Board of Management Meeting Dates for 2018/2019

September 20th 2018 

December 12th 2018 

February 4th 2019

April 1st 2019

June 10th 2019

New Resources at Gortnahoe NS

Attendance Figures for 2018/2019

August 2018  95.4% 

September 2018 96.8% 

October 96.3% 

November 94.0% 

December 2018 

January 2019

February 2019 

March 2019

April 2019 

May 2019 

June 2019 


All classes are now taking part daily in Christian Meditation. For more information on the programme and the tracks being used for Meditation, please visit

October Calendar Details 

Féile Gaeilge – Showcase Thursday 4th of October

Ciara Lanigan Child Protection Training 5th of October

3rd/4th History Field Trip to Thurles 10th of October

Library Van Visit 11th of October

Open Day in Coláiste Mhuire Johnstwon for 6th Class 12th of October

Arts Week 15th – 19th of October

Junior Infants Vision & Hearing Screening and ELECTIVES 17th of October

Féile Gaeilge – Showcase Thursday 25th of October

School Closed for Presidential Elections 26th of October

School Re-Opens Friday 31st of August

School Re-Opens on Friday the 31st of August

Scarlet Fever

Please note there is a case of scarlet fever in school and your child may have been exposed. Information regarding scarlet fever can be found in the Management of Infectious Diseases in Schools handbook which is available in notes in  our Parent Section .

Attendance Figures for 2017/2018 – Keep up the Good Attendance!

Our Attendance Figures for 2017/2018 are

September 2017 96.2%

October 2017 95%

November 2017 96.7%

December 2017 94.2%

January 2018 95.5%

February 2018 94.8%

March 2018 95.4%

April 2018  96.5%

May 2018  96.2%

June 2018  93.6%

Carol Service

Well done to Múinteoir Ciara O’Dwyer and 2nd class for their involvement in the Nativity for the Carol Service in the Church of the Sacred Heart last Sunday night.

Internet Safety

The Internet Safety Talk which had to be cancelled due to the weather has been re-scheduled for the 22nd of January. All parents are welcome to attend the evening talk at 7pm. More details to follow in early January.

Children from 3rd to 6th class will be taking part in the Internet Safety workshops during the day.

Please find attached some useful tips from Helen Butler, the woman who will be facilitating the Internet Safety talk and for more details follow this link