Downloads & Useful links

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What do my child's standardised test scores mean?


Booklists for return to school on August 29th 2019

Junior Infants

Senior Infants

1st class

2nd class

3rd class

4th class

5th class

6th class


Oola N.S. Calendar

School Closures 2019 - 2020


Useful Information for Parents of Children Starting School in 2019

Oola N.S. Enrolment Application Form 2019

Transition from Pre-School to Primary

Your Child in the Primary School, Tips For Parents

Helping Your Child in Junior and Senior Infants

The What, Why and How Of Childrens Learning in Primary School


Helping Your Child in Junior and Senior Infants


Helping Your Child in 1st and 2nd class


Helping Your Child in 3rd and 4th class


Helping Your Child in 5th and 6th class


Oola National School Policies

Child Safeguarding Statement & Risk Assessment

Anti-bullying policy

Attendance policy

Code of Behaviour / Discipline policy

Enrolment policy

Parental Complaints policy

Homework information for parents


Oola N.S. Whole School Evaluation Report

14th January 2016

Your Child in the Primary School, Tips For Parents

(Booklet by the INTO, the Irish National Teachers' Organisation to give parents an understanding of the modern primary school and how it works.)

The What, Why and How Of Childrens Learning in Primary School

(Booklet by the NCCA, the National Council For Curriculum and Assessment, to help parents to support their childs learning at home and in school, with information for each class level.)

Don't Let Your Child Miss Out

(Booklet by the NEWB, the National Education Welfare Board on the role parents play in ensuring that their child does not miss out on his or her education.)

A New Model For Allocating Special Education Teaching Support to Mainstream Schools - Quick Reference Guide For Parents

A New Model for Allocating Special Education Teachers to Mainstream Schools - A Guide For Parents

(A parental information booklet and leaflet regarding the new Resource Teaching Allocation Model, from the DES website. June 2018)

Parents Guide To A Better Internet

(This booklet will help parents to help their children have a positive experience when they are online. It provides information, advice and conversation starters about the benefits and risks they need to be aware of when using the internet. Topics explored in the guide include cyberbullying, screen time, sexting, social media and online pornography.)

Healthy Lunches Resources from Safefood

Food Pyramid

Healthy Lunchbox Ideas


Below are some links parents may find useful in supporting their child in primary school.

(Expert resources to support children, young people and parents with life's challenges.)

(Tusla website with insightful tips on what works best for children and families at different stages of childhood and in different situations.)

(Developed as part of the National Strategy to Improve Literacy & Numeracy. It was launched in September 2012 and is designed for parents of children 0 to 12 years with ideas to help them learn everyday.)

(The NCCA, the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has developed a number of resources to help parents support their childs learning in primary school)

(The Department of Education and Skills official portal for Irish education. The website acts as a support to teachers, students and parents and contains thousands of resources)

(Website of the Irish Internet Safety Centre, provides an online collection of internet safety resources.)

(This website has been developed by the public libraries service. It provides lots of activities on history, geography and science broken down into class levels.)