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.
Information on enrolment for the 2024/2025 school year is now available under the admissions tab. Senior Infants to 6th Class transfer period will commence on Monday 4th March and applications cannot be accepted prior to this date. The transfer application form is available to download from the admissions page.
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.
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.