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.

Latest News

Egg Drop Challenge

For a little end-of-term fun, 2nd Class took on the Egg Drop Challenge. Each group was asked to test and choose a suitable padding that would prevent their egg from breaking when dropped from a height. There was great EGG-citement as predictions were made, changes...

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School Calendar 2020 – 2021

School Year begins

Wednesday, August 26th.

Halloween Mid Term

Closed on Monday 26th October  and re-opening Monday November 2nd.

Christmas Holidays

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

Easter Holidays

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.

Summer Holidays

Closing on Friday June 18th.