Welcome to Taney Parish Primary School 

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Founded in 1792, we are a mixed school with 435 pupils of many different nationalities along with a total of 24 teaching staff.

Before joining the national education system in the late 1800s, we were a charitable school for the underprivileged and, coupled with our attachment to the Church of Ireland Parish of Christ Church Taney in Dundrum, this ethos of a strong and caring community spirit remains at our core today.

At Taney Parish Primary School, we pride ourselves on being a happy place, where pupils enjoy coming every morning.  Each child is valued for their own unique contribution and effort, and our long tradition of providing the widest range of opportunities for them from the arts to sport and, crucially and centrally, in the academic area lives on.

As well as some background to our school, you will find all of our policies along with lots of practical information for parents concerning all aspects of school life on this website.

There are two classrooms of children at each of the eight grades from Junior Infants to 6th Class and we would invite you to discover their wonderful work via the dedicated class news pages.

We hope you will find this to be a useful resource and please don’t hesitate to send us your feedback.

E. Carpenter, Príomhoide.

Latest news from Taney Parish Primary School

Movement Circuits

Some action shots of 6th Class creating movement circuits using 10-15 different movements in each group!  The children then show the others their circuit and then follow along themselves. READ MORE

Science Experiments

Last week in Ms. Kiersey’s first class the children carried out three science experiments.  The first one involved making a rainbow from skittles and warm water.  The second one was creating a lava... READ MORE

Tag Rugby Sessions

5th & 6th Class have tag rugby for the next 4 weeks provided by Leinster Rugby!  Here are some action shots of Ms. Dolan’s 6th Class during their first session. READ MORE

1st Class makes Slime!!

Last week was science week so Ms Kiersey’s first class concentrated on materials and textures.  We watched a short video on how to make slime then experimenting by making our own.   We... READ MORE

Science Week Fun

Ms. Hanbidge’s class have been very busy working on bridges for homework. The children had to use recycled materials to build a bridge of any kind at home.  We then tested these in... READ MORE