Welcome

Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 162 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.                                                                          This year we opened an ASD class. We have a pre-school being run on the school premises called Killoughteen Kids.

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Building for the future – Exciting times

Building for the future – Exciting times

Hello everyone, Last year was an exciting time for our school. We acquired extra land, increased the size of the school playground, built on two new mainstream classrooms, opened our Rainbow Class (ASD), put an astro-turf playing surface in place for our pupils and...

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Liam McCarthy visits Killoughteen NS

Liam McCarthy visits Killoughteen NS

This afternoon we had great excitement when the Liam McCarthy cup was brought to our school by Noel Hartigan. We relived some of the moments of the year by watching a clip of Limericks hurling moments during the year. We all got our class photographs with this...

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School Calendar 2018 – 2019

School Year Begins

Wednesday, August 29th.

Halloween Mid Term

Closed from Monday 29th October  and re-opening Monday November 5th.

Christmas Holidays

Closing Friday December 21st and re-opening Monday January 7th.

February Mid Term Break

Closed Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February.

St. Patrick’s Day

Closed Monday March 18th (Public holiday)

Easter Holidays

Closing Friday April 12th  and re-opening on Monday April 29th.

May Bank Holiday

Closed Monday May 6th.

June Bank Holiday

Closed Monday June 3rd.

Summer Holidays

Closing on Friday June 21st.

Science Week in Ms Ryan’s Class

Science Week in Ms Ryan’s Class

We celebrated Science Week 2018 by completing science activities every day. We completed the following this week: Monday: We planted some Hyacinths. We put them on top of a glass vase with water in it. We put them into the dark in a press to trick the plant into...

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Ready Set Go Maths

Ready Set Go Maths

Junior and Senior Infants do Ready Set Go Maths. Ready, Set, Go Maths,is a numeracy programme designed to enable children in Junior and Senior Infants to develop and consolidate their understanding of numbers through activities and interactive games. The programme...

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