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Scoil Naomh Barra,

Wilkinstown, Navan, Co Meath

Latest News

\nActive Week took place from 14th- 18th of June. A variety of activities including tennis, GAA, gymnastics and dance were enjoyed throughout the school. The week culminated with the raising our Active...
\nThanks to everyone’s hard work and donations, the Parents Association reached the €7500 target for their sensory garden fundraiser. Donations are still being accepted and all money raised will be...
\nWe are all looking forward to the 2021 Witches\' Walk. Take a look at some of the photos on our homepage to get a taste of the fun and excitement from previous walks.\n...
\n Click here to view our COVID-19 Response Plan and Policy Statement  \n...
\nCheck out the \'Kids\' Corner\' section of our website for some fun and educational activities for your child! \n...
For the past two years, we have been taking part in the Creative Schools initiative. You can find out more about this initiative by clicking this link; Creative Schools | The Arts Council | An Chomhai...
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 228 pupils. The teaching staff comprises of 9 mainstream class teachers, 2 ASD classes, 2 Support Teachers, 7 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 (2020/21) been renovated and extended to the highest standard to provide our children with the best conditions in which to learn, grow & have fun.
  • 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/Flatscreens in every classroom
  • Access to new ipads and chromebooks for all classes.
  • Extensive sports facilities including modern school hall, basketball court, astro-turf (2022), central activity zone (2022) and football pitch.
  • Extensive newly purchased PE, Maths & Science equipment.
  • Libraries in every classroom with investment in new books every year
  • Library/STEM Room (2022)
  • Sensory Room
  • School choir
  • School sports teams; Gaelic Football and Hurling, Soccer, Basketball, Rounders, Athletics/Cross-Country, Olympic Handball.
  • Playground (Swings, slide, zip line, trampoline)
  • Sensory Garden
  • Astro-turf pitch (new in 2022)

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