Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 186 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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Analog Devices Primary School Robotics Competition

Analog Devices Primary School Robotics Competition

Today January 16th 2020, our 6th class pupils had a great day at school. The children completed the 'EV3 Senior Robotics' workshop with two excellent teachers called Fergal and Cormac from Learn it. Using Lego as a tool, the children designed and programmed robots to...

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Bishop Brendan Leahy visits Killoughteen NS

Bishop Brendan Leahy visits Killoughteen NS

Today, January 14th there was great excitement in school as we awaited the visit of  Bishop Brendan Leahy. The children sang songs and played music for him including 'Circle of Friends', 'Gathering Song' and 'A Mhuire Mháthair'. Bishop Brendan also had a question and...

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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.