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

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

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