Holy Faith

Secondary School Clontarf

We seek to form integrated and self-reliant people, who will be moved to work for a better world.

Holy Faith

Secondary School Clontarf

We seek to form integrated and self-reliant people, who will be moved to work for a better world.

Holy Faith

Secondary School Clontarf

We seek to form integrated and self-reliant people, who will be moved to work for a better world.

– News –

Survey re School Tracksuit

2023/02/02 14:55:08

<div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI_EmbeddedFont', 'Segoe UI_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">Dear Parent(s)</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">/Guardian(s)</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> </span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI_EmbeddedFont', 'Segoe UI_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> </span></p> <p style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"> </p> </div> <div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;clear:both;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI Web', Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"> <p style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI_EmbeddedFont', 'Segoe UI_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">The student council are currently carrying out a review of the school tracksuit. We would like to involve students and parents in this process. We would appreciate if you could fill out this short survey. Please </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">note</span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"> that the tracksuit </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">will be just </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;">for P.E days and will not replace the full school uniform on days where a student does not have P.E.</span></span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI_EmbeddedFont', 'Segoe UI_MSFontService', sans-serif;"> The survey can be accessed through the following link: <a href="https://forms.office.com/e/5ienvrtZi1">https://forms.office.com/e/5ienvrtZi1</a></span><span style="background-color:transparent;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI_EmbeddedFont', 'Segoe UI_MSFontService', sans-serif;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;"><br /></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI_EmbeddedFont', 'Segoe UI_MSFontService', sans-serif;">Kind regards</span></p> <p style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11.5pt;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI_EmbeddedFont', 'Segoe UI_MSFontService', sans-serif;">Ms Tyrrell</span></p> <p style="margin:0px;padding:0px;white-space:pre-wrap;vertical-align:baseline;background-color:transparent;"> </p> </div>









Junior Rugby

2023/02/01 17:52:12

Another great day for the Junior Rugby Squad at the Leinster Rugby Contact blitz in Terenure Rugby Club. There have been huge improvements at every training session and every game they participate in. On the day they played against Mount Temple, Holy Faith Glasnevin and Mercy Beaumont. They won 2 of three games with some great skills on show.  <div> <br /></div> <div> <br /></div> <div> Junior Squad 26th January 2023  </div> <div> Maeve O’Neill, Louise Durkin, Rachel O’Dea, Zoe Kennedy, Keelin Boylan, Amelíe Silvestre, Kate Higgins, Robyn Costello, Amelie McKay, Amée McLoughlin, Emily Ritchie, Rebecca Furey, Emily Scott, Orla Kilfeather, Genevieve Morrissey  </div>









Class Calendar Fundraiser for St Francis Hospice, Raheny - Thank You

2023/02/01 14:26:16

<p>Huge thanks to everyone who supported the Class Calendar fundraiser for St. Francis Hospice in Raheny. Well done to Ms Daly and 2B who co-ordinated the campaign, raising the outstanding amount of  €4,000  for St. Francis Hospice in Raheny. Thank you everyone. </p>









Incoming First Year Talk

2023/01/30 14:49:04

<p>It was lovely to meet the incoming 1st Year students and their parents today. Thank you for attending the information session. Please find attached a copy of the presentation. </p> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/3136_20230130144808.pdf









Trial Examination Timetables

2023/01/26 09:05:03

<p>Please find attached an updated version of the Trial Examination timetables for 3rd & 6th Year students. Thank you</p> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4676_20230126090436.pdf









Parents Association Table Quiz

2023/01/17 16:10:02

<div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong>Dear Parents</strong></span></span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong>The Parents' Association annual Table Quiz will take place in Clontarf Castle on Thursday March 9<span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">th @ 7.30pm.  Tables are €90 for upto 6 people.  We would very much appreciate your support as this is the largest fund raiser for the school during the year.  Please buy table on the school app.</span></strong></span></span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong> </strong></span></span></span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong>Also, we are looking for sponsorship for the event - there are various levels of sponsorship available - please contact a member of the PA or email paholyfaithclontarf@outlook.ie or text to 086 677 3464 for more information.</strong></span></span></span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong> </strong></span></span></span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong>This is a fun event and we look forward to seeing many of you there.</strong></span></span></span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong> </strong></span></span></span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"><strong>Thanks.</strong></span></span></span></div>









Young Scientist 2023

2023/01/12 18:10:02

<p>Best of luck to Alice Carey, Ella O'Carroll and Ms O'Sullivan with their Young Scientists 2023 entry titled ,"Turn Down the Volume" Which Sensory Stimuli distracts people? And Which can help?</p> <p> </p>









Memo from HSE

2023/01/06 17:30:47

<p>The HSE has asked that the attached memo be forwarded to parents regarding significant levels of Flu, Covid-19 and RSV currently circulating.</p> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4499_20230106123308.pdf









State Examination Timetables

2023/01/05 17:30:03

<p>Attached are the timetables for the Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle Examinations, June 2023.</p> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/9216_20230105120308.pdf https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/6307_20230105120333.pdf









Press release from Prof Breda Smyth, CMO, Department of Health.

2023/01/04 14:01:11

<p style="margin-right:-332.6pt;">The school will reopen tomorrow, 5th January, after the Christmas holidays.  Attached below is a link to a message to parents from the CMO regarding the return to school of children with new symptoms of illness.</p> <p style="margin-right:-332.6pt;"> </p> <p style="margin-right:-332.6pt;"><a href="https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/b2f08-chief-medical-officer-urges-parents-to-keep-children-home-from-school-and-childcare-facilities-if-they-are-displaying-new-symptoms-of-illness/">https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/b2f08-chief-medical-officer-urges-parents-to-keep-children-home-from-school-and-childcare-facilities-if-they-are-displaying-new-symptoms-of-illness/</a></p>









Merry Christmas

2022/12/21 14:21:40

Wishing all members of our school community a peaceful and happy Christmas. I hope that you all have a good break and enjoy spending quality time with family and friends. As always, I will keep in my thoughts those of you who have lost loved ones. 









School office closed today.

2022/12/19 08:28:34

<p>Unfortunately the school office will be closed today, Monday 19th December.  If you need to contact the school, you may send an email to principal@holyfaithclontarf.com or deputy@holyfaithclontarf.com.   We hope to resume normal office hours tomorrow. </p>









ST VINCENT DE PAUL HAMPER APPEAL

2022/12/16 16:30:03

<p>The St Vincent De Paul Hamper appeal has been extended, the last day to bring in food is this Monday 19th December.  Please don't forget to purchase a couple of extra items while doing your shopping at the weekend.  Thank you.</p>









HSE letter

2022/12/15 17:30:02

<p>Attached is a copy of letter from HSE which has been given to all 1st year students today.  The vaccination team will be visiting schools from February.</p> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/8263_20221215095503.pdf









3D Trip to Dáil Éireann and National History Museum

2022/12/14 13:22:21

3D enjoyed a trip to Dáil Éireann and the history museum. The had a tour of Leinster House and met with the Taoiseach and a number of ministers and TDs. Thank you to Mr Kelly for organising the outing and to Ms Verdon, who also accompanied the students on the day. 









Leaving Certificate Oral Examinations 2023

2022/12/12 17:31:33

<p>The State Examinations Commission has notified schools that the Leaving Certificate Oral Examinations for 2023 will take place in the school during the first week of the Easter holidays, Saturday 1st April to Thursday 6th April inclusive.  Music Practical Performance Tests will take place during the weeks 20th to 24th March and 27th to 31 March 2023.</p> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/5292_20221212145709.pdf









Euro Languages College Scholarship

2022/12/12 12:19:37

<p>Thank you to the many students from 3rd, TY and 5th Year who applied for a scholarship to ELC. The standard of letters was so high and it was clear that students put a great effort into them. Congratulations to Anna Mancini Moore (TY) who has been awarded the scholarship. </p>









Athletics Meet 7th December

2022/12/10 11:15:02

<div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> On Wednesday the 7th of December, Holy Faith Secondary School Clontarf and Raheny Shamrocks AC hosted their first Invitational cross-country race in St Anne's park.  </div> <div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> Three races for girls and three races for boys took place, for students from 1st to TY. </div> <div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> <br /></div> <div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> TY students from Holy faith marshalled and recorded the results for the races.  Schools from all around North Dublin took part.  </div> <div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> <br /></div> <div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> Holy Faith took the team title in all races, including, individual silver for Maggie Foley in the 1st Year 1km race, gold for Sophie Kelly and silver for Freyja O'Carroll in the 2nd Year 2km race. Eileen McCarthy finished 3rd in the 3rd/4th Year 2km race and Aoife Kane helped the team to gold with a last-minute switch from stewarding to racing.  </div> <div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> <br /></div> <div style="font-size:16px;color:rgb(33,33,33);font-family:'-apple-system', HelveticaNeue;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);"> It was a g <span>reat day. Well done girls and a big thank you to Ms O’Sullivan, Mr Fitzpatrick and our athletics coaches from Raheny Shamrocks - Anne, Tom and Elaine. </span> </div>









SVP Food Hamper Appeal

2022/12/09 16:00:02

<p><span style="font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;font-size:15.3333px;">A little reminder to pick up a couple of extra food items while shopping at the weedend.  We are back to making up our food hampers for the St Vincent de Paul. Non-perishable food donations can be brought to school and left in the hamper box in the front hall. Donations will be accepted until Friday 16th December. Please give as generously as you can, all donations gratefully received. Thank you</span></p>









Christmas Jumper Day

2022/12/08 15:48:34

Thank you to all who supported the Christmas jumper day. The Green committee collected over 1700 bottle caps for the sustainability mural. 









Memo to schools from HSE

2022/12/08 10:03:43

<p>Attached is a memo from the HSE issued this morning to schools regarding significant increase in viral infections and Group A Strep infections.</p> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/3091_20221208100116.pdf









Christmas Jumper Day

2022/12/07 15:34:17

<p>There will be a Christmas jumper day tomorrow, Thursday 8th December. Students should bring in 5 or more bottle caps in exchange for wearing their Christmas jumper.</p>









Parents' Association December meeting - Wednesday 7th December

2022/12/07 13:08:42

<div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;">Dear All,</span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-family:'Segoe UI', 'Segoe UI', '-apple-system', BlinkMacSystemFont, Roboto, 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#242424;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:#000000;"> </span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;">The next Parents' Association Meeting will take place on Wednesday 7<span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">th December at 8.00pm in the school. </span>Please find attached agenda and minutes of last month's meeting.</div> <div style="border:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Regards,</span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;"> </span></div> <div style="border:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;"><span style="border:0px;font:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Secretary to PA.</span></div> https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/9160_20221207130832.pdf https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4951_20221207130838.pdf









SVP Food Hamper Appeal

2022/12/07 09:48:48

<p><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;color:#000000;background:#FFFFFF;">Thankfully, this Christmas, we are back to making up our food hampers for the St Vincent de Paul. Non-perishable food donations can be brought to school and left in the hamper box in the front hall. Donations will be accepted until Friday 16th December. Please give as generously as you can, all donations gratefully received. Thank you</span></p>









Notice re Uniform

2022/12/07 08:11:05

During cold snaps, students are permitted to wear their school tracksuit to school - grey hooded top and loose fitting navy or black tracksuit bottoms. Students are not permitted to wear other hooded tops or leggings/coloured tracksuit bottoms. Thank you









TY Christmas Door Competition

2022/12/06 16:35:57

Last Wednesday TY students stayed late to decorate the classroom doors to create some festive cheer. They have done an amazing job. The voting has opened.. Congratulations and best of luck to all involved.









– Alerts-

26th November
Pop-up Gaeltacht


Thursday 29th November
3rd Year PTM 4.15pm – 6.45pm


Tuesday 4th November
Parents’ Association meeting 8.00pm


Notice of Review to Parents’ Association

Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Assessment October 2021

Checklist for review of the Child Safeguarding Statement October 2021


Privacy Notice May 2018

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