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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Junior Infant Enrolment 2021-2022

Details of the Enrolment process will be posted on our website at the end of October. Please check this site regularly for information.

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.

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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.

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Covid-19 Parent Information

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

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School Calendar

  • Halloween Break

    Fri Oct 23rd 2.40pm - Mon Nov 2nd 8.55am

  • Christmas Holidays

    Tue Dec 22nd 08.55am - Wed Jan 6th 08.55am

  • Mid-term Break

    Fri Feb 12th 08.55am - Mon Feb 22nd 08.55am

  • St. Patrick’s Day

    Wed Mar 17th 08.55am - 2.40pm

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