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2017 – 2018

 
  • Junior Infants : Art
  • Army Band visits the school
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • Winter Art 2nd Class
  • Art Project
  • Junior Infants : Aistear
  • 5th Class: 3D model of new school
  • Maths games during Maths week
  • Aistear: The Cloonakilla Bake Off !
  • Halloween 2017
  • 1st Class had a talk about farm safety
  • Science Week 2017
  • This experiment showed how plants respond to the direction of light (phototropism) . 6th Class
  • Seniors playing maths games with the juniors during maths week
  • Senior Infants Art
  • Science Week 2017
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • 2nd Class learn about static electricity during Science Week
  • Science Week 2017
  • 6th Class attend a musical in the Dean Crowe
  • Science show in the AIT
  • Enjoying Maths Week
  • A Mosaic “The School in the Meadow”.
  • 6th Class made Bird Feeders
  • Aistear: Senior Infants stir up potions for Halloween !!!!
  • 5th Class: 3D model of new school
  • Enjoying Maths Week
  • 3rd Class Christmas Play
  • 5th Class: 3D model of new school
  • 5th class: 3D model of new school
  • Seniors playing maths games with the juniors during maths week
  • Science Week: 4th & 5th Class
  • “The Tree of Life”.
  • Enjoying Maths Week
  • Green School Committee 2017 - 2018
  • 2nd Class learn about static electricity during Science Week
  • Seniors playing maths games with the juniors during maths week
  • Science Week 2017
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • Halloween 2017
  • Enjoying Maths Week
  • 6th class plant some daffodil bulbs at the new school.
  • Maths Trails during Maths week
  • 2nd Class Christmas Play
  • Army Band visits the school
  • Maths games during maths week
  • Science Week: 4th & 5th
  • Army Band visits the school
  • Army Band visits the school
  • Halloween 2017
  • Take on the Teachers 29/9/17
  • Science Week : 4th & 5th

 

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  fifteen class teachers and an administrative Principal. It also has five SEN teachers, and four Special Needs Assistants. 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