Welcome to our website!
Ballyboughal N.S. currently has eight 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.
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.
School re-opening: Monday 31st August
Closed Monday 26th to Friday 30th October 2020
Last day of term Tuesday 22nd December 2020
Re-opening Wednesday 6th January 2021
Closed Monday 15th - Friday 19th February 2021
St Patrick's Day
Closed Wednesday 17th March 2021
Last day of term Friday 26th March 2021
Re-opening Monday 12th April 2021
May Bank Holiday:
Closed Friday 30th April and Monday 3rd May 2021
June Bank Holiday:
Closed Friday 4th and Monday 7th June 2021
Last day of term Wednesday 30th June 2021
(6th class graduation will take place on Wednesday 30th June)
*Please note that additional closures or changes to the school year may be announced by the Government as part of the Covid-19 plan.