This year was packed full of interesting and exciting parent classes, talks, parental involvement activities and PTA fundraisers. Here is a snapshot of some of the initiatives organised in collaboration with the HSCL teacher.

Adult Class

Most of the following adult classes are funded or organised in conjunction with the ETB or South Dublin County Council:

  • English Language classes ran all year (Tutor – Elaine Morrow)
  • Yoga classes ran for 6 Weeks in term 1 (Tutor – Siobhán Nolan)
  • Gardening classes ran for 8 weeks in term 2 (Tutor – Audrey)
  • DIY classes ran for 6 weeks in term 3 (Tutor – Andy O’Bryne)

Talks for Parents

  • Mindfulness Talk for Parents (Health & Wellbeing Week)
  • Maths Talk for parents of 2ndClass students
  • Irish Homework – these classes aimed to enable parents to help their children with Irish, in particular with Irish Homework
  • Bug Busting (Public Health Nurse – Catherine Carey)
  • First Aid Talk for Parents (Irish Red Cross)
  • Coffee Morning and Transfer Talk for parents of 6thClass students

Talks for Children

  • Taking Care of Our Teeth (Health Board)
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Talk for 5thand 6th Class (Aileen from the DS Centre)
  • Poetry ‘Slam Sessions’ in 6thClass (Poet – Colm Keegan)

PTA Events

  • Book Fair
  • Halloween Disco
  • Movie Night
  • Bring a Book/ Buy a Book
  • Clothing Collection
  • Jersey Day
  • Grandparents Day

Parental Involvement

  • Clover Reading Project in Junior Infants
  • Bedtime Reading Club in Senior Infants
  • Maths for Fun in 1stClass
  • Art Workshop in 2ndClass
  • Chess in 3rdClass
  • Gardening in 4thClass
  • Monopoly in 5thClass

We truly value parental involvement in Lucan East ETNS. Our school is a community where pupils, parents and teachers collaborate and work in partnership for our children. This year alone, over 60 parents helped out with the parental involvement activities in the classroom, which shows how committed and dedicated they are to the school. We would like to thank all of these volunteers. Their time and efforts are really appreciated by all the staff at Lucan East. They enable us to provide positive and optimum learning experiences for our students.

If you would like to get involved in any classes, help out with PTA events or volunteer with the parental involvement activities next year, please get in touch with Sinead. Email or phone/text 0861701972.

I hope you all enjoy the summer holidays. Bain sult as!


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