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Date: May 15th 2019 Sports Day Donations
If you have donations for raffle prizes (new/unwanted gifts or toys) please drop them into Ms Goddard in the school hall. thank you!

Date: May 15th 2019 Hygiene Collection
Just a note to say thank you for the generosity everyone has shown over the past 2 weeks for the Hygiene Collection for the Dublin Simon Community.
There were over 50 shoe boxes filled and 40 shopping bags bursting with products, socks etc.
Your support and generosity is hugely appreciated.

Date: May 12th 2019 Golf Classic Results
Our Golf Classic took place on Friday, 10th May 2019 once again in The Grange Golf Club Rathfarnham. To hear how it went, click here!

Date: May 10th 2019 Heather Cup
The Heather Cup is upon us! Please find the following documents to get you through the tournament.
click here for the group listing!
click here for the rules!
click here for the timetable!

Date: April 13th 2019 Easter Raffle
And the lucky winners of our Easter Raffle are:-
1st Prize - Rebecca Wilson, 5th Class
2nd Prize - Stephanie Kenny, Senior Infants
3rd Prize - Dara Commins, 6th Class
Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone who supported our raffle.

Date: April 12th 2019 Spring 2019 Newsletter
For the Spring newsletter please click here!

Date: April 12th 2019 Rough Sleepers
For information on the Simon Community rough sleepers campaign please click here!

Date: April 11th 2019 Golf Classic 2019
The 2019 Pius Golf classic takes place in the Grange Golf Club on Friday May 10th. For more info click here!

Date: Feb 16th 2019 Golf Classic 2019
PLans have been firmed up for the 2019 Pius Golf classic, in the Grange Golf Club on Friday May 10th. For more info click here!

Date: Feb 10th 2019 Sale of work
Below is some information on an upcoming event which we are delighted to support. Bernie Anderson is running a Sale of Work in aid of funding for Helping Children with Special Needs tour to Lourdes in 2019.

Sunday 3rd March, St. Joseph's Parish Hall, Terenure, 10am - 1pm

All donations gratefully accepted (toys, bric-a-brac, unwanted gifts, groceries, baked goods). Please drop any donations big or small to: Bernie Anderson, 21 Templeville Road (087-6377138 / 01-4905280). We wish Bernie every success with the event.

Date: Feb 9th 2019 Quiz Night 2019
Our Table Quiz was held last Friday night, 8th February in St. Judes GAA Club and it continues to be one of the social highlights of the school year for the parents. The venue was packed, with 50 tables having been sold! For the questions, the pictures and the see how the night went, click here.

Date: Nov 6th 2018 School Calendar 2019
The PA as part of their fundraising activities have again organised the annual school calendar for St. Pius X National Schools. The calendar features class photographs from each class both schools and is a lovely memento of your child’s time in school. We offer a great discount on multiple calendars so why not consider giving them as a gift to grandparents and other family members! In order to reduce wastage and printing costs, we provide the calendar on a pre-order basis only. To order your calendar(s), please pre-order using the Easy Payments Plus on the PA website by Friday, 23rd November 2018.

Date: Nov 6th 2018 Christmas Cards 2018
All the children in St. Pius X have been busy creating their own individual Christmas Cards. You will receive a sample of your childs' card this week and these are now available to pre-order through the Easy Payments Plus system on the PA website. Cards are sold in packs of 10 (with envelopes) and are €7 per pack. Please ensure that you select the correct number of packs for each child when placing your order . The closing date for card orders is Friday, 16th November 2018.

Date: Oct 9th 2018 AGM :: Minutes
The minutes of the AGM can be found here!.

Date: Oct 9th 2018 Parent Talk :: CyberSafeIreland
An informative and interactive talk was delivered by Rachel Lynch from CyberSafeIreland. The talk was well attended and think we all took home some new information with us!!! Not to mention the handy notes given out by Rachel. There was definitely some setting changes made to many phones, iPads, iPods etc. following the talk. CyberSafeIreland are also in visiting our senior classes in both schools and it was very interesting to have real live stats from these visits. Please don’t forget to complete the talk feedback survey on their website. If you were unable to make this talk and would be interested in attending one in the future please let us know by emailing the PA directly (

Date: Sept 24th 2018 AGM & Parent Talk
The Parents' Association AGM will be held on Tuesday 9th October @7.30pm followed by a Parent Talk from CyberSafeIreland @8pm. Both events will be held in the BNS GP room.

Date: Sept 23rd 2018 Classes Vacancies
Below are the class and swim vacancies, please login to EPP if you are interested in booking a place:-

Wed - Irish Youth Club (boys) x5
Thurs - Multi-activity (1st class only) x8
Thurs - French x2
Sat - Science Club x5

Mon - 3pm (Junior/Senior Infants) x2
Tues - 3pm (Junior/Senior Infants) x1
Wed - 2pm (Junior/Senior Infants) x27
Wed - 3pm (1st - 6th class) x1

Date: August 30th 2018 Classes Enrolment - 8th September 2018

Enrolment for the Parents' Association's Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday extra-curricular classes and for all PA Swimming classes will take place on Saturday, 8th September 2018. Enrolment will only be taken through Easy Payments Plus page.

This year we are staggering the times that the system will go live:
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday Classes will go live at 10.00 am.
Swimming Classes will go live at 11.00 am.
By staggering the times, it should mean that every family will benefit by having an equal chance at getting the classes they want.

It is important that if you are availing of both types of classes that you login again at 11.00 am so that the swimming classes will be visible on screen. Attached please find a copy of the Classes Information sheet for your reference.

The Latest Class Calendar : This document is the most up to date calendar for classes.

The Latest Swimming Classes Calendar: This document is the most up to date calendar for swimming classes.

The class information table (2018/19 classes)

Date: August 24th 2018 St Pius X Mailing List
The PA runs a LOT of events and information sessions during the year. In the past we've communicated these via email and paper. But we find the paper often does not make it home... The best way for you to know what is going on is to register with the mailing list. This is STRONGLY recommended to parents new to the school, but all should register. To receive these emails, you need to register with our mailing list.


Date: June 30th 2018 June Newsletter
The June newsletter can be found here. Have a great summer and we shall see you in the Autumn!

Date: June 19th 2018 Cake Sale Photos
The photos from the always popular cake sale and competition can be found here and the list of winners here.

Date: June 16th 2018 Next Years Classes
As one school year ends, preparations for the next begin! 2018/2019 Class Information

Date: June 14th 2018 Heather Cup Photos
The photos from the final of the 2018 Heather Cup can be seen here.

Date: June 5th 2018 Homework Club 18/19!
Due to the success of this terms homework club pilot we are pleased to be able to offer the HWC in both schools starting in September. For more info see here for the Girls HWC and here for the Boys HWC

Date: June 4th 2018 NPC Conference
The next NPC conference takes place on the 16th. For more details please click here

Date: June 1st 2018 Ice Cream Van Photos
The photos from the ice cream van visit can be seen here.

Date: May 30th 2018 Cake Sale!
A flyer for the 2018 cake sale / competition can be found here.

Date: May 25th 2018 Golf Event Photos
The photos from the 2018 golf classic can be seen here.

Date: May 25th 2018 Communion Photos
The photos from the 2018 first communion can be seen here.

Date: May 25th 2018 Anti-bullying information session for parents
Weds. 30th May 2018 - Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan - 7.30pm
The overall aims of this session are:
  • To enable you to support your child regarding issues of bullying
  • To inform you about the Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary The evening will begin with a brief introduction to NPC and our new Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022 ADMISSION FREE, all parents welcome

  • Date: March 15th 2018 Class Concert Photos
    Another great year of classes have almost come to completion (still swimming to run and our new classes - see below story). The photos from the 2018 class concert can be seen here.

    Date: March 12th 2018 Chess & Baking Classes
    There are two PA classes being run for 10 weeks after the Easter break commencing on Thursday, 12th April for Chess and Baking. Please sign-up to the classes through the PA website via Easy Payment

    Date: March 11th 2018 Homework Clubs
    The PA are delighted to announce that they are establishing Homework Club pilots in both schools, which will commence in April following the Easter Break. For more information please see Homework Pilot Information GNS & Homework Pilot Information BNS

    Date: March 8th 2018 Badminton
    Our two Badminton courses (Beginners & Intermediate) finished up this week after 8 weeks. All the kids made great progress with their game over the weeks and thoroughly enjoyed playing singles & doubles matches and mini competitions along the way. Well done to everyone who participated and many thanks to Elaine Goddard and John Noble for their support and coaching. See the Badminton Class photos for more!

    Date: February 28th 2018 NPC Education Conference 2018
    This year's Conference will be held on Saturday, 16th June 2018. Further details will be issued in due course.

    Date: February 13th 2018 Golf Classic
    Following the successes of our previous Golf Classics, St. Pius X Schools are delighted to announce the 2018 Golf Classic fundraiser on Friday, 11th May 2018. For more click here

    Date: February 12th 2018 Table Quiz
    Our Table Quiz was held last Friday night, 9th February in Lakelands and it’s fairly safe to say that it was a cracking night. The venue was packed and heads were melted with challenging questions and photos delivered by our quizmaster - Greg Dixon. There was fierce competition between all the parents and teachers – sorry I mean teams! The scoreboard was monitored closely all the way through and in the end The Teachers Table nabbed the top spot with 134 points!!! Clueless were 2nd with 130 points; e=mchammer and Ordinary Joes were joint 3rd with 126 points. So the gauntlet has now be laid for future Table Quizzes!!! Thank you again to all our sponsors for all the super raffle prizes donated, our quizmaster, Lakelands staff and the PA committee for a very enjoyable 2018 Quiz night. For more click here

    Date: February 11th 2018 Templeogue Swim Club
    Templeogue Swim Club are holding a Table Quiz on Friday, 2nd March 2018. As you will be aware we have been using the Templeogue College Swimming pool for many years to run swimming lessons for the children of St. Pius X schools, we wish them every success with their Quiz. For more click here