Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 162 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. This year we opened an ASD class. We have a pre-school being run on the school premises called Killoughteen Kids.
Hello everyone, Last year was an exciting time for our school. We acquired extra land, increased the size of the school playground, built on two new mainstream classrooms, opened our Rainbow Class (ASD), put an astro-turf playing surface in place for our pupils and...read more
This afternoon we had great excitement when the Liam McCarthy cup was brought to our school by Noel Hartigan. We relived some of the moments of the year by watching a clip of Limericks hurling moments during the year. We all got our class photographs with this...read more
School Calendar 2018 – 2019
School Year Begins
Wednesday, August 29th.
Halloween Mid Term
Closed from Monday 29th October and re-opening Monday November 5th.
Closing Friday December 21st and re-opening Monday January 7th.
February Mid Term Break
Closed Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February.
St. Patrick’s Day
Closed Monday March 18th (Public holiday)
Closing Friday April 12th and re-opening on Monday April 29th.
May Bank Holiday
Closed Monday May 6th.
June Bank Holiday
Closed Monday June 3rd.
Closing on Friday June 21st.
We celebrated Science Week 2018 by completing science activities every day. We completed the following this week: Monday: We planted some Hyacinths. We put them on top of a glass vase with water in it. We put them into the dark in a press to trick the plant into...read more