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.
Please see below the school's Annual Admission Notice in respect of admissions to the 2021/2022 school year. There is also a link here to our Schools Admission Policy. At the end of this policy you will find the school application form and school registration forms....read more
We have gotten lots done in Junior Infants so far this year! We have settled into Killoughteen National School and have made plenty of friends. In September we worked very hard on learning each others names, playing gently on the yard and getting our fingers nice and...read more
6th class have been very busy recently over the last few weeks. During Maths Week (October 10th to 18th) the class explored maths trails of the school playground. They were using different problem solving and measuring skills all around the school. 6th class also...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.