After-School Activities

Booking is almost closed for After-School Classes for this term. Those who have secured places will have received a confirmation email by now. There are some spaces left in Drama, Hockey, German, GAA, Book Club, Athletics and Gardening! Enrol by following the link https://goo.gl/forms/6zqDk6EO0eU3HinZ2

 

Our After-school activities for this term will begin the week beginning 18th September.  The Fees quoted below are for a 12-week period and must be paid by session 2 in order to secure a place.

Junior and Senior Infant Classes run from 1:10 – 2:00 pm. 1st – 5th Classes run from 2:10 – 3:00 pm

Our booking system will go live on Tuesday 12th September at 7pm.  The system is first-come, first-served, and once the class has been filled, it will be removed from the online system.  We will then email all successful applicants.   We will endeavour to process everything as quickly as possible, but we do ask for your patience.

Places are available to book now with Creative Keyboards & The Academy of Code, who process their own bookings; please see their details below.

 

Payment

Courses run by our own teachers can be paid online through Aladdin, for which we will send you a link.  Alternatively you can pay the teacher directly – please place in an envelope clearly marked with their name, the class, and your child’s name.

All external teachers are to be paid directly.   Again, please use an envelope clearly marked with their name, the class, and your child’s name.   The school office cannot process or deal with payments for external teachers.

 

Class Schedule

 

Monday
Hockey 

With Rosie & Lisa
Fee: €60, payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.
1st – 5th Classes

Science Club 

With Aisling & Christine
Fee: €60 payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.
1st – 5th Classes

Academy of Code

External Teachers
See details below
2nd & 3rd Class Only

Creative Keyboards

External Teachers
See details below
Jnr Infants – 5th Class

German 

With Anthony
Fee: €60 Payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.
1st – 5th Classes

Tuesday
Gymnastics  

Ella Darcy,  External Teacher
Fee: €85
Jnr Infants – 5th Class

Communion

Phyllis O’Keeffe, External Teacher
Fee: To be confirmed, based on numbers enrolled
1st Class

Wednesday
GAA

Football & Hurling

With Oisín, Andrew & Shane
Fee: €60 payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.
3rd – 5th Classes

Communion

Phyllis O’Keeffe

External teacher
Fee:  To be confirmed, Pending based on numbers enrolled

2nd Class Only

Confirmation

Murt O’Neill

External Teacher
Fee:  To be confirmed, Pending based on numbers enrolled

3rd – 5th Class

Book Club 

With Susan & David
Fee: €60 payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.

1st – 5th Classes

Athletics

With Maureen & Michelle
Fee: €60 payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.

1st – 5th Classes

Green Fingers Gardening Club with Judith O’Connor
Fee: €60 payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.Outdoor Class – appropriate clothing required.1st – 5th Classes
Tin Whistle

With Orla
Fee: €70 (cost includes Tin Whistle & Folder), payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.
2nd – 5th Classes

Thursday
Drama

With Frances & Hannah
Fee: €60, payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.
1st – 5th Classes

Art with Marta

External Teacher
Fee: €100

Junior Infants – 5th Class

Academy of Code

External Teachers
See details & link to booking page below
4th & 5th Class

Handball

With Cathy & Lisa
Fee: €60 payable directly to teacher or through Aladdin link.
2nd – 5th Class (Members of the school Handball Team from last year will be given priority).

Friday
Karate with James

External Teacher
Fee: €70
Junior Infants – 5th Class

Spanish with Rosa

External Teacher
Fee: €70
Junior Infants – 5th Class

Creative Keyboards

Now booking – please contact Krisha directly on 087 2022505.  More information at http://www.creativekeyboards.ie and in the attached pdf: Creative Keyboards flyer

 

The Academy of Code

Now booking – We are happy to announce that The Academy of Code will be running computer coding classes in the school this coming school term. These classes are suitable for all students from 2nd to 5th class and will cater for both beginners and those who have previous coding experience.

The classes will commence on Monday 18th September and run as follows up to and including December 14th with the exception of November 2nd.

Monday classes: Pupils 2nd & 3rd class, 2.10pm – 3.00pm

Thursday classes: Pupils 4th & 5th class, 2.10pm – 3.00pm

Representative course content can be found on The Academy of Code’s website here: http://www.theacademyofcode.com/course-content/

This is a fantastic opportunity for students to learn a very valuable skill which will help them in many different areas, such as problem solving, logical thinking, and creativity. Registration should be completed through The Academy of Code’s website at this link: http://www.theacademyofcode.com/kildare-town-etns

Questions about the classes should be directed to the Academy of Code, either by email to info@theacademyofcode.com or by calling Diarmuid Ó Muirgheasa on 083-306-8385 or Tom Maher on 087-901-9062 from The Academy of Code. Places are strictly limited, so we encourage all interested students to register as soon as possible.