P6/5 Visit Authors: Cathy Cassidy and Marita Conlon Mc Kenna

The girls in P5 and P6 attended a very inspirational talk by the very popular UK author, Cathy Cassidy, last Wednesday. The classes were invited to this event in the Pavilion in Dun Laoghaire as part of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown’s book festival: &ld… . . . → Read More: P6/5 Visit Authors: Cathy Cassidy and Marita Conlon Mc Kenna


Senior school assembly on Thursday was taken by former student, Sorcha O’Meara. She is studying medicine at UCD and spent five weeks this summer working in Nicaragua for UCD Volunteers Overseas. Talking about her time abroad, she gave the prese… . . . → Read More: HELPING OUT IN CENTRAL AMERICA


Jennifer Anderson, a long time member of the Rathdown school community as our matron died this summer. She was a wonderful servant to the school as head of the boarding house and will be sadly missed by present and past pupils. Her memorial service is … . . . → Read More: MEMORIAL SERVICE

Panto News!

The auditions have been held, the cast has been chosen and the management assigned. SUCH 2010 is underway! The lead roles in the Panto, which has two casts to include more girls in the show, were difficult to decide from all the talented students who… . . . → Read More: Panto News!

JS -Green School’s Programme

This year, the very active Green School’s Committee in the Junior School will work towards achieving our third Green Flag. One of the P6 projects we entered in the BT Young Scientist competition last year began the research for this award. The wh… . . . → Read More: JS -Green School’s Programme

Junior School News

New Recruits! Our new KG1 students have settled nicely into the pre-school classroom in Tudor House! The girls are really doing well, participating with enthusiasm in daily assemblies, and enjoying all the new learning activities in their classroom. M… . . . → Read More: Junior School News

Welcome Back!

It has been a great first week meeting all the girls. I am very excited to be here. I have been given an extremely warm welcome and already feel at home in Rathdown School. Look forward to meeting you all throughout the year. Anne Dowling Principal . . . → Read More: Welcome Back!


Students in P3, P4, P5 and P6 are very excited, as the hockey-training season has begun. The new Director of Hockey, Graham Shaw, started working with the girls this week. He taught the girls some helpful tips and tricks! We are all looking forward to … . . . → Read More: Hockey

Friday, 27 August 2010 New Term Begins 8.40am – 12.45pm