Arrivals & Departures: School opens to receive students at 9:05am approximately. Children arriving line up outside the front door. School starts at 9:10 am. In order that children can organise and settle themselves into school, the staff of Glenasmole consider it to be extremely important that all children are in school at this time. Parents dropping off and collecting children from school are requested to be particularly aware of the safety of children crossing the road and not to park at the school gate or in the roadway on either side.
Junior and Senior Infant classes end at 1:50pm. The children in these classes should be collected promptly at this time. (There is a special induction period for new junior infants in September, which is usually as follows: – 1st week : 9.10 – 11.30, 2nd week 9.10 – 12.30, 3rd week and subsequent weeks 9.10 – 1.50)
The school day for all other classes ends at 2:50pm. Children are supervised by the teachers as they exit the front door of the building. Children must wait inside the gate until the school bus or a parent/guardian arrives to collect them. Children who are walking or cycling home from school must have written permission from parents to do so. To avoid accidents happening, to ensure children will not be distressed, and for children’s safety they should be collected at the right time.
Bus Éireann operates a school bus service for children who live more than 3.2km from their nearest school. If you think your child may be eligible, please indicate this on the enrolment form and their name will be added to the list of applicants. Bus Éireann will then liaise directly with parents. The phone number for the Schools Transport Service is 01 7032427/01 8302222 and the route number is 748.