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Our Ethos

Our School aims to provide a happy, secure, friendly, learning environment where children, parents, teachers, ancillary staff and B.O.M work in partnership, where each individual is valued encouraged and respected for his/her uniqueness and facilitated to reach his/her full potential in a positive and supportive atmosphere.

“Mol an Óige agus Tiocfaidh sí” is the cornerstone of our school ethos, making for a happy school with happy children who are successful in the educational field, and also in all artistic and creative pursuits. All areas of the curriculum are explored including English, Maths, Irish, Art, Music, Science, History, Geography, S.P.H.E and religion . In the coming year 2014/2015 we are going to re-introduce French into the senior classes. We promote Healthy Eating and have been awarded our first Green Flag in June and are on the pursuit of the 2nd Flag in September 2014/2015. We also employ a Buddies system in all activities and have an active Students Council and Healthy Eating Committee.

We have a very beautiful choir who sing at all Church Sacraments and events and also perform in carol singing services in Tralee at Christmas.

We have received various art, handwriting and sports awards. We have won I.N.T.O handwriting , Kerry Co. Council competitions. We have also won Camogie mini 7’s, Basketball - 3 years in a row, took part in all football competitions. We also have been very successful in the Credit Union Art and Table Quiz Competitions over the years. We have won prizes at Writer’s Week. We have taken part Creative Writing competitions and workshops with Roisin Meaney, Cathy Cassidy and Ruthi Lach. This year all classes from Senior Infants to 6th will be attending a creative writing workshop with Sarah Webb and Alan Early, both successful authors. Maybe we will have a famous writer or author in our midst some day!

We read novels and take part in Jolly Phonics, Building Bridges and Shared Reading programmes. Take a look at our Art pictures and projects on the website. A friendly happy school full of friendly happy faces where learning is a natural and effortless part of our enjoyable school day! All children are given the confidence to pursue their talents and enrich their abilities in the pursuit of learning. They are well prepared in the full curriculum spectrum before going to second level education.

We are now taking enrolling for Sept 2017 and also Sept 2018

Lixnaw

Co. Kerry

Ireland

Ph. (066)7132600

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