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.

Latest News

5th and 6th class walk on the Greenway

5th and 6th class walk on the Greenway

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 ...

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Sensory Path

Sensory Path

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...

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School Calendar 2021 – 2022

School Year begins

Wednesday, August 25th.

Halloween Mid Term

Closed on Monday 25th October  and re-opening Monday November 1st.

Christmas Holidays

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

Easter Holidays

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.

Summer Holidays

Closing on Friday June 17th.