Tips for parents in Irish

First published in 1995, and updated several times since then, Your Child in the Primary School – Tips for Parents has proved an outstanding success with both parents and teachers. It offers advice on how to prepare young children for their first days and months at school. In this publication parents are guided by teachers through the practical aspects of the Irish primary school system such as transition from home to school, the first day, school attendance, interculturalism, health and healthy eating, homework, bullying etc. Parents and teachers have described the booklet as “invaluable”.

It is available to download at:,35782,en.php