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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Admissions 2022/2023

Our Annual Admission Notice and Junior Infant 2022 application form is available under the Admission tab. We will ONLY accept applications from Thursday 6th January 2022 until Friday 28th January 2022.

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

  • Wed Mar 16th 2.40pm - Mon Mar 21st 08.55am

  • Fri Apr 8th 2.40pm - Mon Apr 25th 08.55am

  • Mon May 2nd

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