Cloonloo National School
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Benefits

  •  A free lunch scheme for all the children.
  • €25 per school year for all books, copies, pencils, colours etc
  • Heavily subsidised school outings, tours etc
  • Heavily subsidised swimming classes for all children
  • No voluntary contributions to the running of the school, art supplies, etc
  • DEIS School – This means extra grant to the school to subsidise school activities, outings and cost of books etc
  • Low pupil-teacher ratio – 1:1 teaching.  Small classes.
  • Teachers are very accessible and available to talk subject to arranging a meeting time.
  • School has had the experience of teaching children or children of parents  from many diverse cultures and countries e.g. Germany, America, Britain, Poland, Africa, Lithuania,  New Zealand, Italy, Thailand, Spain etc
  • Teachers have experience teaching children where English was their second language.
  • Teachers have experience teaching children with special education needs.
  • Parents are very welcoming and are very involved in the school.
  • Excellent modern teaching facilities – school building refurbished in 2005, extension build in 2019
  • Large, spacious, well-maintained yards and grass area
  • Modern I.T. – laptops, ipads,  visualiser, broadband, interactive whiteboards etc
  • Family like school atmosphere where older children look after younger children.
  • A school where parents, teachers and children work for success.
  • Uniform is very practical.  White or blue t-shirt, navy or black trousers/tracksuit bottoms, blue jumper with crest.
  • School has won many awards e.g Green Flags, county football winners 2010 and 2012, winners of the Féile Drámaíochta in Kilmovee 2011, FÍS Award Winner 2015, Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Award 2021.
  • School Involvement in many activities, events and initiatives e.g.
    • Events such as Maths Week, Science Week, World Book Day, Seachtain na Gaeilge, World Book Day, Sports Day, Christmas Concert, Cultural Celebrations, National Tree Day, National Tree Week
    • Initiatives such as  Music in the Classroom, Green Schools, Shared Reading, School Garden
    • Sports such as soccer, Gaelic football, tag ruby, dance classes, swimming, basketball, hurling,  Sports Day
    • Competitions such as art competitions, colouring competitions, drama competitions, football skills competitions etc
    • Classes such as dance, tin whistle, music, computer

Why choose Cloonloo National School?

  • Low pupil-teacher ratio – 1:1 teaching
  • DEIS School – This means extra grant to the school to subsidise school activities, outing and cost of books etc
  • Heavily subsidised books – total book cost is €25 which includes all books, copies, pencils, colours etc
  • Heavily subsidised school outings, tours
  • Free packed school lunches
  • Heavily subsidised swimming classes for all children
  • Teachers very accessible and available to talk to
  • Uniform – Very practical. White or blue t-shirt, navy or black trousers/tracksuit bottoms