In this section, the Willow Park community can share information and advice with one another on a range of issues from holiday camps to books and uniform suppliers. It may be particularly helpful for families who are new to the school, new to Dublin, or new to the country. If you want to share information on a service you found helpful, please get in touch ().
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IN SCHOOL SERVICES
Direct2schoolbooks was set up by two Willow Mums to save parents time and remove the stress of sourcing the contents of the annual book list. The entire contents of your son’s book list will be delivered directly to his classroom for his first day back at school. Every item is labelled with his name and class form.
With a vast knowledge of primary schoolbooks and accompanying stationery items, we strive to provide you with the best possible service, with no missing or incorrect books in your order.
From order to desk, Direct2schoolbooks does it best !
THE SCHOOL SHOP
The school shop, operated by parent volunteers Tricia and Claudette, is open daily from 8.30 until 9.00 and is situated on the Fourth Form Corridor.
On sale are all the necessary stationery items, pencil cases, etc, and copybooks/notebooks as well as
mouthguards and boot bags. The school only accepts cash.
Each class visits on a scheduled school day. When restrictions are lifted and it is safe for the boys to mix, they can visit the shop any morning they wish.
Confirmation will come directly from the school of any changes to the current policies.
SCHOOL BUS SERVICE
Please note that these are private services not arranged by the school.
Foxrock and Surrounding Areas AND Willow to Mt. Anville
Operating from Foxrock and Surrounding Area. Additional option to also use from Willow Park School to Mt. Anville. If you are in an area not currently service, please contact (button below) with details. Cost is €25 one-way/€35 return per week. If you have any questions, contact Alan at 0876532106.
Registration for the Dalkey school bus for 2021/22 will be available toward the end of June. Bus will be approx. 30 euro per week return stopping at 7 stops between Dalkey, Dun Laogahire and Monkstown. For further information and expression of interest email Willowparkschoolbus@gmail.com
On Campus Camps
Active Kids Camp
A multi-sport summer camp for kids ages 3-10 years.
Ultimate Sports Camp & Ultimate Gaeilge Camp
Camps will run each week starting June 7th. Click on the picture above for more info or click on contact to reach the camp.
Arts & Crafts
Drama & Script Workshops
Games Designed to Build Confidence
Weekly Performance Every Friday
Life Skills Academy
The Life Skills Academy Excellence Camp provides Boys and Girls, aged 7-14, with a unique opportunity to experience 6 essential Life Skills in a Fun and Safe Environment. Our Life Skills include Cooking, Self Defence, Survival Skills, Sports Development, Tech Skills, and First Aid. Each Life Skill is taught by a top professional in their field.
INSS Sailing Camp
Watching youngsters grow in confidence as they master the art of sailing is one of the great rewards for us. Our courses will entertain, challenge, and stimulate your children as they learn how to master a sailing dinghy afloat - and have fun along the way.
Currently taking requests for summer camp 2021.
UCD Sports Camp
We are delighted to announce the popular return of our Multi-Sport Summer Camps! Catering for children aged 5 to 12 years the ethos of our Summer Multi Sport Camp is to provide an enriching, inclusive and welcoming environment full of fun where children can try a range of sports and activities. Booking goes live May 5th
Dun Laoghaire School of Music
Music camps organised by Catherine Madden ( Music teacher at Willow) are taking place in Willow Park school for children aged between 4 and 13 years of age from 28th June for 4 weeks. These active music camps have been successfully running for over 25 years and have proved most popular with children and parents.
Activities include introduction to instruments such as violin, guitar , keyboard ukelele, plano, songwriting, rock bands for older kids, plus dancing, music theatre and singing. You don't need to be able to play an instrument to join this camp. The emphasis is on fun and building confidence,
There is a concert every Friday which will be videoed for parents.
SUMMER SUP CAMPS 2021
Morning camp - 10.30am to 12.30pm.
Afternoon camp - 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
The weeks currently available are:
Week 1: 7th-11th June.
Week 2: 14th-18 June.
Week 3: 21st-25 June.
Week 4: 28th June-2nd July.
Week 5: 12th-16th July.
Week 6: 19th-23rd July.
Week 7: 26th-30th July.
Cost per Camp is €150.