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.
The big spring clean was well and truly under way in Killoughteen N.S. before the Easter break! 6th class took part in the Team Limerick Clean Up campaign and carried out an extensive clean up of the school grounds and the surrounding areas. They had great fun picking...read more
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...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.