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.
Sincere thanks to all our families who donated kindly to the TEAM HOPE Shoebox Appeal again this year. Over 100 physical shoeboxes were collected at the school along with the many others that were donated online. Please see a picture below of Neasa Riedy and Daniel...read more
On Thursday November 4th Senior Infants did some fun science experiments. Firstly the class talked about how big machines can travel in the soft ground and agreed that they didn't sink as thier weight was spread out. We then got balloons and the teacher blew up 8...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.