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Ballyboughal N.S. currently has nine mainstream classes from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. There are also three Learning Support teachers, along with an administrative principal. Pupils at Ballyboughal N.S. enjoy a broad range of educational experiences in all subjects of the primary school curriculum. They may also participate in extra-curricular activities, notably Gaelic football, basketball and athletics. The school day begins at 8.50am and ends at 2.30pm. Pupils in Infant classes finish at 1.30pm.
Admission application forms are available from the school office or may be downloaded from this website. Places are allocated in accordance with the Admission Policy of Ballyboughal N.S. Parents who wish to discuss enrolment may contact the school secretary to make an appointment with the Principal.
Remote Teaching and Learning Policy
Our Mission Statement
Ballyboughal National School is a co-educational Catholic primary school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy learning environment where the intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.
The school is committed to enabling children of all levels of ability to reach their full potential and aims to provide an inclusive environment that allows the children full access to all areas of learning. We welcome the support and involvement of parents in the work of the school.
Déanaímid sár-iarracht labhairt na Gaeilge a chur chun cinn sa scoil seo.
In Ballyboughal National School we believe that young children grow and develop best in an atmosphere that is welcoming, positive and secure. Every member of the school community is valued and treated with respect. Our motto “Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí” is at the heart of our philosophy.
Notification of Safeguarding Review
Wednesday 30th August 2023
Closed Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November 2023
Last day of term Friday 22nd December 2023
Re-opening Monday 8th January 2024
February Bank Holiday:
Monday 5th February 2024
Closed Thursday 15th & Friday 16th February 2024
St Patrick's Day
Closed Monday 18th March 2024
Last day of term Friday 22nd March 2024
Re-opening Monday 8th April 2024
May Bank Holiday:
Closed Monday6th - Friday 10th May 2024
June Bank Holiday:
Closed Friday 31st May & Monday 3rd June 2023
Last day of term Friday 28th June 2024
*Please note that where contingency arrangements are required, due to unforeseen circumstances, the school authority may reduce the length of the February mid-term or of the Easter holidays.