Welcome to our School
Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 208 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.
In Killoughteen NS we have just begun a very exciting building project. Before the Summer of 2023 we will have completed the construction of 2 new mainstream classrooms, 1 Special Education Teacher room, 2 ASD classes with ancillary accommodation and a halla along...read more
On Tuesday, April 5th, pupils in Killoughteen NS were all set to compete for the title of 'Table Toppers Champion' Fourth class were the title holders heading into the competition. Daniel McMahon had won the title for his class at Halloween. Three pupils were chosen...read more
School Calendar 2021 – 2022
School Year begins
Wednesday, August 25th.
Halloween Mid Term
Closed on Monday 25th October and re-opening Monday November 1st.
Closing Wednesday December 22nd and re-opening Thursday January 6th.
February Mid Term Break
Closed Thursday 24th and Friday 25th February.
St. Patrick’s Day
Closed Thursday March 17th
Closing Friday April 8th and re-opening on Monday April 25th.
May Bank Holiday
Closed Monday May 2nd .
June Bank Holiday
Closed Monday June 6th.
Closing on Friday June 17th.