Cloonloo National School
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Benefits

  •  A free lunch scheme (including a sandwich, snack and bottle of water)  for all the children.
  • €20 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 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
  • 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 Flag, county football winners 2010 and 2012, winners of the Féile Drámaíochta in Kilmovee 2011, FÍS Award Winner 2015.
  • 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 this year was €20 which included all books, copies, pencils, colours etc
  • Heavily subsidised school outings, tours
  • 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