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Weekly News. Updated every Monday.

We wish all our children and their families a wonderful summer together. 

The new school year will commence on Tuesday 4th September 2019.  All classes will finish at 12:30 pm and Kids Club will operate as always until 5:45pm.


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A Year in RJS 2017-18

RJS Christmas Slideshow, Dec 2017


  • Congratulations to Anna O’Flanagan – World Cup Silver for RJS Hero!

    Congratulations to Anna O’Flanagan – World Cup Silver for RJS Hero!

    Warmest congratulations to RJS Old Scholar, Anna O’Flanagan, who performed so heroically as a part of the successful Women’s Irish Hockey team at the recent World Cup in London. Anna and her team-mates defied the odds with a series of Read More ...Read More »
  • Form Six in Carlingford

    Form Six in Carlingford

    On Wednesday, Form Six went to Carlingford adventure centre to take part in adventurous activities and general fun by the sea. What an amazing trip we had! On the first day, we went Kayaking and water trampolining which was so much fun. Read More ...Read More »
  • Goodbye Miss McNiffe

    Goodbye Miss McNiffe

    Today, with great sadness, we say goodbye to Miss McNiffe from KGA. She has been such a fantastic teacher this year and will be missed massively around the school and especially in KGA. She has worked so hard and has Read More ...Read More »
  • May in Kindergarten A

    May in Kindergarten A

    It was a busy May in Kindergarten A! We had a great time on Sport’s Day and ran our races with super speed and enthusiasm. Our end of year outing to ‘Go Kids Go’ was so much fun. There was Read More ...Read More »
  • Mindful KGB

    Mindful KGB

    Over the last month, KGB has been learning how to practice mindful colouring and have made some lovely work for our art exhibition. This week we learned how to do some mindful breathing. We looked at the  ‘flow’ channel on Read More ...Read More »
  • Form 1 Have Green Fingers

    Form 1 Have Green Fingers

    As part of our Science topic on Fruit and Vegetables, we planted runner beans. They stayed on our class windowsill for nearly three weeks, soaking up the sunlight and drinking water. Their leaves turned towards the sun every day. Each Read More ...Read More »
  • Butterfly Update from KGA

    Butterfly Update from KGA

    Day 20 in the Butterfly House and our ‘Painted Lady’ butterflies started to emerge from their chrysalides. They decided that the heatwave and the peace and quiet over the bank holiday weekend would be a good time to break free! Read More ...Read More »
  • Poetry in Form Two

    Poetry in Form Two

    Form Two have been working very hard on poetry. We have studied some famous poets and wrote our own poems too. We performed some poetry for the rest of the school for class assembly on Wednesday. We became poem detectives, Read More ...Read More »