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

Return to School

School has now reopened and we welcome all our chlidren back after the summer holidays. A big welcome to our new Junior Infants! If you need to contact the school urgently please email modelschoolkilkenny@gmail.com

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

  • Halloween Mid Term Break

    Fri Oct 28th 2.40pm - Mon Nov 7th 08.55am

  • Christmas Holidays

    Wed Dec 21st 12.10pm - Thu Jan 5th 08.55am

  • St. Bridgets Day Bank Holiday

    Mon Feb 6th

  • February Mid-Term Break

    Fri Feb 10th 2.40pm - Mon Feb 20th 08.55am

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