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School News

Walk to School Week 2022

Walk to School Week 2022

To celebrate 'Walk to School Week 2022' we have enjoyed fun walks every day this week around the local area. Although many of us are unable to walk to school, we are very lucky to live in such a beautiful, rural area with many small, quiet roads to enjoy a wander on....

Aistear Time – On the Farm 🐷🐐🐴🐄

Aistear Time – On the Farm 🐷🐐🐴🐄

During Aistear time we have been learning about farms. Although we all live in the countryside and many of us live on farms, there is still so much to know and learn.

Fresh New Look

Fresh New Look

Over the summer we got a fresh new look and along with the new fencing and goalposts in the field the place is looking great!  

Athletics

Athletics

Members of Doheny Athletic Club visited us last week to do some Track + Field activities with us. We already have many successful members of the club but after this taster session I'm sure many more will be considering joining up too. We got to try out hurdles at...

Sciath na Scol

Sciath na Scol

There is a proud tradition of GAA players in our school and each year we participate in Sciath na Scol competitions in both hurling and football.  This year we played in the West Cork Sciath na Scol football blitz in Bantry and after 2 wins and 2 losses we narrowly...

About Our School

St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur is a mainstream co-educational school with classes from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Set in the picturesque townland of Kilnadur, our primary school is beautifully nestled in the green West Cork countryside with the magnificent Derrynasaggart Mountains in view. St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur is a Catholic Primary School in the Parish of Kilmichael.

The original school opened in 1865 but a wonderfully modern extension was added, and the old build refurbished, in 2012.

Our school comprises of 2 classrooms and 27 pupils. We have two mainstream classroom teachers (Mr. Cotter and Mrs. Dineen) one Special Education Teacher (Ms. Friel), two Special Needs Assistants (Bríd and Aisling) and one part-time Secretary (Siobhán).

Our school crest resembles our identity; heritage, learning, sport and community. Within St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur we strive to establish an environment where each child is given an opportunity to learn and grow, academically, physically, intellectually, spiritually, socially and emotionally. This is reflected in our school ethos where pupils of all ages and abilities are encouraged to reach their maximum potential in all curricular, spiritual and extra-curricular areas.

Our school motto ‘Cairde ag foghlaim le chéile’ reflects the approach of inclusivity and friendship we instill in all aspects of school life in St. Enda’s, Kilnadur.

Our Facilities

School Building

We have 2 large Classrooms, 2 spacious SET Rooms, an Office, a Staffroom and a large Hallway which is used as an area to display our many talents.

Playground

We have lots of playground space here in St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur. We are fortunate to have a large playing yard beside the school which affords plenty of space to all our pupils for running around, both at breaktimes and during PE classes.

Football Pitch

We are extremely lucky to have a large grass area beside the school yard which the pupils use during breaktimes as well as for curricular based learning.

Garden

We have a lovely garden area at the front of our school that is full of flowers and vegetables that out Gardening Committee look after. They also look after all our beautiful pots and window boxes.

Happy Environment

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Learning

Broad & Balanced
Curriciulm

Digital
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Dedicated
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