Welcome to our website
Welcome to the website of St. Oliver Plunkett National School, Killina, Carbury. Co. Kildare. Our wonderful five-teacher school is situated on the R403 between the villages of Allenwood and Derrinturn. Please take a moment to look around the many pages of our website and see what we have been up to in our school.
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We have received notification that our school has been awarded our 5th green flag for biodiversity. We are over the moon with this. Well done to Mrs. Noonan and the Green Team for guiding our school to this achievement. It has been a busy two years but the learning for this experience will stand to our children forever! The award ceremony takes place on May 21st. Well done everyone.
Visit our School Self-Evaluation page (here) to read about our findings in relation the teaching of Irish in our school. Thanks to the staff, parents and children for their input into helping us to improve the teaching and learning of Irish in our school.
Dates for the Diary
Our school will be closed on the following dates:
Child Safeguarding Statement
The Board of Management of St. Oliver Plunkett National School wishes to inform you that:
• The Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s Child Safeguarding Statement was completed at the Board meeting of 1st May 2019.
• This review was conducted in accordance with the “Checklist for Review of the Child Safeguarding Statement” published on the Department’s ‘website www.education.ie.
Raphael Leen (Chairperson)
Dominic Tyrrell (Principal)
The updated documents can be found in our Downloads section (here).
'Write a Book' winners
The results are in!! Congratulations to all of our students from 3rd to 6th class who participated in Write a Book this year. It was a great experience and we are extremely proud of the boys and girls for their hard work. Their books are outstanding. Visit our school blog (here) for more information.
Our school is involved in many new initiatives that help to enhance the educational experiences of our children. We are always looking for ways in which we can cater for the different types of learners in our school. These are just a few of the initiatives that we are promoting in Killina NS. Click on the images to see what exactly we've been up to.
What a fantastic year we had in our school. Take a look at our photostory to see the exciting things that we got up to. Mrs. Usher did a wonderful job putting this beautiful show together. Enjoy :-)