2017 – 2018

  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17

2016 – 2017

  • Gaelic Coaching
  • June 2017: Last day in our old school with the new school in the background.
  • 5th ans 6th visit the Army Barracks
  • Learning to skip.
  • Wet Days
  • Infants on Tour at Glendeer Pet Farm
  • New school March 2016
  • Science - learncng about Circuits
  • 10@10
  • Rugby Blitz for second Class 5/4/17
  • Science Week
  • 10@10
  • 5th and 6th visit the Army Barracks
  • Building our new school - Oct 2016
  • Maths Stations
  • 10@10
  • Science
  • A trip down memory lane
  • 4th Class on Tour at Rooskey
  • 10@10
  • First Class in the Infaltable City at Turoe
  • First Class Tour at Turoe Pet Farm
  • Snow People
  • 6th class mix up pancakes on Pancake Tuesday.
  • February 2017
  • June 2017. Leaving out old school.
  • Seachtain na Gaeilge
  • Junior Infants September 2016
  • Local history trip to Meehambee Megalithic Tomb
  • We learned about the Vikings in History.
  • Christmas Art Dec 2016
  • Junior Infants Sept 16
  • St Patrick's Day Celebrations
  • Turning on the Christmas lights
  • A trip down memory lane
  • Skipping at playtime.
  • A visit to Aran Chemicals
  • We love to skip in Cloonakilla NS
  • Cloonakilla 1958 - 2017: Last gathering of pupils in front of the old school. June 2017
  • We learned about the Vikings in History.
  • Science Week: 3rd Class carrying out and experiment to find good insulators.
  • New school 28/3/17
  • JEP
  • 2nd class enjoying pancakes.
  • Junior Infants Sept 16
  • 5th Class have a go at aerial yoga
  • Rugby Blitz - 2nd Class 5/4/17
  • Science Week: 2nd Class Space Projects
  • Planning our new classrooms. Dec 2016
  • 10@10
  • GAA Presentation
  • Science Week: A visit to Aran Chemicals
  • Third Class on Tour at the AIT
  • February 2017
  • Turning on the Christmas Lights
  • New school 28/3/17
  • Christmas Art Dec 2016
  • Maths Week
  • Seachtain na Gaeilge
  • Playing Snakes and Ladders on wet days.
  • Last gathering of pupils and staff in front of the old school.
  • Confirmation 2017
  • Flowers for Valentine's Day
  • Making St Brigid's Crosses
  • Seachtain na Gaeilge
  • Christmas 2016
  • February 2017
  • Our new school ! Oct 2016
  • Infants at Glendeer
  • Advent Wreath

Cloonakilla N.S. is a Catholic co-educational school situated in south Co. Roscommon on the outskirts of Athlone. The children attending the school come from a mixed rural and urban background. It is a mainstream school with twelve class teachers and an administrative Principal. It also has four SEN teachers, and two Special Needs Assistant. The school also has the services of a caretaker and a secretary.

??????????????A skilled staff provide a broad curriculum and wide range of activities. In addition to the curriculum children also take part in the following: Gaelic football, soccer, tag rugby, swimming, tin whistle band, choir, quiz teams, Discover Primary Science, Green-Schools Programme and liturgical services. All children are encouraged to reach their full potential in a happy and safe environment that is conducive to learning. The staff, Board of Management and Parents Association work closely together to ensure that all pupils are cherished equally in an atmosphere of openness and freedom. Our learning environment is child-centred where each child is valued, cared for and respected.


Our Mission Statement

Growth: We are dedicated to the Spiritual, emotional and intellectual development of each child
Openess: We aim to provide a positive, inclusive atmosphere and environment based in the mutual co-operation of all involved in its activities
Special: We recognise that each person is created in the image of God
Prayer: Prayer forms a part of our everyday school life
Encouragement: We encourage the children to grow within the Catholic faith
Learning: We provide support for all children to learn
Valued: Each pupil and member of staff is valued for the contribution they make to school life
Acceptance: We accept and respect the religious beliefs of others
Love: We aim to live according to Jesus’ command “Love one another as I have loved you”
Unique: We recognise that each pupil has individual needs and abilities and that each develops at a different rate
Experience: We are open to our responsibilities and links with our parish
Society: Our aspiration is to educate our pupils so that they will be fully integrated members of society