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.
On Friday August the 27th, the pupils in 5th and 6th classes went for a walk on the local Greenway. This is a fantastic resource in the vicinity of the school. We all left the school and walked up to the top of Barnagh, into the new underpass under the N21, and ...read more
Just before the Summer holidays, our school had a sensory path installed in our school corridor. A sensory path is a series of guided movements for kids to follow, shown by markings on the ground or walls. As students follow the path and complete the movements, they...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.