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Welcome to Cloonakilla NS.
Cloonakilla N.S. is a Catholic co-educational school
situated in south Co. Roscommon on the outskirts of
Athlone. It is a mainstream school with 17 class teachers
and an administrative Principal. It also has 6 SEN teachers,
and 6 Special Needs Assistants. The school also has a
caretaker and secretary.
A skilled staff provides 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, choir, quiz teams, Discover Primary
Science, Green-Schools Programme, Active Schools
Programme, Amber Flag Programme, JEP and STEAM
Programmes 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.
At present we are living within the confines of Covid-19
and restrictions are still in place in our school. Please see
our Covid-19 Response Plan for further details.
Kind regards,
Mary O’Rourke (Principal)

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Active and Amber Flags Ceremony!

Friday, October 15th 2021.

Roscommon Herald newspaper.