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Scoil Naomh Barra,

Wilkinstown, Navan, Co Meath

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\nKatie Newe visited our school on September 8th with the Brendan Martin Cup (Ladies Senior All Ireland Trophy). An assembly was held in our school hall where all classes were invited to ask questions ...
\nBe Active ASAP ran from April 28th to May 19th this year for 1st and 2nd Class. Many thanks to all the parents who volunteered to help out with the after school sessions. \n...
\nWe celebrated the school\'s 50th Anniversary on Thursday 26th of May. A wonderful evening was enjoyed by past and present staff and pupils, along with the wider school community. \n...
\nWell done to our Boys\' team who have reached the final of the Cumann na mBunscol competition and will play in Páic Tailteann on Saturday 18th June. \n...
\nPhase three of our school\'s building project will commence over the summer \'22.. We hope that our new classrooms will be ready by September \'23.\n...
\nActive Week took place from 7th - 10th of June. A variety of activities including rugby, gymnastics, dance and GAA were enjoyed throughout the school.\n...
\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...
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...

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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