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Scoil Naomh Barra,

Wilkinstown, Navan, Co Meath

Latest News

\nA prayer service for Ash Wednesday will be held in our school hall for all classes on the 26th of February. \n...
Cairah Beckham in 6th class won Ireland\'s Own short story competition for her story The World Underneath the Mountain. Click here to read Cairah\'s short story!...
Lee Brecknell in 6th class will represent our school in this year\'s Eason Spelling Bee competition on March 11th....
John Grant is teaching drama to 4th class from February to June this year. The children will perform a play in Term 3....
Tommy Dowd visited our school on Friday 31st of January to train our boys\' Gaelic team....
Our creative associate Aoibheann McCaul visited our school on January 7th and carried out brainstorming sessions with every class. You can find out more about Creative Schools by clicking the link!htt...
Grandparents\' Day took place on Wednesday 29th January. All grandparents were invited to attend our school assembly....
Children in 3rd & 4th classes took part in a 5-a-side soccer blitz in the MDL in Navan on Wednesday 16th October. Both our boys\' and girls\' teams played very well, with our boys\' team winning the ...
Our annual Witches Walk took place on Tuesday 22nd of October. A great day was had by all!...
Click here to view our film!...
Our school ethos is to create a warm, caring, friendly atmosphere where learning and willingness to learn are central.

Scoil Naomh Barra is located 6km from Navan and caters for children from Junior Infants to 6th Class.


Message from the Principal

Céad míle fáilte go dtí láithreán gréasáin Scoil Naomh Barra. I would like to thank you for taking the time to explore our website and I hope you return time and time again for regular updates on our many events that happen throughout the school year. Our website hopes to provide an insight into the everyday life of our school community. If you have any further queries please contact the school office. Bain taitneamh as, James MinnockPríomhoide

The School

  • Scoil Naomh Barra is a Roman Catholic School under the patronage of the Bishop of Meath, Dr Thomas Deenihan.
  • We currently have 209 pupils. The teaching staff comprises of 8 mainstream class teachers, 1 ASD class, 2 Support Teachers, 4 SNAs and an administrative Principal.
  • We are a vertical school, catering for all classes from Junior Infants to 6th Class.
  • Scoil Naomh Barra has recently been renovated and extended at a cost of €1.5 million to provide our children with the best conditions in which to learn and grow.
  • The school opens at 9.20am and closes at 3pm.
  • Typically classes are single stream and have 20/25 pupils in each class.

Our Facilities

  • Interactive Whiteboards in every classroom
  • Access to new ipads and chromebooks for all classes
  • Extensive sports facilities including modern school hall, basketball court and football pitch
  • Extensive, newly purchased PE, Maths, Science and Infant learning equipment
  • Libraries in every classroom with investment in new books every year
  • Library/STEM Room
  • Sensory Room
  • School choir
  • School sports teams; Gaelic Football and Hurling, Soccer, Basketball, Rounders, Athletics/Cross-Country, Olympic Handball.
  • Playground (Swings, slide, zip line)
  • Sensory Garden

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