Note From The Headmistress 17.01.2020

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Note from the Headmistress 17th January 2020 Notices and dates for your diary Parent/Teacher meetings this term 24th January II, III & IV Form from 11.00am to 1.00pm 14th February VI & UV Form from 11.00am to 1.00pm 13th March LV Form from 11.00am to 1.00pm Focus Weeks 3rd – 7th February English Focus week 24th – 28th February French and Spanish Focus week. 2nd – 6th March Seachtain na Gaeilge. Exeat weekend arrangements: The arrangements for Friday 24th January are as follows: • All pupils from Junior Infants to 6th Form will have lessons until 1.00pm. • Pupils in…

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Connemara Maths Academy Camp Headfort 2020

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Headfort School will be the venue for a new Summer Camp starting in July 2020. The camp will be run by Aengus O Connor of Connemara Maths Academy (CMA). At CMA Summer Camps students are welcomed from Ireland and from all over the globe. In 2019 they welcomed students from over 30 nations worldwide and from all over Ireland. At CMA summer camps students enjoy an incredible mix of STEM, Adventure Activities, Team Sports & Creative Technologies in a fun-filled action packed week. Learning through discovery, creativity and adventure is the corner stone of their educational philosophy, promoting critical thinking,…

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Note From The Headmistress 13.12.19

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Note from the Headmistress 13th December 2019 Notices and dates for your diary Monday 6th January Staff Training Day New boarders return between 5.00 & 6.00pm All other boarders return between 7.00 & 7.30pm Tuesday 7th January Junior & Senior Infants & 1st class school starts at 8.45am II to VI Form school starts at 9.30am Parent Teacher meeting II, III & IV Forms on Friday 24th January from 11am to 1pm Exeat Friday 24th January school closes at 1.00pm Monday 27th January Boarders return by 7.30pm Tuesday 28th January Junior Infants to VI Form day pupils return at 8.30am…

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Note From The Headmistress 29.11.19

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Note from the Headmistress Friday 29th November 2019 Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend. – Theophrastus. It’s a funny thing, time. It can go quickly or slowly, depending on what you’re doing. Days can feel like seconds, minutes like hours, months like years or years like weeks. If we think about how measuring the passage of time has changed, perhaps we can consider how we value our time. Ancient cultures measured the passing of time by watching the sun travel across the sky or by using a sundial in its simplest form, the shadow stick. Nowadays, we…

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