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October Update

School closed tomorrow Monday 16th October for Health and Safety reasons due to Red Weather Warning Alert .


School will close on Thursday 19th October at 1.50pm  to facilitate a staff meeting.

Well done to the Kanturk Hurling Team who won their final on Saturday night. A great achievement for Kanturk and we are all very proud of the team here in the Girls school. Looking forward to a visit from the team with the cup

Please note the following:

(1) The Rainbow Room has opened.  This is a new Early Intervention ASD class for children aged 3 - 5 years of age. 

We welcome our three new pupils , their teacher Margaret Ryan and SNA Helen Sexton to the Rainbow room and wish them all the best this year.

(2) There will be a clothes Recycling Collection on Thursday 26th October.  We welcome all bags of recyclable clothes, linen etc.

(3) Drama has come to the Girls School. Every Thursday until the beginning of December we have a drama teacher Tess and her colleague Cerys visiting our school to work with each class towards putting on a performance in the Edel Quinn Hall on Friday 8th December.  Every pupil in our school will be on stage with their class on the night.  Each class is performing their own separate act and all will be revealed.  Many thanks to the Parents Association and all who organised and took part in Strictly comes to Kanturk las year as the funds from this will provide free classes for our pupils each week .

A meeting about the 'Do it in Memory programme  for First Communion class parents will be held in our school Wednesday 4th of October at 7.30pm.  This programme is in preparation for First Communion and Parents of 2nd Class are invited to attend.  




Welcome back everyone after the Summer holidays. We hope you had a happy and safe Summer. We are looking forward to the busy year ahead.

We would also like to welcome the new Junior Infants. They have been settling in well so far.

Please keep an eye out on the home page and class pages for any updates throughout the year.