About our school

St Oliver Plunkett School Malahide

"In our school, we value the uniqueness and importance of every human being.  We recognise the rights of our children to equal access to all education in our own school, our community and in society as a whole.  We will strive to have all our children realise their full potential in a happy caring environment.  We will endeavour to develop a sense of responsibility and adaptability for a changing world.  We will work towards cultivating a positive self-worth and respect for the importance of each individual and each community. We will promote a cooperative spirit and good, independent work habits."



During these difficult times, it's important to stay safe and healthy. That's why we have some simple steps to help you keep safe in school! If we follow these steps, together we can help stop the spread of Coronavirus.

Social distance

Sanitise your hands frequently

Cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough

Try not to touch other people's stuff

If you have any symptoms, don't come to school. Don't be afraid to tell the teachers if you feel sick! 


School Holidays

School returns - 1 September 2020
October Mid Term -  School closed Monday 26th Oct - Friday 30th October
Christmas - Last day of term is Tuesday 22nd December. School reopens on Wednesday 6th Jan 2021
February Mid Term -School closed Monday 15th - Friday 19th Feb
Bank Holidays March 17th
Easter - Friday 26th March is the last day of the term. School reopens 12th April 2021.
May bank holiday - Monday 3rd
June bank holiday - Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th

Something BIG is coming to our site! Check back soon for more details.

Green Tips

What are Green Tips:

Mia Deutrom from the green team had an idea, to start a project called Green tips. These tips will change once a month and will be shown here and on the green team page. Try to use these tips as much as possible to help make the world a cleaner place.


February's green tip:

Try and use alternatives for plastic bags in shops like growing your fruits and vegetables at home or buying them loose

Our Website Creator

This is Shea, a 13-year-old  6th Class pupil in Ms. McCabe’s Class.
Shea's many interests include technology, making websites, science, art and design, coding, lego, tinkering and Makey-Makey, architecture, music, creative writing, and basketball.
Shea has lots of ideas, he likes doing projects and presentations, helping out and being a Buddy.
In the Summer of 2018, when the school was under construction, he thought the new school should have a new website and decided to design one. He presented an initial design to Ms. O’Connor and was very excited when his proposal was accepted. Shea had some previous experience in website design but learned a lot
more in the process. It took around 3 months of hard work and dedication but he thoroughly enjoyed working with the school, coming up with ideas and incorporating those from his classmates and teachers into the website. Shea is delighted to have been given this opportunity and now has plans for his own business called WebYak building websites and teaching others.


We are very proud of Shea, and very proud of our wonderful new website.

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