Useful Links


Community National School – The Community National Schools main website.

Barnardos – Information on childcare, anti-bullying and a booklet on your child’s numeracy development.

Help my kid learn – Ideas for learning, which can be tailored to suit the age of your child.

Department of Education and Skills – Government website which includes a section for parents, as well as school-related guidelines, circulars and inspection reports.

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) – Information on learning outcomes for each class level and supplementary videos and tip sheets to help your child’s learning at home.

Starfall – Phonics practise exercises, including the sound that each letter makes in the English alphabet.

Cula4 –  Cláracha agus cluichí a thacóidh le scileanna teanga sa Ghaeilge. Mura bhfuil tú muiníneach leis an nGaeilge, gliogáil ar ‘English’ chun an suíomh a aistriú
Programmes and games that will support language skills in Irish. If you’re not confident at reading Irish, click on the ‘English’ button to translate the site.

Scoilnet –  Portal that contains many links to educational sites, updated regularly.

Nationalgeographic Kids – Information on different countries, animals, science, and much more.

Woodlands Junior School – An amazing array of activities in all subject areas, including online games to practise skills in maths and English.

ISPCC – Ireland’s oldest and most well-known children’s charity (Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children).

National Parents Council Primary – Information for parents on your child’s learning and development in primary school and how you can become involved by setting-up and taking-part in your school’s Parents’ Association.

Green Schools Ireland – An international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Rainbows Ireland – Support for children and young people who have been affected by the death of a close family member or whose family has changed because their parents have separated or divorced.

Stay Safe – A primary-school programme which aims to reduce vulnerability to child abuse and bullying through the provision of a personal safety education programme for children at primary school level, continuing professional.

Ms Kennedy

Ms. Kennedy is one of our SNAs. Ms. Kennedy works within many classes in the school. She joined River Valley CNS in 2020.

Ms. Kennedy has been a volunteer leader with Irish Girl Guides for the past ten years..


Rivervalley CNS Address:

River Valley Community National School

85-87 Main Street,
Swords, Co Dublin

Contact us

Tel: 085 8705523


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