CÉAD MÍLE FÁILTE
Welcome to the website of Scoil Naisiunta Muire, Rampark. Browse through our website and you will see the wide range of educational, fun and extra-curricular activities we engage in, throughout the school year.
Rampark NS is a co-educational primary school. Our School Principal Joan O’Hanlon assisted by Deputy Principal Julie Carolan lead a team of 7 classroom teachers, 2 teachers on our SET team and 1 SNA Christina. Our secretary Bernadette is always busy in the school office and our caretaker Roland and ensures our school is a clean and attractive place for our pupils, staff and visitors.
We are very proud of our school. Together with 7 state of the art classrooms we have the use of St.Patrick’s GFC football pitch and clubrooms and a modern & attractive school library. We have two playgrounds one for our senior pupils and one for our junior pupils. This year have created a sensory garden and an outdoor classroom. We pride ourselves on being leaders in the area of environmental awareness and caring for same.
We are lucky to have access to external personnel who provide coaching at different intervals throughout the year during P.E. classes.
Our school gates open at 9.00am and pupils from senior infants to 6th classes are supervised by staff in the school yard. Our junior infant pupils are supervised in their classroom for the month of September and outside after this time.
Classes commence for all pupils at 9.20am. Our junior and senior infants go home at 2.00pm and our 1st - 6th classes go home at 3.00pm.
The Board of Management does not accept responsibility for pupils who are on the school premises outside of these times unless they are attending after school activities with our school staff.
If interested in joining our school please complete an enrolment form, available from the school office or to download from our website, or contact the school directly through the Contact us link at the bottom of the page.
IN SCHOOL EVENTS
From time to time we invite artists, performers and theatre groups to visit our school to perform for our pupils. Learning in a fun and enjoyable way appeals to the children and makes for many happy occasions here at school.Rampark N.S. is situated on the main Dundalk to Carlingford road, 12 kilometres from Dundalk and between the Cooley Mountains and Dundalk Bay.
The school will follow the prescribed Curriculum of the Department of Education and Science taking into account the school context factors of multi classes and class size. Children will be encouraged to care for the environment in the school building and grounds and in the neighbourhood and wider community. Children will be encouraged to take part in competitions relating to the environment, sport, art and writing. Children will be prepared for the sacraments of First Penance, First Holy Communion, and Confirmation with the support and involvement of their parents and the parish clergy. Children will be prepared for transition to Post primary schools and consultation will take place with those schools with regard to their academic achievement and their particular talents.
An atmosphere of care, concern, respect and support for each other will be fostered in the school.
Our mission is to embrace the pursuit of excellence both inside and outside the classroom. We encourage critical thinking and emphasize the learning process.
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Rampark, Jenkinstown, Dundalk Louth County, Ireland
Monday - Friday: 9:20am - 2pm
(Junior and Senior Infants)
Monday - Friday: 9:20am - 3pm
(1st - 6th class)
Saturday - Sunday: Closed