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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“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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“Beauty and The Beast” & “Redd”

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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.

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A talk on Child-Centred Coaching & Developing Physical Literacy

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Getting​ ​The​ ​Best​ ​out​ ​of​ ​Your​ ​Child A talk on Child-Centred Coaching & Developing Physical Literacy Speakers Derek​ ​Maybury​: Coach Development officer, Leinster Rugby Natalie​ ​Fulton​:​ Former South African Olympic Hockey Team member Panel discussion chaired by Nick Nugent Thursday​ ​16​th​ November​ ​2017​ ​at​ ​7.30​ ​p.m., Headfort Ballroom Adults only R.S.V.P. to mail@headfort.com by Monday 13th November (as space is limited)

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A Night at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry

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We hope you will join us for this year’s Headfort School Summer Party which is taking place on Friday 16th June during the festival weekend. Mike Bolton and his team have been busy preparing for this year’s party, themed “A Night at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry”. Proceedings will commence at 7.30 p.m. with a drinks reception followed by a sumptuous meal in the Adam Ballroom. Come dressed as your favourite character from your favourite “Harry Potter” movie. There will be lots of prizes for the best dressed! Please do invite some guests if you wish. Tickets are €60 per person. Please…

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Race Night 15th December at 7 pm

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On Thursday 15th December we will be holding a race night at Headfort. The race night will take place on the same evening as our Christmas Carol service, which should encourage as many parents and friends of the school as possible to get behind us and raise as much as possible! In addition to attending, there are several ways in which you can support the evening: 1. Be a named sponsor of a race (cost €100). 2. Fill a sponsorship card with eight horses to sell. The cost is €20 per horse for non-attendees or €30 per horse for a…

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“Putting Children At The Heart of School: Child-Centred Education” A Talk By Professor Tom Collins

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On Wednesday 26th October Professor Tom Collins, Professor Emeritus & former interim President of Maynooth University, will give a talk on “Putting children at the heart of school: child-centred education”. The talk will take place at 7.30 p.m. in the Headfort Ballroom and is for adults only. Please RSVP to mail@headfort.com by 19th October if you would like to attend, as space is limited.

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Long Table Harvest Feast

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Long Table Harvest Feast Saturday 17th September at 7.30 p.m. Enjoy a sumptuous tasting menu using locally sourced seasonal produce in the grandure of the Robert Adam ballroom in Headfort House. Part of the Boyne Valley Food Series Cost: €60 per person Places will be limited to 80. FOR BOOKING DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT michael.bolton@headfort.com

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A Night at the Oscars

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We hope you will join us for this year’s Headfort School Summer Party which is taking place on Saturday 18th June during the Festival Weekend. Mike Bolton and his team have been busy preparing for this year’s party, themed “A Night at the Oscars”. Proceedings will commence at 7.30 p.m. with a drinks reception followed by a sumptuous meal in the Adam Ballroom. Then dance the night away to the sounds of DJ Damian Farrelly. Come as a character from your favourite movie or dress to impress the paparazzi on the red carpet. Please do invite some guests if you…

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Concert at Headfort School on 3rd March by Sidney Whelan blues guitarist

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Headfort School is delighted to announce that Sid Whelan will appear at Headfort at 7.00 pm on Thursday 3rd March for a solo concert. Sid Whelan is a blues-inspired American Roots guitarist and songwriter who is becoming known for his well-crafted lyrics and his harmonically-rich guitar voicings. At Headfort he’ll be performing classics of the American Blues canon as well as songs from his 2013 CD ‘Flood Waters Rising’ which Blues Matters (UK) called “…a definitive return of a great musician”; from his 2015 disc ‘The Story of Ike Dupree’; as well as some previews from his upcoming soon-to-be-recorded discs…

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