Academic

  • Curriculum

    The boys receive tuition in line with the Department of Education and Science guidelines. Subjects included in the curriculum:

    Irish
    English
    Maths
    Art
    Music
    Religion
    Geography
    French
    PE
    History
    Science
    Computers
    SESE
    SPHE

    In addition to fully equipped classrooms, we provide a dedicated Music Room, STEM Suite and Library and enjoy shared access to a Gymnasium and Concert Hall.

    While the core subjects are taught by the class teachers, specialist teachers are employed to teach Drama, Music and Keep Fit.

    The School also employs a Resource Teacher who provides a limited amount of learning support.

    Swimming

    Swimming takes place in the Monkstown Pool and Leisure Centre during school hours. Instruction from qualified coaches begins in Junior Infants and continues to Sixth Class.

    Music

    There is a very active tradition of music in Monkstown Park Junior School. The sound of drums, guitars and piano, to name but a few, can be heard wafting from the music room at various stages during the day.

    Drama

    There is a strong drama tradition within the school with regular concerts in which the children participate. The Irish board of Speech and Drama holds annual examinations in the school itself.

    Computers

    Children are introduced to computers at an early age with simple programs designed to help learn basic reading and maths skills, progressing from Junior Infants through to more complicated programs up to Sixth Class.

  • School Calendar

  • Booklists
    2017-2018 Booklist

    To be announced...

  • Our Staff
    Mrs. Miriam Tuohy

    My name is Miriam Tuohy. I have been working in Monkstown Park Junior School since 2011 and love the friendly atmosphere here. As the boys pass the office in the morning they are always ready with a smile and a hello. I really enjoy the interaction with the different classes during gardening activities and folklore storytelling.

    Ms. Alizia Gisler

    My name is Alizia Gisler and I have been working in Monkstown Park for 13 years. I am originally from Switzerland where I grew up in a small village at the foot of the Alps in Lucerne. Languages is another interest of mind and I enjoy teaching the boys German which I speak fluently due to my Swiss background.

    Ms. Sandra Allen

    I have been teaching in Monkstown Park for many years. Each child is unique. My expectation is that every child in my class would do his personal best. My hope is that the boys would enjoy their time in 4th class. Each year I organise the Team Hope Christmas Box Appeal. It is important that the boys are aware of those less fortunate than themselves.



    Mrs. Colette Farrell

    I have worked at Monkstown Park Junior School for many years. I am passionate about my job, and enjoy the caring and nurturing atmosphere of the school. My own two sons have gone through Monkstown Park, from Junior infants to Sixth class and have now made the transition to the Senior School. Outside of school time I enjoy my involvement with the school tennis teams and the inter-school leagues.

    Ms. Lindsey Heppenstall

    Hi, my name is Lindsey Heppenstall. I have been teaching in Monkstown Park Junior School since 2006. I am originally from Wakefield Yorkshire on the eastern edge of the Pennines. I love travelling and I've been have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to travel around the world. I also lived in Germany for six years and the United States for one year. I've been living in Ireland for the past fifteen years and enjoy living here.

    Mrs. Fiona Lester

    My name is Fiona Lester. I have taught Speech and Drama in Monkstown Park Junior School for many years. I am an Associate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music ( A.R.I.A.M.), an Associate of the London College of Music ( A.L.C.M.) and a Licenciate of Trinity College London. (L.T.C.L.). My involvement with Drama is extensive, as an Actor, Teacher, Director and Adjudicator. I am currently directing Cabinteely Youth Theatre, the second oldest Youth Theatre in Ireland. I have been a long time supporter of Friends of the Dublin Theatre Festival. I enjoy painting as a hobby and the company of my husband and two grown-up daughters.



    Mr. Mark Shaw
    Rugby Coordinator
    PE Instructor

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