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.
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...read more
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...read more
School Calendar 2019 – 2020
School Year Begins
Wednesday, August 28th.
Halloween Mid Term
Closed on Monday 28th October and re-opening Monday November 4th.
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
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.
Closing on Friday June 19th.