News

New Staff September ’18

New Staff September '18 This year we are delighted to welcome four new teachers to our Headfort teaching team. Our new staff members bring with them new experiences and skills that they are enthusiastic to share, and are looking forward to working with the Headfort children and staff. Javier Sepulveda Javier has a degree in Primary Education and a background in Physical Therapy and Sports. He comes to Headfort from Madrid, where he worked as a Learning Support Teacher. Javier is in fact a past Headfort intern student and will teach Spanish and junior Geography and Science.   Kate Ryan…
Emma Finnegan
September 14, 2018
News

Headmaster’s Letter 17th August ’18

Dear Parents, I am pleased to accept the role of acting Headmaster and I look forward to working with all of you in the coming terms. During the summer, significant efforts were made to find the best approach for Headfort during this period of transition. I would like to take the opportunity to discuss some of the plans which will hopefully see the school prosper in the near future. There have been many improvements recently, particularly to the fabric of the building, but as a long-standing member of staff and former pupil, I am satisfied that all the good things about…
Emma Finnegan
September 7, 2018
News

Update from the Board 17th August ’18

Over the summer the board have undertaken a search for an appropriate person to take on the role of interim Headmaster/mistress for Headfort School. After the conclusion of an appointment process, I am pleased to announce that Mr. Neville Wilkinson will take up the post with immediate effect. Neville is a long-standing, senior member of staff at Headfort, he is held in high regard by the board, staff, parents and children. On behalf of the board we would like express our appreciation to Neville and offer him our full support and wish him every success. Alan Morrissey Chairman of the…
Emma Finnegan
September 7, 2018
News

Headfort School Update

Dear Friends of Headfort, We are writing to inform you that after 15 years as Headmaster, Dermot Dix will be leaving Headfort at the end of the current academic year to take up a new position as Junior School Principal at Rathdown School in Dublin. During his tenure with Headfort he has contributed significantly to our wonderful ethos and has had an immeasurable impact on the education, values and social conscience of hundreds of young people who have enjoyed the unique experience that Headfort has to offer. While this is a significant change for our school community, we would like…
Emma Finnegan
June 11, 2018
Events

“Toad of Toad Hall”

Rehearsals are well underway for the senior play "Toad of Toad Hall" which is taking place on Monday next, March 12th at 5.00 p.m. & Thursday next, March 15th at 7.00 p.m. Please let the office know on 0469240065 or mail@headfort.com if you are planning to attend
Emma Finnegan
March 8, 2018
News

School Life Film comes to RTE1

Here is the new trailer for School Life Film which premieres on RTE1 on Thursday 15th February & concludes on Thursday 22nd Feb, both showings are at 10.15 p.m. Be sure to tune in if you haven't already seen it (tune in anyway even if you have!!)
Emma Finnegan
February 8, 2018
Sport

Headfort V Sandford Park

Headfort 12 - Sandford Park 7 An entertaining and hotly contested match which saw some fine passages of play. We kept the ball alive well in the back line, stringing together some wonderful moves. The pack counter-rucked well, winning plenty of ball for us to use. A great performance with which to end the Autumn Term off with. Well done, lads! MB
Emma Finnegan
December 13, 2017
Events

“Beauty and The Beast” & “Redd”

The children in our classes from Form 2 to Lower 5th are getting excited about their plays “Beauty & The Beast” & “Redd” which are being staged tomorrow Thursday, 7th December at 5.00 p.m. Please let the office know on 0469240065 or mail@headfort.com if you are planning to attend.
Emma Finnegan
December 6, 2017