Steps to School featured on ‘Today with Sean O’Rourke’

Better Finglas were delighted to have our Steps to School programme featured on the ‘Today with Sean O’Rourke’ show on RTE Radio One Thursday 1st September. The show’s reporter met with a local Finglas family to talk about how the Steps to School programme has supported their youngest member, Grace, in her move from preschool to primary school. […]

Steps to School Photobook

As part of our work with local preschools and primary schools to support children’s transition from preschool to primary school, Better Finglas has created the ‘Steps to School Photobook’. This is a picture book with photos of local schools to help children engage in conversations about going to primary school. The Home School Community Liaison Coordinators were […]

Wizards of Words Expands to More Schools

In September 2016, the Barnardos Wizards of Words Reading Programme will be offered in two more schools; Mother of Divine Grace Primary School and Gaelscoil Uí Earcáin. Wizards of Words is a school-based reading programme where each child is matched with a mature adult volunteer tutor, aged 55 or over. This programme is available to […]