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Welcome to our World of Learning

Nestled in the heart of Chapelizod Village, and on the doorstep of the Phoenix Park, is St Laurence's National School, under the patronage of the Church of Ireland.  St Laurence's is a small, two-class primary school, offering an unrivalled pupil/teacher ratio and a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all our pupils.

Check out our website for information and news about St Laurence's.

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St Laurence's is delighted to have local artist Fala Buggy working with us as Creative Co-ordinator this year. Fala has been with us discussing the children 's ideas for creativity projects .

We are excited to get going on some  fun new endeavours - W ATC H THIS SPACE!


St Laurence's raises funds for CMRF Crumlin

Before Christmas, St Laurence's held a 'Christmas Jumper Day' in aid of CMRF Crumlin.

We raised an amazing €180 and received a special certificate of thank you!

Thank you to all the children and parents for their generous contributions...

Wellbeing Week 2020

Pupils at St. Laurence's kicked off the new year with a week-long focus on Wellbeing. There was lots of discussion about how we can be kind to ourselves and to others, and the children took part in activities geared towards mental and physical wellness. We all went on a Mindful Walk through the Phoenix park, taking in the beautiful nature all around us through our five senses. We made a school mandala to represent the importance of calmness, concentration and balance - you can see the pictures below. Senior room pupils thought about how words can inspire and uplift us, and created some "Positive Graffiti" messages for the bathrooms. Junior room pupils learned the song "Don't Worry, Be Happy" and treated us all to their own Happy Dances - click on the video and be uplifted too! 


Find out what's been going in the classrooms.... Click here


Our new Junior Infants....


We are so thrilled to welcome our new Junior Infants Class 2019 to St Laurence's. They've all settled in so well.... We're so proud of them... Well done Junior Infants!!


Our New SET Teacher

We are delighted to welcome Miss Laura Buckley as our new SET teacher, taking over from Miss Whelan.

Miss Whelan is now junior room class teacher and acting deputy principal.

Miss O'Shea remains as senior room class teacher while taking on the role of acting principal. 



We have 14 pupils in our junior room from Junior Infants to 2nd Class looking forward to a wonderful year of fun and learning..............



Our 14 pupils in the senior room from 4th to 6th class have a wonderful year ahead with some special educational trips and, for the first time, St Laurence's Senior Room Choir will take part in Peace Proms 2020!

All this along with their curriculum work will make this a busy yet exciting year.....


St Laurence's goes 'paperless'.........


In an effort to cut down on the amount of paper and ink used, we have introduced some new initiatives here at the school. Firstly, with the much appreciated agreement of parents, we will from now on be issuing permission slips and school information via email. We appreciate it will take effort on parents' part to check for emails and reply but we are delighted with your co-operation. 

In addition, we have set up a new 'Ink-free' News Section on our website. Here you will be able to find all the up to date news on current and future happenings at the school. Do take the time to check in from time to time!! Ink-Free News

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