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St. Peter's National School, Phibsboro, Dublin
St. Peter’s will re open from 1st March and welcome back all of our students from Junior Infants -2nd class As per government guidelines, all remaining classes from 3rd-6th will return from the 15th of March (subject to public health advice) In the meantime, 3rd-6th class pupils will continue to work remotely via Dojo/zoom and Microsoft Teams.  | Please see parents' section to access enrolment forms for the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 school years
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Strings' News 2020 2021

We are delighted to announce that our strings'/musical programme has now restarted in the school over the apst number of weeks. Every two weeks, pupils from 1st-6th classes received a weekly music lesson with Ciara. Unfortunately, they are not using violins yet but hopefully, we will be able to reintroduce them soon.

In other strings' news, we are looking to restart our orchestra lessons but online (via zoom). Ciara will be in touch with our orchestra players very soon. Once our primary orchestra has been established, we will look to retart our secondary school orchestra once again (via Zoom).

 

 

Music News 2020/2021

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A lovely image of our secondary school chamber orchestra before they perform on the stage of the Wesley Feis

 

2020 - Music

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

We are designating 2020 the year of Music, culture and the Arts. We have a huge variety of programmes planned.

In January alone, we have engaged the services of The Mobile Music School to conduct 10 week lessons with 6 of our classes, The 'Moon and Sixpence' theatre company visited the school on the 9th and our 4th, 5th and 6th class pupils took part in confidence building/public speaking seminars on the 8th.

Our newly formed chamber choir took part in the Laudate Festival at the end of January as part of Catholic Schools' Week.

Our school orchestra kicked off the 2020 season with their annual benefit concert in St. Peter's Church on the 29th of February with our secondary school chamber orchestra and the Offbeat Ensemble. They will also take part in collaborations with other schools and will travel outside of Dublin for the first time this year.

To cap off term 2, we have drafted a script for a whole school musical but this has been put on hold in light of the recent mandatory school closures.

The culmination of our year of Music and the Arts will be marked with a Gala Concert in St. Peter's Church on the 21st of November to mark 10 years of the strings' project in our school.


More details of different programmes will follow shortly-busy times ahead!!!!

 

Unfortunately, we have had to pause all of our musical initiatives until further notice in light of Covid-19 restrictions. Hopefully, a lot of the events planned for 2020 can be carried out over the course of 2021.