Welcome to our School
Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 196 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.
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
On Friday, June 11th our Senior Infants went on their first school tour. They were super excited as they arrived at school. Covid 19 had made them miss their Junior Infant school tour so this was a first. The children set off for Kennedys Pet Farm in Killarney. The...read more
School Calendar 2020 – 2021
School Year begins
Wednesday, August 26th.
Halloween Mid Term
Closed on Monday 26th October and re-opening Monday November 2nd.
Closing Tuesday December 22nd and re-opening Wednesday January 6th.
February Mid Term Break
Closed Thursday 18th and Friday 19th February.
St. Patrick’s Day
Closed Wednesday March 17th
Closing Friday March 26th and re-opening on Monday April 12th.
May Bank Holiday
Closed Monday May 3rd.
June Bank Holiday
Closed Monday June 7th.
Closing on Friday June 18th.