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Enrolment enquiries

Enrolment enquiries should be made to the Office at 0749139295/ via email at kilmacrennanschool@eircom.net/ or online(see link on left of this page). 

‘Applications for the Enrolment of New Pupils in Kilmacrennan NS

Please note that ‘Applications for the Enrolment of New Pupils in Kilmacrennan NS’ for the 2021-22 school year are being accepted until February 5th 2021.

Birth Certs and PPSN are required upon enrolment.

Kilmacrennan National School is a modern purpose built eight classroom school building.  It was first opened on 31st March 2008, replacing ‘The Old School’ located across the road from the present site. The facilities are impressive and include a gymnasium, computer suite and library, as well as interactive whiteboards in all classrooms. The 2010-11 school year saw the completion of our Sports Field Development.  This magnificent facility includes an Athletics track, an Astro turf pitch, a long jump area and a grassed playing area.  We have recently added a School Garden/ Outdoor Classroom to the grounds. The 2020-21 school year saw the opening of an ASD Unit in our school for the first time and it caters for up to six pupils.

We are a busy and active school. Continue reading for a flavour of activities underway this year.

-Kilmacrennan N.S. is one of a select number of schools nationally to hold a National Digital Schools of Distinction Award.

-Tá an-suim ag ár scoil i gcúrsaí Gaeilge agus i gcúrsaí Gaelach.  Tá ár scoil ar an t-aon scoil sa chondae a fuair Gaelbhratach i mbliana.

Is breá linn cúrsaí filíochta agus scríbhneoireacht Gaeilge. We participate too in ‘Scriobh Leabhar Gaeilge’, Réalt Uladh’ and ‘Guth Ghoill’ each year. On occasion, we participate in An Féile Dramaiochta.

-We also have recently attained a second  Active School Flag.

-Our school has achieved Green Flag Status on three occasions.

-Our school won the inaugural County Donegal School Debating Title in 2016 and again in 2020. We won the Letterkenny Debating Cup in 2017 and the Letterkenny Debating Shield Cup in 2019..

-Our school has been awarded a Discover Maths and Science Excellence Award for eight consecutive years.

-We have recently set up a Student Council and all are enjoying participating in this.

-We have a School Music Group that regularly perform at school concerts, religious events and Christmas Choir events in Glenveagh.

-We participate in the Eason’s Spelling Bee competition and a sixth class pupil from our school won the 2018 Donegal Spelling Bee Contest.

-Fifth Class have set up an After School Gardening Club and are busy at work each week.

-Quizzes- We have a proud record in quizzes. Our school has represented the county in the All Ireland Credit Union Quiz in eleven different years. We brought the National Title home on two occasions, in 2003 and in 2017.

In 2018, Kilmacrennan  NS won the Donegal Garda Quiz, the Letterkenny U-13 Credit Union quiz and a third successive Donegal Cumann na mBunscol quiz. In 2017, we won the All Ireland Credit Union Quiz, the Garda Quiz and the Cumann na mBunscol quiz.

-Sporting Events; our school has a proud tradition in sporting competitions

In 2017, Kilmacrennan NS won the County Donegal Primary Schools Rounders Cup, the Cumann na mBunscol GAA County Roinn 2 title, the Letterkenny Primary School Soccer Cup, the FAIS Boys 7 a side Soccer Cup, as well as the Donegal Primary Schools Senior Boys Cross-Country title for a second successive year.

-In 2016 & 2015, our school  won the Donegal FAIS Soccer Final (girls).  In 2014, the school won the Donegal and Ulster Girl’s Indoor Gaelic title.  The boy’s won the GAA Roinn a Dó County Final in 2014,, as well as winning the Donegal FAIS 5 a side soccer final.  They bowed out by one goal to a Monaghan team that subsequently won the All Ireland.  Our Cumann na mBunscol team has also won three Donegal Cumann na mBunscol Quiz titles in a row as well as the 2015 Ulster Quiz final.  Our girls captured the 2016 GAA Indoor Gaelic Football title.  These events followed the 2013 successes in the Donegal GAA Boy’s Indoor Football Championship, the Donegal Girls Futsal Soccer competition and the County Sportshall Athletics event, with the latter team finishing in third place at the National Finals in Athlone.  2016 saw us winning regional and county titles in School Athletics at Cross-Country, with our Senior Boys retaining the coveted overall U-13 County Relay Title.

Contact Details
Scoil Cholmcille,Kilmacrennan,Co. Donegal.
Telephone 0749139295Fax 0749139125;

e-mail;  kilmacrennanschool@eircom.net

  • School Holidays

    • June Bank Holiday
      June Bank Holiday; 7th June.
    • Summer Closing Date
      Closing date; Fri, 18th June 2021.

      These dates are provisional and subject to change.

      Enrolment Application Form 2021-22 school year
    • School Reopening 2021-22 School Year
      The school will open for all pupils on Wed 25 August.
    • Halloween Holidays 2021
      All schools will close from Monday 25th October 2021 to Friday 29th October
      2021 inclusive
    • Christmas Holidays
      All schools will close on Wednesday 22nd December 2021, which will be the final
      day of the school term.
      All schools will re-open on Thursday 6th January 2022.
    • February Mid-term 2022
      We will close on Thursday 24th February 2022 and Friday 25th
      February 2022.
    • Easter Holidays 2022

      We will close on Friday 8 April 2022 and re-open on Monday 25th April 2022

    • May Bank Holiday 2022
      We will close on Monday 2 May 2022
    • June Bank Holiday 2022
      We will close on Monday 6 June
    • Summer Closing Date 2022
      We will close on Fri 17 June 2022.

      Please note that these dates are provisional and subject to change.

      Enrolment Application Form 2021-22 school year