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

Sensory Path

Sensory Path

Just before the Summer holidays, our school had a sensory path installed in our school corridor. A sensory path is a series of guided movements for kids to follow, shown by markings on the ground or walls. As students follow the path and complete the movements, they...

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Senior Infant School Tour

Senior Infant School Tour

On Friday, June 11th our Senior Infants went on their first school tour. They were super excited as they arrived at school. Covid 19 had made them miss their Junior Infant school tour so this was a first. The children set off for Kennedys Pet Farm in Killarney. The...

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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.