Meet The Schools

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Thursday 25th October 2018, 6.00 p.m. Selecting the right school for a child is one of the most important decisions for any parent. To make this easier, we will have representatives of several secondary (day and boarding) schools from across Ireland, as well as St David’s College, Wales (highly regarded for helping those with dyslexia) on hand to discuss what they can offer your child. —– Headfort Junior School will also have a stand, as we are now enrolling for September 2019. Activities include French, sport, speech and drama, and children thrive in the beautiful surrounds of Headfort. There is…

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New Staff September ’18

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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…

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Headmaster’s Letter 17th August ’18

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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…

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Update from the Board 17th August ’18

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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…

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Headfort School Update

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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…

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“Toad of Toad Hall”

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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

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School Life Film comes to RTE1

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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!!)

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Headfort V Sandford Park

By | Sport

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

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