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Welcome to Bennekerry National School

We are a co-educational, Catholic, primary school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.

Latest News

Applications for Admission to Junior Infants in Bennekerry N.S. 2021-22

We are now taking applications for admission to our Junior Infant class for 2021-22. If you are interested, please download the application form here or contact the school at bennekerry@gmail.com. The completed forms and accompanying documentation must reach the school before February 5th 2021. 

18/01/2021 17:20 | Bennekerry N.S. News

Applications for Admission to Bennekerry N.S. 2021-22

We will be taking applications for admission to Junior Infants in Bennekerry N.S. for the school year 2021-22 between January 14th and February 5th 2021. If you are planning to apply for a place for your child next September, please make particular note of these dates. If you have been in touch with the school already, we will send an Application for Admission form to you by email in January and we will also publish the form here on our website.

15/12/2020 14:33 | Bennekerry N.S. News

Admissions Policy and updated Acceptable Usage Policy which includes a Remote Teaching and Learning Plan

Our Admissions Policy which has been approved by our Patron, Bishop Denis Nulty, has just been added to this website under the Policies tab. You will also find our ICT Acceptable Usage Policy to which we have added an Appendix to include a Remote Teaching and Learning Plan.  Both of these policies were ratified by our Board of Management at our recent meeting.

13/10/2020 11:53 | Bennekerry N.S. News

Admissions Policy and Applications for Admissions

At present, every school in the country is updating their Admissions Policy. We are in the final stages of this process and expect to publish our updated policy here on our website in early October. Please be aware that 14th January 2021 is the date on which our school and all schools in the area will be accepting formal applications for admissions for September 2021. If you have already filled an "Intention to Enrol" form for September 2021, we will contact you in January to let you know how you should proceed with your application. If you have not already done so and hope to secure a place for your child over the next few years, feel free to fill an "Intention to Enrol" form and send it to the Secretary, Bennekerry N.S., Co. Carlow. This does not entitle you to a place in the school, nor does it place you higher up on the priority list. It simply means we will be in touch in the year prior to that in which your child hopes to come to us, and we will send you on the formal applic ...

22/09/2020 14:31 | Bennekerry N.S. News

Public Health Guidance

Public Health guidance in relation to actual or suspected cases of Covid-19 has recently been issued to all schools. This information was circulated to parents via Aladdin Connect but we are posting it here so that you can access it at any time. 

For the letter which was issued to schools from the Department of Education and Skills on 27th August 2020, click here

For the document entitled "Schools Pathway for Covid-19, The Public Health Approach", click here

For a guide to isolation, click here

While our aim is to keep everyone safe and healthy, it is inevitable that there will be cases or suspected cases over the coming weeks and months, We hope that the information we ave provided will prove useful should such circumstances arise. 

 

 

09/09/2020 11:26 | Bennekerry N.S. News