Calasanctius College, Oranmore

Return to School Material/Resources from DES


The DES have updated their website They are designed to provide parents with important information from the DES and the HSE with regard to returning to school.

  • Video for parents with key information on supporting children to return to school
    available hereand here.
  • Fliers for parents – these are attached in this email but are also available for
    download here. The HSE has prepared material on recognising symptoms,
    which complements the material from the Department on returning to school.
    This is available here.
  • Age-appropriate videos for children and young people at different stages.
    Videos for primary (both junior and senior level) and post-primary students are
    available here.
  • Resources in a wide range of languages. Many schools will enjoy a huge
    diversity among their student and parent community. To support these parents,
    we have translated guidance for parents at
  • The National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) has developed
    webinars and resources to support the wellbeing of school communities, which are all
    available at
  • An FAQ section to help answer any concerns you may have at this time can be found here.
  • Directory of Wellbeing Supports and Online Resources
  • Health advice for parents can be found here.

The school has ratified the DES-required COVID-19 response plan and this may be accessed here: Click here for school's COVID-19 response plan

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