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Scoil Naomh Barra,

Wilkinstown, Navan, Co Meath

Latest News

\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 purchased two new iPads for our Nativity plays this year. \n...
\n The Witches’ Walk was held on Tuesday 20th of October. Many thanks to all involved in making this event so enjoyable. Please see photos on our homepage.  \n...
\n Click here to view our COVID-19 Response Plan and Policy Statement  \n...
\nWell done to all the children who participated in Active Home Week challenge from the 27th April to the 1st May.\n...
\nWell done to Max McKenna in Senior Infants who won a competition with Navan Library for drawing a picture of how he can help the environment. You can view his drawing in the \'Learning at Home\' secti...
\nCheck out the \'Kids\' Corner\' section of our website for some fun and educational activities for your child! \n...
We are taking part in the Creative Schools initiative this year. You can find out more about Creative Schools by clicking  this link to the Creative Kids documentary that aired on RTE 1 on Sunday, Ma...

Our new sensory garden/outdoor classroom was completed in December 2020. Please click play on the adjoining video to take a virtual tour of our fantastic outdoor amenities.


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 215 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 (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 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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