Welcome to Kilnadeema National School's website!
Located in a rural, peaceful setting, overlooking the town of Loughrea, Kilnadeema National School is a school that combines a caring community spirit with a progressive educational outlook. Our school has a happy, vibrant environment where children are enthused with a love of learning and where confidence, skills and knowledge are developed in our pupils to face the challenges of the 21st century. In our teaching, we aim to ensure that pupils of all abilities have the opportunity to fulfil their learning potential.
Teachers energetically and creatively strive to provide a holistic education by guiding, nurturing and encouraging students. Our entire educational approach compliments parents as they are their children’s primary and most influential educator. Our teachers keep parents abreast of their children’s strengths, challenges, progress and goals.
Book lists 2019 - 2020
Calendar 2019 - 2020
Term 1, 2019
Monday September 2nd - School year begins
Junior Infants day 9.30 to 12.30pm until Friday 13th September
Mid term break: Monday 28th October 2019 - Friday 1st November 2019
Returning from Midterm Break on Monday 4th November 2019
Parent Teacher Meetings: Thursday 14th November 2019 (Provisional)
Friday 20th December 2019 - Christmas Holidays
Term 2, 2020
Monday 6th January 2019 - Term 2 begins
Thursday 20th, Friday 21st February 2020 - Mid term break
Monday 16th March 2020 - School closed
Tuesday 17th March 2020 - Bank Holiday
Sunday 29th March 2020 - Confirmation at 11am
Wednesday 1st April 2020 - First Confession at 7pm
Friday 3rd April 2020 - Easter Holidays
Term 3, 2019
Monday 20th April 2020 - Term 3 begins
Monday May 4th 2020 - Bank Holiday
Sunday May 10th 2020 - First Holy Communion at 11am
14th - 16th May 2020 - Administration of Drumcondra Spelling Tests*
21st - 23rd May 2020 - Administration of Drumcondra Primary Reading Tests*
28th - 30th May 2020 - Administration of Drumcondra Maths Tests *
Friday 29th May 2020 - School Closed
Monday June 1st 2020 - Bank Holiday
Friday 26th June 2020 - Summer Holidays
*Please appreciate that these dates are subject to change depending on circumstances within the school.
If booking anything based on dates on this publication, it is recommended you call the school first to confirm dates.