School Uniform

Pupils in 1st -6th class are reminded that they should wear full uniform every day except P.E. days. This includes :  Navy jumper or cardigan / Grey shirt  Grey pants or skirt / School Tie / Navy or black shoes (not canvas) / Grey socks or tights. P.E. Uniform is navy school tracksuit (from K-Sport) […]

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School Building

Our application for an extra classroom has been approved. We are at the planning stages at present. We will be in touch when we have more news on the project.

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Communion and Confirmation

Parents/Guardians of pupils who are preparing for sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation please note these dates: First Communion : May 12th, 2018 Confirmation:        May 24th, 2018

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Morning Drop-Off

Parents and Guardians are reminded that we cannot take responsibility for children arriving before school hours. Pupils are not allowed into the school grounds before 9.10am and at that time they are permitted to line up with the class in the school yard. We have 227 pupils in the school so it is not possible […]

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Healthy Lunches

In line with our Healthy Lunch policy, we encourage pupils to bring foods such as bread, rolls, rice cakes, pasta, cooked meat, fruit, vegetables, cheese, yogurt etc. for lunch. Cold drinks which don’t contain sugar are ideal. Fizzy drinks, crisps, sweets and hot drinks are not permitted for reasons of health and safety. We have […]

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Digital School of Distinction

We have just been awarded the status of Digital School of Distinction by the Department of Education and Skills. We were assessed last week in terms of resources and use of computers in teaching and learning and we were awarded this status today.  As a result, we will receive extra hardware and software for the […]

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Peace Proms 2016

Congratulations to fifth and sixth classes on a marvellous performance at the Peace Proms in The Hub, Kilkenny last Saturday night. Our pupils had the opportunity to sing with hundreds of other pupils and the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland in front of an audience of  two thousand people. The concert was a musical and […]

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Proclamation Day

As part of our school celebration of the centenary anniversary of the 1916 Rising, we plan to raise the National Flag at 12 o’ clock next Tuesday, the 15th of March. We realise that this is a working day for many parents, but every school in the country is due to raise the flag at […]

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Election

Reminder: Ballyduff N.S. will close on Friday next for the Election as it will be used as a polling station.

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Enrolments 2016

Applications for enrolment for September 2016 will be accepted up to the 30th of March, 2016. Please collect an application form from the school secretary and return it as soon as possible. We will notify parents after the Easter Holidays when places have been allocated.

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