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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 31st August 2022
Closed Monday 31st October to Friday 4th November 2022
Last day of term Wednesday 21st December 2022
Re-opening Thursday 5th January 2023
February Bank Holiday:
Monday 6th February 2023
Closed Monday 13th - Friday 17th February 2023
St Patrick's Day
Closed Friday 17th March 2023
Last day of term Friday 31st March 2023
Re-opening Monday 17th April 2023
May Bank Holiday:
Closed Monday 1st May 2023
June Bank Holiday:
Closed Friday 2nd, Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th June 2023
Last day of term Friday 30th June 2023
*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.