Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 181 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.

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Goodbye to sixth class 2019!

Goodbye to sixth class 2019!

From all staff and students at Killoughteen NS, we wish our outgoing sixth class of 2019 the best of luck in their futures. We expect big things from these ten wonderful kids. Don't forget to come back and visit us! Link to our end of year...

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School Calendar 2019 – 2020

School Year Begins

Wednesday, August 28th.

Halloween Mid Term

Closed on Monday 28th October  and re-opening Monday November 4th.

Christmas Holidays

Closing Friday December 20th and re-opening Monday January 6th.

February Mid Term Break

Closed Thursday 20th and Friday 21st February.

St. Patrick’s Day

Closed Tuesday March 17th

Easter Holidays

Closing Friday April 3rd  and re-opening on Monday April 20th.

May Bank Holiday

Closed Monday May 4th.

June Bank Holiday

Closed Monday June 1st.

Summer Holidays

Closing on Friday June 19th.