School starts at 9.20am. Children who arrive early should remain on the astro pitch until the bell rings. Children will not be supervised by school staff before 9.10am. If your child is absent, please inform us in writing using the absence notes provided. In accordance with a directive from the Department of Education and Skills, pupils will be marked present or absent at roll call (10am). Shorter absences for part of a school day should also be notified to school (in advance if possible) using the absence notes provided or by email or phone call.