Welcome to our School
Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 196 pupils range in age from 4 to 13 years. The atmosphere in our school is a very happy one enhanced by a supportive parent body. We opened our first ASD class (Rainbow Class) and a pre-school on the school premises called Killoughteen Kids in September 2018.
As the Christmas season approached, our Well-Being Committee wondered how they could best help spread a little Christmas cheer amongst our community. Unable to do their usual carol service, the pupils decided to put pen to paper and write to the local nursing homes...read more
On December 21st, Killoughteen NS had a very important guest in the school. It was the big man him-self, Santa Claus. The children were buzzing with excitement as Santa approached Killoughteen NS. All classes were out in the yard, singing songs and spreading the...read more
School Calendar 2020 – 2021
School Year begins
Wednesday, August 26th.
Halloween Mid Term
Closed on Monday 26th October and re-opening Monday November 2nd.
Closing Tuesday December 22nd and re-opening Wednesday January 6th.
February Mid Term Break
Closed Thursday 18th and Friday 19th February.
St. Patrick’s Day
Closed Wednesday March 17th
Closing Friday March 26th and re-opening on Monday April 12th.
May Bank Holiday
Closed Monday May 3rd.
June Bank Holiday
Closed Monday June 7th.
Closing on Friday June 18th.