The school teaches in accordance with the 1999 School Curriculum and the 2018 Primary Languages Curriculum. Religious education is taught in accordance with our Catholic school ethos. Other areas are facilitated by guest teachers to avail of expertise such as G.A.A. coaching and dancing.
Extra Curricular Activities
We as a staff are committed to the holistic development of the child and we encourage children to develop their talents across many spheres. Further information regarding our school initiatives and activities in which we foster integral education are available in the school initiatives section.
The traditional catchment area of this school is Ballyduff village and surrounding area with a radius of approximately 2 to 3 miles. However, parents have the right to send their children to the school of their choice or indeed educate them at home.
School Opening and Closing Times
Children may entre the school grounds at 9 o’clock. There is supervision in the schoolyard from 9 o’clock until the bell rings. On wet mornings children will be supervised in the school hall. The bell rings and doors open at 9.10 a.m. Rolls are called each morning for attendance purposes. Break times are 11.00 to 11.10 am and 12.30 to 1.00 p.m. Infants go home at 1.50 p.m. and other classes at 2.50 p.m. Infant children should be accompanied to the classroom and collected from the classroom at home time.