The Parish School – Glenageary Killiney National School (GKNS)


Our Mission Statement

Glenageary Killiney National School is a school in which the staff, parents and management co-operate to provide an environment which nurtures and supports the individual. This aim is fulfilled through the provision of a child centred curriculum which fosters enthusiasm for learning and develops responsibility in the child.

About GKNS

Glenageary Killiney National School is a Co-Educational School under Church of Ireland (Anglican) Management. Although 12 full-time teachers are employed, the school boasts a number of part-time and additional full-time staff, totalling 24.

There are 245 children enrolled in the school, one teacher per class from Junior Infants to Sixth Class.

Subjects covered in the curriculum include, English, Mathematics, Irish, Social and Environmental Studies including History Geography, SPHE, Music, Art & Craft, Physical Education, Drama and Religious Education. (Recorder is taught to all pupils in second class and becomes optional from third to sixth class) Other activities organised by the school take place outside school hours Saxophone, Clarinet, Guitar & Playball.


Applications for school year 2021/2022

Application forms for Junior Infants 2021/2022 and Older class are now available on the school website or from the school office. Completed applications will be accepted from 19th October to 16th November 2020. The Admission Policy & Annual Admission Notice  are available on the school website.

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