Taney Fair Prize Winners

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Congratulations to our Senior Active School Basketball Challenge and Quiz winners!  The Taney Fair record of 26 baskets was scored by our Basketball Challenge winner.  100% from our Quiz winner was also most impressive.  Well done!!    

School Fair

The school is looking very colourful and everyone is excited about the School Fair this Saturday 20th October from 10am till 1pm!  Come and see the scary monsters that Ms. Leahy’s class made…..they are on display on the corridor near … Continued

Bon Voyage!

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After many many happy years working in Taney, both Mrs. Martin and Mrs. Christie (previously known as Miss Swanton and Miss Durham!) hung up their teaching boots and skipped off to begin their retirements in June.  The staff and pupils … Continued

All the hard work is done!

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Have a great holiday, everyone.  The office will be officially closed until 30th August – emails will be checked periodically over the summer, if you need to contact us, do so at taneyschool@eircom.net Julie Maloney and Lynn Hanley  

TaneyVision

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The hotly anticipated extravaganza that is TaneyVision took place in the Robert Smyth Hall this Tuesday.  The excitement had been building for several weeks as 6th class conducted auditions – children from 4th, 5th and 6th classes eligible to enter.  … Continued

Active Flag Award

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During an accreditation visit on 12th June, the Junior Active School Committee, spearheaded by Ms. Audrey Coe, delivered a powerpoint presentation about the team effort from pupils, parents and staff along with the numerous events organised to promote activity in … Continued

Credit Union

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Credit Union took in its final lodgments for the school year last week.  We had a visit from Pauline from Dundrum CU, who gave 6th class tellers lots of goodies for all their help this year.  They also presented Joan … Continued

Piano Maestros

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A massive well done to all the boys and girls who have been working so hard at piano with Mrs. Farrell this year.  A large number of pupils sat exams and achieved fantastic results.  Mrs. Farrell spoke to assembly about … Continued

Sunny Smiles at Parish Fête

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The annual Taney Parish Fête took place on one of the sunniest days of the year and there were plenty of smiles all round as the children and parents tried their luck at the games, giggled at the clown, browsed the … Continued

Irish Dancing Display

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Our Irish Dancing Display was held on Thursday evening last week and the children from 1st to 6th classes gave us a great show of all the wonderful dances they have learned this year.  We had a special presentation at … Continued

Sports Day

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Active School Week culminated with our annual Sports Day which took place in Marlay Park on Friday morning.  A big thank you to the dozens of parents and teachers who helped to organise and coordinate the event, and to Paul … Continued

Active School Week

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Active School week took place last week, 28th May to 1st June.  Everyone was encouraged to wear their favourite active gear in order to take part fully in Active School Week.  Coaches from Olympian Gymnastics and Irish Ultimate Frisbee provided taster … Continued

Fun & Sun at the Sponsored Walk

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On Thursday, 19th April, 272 pupils along with their parents, younger siblings, grandparents and canine companions replaced the recently-required snowboots for shades as they participated in the Fun / Sponsored Walk at Marlay Park. It was a great turnout and … Continued

Fun/Sponsored Walk in Marlay Park

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We ran an art competition to choose two designs for the junior and senior sponsorship cards and our two winners came from Junior Infants and Third Class, both the youngest classes in their respective categories!  It was a really tough … Continued

Funky Feet

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Some Funky Feet ready to Walk for Water on World Water Day as part of the joint Active Flag and Green Flag initiative.  Along with wearing blue clothing for World Water Day the children decorated their shoes, or wore odd … Continued

Fun/Sponsored Walk

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The Fun/Sponsored Walk will take place in Marlay Park on Thursday 19th April.  The children have been busy in school designing sponsorship cards.  There were two winners, one from the junior end and one from senior end of the school.  … Continued

Table Quiz Results

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72 parents and friends of Taney made up the 18 teams that contested the Taney Table Quiz 2018. Resident quiz maestro Eoin Pearson tested the knowledge limits with questions of current affairs, sport, literature, geography, entertainment, history, general knowledge and … Continued

Winner of Credit Union Draw Announced

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Junior assembly on Friday, 9th February was awash with excited anticipation as the children awaited the announcement of who had won the Credit Union Draw. Joan Sherlock Robertson, who manages the scheme, explained how all regular savers were included whether … Continued

Taney Table Quiz

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It’s nearly time for the eagerly awaited annual Table Quiz which will test the Taney knowledge pool while raising funds for our school. Teams of four will be quizzed on a variety of general knowledge and specific categories courtesy of … Continued

Thank you all, from CrossCare

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To Everyone at Taney, Thank you so very much for your generous food gifts for the CrossCare Foodbank in Dundrum. We have so appreciated your gifts in the past and we were delighted to receive so much again this December. … Continued

Christmas Capers

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The first weekend of December was a buzz with festive activity, with over 60 parents and teachers heralding the start of the Christmas season at the Goat Grill. There was plenty of yuletide cheer and fun on the dancefloor courtesy … Continued

Choir at Taney Parish Bazaar

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Our school choir performed for the first time this year at the Taney Parish Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 2nd December.  They lined the staircase and sang as the Bazaar opened at 10am.  People commented so positively on this lovely festive … Continued

Team Hope Shoeboxes

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Great excitement here in school today, Friday 10th November.  A Dublin Bus double-decker arrived, with driver Paul and his team of Transition Year helpers. The bus was parked outside the school gates, which was very exciting for the Infants on … Continued

Annual Dublin & Glendalough Diocesan Service

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Ten pupils from 4th and 5th Classes, accompanied by Mrs. Carpenter and Mrs. Quill, attended the Annual Dublin & Glendalough Diocesan Service for primary school children, held in Christchurch Cathedral on Thursday 19th October.  One of our pupils had been chosen … Continued

School Fair Outcomes & Photos

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Despite Storm Brian threatening to put a dampener on proceedings, the School Fair on 21st October saw an estimated 150 families brave the rain to attend the children’s favourite annual event. Your generous contributions produced a grand total of €5,447, … Continued

The Fair 2017 – All you Need to Know

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With only a few days to go until our annual School Fair, preparations are in full flow. The teachers are selling raffle tickets this week at €1 each and we have over 40 prizes including an iPad, headphones, toys, games … Continued

Welcome to the new Junior Infant Parents

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On Friday, 8th September, we welcomed the parents of the new Junior Infants to the school community. Over 50 parents met and mingled over coffee, with many new parents getting to know those with children in the school already. We … Continued

Sports Day 2017

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The sun shone for the annual sporting spectacle of Taney Parish Primary School, held in Marlay Park on 2nd June. Juniors infants to 6th Class pupils showed off their athletic prowess through the sprint, relay, hoop, cup and ball, and obstacle … Continued