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2017 – 2018  School Year in Pictures!

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