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School Curriculum

The Curriculum taught is as laid down in the Revised Curriculum for Primary Schools.

Subject areas are as follows:

  • English
  • Gaeilge
  • Maths
  • Physical Education
  • Arts Education (comprising Music, Drama and Visual Arts)
  • Social, Environmental and Scientific Education SESE (Comprising History, Geography and Science)
  • Social, Personal and Health Education SPHE (incorporating Relationship and Sexuality Education * and Staysafe** 

As the school is a Catholic School, under the patronage of the Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Religious Education is taught using the Alive-O Programme.

* R.S.E Education

Relationships and Sexuality Education is taught in this school as part of the Social, Personal and Health Education Curriculum. The material taught is as outlined in the Relationship and Sexuality Education and the Walk Tall Programme. You will be asked to sign a consent form when your child commences school in junior infants. Copies of the lessons can be viewed in the office and parents of children in 3rd to 6th classes will be notified in advance of the commencement of the lessons each year.

** Staysafe:  Staysafe is a child abuse prevention programme taught from senior infants to 6th class.