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\nFind out how you can win big and support the school\'s efforts to raise money for the new Astro Turf Pitch at the same time. Click here for details.\n...
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\nThe school’s production of \"Oliver! Jr\" (13th/14th June 2023) was a massive success. A lot of time and effort went into preparing the children for the shows in the Solstice Theatre. Between sponsor...
\nOur annual Active Week took place from 19th- 23rd of June.  Thanks to those who helped out over the course of the week. Thankfully, the weather was good throughout the week. The children participate...
\nPlease follow our Instagram (see below for a flavour of our posts) and Twitter accounts where we regularly share updated photos of the new building project, tours of our school, events, etc. If you w...
\nThe building work on our new classrooms is complete. It is expected that external works will continue over the next couple of months.\n...

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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 235 pupils. The teaching staff comprises of 9 mainstream class teachers, 2 AS classes, 3 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 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

  • Isnteractive Whiteboards (Promethean 75″ activpanel) in every classroom.
  • Access to ipads and chromebooks for all classes.
  • Extensive sports facilities including modern school hall, 2x basketball court, astro-turf pitch, central activity zone and football pitch.
  • Extensive newly purchased PE, Maths & Science equipment.
  • Libraries in every classroom with investment in new books every year
  • Library/Music 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 Room & Garden
  • Astro-turf pitch 
  • Free hot meals

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