6th Class

June 27, 2020

On Tuesday, we bid a fond farewell to our 6th class graduates with a lovely Graduation event on the school grounds.  Principal Brid Chambers welcomed the children and their parents, and thanked them all for their wholehearted engagement with the school during their 8 years attending Newport NS, and especially through the recent school closure.  She made special mention of the parents who were now finished with the school as th...

June 25, 2020

2020/21 Book Lists are now available to download from the DOWNLOADS-BOOK LISTS page

All books are available to purchase from local bookshops including McLoughlin's Westport, Eason's Castlebar and Castle Books, Castlebar.  A copy of all book lists will be made available to these bookshops NEXT WEEK for reference. 

If you applied for a Book Grant, please do not purchase any books until you have received your Book Grant.

The an...

June 25, 2020

End of Year report cards are now available for parents.

You can view your child(ren)'s report card(s) securely on the Aladdin Connect home page.

June 11, 2020

President Michael D Higgins has issued the following video message to all 6th class pupils

May 28, 2020

Water Safety Ireland's PAWS (Primary Aquatics Water Safety) programme outlines the essential life-saving guidelines that every child needs to know. Learn skills that can save lives. PAWS delivers invaluable lessons that are simple common sense. Every parent is more than qualified to guide their children through them, and all lessons have been adapted to facilitate home learning.

RTÉ Home School Hub

PAWS is now on the RTE Home Sc...

May 12, 2020

6th class parents and pupils

Now that we have our design and our signatures all sorted, pupils can start placing their orders for their very own 6th class hoodies, using the link at the end of this post.

As I mentioned yesterday, we are under a bit of time pressure to have them manufactured and delivered by the end of term, hence the speed at which we are progressing.  We are not asking for payment at this stage.  I would ask th...

May 11, 2020

6th Class Hoodies

As almost everyone has now voted online, we can announce that the most popular designs for the front and back of the 6th class hoodies are as follows:

FRONT of hoodie (with 30% of the vote): Design 2

BACK of hoodie (with 40% of the vote): Design 4

THANK YOU everyone for responding so quickly to the survey and the request for signatures. As we now know the most popular design and have all signatures, you will be...

May 9, 2020

6th Class Hoodies

Sadly we shall not meet again in person before the end of the school year. Before the current school closure, the pupils of 6th class indicated that they were very keen on the idea of designing a commemorative hoodie that each pupil could order in their preferred colour and size, and we would still very much like to make that happen, as a memento of the eight years most of you have spent in Newport National S...

May 7, 2020

To all in 6th Class:

Sadly we will not be back in the classroom before the 6th class pupils finish national school. We would like to organise 6th class commemorative hoodies for the pupils, and are looking at suppliers who can deliver directly to your home, in adherence with social distancing recommendations.  

The hoodies will have a 'Class of 2020' motif on the front and on the back we will incorporate the signatures of all th...

April 20, 2020

The closing date for applications is Friday 24 April

Applications for School Transport for the new school year are currently open and can be accessed online at www.buseireann.ie/schooltransport.

Details of the scheme are also available on the Department's website:


This is particularly important for families who will be new to our school in Sept 2020 and also to 6th cla...

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