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

Summer Holidays

School is now closed for the summer holidays and we hope everyone has an enjoyable summer. Looking forward to welcoming our pupils back on Wednesday 28th August 2024. Please also note our admissions application periods have ended and waiting lists are in operation for all classes. There are no further places available for September 2024

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

  • Return to School

    Wed Aug 28th

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