“Goatstown/Stillorgan ETNS strives to make children confident and creative builders of their own futures. We are committed to providing learning experiences that will assist our students to achieve their greatest potential to adapt and adjust to a diverse and ever changing world. The students are encouraged to meet academic challenges with openness, enthusiasm, and a willingness to solve problems.
Second Class is the fourth year in primary school. Children in second class are aged 7-8 years old. Second class is the second year of a full school day for the children he children partake in 12 subject areas. The children learn in a thematic approach. Children partake in the 3 core subjects every day.
First class is the third year in primary school. Children in first class are aged 6-7 years old. First class is the first year of a full school day for the children (08:30 – 14:10.) In first class, the children partake in 12 subject areas. The children learn in a thematic approach. Children partake in the 3 core subjects every day.
Senior Infants is the second year in primary school. Children in Senior Infants are aged 5-6 years old. Infant classes have a shorter day than the rest of the school (08:30 – 13:10). They cover the 12 curriculum subjects with the inclusion of Aistear which is an integrated learning programme through play. Each month the children engage in the study of a specific theme and this is integrated across the other curriculum subjects. Children partake in the 3 core subjects every day.
Junior Infants is the first year in primary school. Children in Junior Infants are aged 4-5 years old. In Junior Infants, the children are in school for a shorter day than the senior classes (08:30 – 13:10). The children partake in 12 subject areas and learn in a thematic approach. Children partake in the 3 core subjects every day.
Our students can enjoy teaching that motivates the
student, empowers him and makes learning fun.
Creativity can foster growth by providing opportunities to try out new ideas, new ways of thinking and problem-solving.
Learning Through Play
Play enables children to explore and make sense of the world around them.
Fostering healthy relationships: good communication; mutual respect; trust; honesty; equality; being yourself.
Team - Together Everyone Achieves More
Observations and questions can create a climate of discovery – key to scientific learning.
Supports the development of social skills, spatial awareness, cooperation, communication and sensory awareness.
Welcome to Goatstown/Stillorgan Educate Together National School
We are a new primary school for the Goatstown/Stillorgan/DunLaoghaire Rathdown area that opened for the first time in September 2019 taking in Junior Infants only. We will expand year on year up to 6th Class.
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Grafton House Ballymoss Road Sandyford Industrial Estate D18 P274