Welcome to Rathgar Junior School

  • KGA slider
    Kindergarten A enjoying time with their new friends.

OUR WEEKLY NEWS - UPDATED EVERY MONDAY

Weekly News - Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019

This week marks Healthy Eating Week in RJS, with all classes involved in various ways to consider how we should best look after ourselves with a healthy diet.  Let's hope everyone will enjoy healthy lunches together in school all week and use what we learn in developing good health habits for the future.

On Tuesday 9th April our annual Parents Hockey match will take place at Three Rock Rovers from 2:00-3:00pm.  We look forward to a great turnout of parents and a fun time to close our successful hockey season.  Many thanks to our captains, vice-captains and coaches in making our season such a great experience.

Also on Tuesday swimming will take place for the last time this term; recommencing Tuesday 30th April.

On Wednesday 10th April Form Six will attend the Irish Jewish Museum and synagogue in Portobello as part of their Comparative Religions studies.

Also on Wednesday Form Three will be visited by representatives from the Bee Aware programme, and start to learn more about how important our buzzing friends are to the global eco-system.

On Thursday 11th April the Girls Hockey team will play for the last time together, in a blitz at St. Gerard's School, Bray.  Let's hope they enjoy this finale to their wonderful season together.

On Friday 12th April  all classes will end at 12:30pm for the Easter Holidays.  School will re-open on Monday 29th April, with all classes also ending at 12:30pm on the day of our return.

Wishing all our children and their families a happy, restful and fun Easter together.

< 2018 >
April
«
»
  • 09
    09.April.Monday

    All day
    09-04-2018

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 10
    10.April.Tuesday

    All day
    10-04-2018

    No additional detail for this event.

  • 12
    12.April.Thursday

    09:00 -14:00
    12-04-2018

    No additional detail for this event.

LATEST NEWS

  • Bee Aware by Form Three

    Bee Aware by Form Three

    On Tuesday morning a lovely lady called Amanda from Bee Aware came into our classroom. She talked about the importance of bees. It was very interesting. Did you know that every hive has a Queen Bee? It also has worker Read More ...Read More »
  • Form 2 Animal Projects

    Form 2 Animal Projects

    This week we have each been presenting our first projects to the rest of class.   We were asked to write facts about an animal of our choice. The class chose many different living creatures. Here are some examples: Black Mamba, Read More ...Read More »
  • Sale of Work

    Sale of Work

    On Wednesday it was Rathgar Junior Schools annual Sale of Work and Bake Sale. It was a magnificent day full of fun, games, cakes, and treats. The day was expertly run by the Form 6 students with support from Form Read More ...Read More »
  • Form One Have Green Fingers!

    Form One Have Green Fingers!

    As part of our Science topic on Fruit and Vegetables, we planted some seeds from the Innocent Big Grow. We had three seeds to choose from; spinach, cress and peas. We put soil in a paper cup and planted our Read More ...Read More »
  • Leinster Boys Hockey Victory

    Leinster Boys Hockey Victory

    This afternoon the RJS Boys Hockey team secured a wonderful League and Plate double triumph, providing great memories for all who attended.  At a sun-soaked Wesley College, the atmosphere was electric on Leinster Finals Day as our buses full of Read More ...Read More »
  • Leinster Girls Hockey Final

    Leinster Girls Hockey Final

    The RJS Girls hockey team did everyone proud in their Leinster League final at Three Rock Rovers this morning.  There was great excitement in the air as all the children and teachers from Forms Two to Six boarded the buses Read More ...Read More »
  • Art Zone in KGB

    Art Zone in KGB

    On Thursday, March 21st KGB had the pleasure of spending the morning with artist Kate Sheehy, from Art Zone who came to teach an amazing workshop using clay. We learned how to flatten, cut, smooth, blend, add texture and crosshatch Read More ...Read More »
  • Pablo Picasso in KGA

    Pablo Picasso in KGA

    This week in KGA we were learning about the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. He started painting when he was very young. He always painted what he felt so he painted what he thought and not what he saw. Picasso painted Read More ...Read More »

A Year in RJS 2017-18

RJS Christmas Slideshow, Dec 2017