Archived Pages December 2019

Kilbeggan National School


Information for 2019-2020

December 2019

Our Christmas show will take place in St James's Hall from 12 noon until 2pm. Please join us for some or all of the event. The timetable is approximate and listed below. Also click on the posters to see our wonderful Raffle Prizes including our top prizes :

€100 Holiday Voucher       One 7 Inch Tablet

€100 One For All Voucher

Many other vouchers and food hampers 

Tickets are available from the school office and on the day of the concert. 

Many thanks to our sponsors

Click on the Raffle Posters Below to See the full list of prizes and sponsors

12 noon

Senior Infants


6th Class


5th Class








3rd Blue


3rd Red


Junior Infants

Click on the posters above to see all of our wonderful prizes and sponsors.

Dates for your diary.........

Scoil an Chlochair will close on Friday 20th December at 12noon for Christmas holidays and reopen on Monday, 6th January 2020.

Our school has been notified by the Department of Education and Skills that there will be two dates on which the school will be closed for staff training. The first is on Tuesday, 7th January, 2020. The second is on Friday, 14th February 2020. Please note that the school will be closed for children on these dates.

Enrolment for Junior Infants for September 2020 will take place from Monday, 13th January to Friday, 24th January. 

Please contact the office for an enrolment form at 057 9333558

Parent-teacher meetings will take place on Wednesday, 12th and Thursday 13th February. Appointments be arranged early in the new year for these dates.

The school will remain closed on Friday, 14th February for mid-term and will reopen on Monday 24th February.

Swimming for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th classes will commence on Tuesday, 25th February

Please click on the link below to see the Nationwide programme featuring Kilbeggan GAA and Scoil an Chlochair

Watch the video by clicking on the link below: 


We are encouraging all of our children to attend school every day. Last year six children missed no days and came to school every day. So far this year (November 25th) 80 children have had perfect attendance!! Well done! 

BOM 2019-2023 

The new Board of Management has taken office from December 1st 2019. The members are:

Geraldine Fennell, Chairperson

Father Brendan Corrigan, Patron's Nominee

Niall Rabbitt, Principal

Brenda Watts, Teachers' Representative

Luke McNamee, Parents' Representative

Martina Rochford, Parents' Representative

Karen McCormack, Community Representative

Sheelagh Keenan, Community Representative

  • Dates for 2019-2020
    • Christmas Carol Service in St James's Church  7pm
    • Christmas Show 2019 on Wednesday December 18th from 12 noon to 2pm. 
    • Enrolment for Junior Infants for September 2020 from 13th  to 24th January 2020
    • Confirmation for children in 6th class will take place on Thursday, May 7th 2020 at 11am in St James's Church Kilbeggan.
    • First Confession for children in 2nd class will take place in St James's Church at 7.30pm on Wednesday, April 1st 2020.
    • First Holy Communion for children in 2nd class is on Saturday, May 16th 2020 at 11am in St James's Church.

  • Stage School in Kilbeggan - Covering Drama, Singing and Dance while focusing on building confidence and self growth. Classes commence are on Tuesday evenings and commence on 17th September in Kilbeggan National School . For more information contact Colin Hughes 0872812613

  • Staff List for 2019-2020 Please see our new staff teaching list for 2019-2020 HERE

  • See our  End of the Year 2018-2019 Newsletter  HERE

  • Click HERE for more information on Drumcondra Standardised testing 


  • See important information regarding the Stay Safe Programme. Please be aware of the lessons being taught so that you can answer any concerns your child may have by clicking HERE  

  •  See Calendar HERE

Please click HERE to connect to our Digital Learning Plan 2019-2021

(updated on December 9th, 2019)

Parents' Association

If you are available on Monday morning from 8.45 until 9.30 to help with a Garda road safety initiative please check in at the office first thing Monday. 

AGM is scheduled for 22nd of January 2019 




 We ask all parents/guardians to consider becoming involved in our Parent Association and in this way become involved in your child’s education. Meetings are a good opportunity to hear about what is happening in school and be involved in planning for the future. Please join us.


Board of Management

Please see updated  reports on the BOM page by clicking



Child Protection 

Please see our Child Protection Procedures :

Child Safety Statement HERE

Risk Assessment HERE


Click HERE for School Calendar 2019-2020

Click HERE for our  Newsletters

Click HERE for drop off and collection Map


•The Board of Management of Scoil an Chlochair is concerned about the safety of the children in the Church Car Park. We request the cooperation of drivers who drop off and collect children each day.

•Please observe a speed limit of 5km in the car park

•The ‘Set Down’ area in the car park should be strictly for SET DOWN ONLY. If you are going into the school with your child or children please use the marked parking bays provided.

•When collecting children all parents should park in the parking bays.

No parking or waiting in the clearway areas.

•The children walk over to the church regularly.. Please do not park on the marked pathway.

•Please take care of our children!

Click for latest newsletter


Enrolment 2018-2019

Please see our updated enrolment policy (on Policies page)  for information about your child's enrolment.

Scoil an Chlochair Whole School Inspection Reports

Click on the links below

WSE January 2013

WSE Follow Up May 2014

Health and Safety

The health and safety of all our school community is most important at all times  Please talk to your child about taking care around the school grounds and when entering and leaving school. We ask that all parents and guardians observe a 5kph through the church car park at all times. Please do not park or wait in the set down area. 

Welcome to our website.

Check it out for all the latest  information

Teachers link HERE

Please see information regarding the Drumcondra Standardised Tests