Childrens Festival

Wednesday 18th May 2015
Dear Parents,
Blessington N.S. is hosting the West Glendalough Children’s Choral Festival this year. They have given us the following information:
• The service is being held at 11 am Sharp on Friday 10th June in St. Marys Church of Ireland church , Blessington, Co. Wicklow. ( The church is in the centre of town beside the Downshire House Hotel.)Pupils and their families need to be there by 10.40a.m. There will be pews reserved for our teachers and pupils in the church.

• Refreshments will be held in the school hall after the service.(Take the road to Dublin out of the town and, on the outskirts, turn left at the Maxol garage. Drive straight down this road through two small roundabouts; the school is in a cul de sac at the bottom of the road .)

• Races will be held in the GAA grounds after refreshments. The grounds are adjacent to the school.

• Children must be supervised by their parents/guardians at all times.

• Children must wear runners . Spiked running shoes are not allowed and children must not run in their bare feet.

• Each family is asked to bring a cake /biscuits/tray bakes for the teas. These will be collected outside the church before service.

• Each child will need to bring a tie for the three legged race.

• For health and safety reasons, all children must wear runners.

• Each child needs to bring a tie for the 3 legged races.

• Sacks will be provided for the sack races.

• There will be a collection during the service.
This is always a very enjoyable day and all children and their families are encouraged to attend.
Kind regards
Yvonne Griffin