Note From The Headmistress 11.10.19

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Note from the Headmistress 11th October 2019 Notices and dates for your diary • Maths Focus Week Week beginning 12th to 20th October www.mathsweek.ie/2019/ • Parent Teacher meeting UV and 6th Form on Friday 25th October from 11am to 1pm • Half Term break starts at 1pm on Friday 25th October • Parent Teacher meeting Junior Infants Thursday 21st November * Please see Mrs Maree for details • Parent Teacher meeting Senior Infants, 1st Form & LV on Friday 22nd November from 11am to 1pm “One joy dispels a hundred cares.” Yesterday, Thursday 10th October was World Mental Health Day….

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Note From The Headmistress 27.09.19

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Note from the Headmistress 27th September 2019 This morning, I had the pleasure of announcing our Prefects for this term. “Prefect” is a term used to describe ‘an older student with some authority over younger students and some other responsibilities and advantages’. While this may be the dictionary definition, what we want to see in our prefects are qualities such as leadership, willingness to help others, high integrity and be capable of communicating honestly and effectively. I would like to thank Mr Wilkinson for co-ordinating the application process and to all staff for contributing to the selection process. The VI…

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Note from the Headmistress 13th September 2019 New beginnings At our staff meeting at the start of term, I talked about change. It is natural to fear change and this is something that Lingard Goulding (Headmaster from 1977 to 2001) mentioned in his book when he handed over to Dermot Dix (Headmaster until 2018). Lingard stated that Dermot was worried that introducing change ‘might imply criticism of the previous era. He continued to say that he experienced a similar fear in the treatment of changes that occurred in his time. He also reassured us that ‘there is no cause for…

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Uniformity Summer Opening Hours

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The opening hours for Uniformity https://uniformity.ie/  for the summer are: Mon to Friday 9 to 6pm Saturday 10am to 5pm We are opening on the following Sundays 11am to 4pm – Sunday August 4th Sunday August 11th Sunday August 18th Sunday August 25th Sunday September 1st Closed Bank Holiday Monday 5th August.

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Appointment of Dr Mary Wall as Headmistress

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The board would like to announce the appointment of Dr Mary Wall as Headmistress of Headfort School. Dr Mary Wall is currently Academic Deputy Head at Mount House School in North London. A member of a well known Limerick sporting family Mary was educated at St Patrick’s and later St Joseph’s Secondary Schools in County Limerick before going on to NUI Galway where she studied Science. Post graduation she completed her PhD in Genetics also from NUI Galway. From there she spent 4 years of Post Doc Research in St Thomas Hospital London prior to taking her PGCE at the…

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The Queen & I performed by Forms VI & UV

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Headfort School invites you to a play performed by Forms VI & UV “The Queen & I” on Tuesday April 2nd at 7.00 p.m. or Thursday April 4th at 7.00 p.m. (Refreshments both nights in the Front Hall from 6.30) Please R.S.V.P to mail@headfort.com or 0469240065                                

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