Welcome To Our School

Generally known as "The Model School", Kilkenny Church of Ireland National School was founded in 1856 and is located in a fine modern school building just off the Castlecomer Road in the medieval city of Kilkenny.

More about us

Maths Week 18th October - 22nd October

We are celebrating Maths Week in our school. Check out the News & Notices Page to see some of the activities we are participating in!

Our Ethos

Kilkenny Church of Ireland National School is a community where all pupils are equally valued and respected and where moral values such as honesty, truthfulness, justice, fairness and sensitivity to others are nurtured and protected.


School Activities

At The Model School we offer a variety of different sports and activities. Sports include swimming, soccer, hurling, rugby and basketball and there are regular school trips and outings, theatre visits, concerts and much more.


Covid-19 Parent Information

This page contains information relating to your child's return to school.


School Calendar

  • Fri Oct 22nd 2.40pm - Mon Nov 1st

  • Wed Dec 22nd 12.10pm - Thu Jan 6th 08.55am

  • Fri Feb 18th 2.40pm - Mon Feb 28th 08.55am

  • Wed Mar 16th 2.40pm - Mon Mar 28th 08.55am

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