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METNS parents guide to Learn Together A4 PREVIEW

‘Learn Together: A Parents Guide’ Talk

Join us in celebating 40 years of Educate Together with a talk by Dr. Frieda McGovern. See event poster here.

Enrolment policies published for 2 Second-level schools

North Wicklow ETSS and Stepaside ETSS to be opened in 2016 have published enrolment policies that can be found on the Educate Together website here and here.

Values of the Month: January 2015

We’ve uploaded some resources for our value of the month: Effort and Perseverance.  View them here.

Parents/guardians activities at METNS

The PTA wishes you all a very happy New Year and is happy to announce the morning activities on offer to school parents/guardians in The Den during this term. Old favourites and new courses on offer this term…..Book immediately to avoid disappointment! Click here for details.

Healthy Lunchboxes/eating Talk

A talk for parents on healthy Lunchboxes/ eating will be given by Suzanne Leydon, Nutritionist at METNS on Thursday , 29th January. Details will follow.

Tesco community give away

Monkstown Educate Together is participating in Tesco community give away for the next 6 weeks. It means that we can get a share of €1000. There will be 3 tubes, one of which is for our school. Every time we shop here we’ll receive a blue disc which we can use to vote for METNS. Here are details of how it works.

Your child’s lunchtime in school – A survey for children

Your feedback is sought on a survey by the National Parents Council Primary (NPC). Please click here for details.

View our Book Fair Winners Gallery

METNS Staff Allocation

Click here to view staff allocation for 2014/2015

METNS Ethos survey Summary Report

The summary report from recent Ethos self-evaluation is now available to review. Click here for report.

Make your Mark

The school is now entering another exciting stage of its development and a special fundraising effort is now underway. To Make Our Mark, we will need to raise at least €40,000. Read how we can do it here.

New Educate Together Post-primary Schools 

The Department of Education and Skills has appointed Educate Together as patron to 5 new second-level schools opening in 2015 and 2016. The schools will be located in Cork, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, North Wicklow, and Balbriggan and Ballinteer in Dublin. This announcement will bring the total number of Educate Together second-level schools to 8, and see the first Educate Together second-level school in Munster open in Carrigaline / Cork South Suburbs in 2016. Read more here…

Newpark Comprehensive School “Buy a Brick” Campaign

As many of you may be aware Newpark Comprehensive School will soon be getting a new school building. This is great news for our children and future generations of children. Unfortunately, the Department of Education and Science funding does not fully cover the fitting out of the building and facilities. We therefore need to raise a minimum of 35K to fit out the labs, canteen etc. Our biggest fundraising event is the “Buy a Brick” campaign. We are appealing for additional support from MET parents as many of your children will benefit from the new build in the future. Our aim is to make Newpark School a centre of excellence in education. Full details of the campaign are available at We hope you will be able to support this campaign and thank you in anticipation. Newpark Comprehensive PTA Fundraising Comittee