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.

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Summer Holidays 2021

Our school is closed for Summer Holidays. We will reopen on Tuesday 31st August @ 08.55am

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

  • School Re-opens for 2021-2022 new school year

    Tue Aug 31st 08.55am - 2.40pm

  • 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

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