Staff

Dermot

dsc4737 Dermot is the principal teacher at Canal Way ETNS. As a class teacher he has a huge interest in teaching music and particularly enjoys percussion classes and accompanying classes on his guitar. Dermot’s passion for ethical education has led him to complete further studies in this area. Dermot brings this experience to Canal Way and enjoys using children’s philosophy lessons as part of the holistic development of the child. He is a strong advocate for the voice of the child and uses this approach daily in school life.

Fiona

dsc4706 Fiona is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS. She particularly enjoys teaching Science, Maths and Geography. She has taken on further studies in Human Rights and Citizenship and brings these experiences to the team at Canal Way ETNS. Fiona promotes and supports the active learner in the classroom and promotes using the local environment as an outdoor classroom. Fiona is delighted to be part of the team at Canal Way ETNS.

Eavan

dsc4481 Eavan is our school administrator at Canal Way ETNS. We are extremely lucky to have her on board. Eavan promotes the ethos of Canal Way ETNS through all her interactions with pupils staff, parents and the wider school community. Eavan enjoys visiting classrooms and is always supportive of pupils work and interested in school projects.

Aodán

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Aodán is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS. He especially likes teaching English, Drama and History. He also has a great interest in Computers, and likes to pass on as many ICT skills as possible to the children he teaches. Aodán is heavily involved with sport, especially the GAA. He has also played and trained teams in soccer, hockey, basketball and athletics.

Niamh

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Niamh is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS. She has a particular interest in play-based learning and loves to teach English and Art. Niamh also has experience of teaching English as a second language and enjoys learning about other cultures.

Aileen

dsc4685 Aileen is a classroom teacher at Canal Way ETNS and has been teaching for over ten years. She particularly enjoys teaching art and languages. She has an interest in Special Education which she also brings to the classroom.

Ciaran

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Ciarán is a classroom teacher for Senior Infants at Canal Way ETNS. He has a passion for all things Sports, Maths and Science related. Ciaran enjoys a busy and active Classroom where all children are celebrated and always aims to create a positive and co-operative learning environment.

 

Simon

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Wilma

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Wilma is a class teacher at Canal Way. Wilma’s love of music is reflected in her style of teaching and she plays violin, piano and enjoys singing with her class and at assembly. She has taken further studies in Special Education and worked with St Michael’s house. When not in the classroom Wilma can be found out in the school garden.

Doireann

dsc4747 Doireann loves classroom teaching – her favourite subjects are English and Geography. She particularly enjoys story time and taking classes outside the school on field trips. Her classroom environment supports active class debates and philosophical discussions.

Newsletter 11.11.2018

Welcome to this weeks newsletter, Table Quiz this Friday – see below for details – Table Quiz fundraiser at 8pm, Friday 16th November, McGowan’s Pub in Harold’s Cross. More details below. Ethos – Core Value for November is Equality. This month is Human Rights Month. Human Rights are a pillar of our Ethos, and children […]

NEWSLETTER 19.10.2018

Ethos – We had a great Assembly this morning hosted by Ciara and Aileen. There was song, dance, reflection, thanks and laughter. Maths Week Lots happening around the school this week. Cian’s class was enjoying solving puzzles. Fiona’s class solved a puzzle by Henry Dudeny and were thinking strategically all week. Ciara’s class were tessellating […]

NEWSLETTER 05.10.2018

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Welcome to this week’s newsletter, ETHOS – This month’s core value is Honesty. Our new Monday morning assemblies are a success so far, and we are learning about growth mind-set, learning through mistakes and philosophical questioning at these assemblies. Fridays assemblies are more performance based, and we enjoyed a fine performance from Third Class today, […]

NEWSLETTER 21.09.2018

Welcome to this weeks newsletter, CLASS MEETINGS: We are really looking forward to meeting you next week at your class meetings. To clarify, the children will be taken to the hall for activities, and the meeting will be in the class for ALL adults and teacher. It should take 20 – 25 minutes. Drop your […]

NEWSLETTER 07.09.2018

Welcome to the first newsletter of the year, ETHOS – This month’s Core Value is Happiness. The Jewish Festival of Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated from 9 – 11 September. WELCOME JUNIOR INFANTS: our new students are getting settled in at the moment, and it is truly great to have them with us. They are […]

NEWSLETTER

Welcome this the last newsletter of the school year, SCHOOL PLAY – STRANGER SCHOOLS – Oh WHAT A NIGHT ! I am sure that by now you have all heard about the outstanding play that was performed during the week. Written by Zac, Charlie, Patrick, Stephen and teachers Shane and Hazel. The play was set […]