Why should I enrol in Durrow N.S?
Scoil Naomh Colmcille is at the forefront in Traditional Irish Music tuition in primary schools. The school has a Traditional Irish Music group which participate in Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann every year. The school also has a choir which participates in various events throughout the year including the local communion and confirmation. This group is also involved in the National Childrens' Choir which performs in the Helix in Dublin every second year. The school also puts on a Christmas show every year for parents and members of the local community.
All classrooms have an Interactive Whiteboard which opens up the classroom to endless learning opportunities. Senior classes has access to a set of 30 laptop computers which helps facilitate integrated learning and the development of ICT skills.
The school is also involved several projects throughout the year. These include the Green Schools project which promotes caring for the environment. Scoil Naomh Colmcille is also involved in the ACE schools which promtes a positive attitude towards nutrition, mental health and healthy living choices. Since 2009 the school has been involved in Dissolving Boundaries which is a cross border initiative with a school in Derry. The project is steered by NUI Maynooth and University of Ulster and is facilitates through the use of ICT. The school has always been at the cutting edge of new initiatives in education and this year we are piloting a new maths project called 'Jump Maths' in conjunction with Educational Research Centre, Drumcondra.
Have a look at the video below to see what our Junior Infants got up to this year. Also please read this Welcome Pack which may help to answer any further questions that you might have. If you are interested in enrolling your child with us please click on on 'How to Enrol' link.