Home School Community Liaison


Our Home School Community Liaison Officer (HSCL) is Anthony Gaffney. He is based in St. Canice’s BNS. The post is shared between the two schools – St Canice’s BNS and St Canice’s GNS. Anthony provides a vital link between our school in St. Canice’s BNS, the parents of our pupils and the wider Finglas community.  He organises parenting classes, signposts therapeutic supports for parents and children and works with parents to ensure the best educational outcome is achieved for their children.


Feel Free to contact Anthony by phone or email if you would like to hear about possible supports for you or your child.  

Phone: 0851144255   Email: hscl@stcanicesgns.ie


Please take a look below for more information on upcoming events as well as recent events that have happened.




Library Books

Parents and boys in 2nd class were invited into the patents room to borrow books from the library.

Board Games and Maths Games

The parents of 3rd and 4th Classes were invited into our school to play board games and Maths games with their children.  It took place over a number of days and the boys and parents had great fun.  Thank you to everyone who took part and helped out.

Halloween Cards


The parents of 2nd Class were invited into school to join their sons in making Halloween cards.  The boys had great fun.  Thank you to everyone who took part and helped out.

Wellness Fair

The family wellness fair took place in Erin’s Isle GAA CLUB. Local services such as Dogs Trust, MABs, St Vincent De Paul, Barnardos and Better Finglas were there informing our parents on their services.

Christmas Card Making


In December, our teachers welcomed parents and children into the hall to take part in making Christmas Cards. This was a hugely successful event and was organised by Anthony, our Home School Community Liaison teacher.  It was a very memorable day for parents, pupils and teachers alike.