Class Life – 2nd Class

General Information & Communication

Class teachers for the school year 2022/2023 are: TBC

  • Parents can contact teachers for any class queries by sending a message via email:
  • For administration queries, please send them to
  • School starts at 8:50am
  • School finishes for Junior Infant class at 1:30pm.
  • Small break: 10.XXam – 10.XXam
  • Big breaks: 12.XXpm – 1.XXpm
  • Wear runners each day as we do a lot of physical activities. No laces please.
  • We are a Green School so all rubbish and food waste from your child’s lunch goes home.
  • Our school is a Health Promoting school. We encourage children to bring healthy lunches with a small treat allowed on a Friday. Pack a lunch, not a picnic!


  • Homework should take no longer than 15-20 minutes.
  • It must be checked and signed each night by a parent.
  • Children typically will get on small piece of written homework (phonics or maths).
  • They can also practice sounds, blending and our rhymes.
  • Later in the year we send home sight words. These are words which need to be learned and cannot be sounded out.


  • We have no standardised testing for junior infants but we regularly carry out teacher designed assessments and teacher observation. We work closely with our SET teachers to monitor children’s progress.