mass for the sixth class of 2016. Parents, and other family members, together with the class teachers Mr... Read more →

Thank You

Tuesday 21st June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Many thanks for supporting our Fundraising Walk and Raffle which was organised by our Parents Association.  The total amount raised was... Read more →

Flag Ceremony

Monday 20th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We welcomed Aidan O Mahony to our school today to help us celebrate some of our achievements this year. We achieved our sixth Green Flag from An... Read more →

Sunday Walk

Sunday 19th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

A big thank you to all who supported our Fundraising Walk this morning. The damp weather certainly did not dampen the spirits as we all enjoyed... Read more →

Tralee 800 Competition

Saturday 18th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Did you know that Tralee is 800 years old this year?  This weekend Deise Medieval from Waterford set up camp in Tralee to celebrate the... Read more →

Fundraising Walk

Monday 13th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Sunday June 19th at 11.30am   School Fundraiser Walk   Fun day with Zumba warm up, nice walking routes, complimentary drink &... Read more →

Sports Day

Sunday 12th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The bright sunny weather that we’ve enjoyed over the past three weeks has brought many of our classes outdoors to engage in various... Read more →

Lee Strand Prize

Wednesday 8th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The news that we had won the monthly Mighty Mike Draw was received with much excitement last Friday. Today we welcomed Teresa from Lee Strand and... Read more →

Fundraising Walk

Tuesday 7th June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

School Fundraiser Walk   Dear Parents, We are organising a School Fundraiser Walk on Sunday June 19th at 11.30am meeting at the school... Read more →

Athletics Champion

Tuesday 7th June 2016 - Sacred Heart Primary School

Congratulations to Caoimhe Murphy from Second Class who put in an outstanding performance in the Kerry Primary School Sports finals in... Read more →

Football Final

Thursday 2nd June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Austin Stacks Park was the place to be this aftrenoon as we faced Holy Cross Primary in our football final.  Played in very warm conditions... Read more →

Buddy Walk in the Park

Thursday 2nd June 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On what turned out to be another beautiful day, our Junior Infants were joined by the girls from Third Class for a walk in the park and some fun... Read more →

Football Final

Monday 30th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We look forward to supporting our girls who play in their football final this week against Holy Cross Mercy Primary, Killarney. Venue: ... Read more →

Basketball Blitz

Saturday 28th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our annual Basketball Blitz took place on Friday. Teams from Sacred Heart Primary, Scoil Naomh Laichtin, CBS Tralee, O Brennan National School,... Read more →

Football

Thursday 26th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

  We continued our football journey today as we travelled to Ardfert to play Ardfert National School.  Played in perfect conditions on... Read more →

Football Certificates

Tuesday 24th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from 3rd and 4th classes enjoyed a great day out at John Mitchel's GAA Complex on Monday 16th May when they took part in their Football... Read more →

Testing Times.

Tuesday 24th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The children from first class to sixth class will undergo assessment in Reading and Maths  today and next Tuesday. These standardised... Read more →

New Language Curriculum

Tuesday 24th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On Friday last our teachers were introduced to the New Language Curriculum for English and Irish. This curriculum is for all children in primary... Read more →

Welcome

Tuesday 24th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

A big welcome to Michael Gubser from Switzerland, who will be on teaching practice in our school for the next three weeks. Michael is a student at... Read more →

STEM Award

Sunday 22nd May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

This year our school was successful in our application for an award for Science and Maths excellence. In order to achieve this award, the children... Read more →

Football

Sunday 22nd May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We have seen continuous improvement in our team’s performance over the past number of weeks as the girls gain experience in competitive... Read more →

Tralee Wetlands

Wednesday 18th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The fifth class girls paid a visit to the Wetlands Centre on Wednesday.  They had a really enjoyable time exploring the wildlife in the area... Read more →

Football Fun

Tuesday 17th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Pres Girls Bring Football To A New Regeneration In Mitchels TraleeToday.ie - Gavin O'Connor - May 17, 2016.   A SCHOOLS and GAA Club... Read more →

Football Fun Blitz

Monday 16th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our football coaching sessions with the TY students from Presentation Secondary School over the past month have been a great success.  Today... Read more →

Song For '16 Final

Monday 16th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On Sunday a group of children from Fourth and Sixth Classes, accompanied by teachers and parents, travelled to the National Concert Hall... Read more →

JEP Showcase Day

Thursday 12th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Showcase Of Primary School Pupils Entrepreneurial Skills Dermot Crean: TraleeToday.ie MORE than 1,000 primary school pupils in Kerry... Read more →

Primary School Sports

Wednesday 11th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Tralee Harriers A.C. will host a Primary School Sports for the Tralee area on Friday 13th May 2016 at O' Regan Park, Dan Spring Road (beside CBS... Read more →

Football

Wednesday 11th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Today we travelled to Connolly Park, where we played against Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh.  It was a perfect day for football, with calm, sunny... Read more →

Camogie

Wednesday 11th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

  Today the girls from second class enjoyed their first camogie sessions with Colum Harty.  There was much excitement as they all put... Read more →

Song for '16 Competition

Thursday 5th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Presentation Group to Perform at the National Concert Hall in Song Writing Competition TraleeToday.ie A GROUP representing Presentation... Read more →

Quiz Night

Wednesday 4th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We all enjoyed a wonderful night out on Friday 29th April for our fundraising Table Quiz in aid of our forthcoming trip to the National Concert... Read more →

Guidelines for Parents

Wednesday 4th May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

As a parent you play a key role in your child's education. The NCCA (The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) has developed a number of... Read more →

First Communion

Sunday 1st May 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from second class were the centre of attention on Saturday as they were joined by their teachers, families and friends to celebrate... Read more →

Football

Thursday 28th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our football season began today in John Mitchel's GAA grounds with a match against the girls from Presentation Listowel.  Played in... Read more →

Dates for Your Diary

Wednesday 27th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Please note the following dates School Closures: Monday 2nd May - Public Holiday. Tuesday 3rd May  to Friday 6th May - Mid-Term... Read more →

Table Quiz

Tuesday 26th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

It is a great honour for all in Presentation to be involved in the Song for '16 final live show in the National Concert Hall in May.  Four... Read more →

Swimming

Tuesday 26th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Swimming lesssons for the Third and Fourth Class girls started today.  Sessions will take place in Tralee Sport & Leisure Centre... Read more →

Song for '16

Friday 22nd April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Song for ’16 All-Island Song Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students As part of the 2016 Centenary Programme all young... Read more →

Confirmation 2016

Thursday 21st April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Confirmation Day in St. John's Church Today marked another important milestone in the lives of our Sixth Class pupils, as they were joined by... Read more →

Orienteering

Thursday 21st April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On Tuesday Ms. Ní Laighin took her class on an Orienteering exercise in Ballyseedy Woods.  This was part of a programme organised by... Read more →

Green Flag Award

Thursday 21st April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We have just received notification that we are to be awarded our sixth green flag for our project on Global Citizenship - Litter &... Read more →

Celebration in Banna Strand

Thursday 21st April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

A State commemoration took place today on Banna Strand to mark the role of Roger Casement, Robert Monteith and Daniel Bailey in the Easter... Read more →

Helping Vulnerable Children

Monday 18th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

A social worker's perspective: We need to rethink the way we help vulnerable children Behind most of the damage done to children are stories of... Read more →

Children with Special Educational Needs

Monday 18th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

General Advice for Parents of Children with Special Educational Needs   Special Education Support Service.... Read more →

How not to squander the potential of autistic people

Thursday 14th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Beautiful minds, wasted How not to squander the potential of autistic people The Economist: April 16th 2016   IN AMERICA in 1970 one... Read more →

New Primary Language Curriculum

Thursday 14th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

New Primary Language Curriculum for English and Irish. Junior Infants to Second Class.   Soon your child’s school will be using a... Read more →

How inequality affects young people

Thursday 14th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

One-third of Irish children miss out on housing, heating and good meals thejournal.ieThis data comes as part of a Unicef study into material... Read more →

First Holy Communion

Monday 11th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Invitation for Communion Tea/Coffee. Parents of Second Class children. Dear Parents We are putting in place a Pay-it-Forward initiative for the... Read more →

Autism Week

Monday 11th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Too Much Information: By Beatrix, Aged Eight Huffington Post UK: 11/04/2016   To mark the end of World Autism Awareness Week, Beatrix, my... Read more →

Diabetes

Thursday 7th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980 One in 11 people now have the condition, with obesity playing a large part in... Read more →

Mental Health & Teenagers

Tuesday 5th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Mental Health and Your Teenager Talk for Parents Presentation Secondary School, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Thursday 7th April 2016 at 7:30pm This... Read more →

Walk on Wednesdays

Tuesday 5th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Walk on Wednesdays Come and join us every Wednesday for our "Walk on Wednesdays" around the Town Park. Meeting:  At the front of Siamsa... Read more →

Sport and Games

Monday 4th April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Sport & Games This week we welcome Transition Year students from Presentation Secondary School as we begin football and athletics... Read more →

Autism Awareness

Sunday 3rd April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Here are ten things you can do for people with autism that won’t cost you a penny “Having autism defines no... Read more →

Confirmation Meeting

Sunday 3rd April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

  Meeting for Parents of Confirmation Candidates from Presentation Primary School, Scoil Mhic Easmainn, Caherleaheen NS. Blennerville NS and... Read more →

Children's Book Day

Sunday 3rd April 2016 - Presentation Primary School

International Children’s Book Day: Nostalgic Books That Will Take You Back To The 70s, 80s and 90s Amy Packham: Lifestyle Writer (Parents)... Read more →

Down's Syndrome Awareness

Saturday 26th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week: Heartwarming Friendship Proves Why Inclusion Is So Important The Huffington Post Parents UK:... Read more →

Down's Syndrome

Saturday 26th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

10 Things I've Learned About Having A Child With Down's Syndrome The Huffington Post UK: 21/03/2016   Steve Palmer with his son... Read more →

Parents of Children with Special Needs

Saturday 26th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Seven Reasons Why Special Needs Parents Need to Vent The Huffington Post UK: 23/03/2016 Have you ever had one of those days that starts badly... Read more →

Learning to Read

Thursday 24th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Dads Urged to Get More Involved in Their Children's Story Time to Give Boys a Boost The Huffington Post UK: 23/03/2016   For many families... Read more →

Spending Time Outdoors

Thursday 24th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Children Around The World Spend Less Time Outdoors Than Prisoners, Global Study Reveals The Huffington Post UK: 22/03/2016 One in two children... Read more →

Parents' Association Meeting

Thursday 24th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The next meeting of the Parents' Association will take place on Tuesday 5th April. Time:  7:00pm Venue:  The Parents' Room Read more →

Proclamation for a New Generation

Friday 18th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Proclamation for a New Generation Having read the 1916 proclamation, our sixth class pupils considered the needs of our country today and in the... Read more →

Easter Holiday

Friday 18th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The school is closed for the Easter Break.  We will re-open at 8:50am on Monday 4th April. Happy Easter. Read more →

Proclamation Day

Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

AT 11 am on Tuesday, March 15th the teachers and pupils of Presentation Primary School gathered in the school hall to commemorate 1916. They were... Read more →

Mini-Sevens Football

Tuesday 15th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On Monday the girls had their first taste of competitive football this year.  We travelled to the GAA grounds in Caherslee for the INTO Mini... Read more →

Spikeball Finals

Tuesday 15th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our Spikeball team travelled to Limerick for the All-Ireland Finlas on Tuesday with high hopes of achieving the ultimate prize. We were glued to... Read more →

Reforming the Education System

Tuesday 15th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Education system 'toughest to reform' - Tony Blair BBC News : 13 March 2016 Changing the education system is "one of the most difficult things"... Read more →

Spikeball Final

Wednesday 9th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We wish our Spikeball Team the best of luck as they prepare for the all-Ireland finals in Limerick on Tuesday next 15th March.  Read more →

Wide Awake Zone

Tuesday 8th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Wide Awake Zone is back! This is a free programme to promote physical activity for all the students.  The purpose of the activity is to get... Read more →

Walk on Wednesday

Monday 7th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We need you help!.  Can you commit to just 20 minutes of your time every few weeks on Wednesday mornings from 8:30am to 8:50am?  We are... Read more →

Engineers Week

Sunday 6th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our Fifth Class girls attended a visiting roadshow in Tralee Institute of Technology on Friday as part of Engineers Week.  The show was... Read more →

Córfhéile na mBunscoileanna

Sunday 6th March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We all enjoyed some wonderful singing and music in Ballygarry Hotel on Thursday night, as choirs from a variety of schools each performed two... Read more →

Posh Professions

Tuesday 1st March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Posh Profession The Economist - Feb 27th 2016 “Education should not be about wealth,” boomed Tony Blair in 1996. Two decades later,... Read more →

Children see a person not the disability

Tuesday 1st March 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Viewpoint: 'Children see a person not a disability' By Caroline White Guest blogger. BBC News. 19 February 2015   Caroline White's son Seb... Read more →

Spikeball Success

Sunday 28th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to the Spikeball Team who competed so well in the Regional Finals on Thursday last in Killarney.  They were unbeaten on the... Read more →

Junior Entrepreneurs

Tuesday 23rd February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Today the girls from Fifth Class had the opportunity to display their JEP projects for the whole school community.  Much work was done in... Read more →

Dates for Your Diary

Sunday 21st February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Confirmation Day Thursday. Thursday 21st April. First Holy Communion.  Saturday 30th April. Transition Programme for Sixth Class. ... Read more →

Spikeball Finals

Thursday 18th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations to our Spikeball teams who performed so well in Killarney recently. One of our teams progressed to the Regional Finals, while our... Read more →

Engineers Week

Thursday 18th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Engineers Week is a week-long programme of nationwide events celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland.The week aims to create a positive... Read more →

Importance of Early Language Skills

Thursday 18th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Early language skills 'key to later success' By Branwen Jeffreys BBC News : Education editor: 17 February 2016 Children with poor language... Read more →

Social Media and Children's Mental Health

Thursday 18th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Social Media And Body Image Put Kids At Risk Of Mental Health Problems, Say Parents The Huffington Post : UK. 16/02/16 Most parents believe... Read more →

No Uniform Day

Tuesday 16th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Glow Hearts 4 Crumlin We will have a “No Uniform Day” on Wednesday 17th February to raise funds for Our Lady’s Children’s... Read more →

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Tuesday 16th February 2016 - PresentationPrimary School

Today we welcomed the girls and boys from Second Class, together with their parents and teachers, to St. John's Church for the... Read more →

Transition to Secondary School

Monday 15th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

KDYS YO Club Transition Programme KDYS Tralee is delighted to announce that the YO Club transition programme for 6th class pupils will be run... Read more →

GAA Club Season Starts

Monday 15th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Many of the local GAA Clubs will be starting their new season soon.  Na Gaeil GAA Club have informed us that they are now enrolling boys and... Read more →

Friends for Life 2

Sunday 14th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Our Friends for Life Programme for our sixth class pupils concluded on Friday, with and end-of-session party! There was food and fun and the... Read more →

Sewing Classes

Sunday 14th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Sewing Classes for parents continue in the Parents Room on Wednesdays from 9:30am.  This programme is organised by the Home School Community... Read more →

Pre School

Thursday 11th February 2016 - Sacred Heart Primary School

Dr. Rose Marie Daly (Consultant Paediatric Dentist, Kerry Paediatric Dental Clinic, Tralee) visited Hannah's House Montessori Pre-School in... Read more →

Grandparents Day

Wednesday 10th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

On Wednesday we welcomed the grandparents of the children from our First and Second classes to the school for a special celebration. The girls and... Read more →

Pancake Tuesday

Wednesday 10th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The kitchen area was really the place to be in school on Monday and Tuesday as many of the classes prepared pancakes to eat in celebration of... Read more →

Learning to Fail

Wednesday 10th February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The Importance of Learning to Fail Huffington Post. 22/01/2016 Being a parent in the 21st century is a minefield of challenges, fraught with... Read more →

Catholic Schools Week

Wednesday 3rd February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Catholic Schools Week is an all-Ireland annual event which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic... Read more →

E Books in School

Wednesday 3rd February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Shelve paperbacks in favour of E-books in schools? By Marc Ashdown BBC News Education Correspondent. 1 February 2016 E-books are increasingly... Read more →

Enrolment

Wednesday 3rd February 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Enrolment for September 2016 A reminder that we are now taking enrolments for September 2016.  If you have a child for enrolment in the... Read more →

Science & Maths

Thursday 28th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Discover Science and Maths Awards The Discover Science and Maths Awards are presented to schools in recognition of their work in Science,... Read more →

Super Troopers 2

Thursday 28th January 2016 - Presesnation Primary School

Fun Indoor Activities for Those Rainy Days Super Troopers Programme with Laya Healthcare Our Third Class girls continue with their Super... Read more →

Set Dancing

Tuesday 26th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

SET DANCING Final few places for set dancing! On every Tuesday from 2:30pm to 3:40pm in the school hall. Cost:  €45 for 19... Read more →

Thank You

Tuesday 26th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Thank You A big Thank You to all who donated unwanted gifts during our recent Toy Drive. The goods will be passed on to the St. Vincent de... Read more →

NEPS Psychologists

Wednesday 20th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

The National Educational Psychological Service  (NEPS) Who are we? NEPS stands for the National Educational Psychological Service. It is a... Read more →

Gaelic Football

Thursday 14th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

We had our first training session for our Fifth and Sixth class girls this afternoon.  It was great to see some of our more experienced... Read more →

Pre-Schools point to success in education

Thursday 14th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Preschools turn children on to learning, says study. BBC News. Preschools help boost the academic careers of children who have fewer educational... Read more →

Dyslexia & Eyesight

Thursday 14th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Dyslexia not linked to eyesight, says study By Sean CoughlanEducation correspondent. BBC News.   27th May 2015   Dyslexia is not... Read more →

Speech & Language Therapy

Thursday 14th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Derry School Employs Speech Therapist over Smartphone and Tablet use. A Londonderry primary school has brought in a speech and language therapist... Read more →

Unwanted Gifts

Saturday 9th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Unwanted Gifts Collection A reminder that you can drop any unwanted gifts into the collection boxes located near the entrance to the Junior and... Read more →

Set Dancing

Saturday 9th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Set Dancing Classes will start again on Tuesday 12th January straight after school at 2:30pm tp 3:40pm in the school hall.  If you'd like a... Read more →

Internet Safety

Saturday 9th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online “Many young people will find ways of accessing what is forbidden to... Read more →

Digital Detox

Saturday 9th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Parents Struggle To Limit Children's Screen Time: Digital Detox Experts Offer Advice The Huffington Post UK  -  6th January... Read more →

Welcome back!

Monday 4th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

REMINDER The school re-opens at 8:50am on Thursday 7th January.  We wish all in our school community a happy and prosperous New Year. Read more →

Digital is the Future

Monday 4th January 2016 - Presentation Primary School

Digital Is the Future in the Wake of Strong Decision Made by the UK The Huffington Post: United Kingdom. 21st December 2015 The proposed change... Read more →

Your Mental Health

Wednesday 30th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Problems feel smaller when you share them” – if you’re not feeling OK, let someone know the journal.ie Last time we spoke... Read more →

Vocational Education

Wednesday 30th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Vocational education's global gap By Sean Coughlan Education correspondent. December 2015 The topic of "vocational education" often has a... Read more →

Education & Children in Care

Tuesday 29th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Ireland has more than 6,000 children in care. How are they doing in school? The Irish state is basically raising these children – but how... Read more →

Childcare and Education

Tuesday 29th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Does sending a kid to childcare or caring for them at home make any difference to their development? The question has been addressed in a new... Read more →

Charity Donation

Wednesday 23rd December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

PRESENTATION Primary school pupils learned a thing or two about giving in the community as they helped raise €500 for the St Vincent de Paul... Read more →

Tech presents for Christmas

Wednesday 23rd December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don’t know if it’s a good idea? The truth is that this technological... Read more →

Toy Drive

Monday 21st December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Unwanted Gifts Collection   After the Christmas holidays we will be holding an unwanted gifts collection. Boxes will be placed in each... Read more →

Spikeball

Monday 21st December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Final Tournament We thank the Transition Year girls from Presentation Secondary School who have been helping to teach volleyball to our Fifth... Read more →

Happy Christmas

Monday 21st December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

  On behalf of the Board of Management and the Staff of Presentation Primary, may I wish you all a happy and peaceful... Read more →

Christmas Disco

Sunday 20th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Christmas Disco for Children We will have our disco for the children on Tuesday 22nd in the school hall. As usual we will have three groups: ... Read more →

Board of Management

Sunday 20th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Board of Management Our new Board of Management has been established. Boards of Management in Primary Schools are appointed for a four year term.... Read more →

Enrolment 2016

Sunday 20th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Enrolment for September 2016 I remind you once again that if you have a child for enrolment in the Junior Infant classes or in other... Read more →

We Entertain!

Saturday 19th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Pres entertains Palliative Care Unit On Wednesday the 16th December a group of girls from Third to Sixth Class, Ms Hennessy and Ms O’Keeffe... Read more →

Social Mobility

Saturday 19th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Can social mobility work in a selfie... Read more →

Deafness and Learning

Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Partially deaf children 'overlooked' at school BBC News. 5 May 2015 The National Deaf Children's Society is calling on the next government to... Read more →

SSE Report: SPHE

Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

School Self-Evaluation Report   1. Introduction  1.1 The focus of the evaluation A school self-evaluation of teaching and learning... Read more →

Cookery Course

Monday 14th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Cookery Classes Our current series of cookery lessons will conclude this week with a Christmas flavour. The past ten weeks have been a great... Read more →

Visit to the Museum

Monday 14th December 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Visit to Kerry County Museum Today we went to the Kerry County Museum. When we got there we went inside and were greeted by someone who worked in... Read more →

Just a Thought

Sunday 13th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

If I had my child to raise again If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d finger-paint more and point the finger less. I’d do... Read more →

Pre-School Education

Sunday 13th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Preschools turn children on to learning, says study BBC News. Preschools help boost the academic careers of children who have fewer educational... Read more →

Christmas Art

Thursday 10th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Many thanks to Mrs. O Shea who spent much time in school over the past week or so working with various groups of children on painting Christmas... Read more →

Christmas Concert

Thursday 10th December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

After some weeks of intense practice, the children entertained parents and friends with three wonderful performances during the week.  The... Read more →

Parents Association News

Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Swimming Registration for swimming lessons for classes January 15th to June 24th inclusive will take place this Friday 4th December from 1:00pm... Read more →

Dates to Note

Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

School Concert Wednesday 9th December at 11:00am and 7:00pm in the school hall.  The children from Junior Infants to Second Class will... Read more →

Child Care Law Reporting Project

Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs A new report looks at the figures behind child protection proceedings. the... Read more →

Technology affects Language Development

Sunday 29th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Derry School Employs Speech Therapist over Smartphone and Tablet use BBC News A Londonderry primary school has brought in a speech and language... Read more →

Food Appeal

Sunday 29th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

You can help people in need in your community this Christmas by supporting our Christmas Food Appeal and donating non-perishable festive food... Read more →

Presentation Secondary School

Thursday 26th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Important Reminder Friday 27th November is the final date for receipt of Registration Forms for Presentation Secondary School.  If you have... Read more →

Christmas Cards

Thursday 26th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Sample Christmas cards were distributed to families during the week.  If you wish to purchase cards, please complete the enclosed form and... Read more →

Smartphones

Thursday 26th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Phones need 'bed mode' to protect sleep BBC News website. 15 November 2015 Smartphones, tablets and e-readers should have an automatic "bedtime... Read more →

Kid's Computer Habits

Wednesday 25th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

How to tame your kids' computer habits By Mark Ward: Technology correspondent, BBC News. 24 November 2015 I am an idiot. A tyrant. Vindictive.... Read more →

The Attainment Gap

Wednesday 25th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Scottish government's 'ambitious' plan to tackle attainment gap questioned 3 November 2015. BBC News A report has questioned the Scottish... Read more →

New Language Curriculum

Sunday 22nd November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Department of Education and Skills: Circular Letter 61/2015 Primary Language Curriculum/Curaclam Teanga na Bunscoile   INFANTS TO SECOND... Read more →

ICT Literacy Skills

Saturday 21st November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Tablets 'eroding' children's digital skills BBC News. 19 November 2015 Children's growing use of mobile devices may hamper their learning of key... Read more →

Childhood Obesity

Saturday 21st November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity? By Malcolm Brabant BBC Health Check. 8 November 2014   Childhood obesity has become a global... Read more →

News Update

Saturday 21st November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Cookery Classes continue on Mondays and Thursdays Set Dancing for the children continues after school on Tuesdays.  Booking for new session... Read more →

Importance of Early Literacy

Wednesday 18th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Early literacy 'key' to closing education gap BBC News APP Improving the language skills of young children from deprived backgrounds could be... Read more →

Infant Curriculum Materials

Monday 16th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

  As part of the Infant Curriculum, the pupils will be taking part in a programme of creative play.  We would greatly appreciate... Read more →

Parent/Teacher Meetings

Saturday 14th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

On Tuesday and Wednesday parents met with teachers to discuss their children's progress in school. Whether your child is in Primary or... Read more →

What is Dyslexia?

Monday 9th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

What is dyslexia? Newsround guide BBC News Dyslexia affects the way you recognise the sounds that groups of letters make. It can make it hard to... Read more →

Interacting with Nature

Sunday 8th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Children missing whole side to life by not spending enough time outdoors Sunday Independent 08.11.2015 Children’s television presenter and... Read more →

For-profit Education

Saturday 7th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

For-profit education.  The$1-a-week school.Private schools are booming in poor countries. Governments should either help them or get out of... Read more →

Teachers' Must-Reads

Saturday 7th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

One child's verdict on teachers' must-reads By Judith Burns. Education reporter. BBC News With Charlie and the Chocolate Factory heading a... Read more →

Parent/Teacher Meetings

Saturday 7th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Parent - Teacher Meetings Parent/Teacher Meetings will take place on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th November.  Meetings will start at... Read more →

Football

Saturday 7th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Mícheál Quirke will start with this years coaching sessions on Monday 9th November from 1:20pm to 2:20pm.  Our Third Class... Read more →

Christmas Concert

Saturday 7th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Please note that the Christmas Concert for children in the Junior Building will take place on Wednesday 9th December. Show 1:  Matinee... Read more →

Green School

Thursday 5th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Mícheál Ó Choileáin – Environmental Officer with Kerry County Council – visited the school today. He met... Read more →

Friends for Life

Thursday 5th November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Friends Programme We had our first “Friends for Life” session on Wednesday, the first of ten sessions to run in sixth class over... Read more →

Presentation Secondary Open Day

Monday 2nd November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Presentation Secondary School Open Afternoons - First Years 2016-17 Please note that the final date for receipt of applications is Friday 6th... Read more →

Volleyball

Monday 2nd November 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Fifth Class girls enjoyed their first volleyball session in Presentation Secondary Gym today. This programme, which has been running... Read more →

School Attendance

Wednesday 28th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

School truancies lead to rise in prosecution of parents BBC News App The number of parents taken to court in England because of children... Read more →

Education and Class

Wednesday 28th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Education and class America’s new aristocracy As the importance of intellectual capital grows, privilege has become increasingly... Read more →

Halloween

Monday 26th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Friday was Halloween Fancy Dress day in school as the children discarded the school uniform for the day.  And what a day we had, with witches... Read more →

Freedom to Play

Monday 26th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

England's children 'less free to play out' BBC News App Anxious parents in England give their children less freedom to play and go outside than... Read more →

The vet in school

Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Our Third Class pupils enjoyed a visit from local vet, Danny Holmes on Wednesday. Danny gave lots of practical advice about caring for pets. He... Read more →

Super Troopers Programme

Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Super Troopers Our Super Troopers programme has started with our Third Class girls. The programme is all about ensuring that kids have as much... Read more →

Literacy Lift-Off

Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

We all love reading in Presentation Primary The children in Ms. O Shea’s First Class are currently engaged in the Literacy Lift Off... Read more →

Sign Language

Wednesday 21st October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Since commencement of the current school year weekly Sign Language Classes, delivered by Geraldine Broderick, have been enjoyed at lunchtime on... Read more →

Halloween Visit

Wednesday 21st October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The girls from Third Class and Fifth Classes visited "The Haunted Hall" at Kerry County Museum on Tuesday, the scariest place in the Kingdom! This... Read more →

Education for the Future

Wednesday 21st October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Prepare pupils for the world of the future, heads told BBC News App Future skills Pupils should be prepared for a world that could see... Read more →

Reading for Pleasure

Tuesday 20th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

More pupils 'reading for pleasure' By Judith BurnsEducation reporter. BBC News App Increasing numbers of UK schoolchildren are choosing to read... Read more →

Reading is Good For You!

Tuesday 20th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Reading for pleasure 'boosts social relations' BBC News App Getting stuck into a good book can boost people's ability to relate to each other... Read more →

Halloween Safety Tips

Monday 19th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Halloween Safety Tips Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and pedestrian crossings. Look left, right and left... Read more →

Class Photos

Saturday 17th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Reminder A photographer will be in the school on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week to take photographs of class groups and portraits of... Read more →

Halloween

Saturday 17th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

On Friday 23rd October children can come to school dressed in a Halloween Costume of their choice.  We ask for a donation of... Read more →

Guitar Lessons

Wednesday 14th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Guitar Lessons When:  Tuesdays 2:30pm to 3:30pm Where: Room S2 Mr. Travers Classroom Mr. Travers Guitar Lessons with senior class girls... Read more →

The National Flag

Tuesday 13th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School - Presentation Primary School

Today our school was presented with the National Flag and a copy of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic by members of Óglaigh na... Read more →

Confirmation Meeting

Tuesday 13th October 2015 - Presnetation Primary School

There will be a meeting for parents of children for Confirmation on Wednesday evening at 7:30pm in the Parish Centre. The Enrolment Ceremony for... Read more →

Set Dancing

Tuesday 13th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The school hall is buzzing with excitement every Tuesday from 2:30pm to 3:30pm as almost thirty of our pupils enjoy various Irish dances. John... Read more →

Wide Awake Zone

Tuesday 13th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Wide Awake Zone What a great idea. Switch on the music and dance before school begins. This initiative by the Parents Association is proving to... Read more →

Basketball

Monday 12th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Basketball Training When:  Wednesdays 2:30pm to 3:30pm Where:  In the Senior Yard Basketball training for girls from Third Class to... Read more →

Meeting of Parents'Association

Monday 12th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Parents Association AGM The AGM of the Parents Association takes place on Thursday 15th October 2015 at 7.30pm in the Parents Room (Senior... Read more →

Dyslexia

Saturday 10th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

I found out I was dyslexic in 90s. Deep down I knew I wasn’t as ‘stupid’ as I was made to feel in school. As I write this, my... Read more →

Music Projects

Thursday 8th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

  Recorder Lessons - First Class The pupils from our First Classes enjoyed their first music sessions of the year with Ermelinda... Read more →

Book Festival

Tuesday 6th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Children’s Book Festival 2015 Friday 2nd October to Saturday 31st October 2015 "Open Your Mind – Love Your Library" The girls from... Read more →

Green Slogan

Tuesday 6th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The results of our recent Green School Slogan Competition has just been announced.  The winning entry was created by Sharon from Sixth... Read more →

Parenting & Smartphones

Tuesday 6th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

We were better parents before smartphones I ONCE ASKED my mother if there was anything she regretted about how she had raised us. It was... Read more →

Speech & Drama

Monday 5th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Drama Club Expert Professional Tuition Speech Training Confidence and Communication Reading... Read more →

Mental Health

Monday 5th October 2015 - Presentation Primary School

  Understanding and looking after your child's mental health and well-being Coláiste Gleann Lí have organised a talk on the... Read more →

Walk to School

Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

What a morning we had for our first walk on Wednesday (WOW).  We met as usual at Dunnes Stores in North Circular Road.  It was a... Read more →

Super Troopers

Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The children from each of our Third Classes will be taking part in the Super Trooper health programme during the year. This exciting, free... Read more →

Family Cookery Programme

Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

  Home School Community Liaison Scheme Do you have two hours to spare? Would you like to learn to cook in a fun way? Would you like... Read more →

Fundamitchels

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Fundamitchels Fundamental Movement and Skills Programme John Mitchels GAA Club, Camp, Ballyseedy, Tralee. For Boys and Girls Aged 5 - 10... Read more →

Set Dancing / Social Dancing

Tuesday 22nd September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

If you’re interested in having a bit of craic while learning how to Set Dance or Waltz come join us for some ‘fun dancing’ every... Read more →

Pupil Insurance

Tuesday 22nd September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Pupils Personal Accident Insurance All parents/guardians have received details on this insurance cover. There are two options: Provides for... Read more →

Ciarraí Abú

Saturday 19th September 2015 - presentation Primary School

We send our best wishes to the Kerry Senior Football Team as they travel to Croke Park for the All Ireland Final against Dublin on... Read more →

Green Schools Slogan

Thursday 17th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Our current Green theme is "Global Citizenship - Litter and Waste." This theme is about our place in the world and how we can make a difference if... Read more →

Sacraments

Wednesday 16th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Dates for your Diary Confirmation:  Thursday 21st April 2016 First Holy Communion:  Saturday 30th April 2016 There will be a meeting... Read more →

Do this in Memory Programme

Wednesday 16th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Do This In Memory is a parish-based pre-sacramental programme designed to help children, parents/guardians and the wider parish community prepare... Read more →

Swimming Lessons

Tuesday 15th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Swimming lessons will commence on Friday Sept. 25th in the Sports Complex from 4:00pm to 4.45pm and not this friday as previously advised. Lessons... Read more →

Wide Awake Zone

Tuesday 15th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Our Wide Awake Zone organised by the Parents Association, was a great success last year and these sessions will commence again next Monday. ... Read more →

Computers in Education

Tuesday 15th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Intense computer use in class is linked to ‘significantly poorer student performance’ Ireland has one of the lowest rates of internet... Read more →

Birthday Party Club

Sunday 13th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Parents Association would like to introduce an initiative which is running successfully in a number of schools: “The Birthday Party... Read more →

Road Safety

Saturday 12th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) are currently visiting schools to promote road safety.  Eileen Cunningham spoke to all classes from Junior... Read more →

St. John's Church

Thursday 10th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

To mark the beginning of the Primary School Year there will be a blessing of Primary School Children's School Bags at the 10:30am Mass in St.... Read more →

Dyslexia

Wednesday 9th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) is organising an Information Day for parents on dyslexia on Saturday, 10th October 2015 at Tralee... Read more →

Swimming Lessons

Wednesday 9th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Registration for Swimming Lessons from September to December will take place this Friday Sept. 11th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm in a room near Mr.... Read more →

Extra Curricular Activities

Saturday 5th September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

On Thursday we welcome Honor Hurley back for her dance lessons, which are so popular with the children.  Also on Thursday the girls from... Read more →

New School Year

Tuesday 1st September 2015 - Presentation Primary School

All the children are now back in school after their summer break and we all look forward to a very enjoyable and fruitful new school... Read more →

Homework Advice

Friday 28th August 2015 - Presentation Primary School

This NEPS Handout has been developed by educational psychologists and is based on current knowledge in this area. It is intended as a guide only.... Read more →

Back to School

Tuesday 25th August 2015 - Presentation Primary School

We remind all in our school community that the school re-opens at 8:50am on Monday next, 31st August.  We hope that you have had an enjoyable... Read more →

Hannah's House Montessori

Tuesday 25th August 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Hannah's House Montessori pre-school re-opens after the summer break on Monday 31st August.  We look forward to another great year working... Read more →

Child Well Being and School Experiences

Thursday 13th August 2015 - Presentation Primary School

A new report, published on 15th July 2015 by the ESRI and the NCCA, looks at children’s wellbeing from their own point of view – their... Read more →

Leaving Certificate Results

Thursday 13th August 2015 - Presentation Primary School

There was lots of excitement on Wednesday as students headed back to their schools for their long-awaited Leaving Cert results.  We extend... Read more →

Night at the Movies

Thursday 13th August 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Omniplex Cinema Chain have announced plans for regular screenings of subtitled films for the deaf and hard of hearing as well as sensory... Read more →

Reading Challenge

Monday 6th July 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Libraries around the county are encouraging children to continue reading new books by taking part in the Summer Reading Adventure Programme. The... Read more →

Moving On!

Wednesday 1st July 2015 - Presentation Primary School

We welcomed our new Junior Infants to school on Tuesday to meet with their new teachers and classmates and to become familiar with their new... Read more →

Summer Holidays

Wednesday 1st July 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The school is now closed for the Summer Break and will reopen at 8:50am on Monday 31st August. If you have a query please email ... Read more →

Trip to Croke Park

Saturday 27th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Under 12 and under 10 camogie teams from Tralee Parnells GAA Club will take part in the Camán to Croker event at Croke Park on Tuesday... Read more →

Perfect Attendance

Saturday 27th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

On Friday we all gathered in the school hall to highlight all the girls and boys who had a 100% attendance record for the 2014/15 school... Read more →

Hannah's House Montessori

Thursday 25th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

We had our enf of year party, puppet show and disco today.  Great fun was had by all.  The girls and boys are really looking forward to... Read more →

Graduation

Tuesday 23rd June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Today we celebrated our graduation mass for the sixth class of 2015. Parents, and other family members, together with the class teachers Mr... Read more →

Blue Star Programme

Sunday 21st June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Congratulations once again to all involved in the Blue Star Programme.  This week we received our certificate and flag to mark our... Read more →

Fairy Festival

Thursday 18th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Today our Infant Classes were visited by Edel Lawlor, accompanied by two of the fairies who will feature in the Kilflynn Enchanted Fairy Festival... Read more →

In Memory

Thursday 18th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Today we remember our colleague and teacher Geraldine, who left us tragically last November. To mark the occasion we planted a tree in the school... Read more →

On Radio Kerry

Wednesday 17th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

On July 14th, Radio Kerry marks its 25th birthday. To say thanks to listeners, they have a €5,000 cash prize to give away – it’ll... Read more →

Orienteering

Monday 15th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Over the past couple of months Rory Costello has been developing plans of the school campus with a view to providing an orienteering course for... Read more →

Summer Camps

Sunday 14th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Please note that there are a variety of summer camps organised in Tralee over the summer months which children can become involved in. Details of... Read more →

New Junior Infants

Sunday 14th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The children, together with their parents, are invited to the school on Tuesday 30th June at 9:30am to spend some time with their new teacher and... Read more →

Sports/Fun Day

Saturday 13th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

An exciting sporting year came to a close on Friday 12th when our Sports/Fun Day was organised. And what a day it was, with children taking part... Read more →

Rose of Tralee visits.

Saturday 13th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

There was great excitement in school on Thursday morning as we welcomed the Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh, to the school.   Maria received... Read more →

Blue Star Programme

Saturday 13th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

We have had a really enjoyable year working on the Blue Star Programme which concluded with the visit of Seán Kelly MEP to the school... Read more →

Walk to School

Saturday 13th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

We were once again joined by many children and their parents for our walk to school on Wednesday. It was a beautiful morning and definitely beats... Read more →

Dance

Friday 5th June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The school hall was alive with sounds of music and dance throughout the day as Geraldine and her team from Tenacity treated all classes from... Read more →

Wide Awake Zone

Wednesday 3rd June 2015 - Presentation Primary School

This is a new idea from our Parents Association.  The purpose of the activity is to promote physical activity in our school community. ... Read more →

Pres Basketball Blitz

Saturday 30th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

On Friday our basketball teams joined teams from Moyderwell Primary, O Brennan National School, Scoil Eoin, Presentation Primary Dingle and Scoil... Read more →

Student Teacher

Thursday 28th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Two weeks ago we welcomed Maya Smuc to our school for a three week stay. Maya is a student teacher in The University of Teacher Education, St.... Read more →

Cyberbullying

Thursday 28th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Bullying is unwanted negative behaviour, verbal, psychological or physical conducted, by an individual or group against another person (or... Read more →

Hannah's House Montessori

Wednesday 27th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Hannah's House Montessori Summer School 2015 1st July to 24th July Fun, Games, Music and Movement, Cooking, Stories, Songs and Outdoor... Read more →

Hannah's House Montessori School

Wednesday 27th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Hannah’s House Montessori School Presentation Primary School, Tralee. Newsletter   School Closures Monday 4th May Bank... Read more →

Our Flags

Wednesday 27th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Im sure that you've noticed our new flag display in the school grounds.  They certainly add some colour to the environment.  Note that... Read more →

Read with Me

Wednesday 27th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Information for parents Hannah's House Montessori School is taking part in the "Read with Me" initiative developed by Kerry County Childcare... Read more →

Basketball Blitz

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

All roads lead to John Mitchel’s GAA Club Complex on Friday 29th May for the annual Presentation Primary School Basketball Blitz. Teams from... Read more →

Testing Times!

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

In May of each year all pupils from First Class to Sixth class complete standardised tests in English and Maths. The tests used in this school... Read more →

Football

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Since our first report on our match against our near neighbours, Moyderwell Primary, our girls have been busy on the playing fields and improving... Read more →

Séan Kelly MEP

Monday 25th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

Today we welcomed Séan Kelly MEP to our school to celebrate our work as part of the Blue Star Programme. Séan met with the pupils... Read more →

Transition Programme

Monday 25th May 2015 - Presentation Primary School

The Transition Programme is organised each year to prepare the sixth class girls for their transition to secondary school in... Read more →

Music Lessons

Sunday 17th May 2015 - principal

Recently the boys and girls from our Senior Infant Classes have taken to learning how to play the recorder.  So armed with their new... Read more →

Europe Day

Sunday 17th May 2015 - principal

Over the past number of weeks we have been preparing for Europe Day.  So it was with great excitement that we all arrived in school on... Read more →

First Communion

Saturday 16th May 2015 - principal

Congratulations to the girls from Second Class who made their First Holy Communion in St. John's Church on Saturday.  It was also an... Read more →

Farm in School

Thursday 7th May 2015 - principal

We all enjoyed a visit from O Mahony’s Travelling Farm on Thursday.  It proved to be an educational and entertaining event, much... Read more →

Football League

Thursday 7th May 2015 - principal

We met our neighbours Moyderwell Primary in St. Pat’s GAA Club for our first league match on Thursday.  It was a beautiful day and... Read more →

Walk to School

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - principal

We were once again joined by a large group of pupils and parents for our walk to school on Wednesday.  It was a beautiful morning as we... Read more →

JEP Killarney Visit

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - principal

Over a thousand Junior Entrepreneurs from all over Kerry, together with their teachers, gathered in the Malton Hotel, Killarney on Wednesday to... Read more →

Confirmation Day

Friday 24th April 2015 - principal

After months of preparation, the girls and boys from Presentation Primary school, Scoil Mhic Easmainn, Caherleaheen and Blennerville received the... Read more →

County Champions

Friday 17th April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Congratulations to our volleyball teams who represented our school with pride at the Spikeball Finals in Killarney on Wednesday 18th January.... Read more →

Food Collection

Friday 17th April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Many thanks to all who generously contributed food items for the annual appeal organised by the Parents Association. The goods were presented to a... Read more →

Hospital Visit

Friday 17th April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

A group of our girls performed for the sick in the Palliative Care unit of Kerry General Hospital during Christmas week.  We had music, song... Read more →

Swimming

Friday 17th April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Swimming lessons for the girls from Third Class to Sixth Class will start next week. The schedule is as follows: Third & Fourth... Read more →

Volleyball

Friday 17th April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

We thank the Transition Year girls from Presentation Secondary School who have been helping to teach volleyball to our Fifth Class girls over the... Read more →

Camogie

Thursday 16th April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

The girls from Third Class have enjoyed their introduction to camogie under the guidance of GAA coach Colm Harty over the past four weeks. Colm... Read more →

Junior Entrepreneurs meet the Dragons

Tuesday 7th April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

The girls from Ms. O Callaghan’s Fifth Class have been busy over the past few months researching and developing their projects as part of... Read more →

Donation to ADAPT

Thursday 2nd April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

A total of €365 was raised at the Christmas Concert Draw. A cheque for this amount was presented to Eileen Kelliher, a representative from... Read more →

Walk to School

Wednesday 1st April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Spring is definitely in the air as the days get longer and the weather improves. Wednesday certainly started brightly as we were joined by a large... Read more →

World Book Day

Wednesday 1st April 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

World Book Day was marked by a range of events to promote books and reading as a really enjoyable exercise. Some classes paid a visit to the... Read more →

Glow Heart 4 Crumlin

Friday 27th March 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

On Thursday 26th March the children left their uniforms at home and came to school wearing something red.  This was our fundraising day for... Read more →

Gaelic Football - Mini Sevens Tournament 2015

Thursday 19th March 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Presentation Primary School took part in the Cumann na mBunscol mini sevens tournament which took place in Caherslee in Tralee. They played the... Read more →

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Our St. Patrick’s Day celebrations started on Monday as the children and indeed some staff arrived to school dressed in green.  There... Read more →

Munster Regional Spike Ball Finals

Tuesday 10th March 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

On Tuesday 10th March us girls from Fifth and Sixth Classes in Pres. Primary travelled to Ballincollig Community School, Cork, to attend the... Read more →

Kerry Life Education

Wednesday 4th March 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

The Kerry Life Education Service makes a significant contribution to the future health and well-being of our children by helping them to make... Read more →

Ready for the Big Match

Monday 2nd March 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Excitement has been building in Tralee over the past number of weeks as Austin Stacks prepare to face their Derry opponents in the All-Ireland... Read more →

Jerry Kennelly Visits our Junior Entrepreneurs

Wednesday 11th February 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Jerry Kennelly of Tweak.com paid a visit to the girls from Fifth Class recently to talk to them about their project idea for the Junior... Read more →

Let’s Play Golf!

Thursday 5th February 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

A number of our senior classes enjoyed a series of golf lessons from Liam Duggan of LD Golf recently. Although a number of girls already play... Read more →

Quiz Time

Wednesday 4th February 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Sunday 1st February saw a huge gathering at Ballyroe House Hotel in Tralee for the annual Credit Union Quiz.  Well done to our fifth class... Read more →

Christmas Concert

Thursday 8th January 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

Our Senior Classes took to the stage last week to present their Christmas production at the school. After some weeks of intense practice, the... Read more →

Extra Curricular Activities – Term 2

Tuesday 6th January 2015 - Presentation Primary Tralee

BasketballBasketball Practice resumed on Wednesday 17th January under the guidance of Ms. Ni Laighin and Eileen Moriarty. All girls from Third,... Read more →