Welcome to our School
Killoughteen N.S. is a rural, mixed, catholic school just outside Newcastle West town. Our 236 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 Special Class (ASD) and a pre-school on the school premises called Killoughteen Kids in September 2018. In September 2022 we opened our second Special Class.
We begun 'Split the Pot' here in Killoughteen NS to raise funds to upgrade and install the best play and recreational areas possible for our pupils. The draw is on weekly on Thursdays and the winners are posted here on the website and on our school Facebook page....read more
Please see below the school's Annual Admission Notice in respect of admissions for the 2024/2025 school year. Here you will also find a link to our Schools Admission Policy. Killoughteen NS will accept enrolment application forms via the school website under the...read more
Our Junior Infant class had a fantastic first day with their teacher Miss Corbett. We have 24 pupils in junior infants this...read more
School Calendar 2023-24
First Day of School
Tuesday, 29th August
Halloween Mid Term
Closed on Monday 30th October and re-opening Monday November 6th.
Closed Friday December 23rd and re-opening Monday January 8th.
St. Brigid’s Day
Closed Monday February 5th
Mid Term Break
Closed Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February
St. Patrick’s Day
Closed Monday March 18th
Closed Monday 25th March, reopening Monday 8th April
May Bank Holiday
Closed Monday May 6th .
June Bank Holiday
Closed Monday June 3rd
Closing on Thursday 20th June