School Calendar Hollypark GNS 2019-2020

What to expect – a broad outline – not exhaustive!

  • School reopens: Thursday 29th August 8:40am

  • Coffee Morning for Infant parents

  • Literacy Week including Book Fair  9th-13th  September

  • Opening Mass for school year (4th  - 6th Classes)

  • Infant Curriculum Meetings for parents


  • Goal Jersey Day Friday 11th October  (wear a sports jersey to school for charity)

  • Maths Week

  • Halloween Cake Sale & Raffle & Dress Up Day (Friday 25th October)


Midterm Break: Monday 28th October  – Friday 1st November inclusive

  • Annual Parent Teacher Meetings

  • Inter-school Maths Quiz (6th Class only)

  • Christmas Fair

  • Infant Christmas plays

  • School Carol Service (3rd & 4th Class only)

  • Christmas Raffle & Santa visit to school

  • School trip to Panto (1st- 6th Class)

  • Infant trip to Christmas show

  • Parish Christmas Concert (15th Dec – tbc School Choir)

Christmas Holidays: Monday 23rd December – Friday 3rd January inclusive

  • PLC day – DoES mandated school closure 8th January 2020

  • Catholic Schools Week including Grandparents Day (Jan 27th-31st)

  • Laudate Festival (3rd Class only)

  • After-school rehearsals commence for Mary Poppins (5th & 6th Classes only)

  • History Day – including dress up as favourite character from history

  • Friendship Week including internet safety

  • Abbotstown Athletics event

Midterm Break: Monday 17th- Friday 21st inclusive

MARCH 2020
  • Seachtain na Gaeilge including Aifreann, Seó Faisin & Ár Leabhairíní Féin (Rang a 4) Book Launch

  • Córfhéile  (School Choir)

  • Mary Poppins – Tuesday 24th – Friday 27th March

St Patrick’s Day closure: Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th March
Easter Holidays: Monday 6th April – Friday 17th April inclusive

APRIL / MAY 2020
  • Standardised Tests

  • Sports day – date tbc

  • Santry Schools Athletics

  • Junior Infant 2020/2021 Information Day

  • Confirmation – Fri 1st May tbc

  • First Communion – Sat 16th May tbc


School closure May Bank Holiday: Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th May
School closure June Bank Holiday: Monday 1st June & Tuesday 2nd June

JUNE 2020
  • Class Tests 3rd-6th

  • Class Tours

  • Fit4Fun Day in HP

  • Ice Cream Day

  • 6th Class Graduation


Final day of school year: Tuesday 30th June

Click here to download the School Holidays 2019/2020 summary

St. Patrick's GNS, Hollypark, Foxrock Avenue, Dublin 18.  D18V659

Phone: 01 2893293