Congratulations to our Senior Football Team who won the Cumann na mBunscol County Final on Tuesday 23rd May.
They played Lackagh in a very entertaining game.
We had a very exciting visit from past pupil Tomas Von Englebrechten and his teammate Eoin Sheehan, to show the children the Eirgrid U20 All Ireland cup! Tomas and Eoin were joined by Brian Flanagan and Shane Mac Neaney. Tomas and Eoin kindly signed autographs, posed for pho
Pictured here are our U10 football team who recently played Cellbridge in Cadamstown.
Congratulations and best wishes to the children in 6th class who received the gifts of the Holy Spirit at their Confirmation on 6th May 2023.
Congratulations to all our boys and girls who received their First Holy Communion on May 6th 2023.
The children from Ms. Malones class enjoyed a trip to the Lidl farm to learn about the supply and distribution of home grown produce!
Here, the children are enjoying a tag rugby session with Patsy Gorman from Leinster Rugby.
Congratulations to our girls soccer team who won both North Kildare and Kildare Finals. It was a super achievement for them to compete in the Mid Leinster FAI finals. There were very competitive in their games and showed great team spirit.
Here are some photos of the easter egg treasure hunt, our 3rd and 4th class children enjoyed during the run up to the Easter break. Big smiles all around!
Congratulations to our U10 team who were victorious over Ticknevin in their recent Cumann na mbunscol game.
Dear Parents, please see the details of our upcoming clothes collection attached.
You can drop your bags outside the old school from Monday 24th April.
The final drop o
The children in 1st and 2nd Class got to explore their creative talents. They were tasked with designing, molding and painting rockets using clay and they did not disappoint! Look at these fabulous creations.
There was a buzz of excitement in the air as the children hunted for eggs! The bunny was very generous this year.
Ms. Malones class had a hands on lesson in math's. The children worked together and developed their problem solving skills as well as exploring weight and measurement.
3rd and 4th class enjoyed building Lego robots and using Scratch on the laptops to make the robots move!
Lego and Scratch are great ways to promote creative teaching and learning, computational thinking, pr
Love was in the air in 3rd and 4th class on Valentine's Day while the children had fun baking and decorating Valentine's cookies!
Ms. Losty's class were busy working with Izak9 cubes. Izak9 cubes include many hands-on learning activities which bring Maths to life for the children while also enhancing their problem-solving and communication skills.
Unicef Ireland Turkey-Syria earthquake Appeal
1st and 2nd class took a virtual tour of the Great Wall of China! This was a fascinating activity for the children that allowed them to work on their IT Skills while also seeing the historical site.
Our exhibition in Edenderry Library was a huge success. Thanks to Niamh Hynan for organising the event and also a massive thank you to the Library for hosting us. The art will remain on display until March 31st so if you haven't had a chance to see it yet, you still have som
We are delighted to announce that artwork from our 1st and 2nd class students will be on display in Edenderry Library between 1st February and 31st March. Well done to all involved, please call in if you have a chance!
The scholastic.ie book fair will be available in the school between the 8th and13th of February. The children are welcome to browse and buy!
1st and 2nd class made their own unique Brigid's crosses on St. Brigid's day. They used pipe cleaners which sparked a discussion amongst the children. The conclusion...… pipe cleaners are more effective and less messy and, apparently, if St. Brigid was around today she wou
1st and 2nd class explore color tones by paint these "cold" winter pictures. This fun and messy art activity gave them the opportunity to mix unique colors and explore texture!
Ms. Malones class are enjoying building Lego robots and using "Scratch WE DO" software to program the robots to move! This is an excellent way to incorporate science and technology in a fun and exciting way for the children.
The 5th and 6th class children are enjoying making St. Brigid's Crosses from wild rushes. This is a great tradition celebrated on February 1st every year.
The children are enjoying their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) LEGO Workshop. They are manufacturing different vehicles from lego pieces. They are then writing SCRATCH software instructions on their laptops. This will allow them to control and move their
We are now open for Junior Infants enrolments for September 2023. All forms are in the Enrolments Tab.
The children in 5th and 6th class were excited to get crafting this morning, as they decorated some beautiful Christmas logs. We love seeing them creatively express themselves, as they drilled, glued painted and glittered some wooden logs. Now they get to bring them home and
The children are enjoying rolling, squeezing, pulling, pinching, shaping, moulding, modelling and much more with their clay, during our recent Clay Workshop.
The children really enjoyed the Skipping Workshop in November. They learned loads of new ways how to skip, along with new ways how to control the skipping rope.
Congratulations to all the children who entered the Credit Union Art Competition. The school is very proud of all the children. Daniel Sadat and Keira O' Driscoll won prizes in the 8-10 Year old Category. Daniel will go forward to the next stage of the competition for winnin
Thank you to all the children for participating in Goal Jersey Day on the 15th October. A total of €155.45 was raised for charity.
25th October 2022
Congratulations to the senior hurling team for winning the Cumann na mBunscol Hurling Championship. They beat Celbridge in an epic match by 3g 1pt to 6pts. A big celebration took place in the Turn Inn aft
4th, 5th and 6th Class enjoying their School Tour to Baysports Water Park in Athlone.
Congratulations to all the children who made their First Holy Communion and Confirmation on Saturday the 28th of May 2022.
As they prepare to leave and head to pastures new, a token to help them remember their time in Cadamstown N.S. They were a wonderful class all through the years. They will be missed and they will be welcomed back any time.
Congratulations to the Cadamstown Senior Football team for winning the County Final on Tuesday the 10th of May. They played Lackagh National School. It was a very exciting game. The final score was 2-7 to 1-6.
Cross Country Finals were held in Hawkfield's Centre of Excellence on April 7th 2022. We had boys and girls competing in the finals. The school came home with 3rd place. It was a very enjoyable day and thanks to Cumann na mBunscol for organising the day. It was great to see
A big "Thank you" to all parents who very generously contributed to the Ukraine Crisis Appeal as part of our St. Patrick's Day dress up. A total of €152 was raised which has been sent to the Red Cross. This donation will go towards helping those affected get food, medicine
The Board of Management of Cadamstown N.S. wishes to inform you that:
The following Policies were reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management on the 23rd of February 2022:
Thank you to everyone who made our Valentine's day Amber Flag Fundraiser for Pieta House a huge success. A total of €146 was raised, which has been sent to Pieta House. This contribution will help support their life-saving counselling services.
We are very excited to announce that here at Cadamstown National School we are embarking on a new adventure. We are taking on the challenge of obtaining an Amber Flag.
The Pieta Amber Flag Initiative recognises the individual efforts of primary and secondary schools,
The school is currently enrolling for September 2022. If you know anybody interested in enrolling please advise them to contact the school where enrolment forms are available.
Congratulations to Reuben Sadat who is a 6th class Story Competition winner for the Balyna Magazine. His story was titled "The Mystery of the Hidden Treasure". The story was very well written and enjoyable to read.
A big Thank You to everyone who donated to the last Clothes Collection (2nd of November). The school made €105 and this money will go towards equipment for the yard for the Children's break times.
A massive "Thank You" to everyone who supported Athboy's People Who Share Care Group. The Christmas donations will be used to make up hampers for the homeless families across Ireland this Christmas.
The Anti-Bullying Policy was reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management in October 2021. The new Policy can be found on the Internet under the "Parents" section and a copy can be obtained from the School if necessary.
If you would like to help support Athboy’s People Who Share Care Group to make up hampers for the homeless families across Ireland this Christmas.
They would be very grateful for the following items.
Boxes of biscuits, Tubs of sweets, Selection boxes,
Mince Pies (
Cadamstown N.S. participated in GOAL Jersey Day on Friday the 8th of October. Students raised a massive €175. A big thank you to all for all your support and generosity. This donation to GOAL will go towards treating and preventing malnutrition in small children, to helpin
Memory Lane Photography is coming to our school on Tuesday the 12th of October.
Confirmation took place on Saturday the 11th of September and a great day was enjoyed by all.
A big Thank You to everyone who donated to the last Clothes Collection (11th of June). The school made €350.40 and this money will go towards equipment for the yard for the Children's break times.
Date for your
We would like to welcome the new Junior Infants who started with Mrs. Bell on Tuesday the 24th of August, Zach MacNeaney, Kate O'Connor, Seán O'Connor, Cian McCabe, Killian O'Connor, Doireann O'Driscoll, Cara Ennis, Sam Keenan and Eleanor Cosgrove.
We have booked swimming lessons for the children in September and October 2021 for four sessions. The dates are as follows:
Thursday the 23rd of September, Thursday the 30th of September, Thursday the 7th of October and Th
Date for your Diary: The next Clothes Collection will be held in the School from Wednesday the 9th of June to and including Friday morning the 11th of June. Please leave bags inside the old school on these dates. The Recycling Company will collect any old c
Winners and runner up award recipients of the Balyna Annual Writing Competition
We would like to extend a huge thank you to all parents for your volunteering time last year. 2020 has been an exceptional year, but regardless of this, your volunteering continued through it all. Your continued efforts have made a difference in our local
Sean Kearney from Ardfert asked for birthday cards to be sent to him from all over the country. His double digit birthday took place on May 5 and to put a big smile on his face, he hoped the public would send him a birthday card in the post.
The school garden is all set for the new season. We have planted potatoes, onions and maize.
The children are learning typing skills on our new laptops.
The following Policies were reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management on the 17th of February 2021:
Kids are delighted to be back at school and enjoying art.
Thank you for the very generous donations for our Christmas Jumper Day, which was held on Friday the 18th of December 2020. We raised €240. This money has been donated to the Christmas Shoebox Appeal and Crumlin's Children Hospital. Thank you for your support in these wort
Congratulations to Fionn Casey from 6th Class who was one of the winners in the recent Balyna Magazine Story Competition.
Congratulations to Luke McDonnell from 3rd Class who was one of the winners in the recent Balyna Magazine Art Competition.
We will be having a Christmas Jumper day for Students on Frida
The following Policies were reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management on the 21st of October 2020:
Great to see some of our Students cycling to School in the mornings.
Congratulations to last year’s third class who were winners in the Balyna Magazine Art Competition. Well done to all!
The Department of Education has released a document for adults who have children who are medically certified as very high risk to Covid 19. Only children deemed very high risk to Covid 19 will be able to avail of blended learning from home. All other children are expected to
Below is a letter from the acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn regarding the reopening of schools
Below is a link to the Department of Education and Skills Response Plan, The purpose of this document is to provide clear and helpful guidance for the safe operation through the prevention, early detection and control of COVID-19 in primary and special schools. It provides k
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The following Policies were reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management on the 4th of March 2020:
The Board of Management of Cadamstown N.S. wishes to inform you that:
School is closing Wednesday the 19th of February at 12 Noon sharp for Teachers In-Service. School will also be closed Thursday the 20th and Friday the 21st of February for Mid Term. School will reopen as normal on Monday the 24th of February 2020.
The Annual Book Fair will take place in the School on Tuesday the 25th and Wednesday the 26th of February.
The Anti-Bullying Policy was reviewed, updated and approved by the Board of Management in December 2019. The new Policy can be found on the Internet under the "Parents" section and a copy can be obtained from the School if necessary.
The Annual Tag Rugby Mini Blitz was held in Edenderry Rugby Club on Tuesday the 3rd of December at 10.30am. Congratulations to 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes who participated, we managed to bring home a trophy.
Parents in local schools have
decided to do a collection for the homeless. We would like to support this
appeal. They hope to make up Christmas Hampers for homeless families and would
like the following to be donated:
The first mass as part of the preparation for Confirmation
will be on Sunday the 1st of December at 11.30am in St. Mary’s
Church, Broadford. All students who will be making their confirmation will need
to bring their baptismal candle to this mass. If they do not
This year’s Christmas Pantomime is The Three Musketeers. We have organised the School to attend this Pantomime in the Helix, Dublin on Tuesday the 17th December.
On Wednesday the 20th of November at 10am all Junior Infants will take part in the school vision screening service provided by the HSE.
A big thank you to all Parents and Children who partipated in the Christmas Shoebox Appeal this year. It will help to share a little joy and excitement with children who live in very difficult situations and might never have received a gift before.
Congratulations to Saoirse Sutton and Elle McCabe who are
finalists in the Jack’s Track Art Competition in Clogherinkoe GAA.
Grainne from Leinster Rugby is taking the students for Tag Rugby Coaching every Tuesday for the next few weeks.
A Hurling coach from Kildare GAA began coaching in the school on Friday the 4th of October. Students are enjoying this experience and gaining lots of tips along the way. The next date for coaching is Fri 25th Oct.
The school is currently enrolling for September 2020. If you
know anybody interested in enrolling please advise them to contact the school
where enrolment forms are available.
Date for your Diary: The next Clothes Collection will be held in the School on Wednesday the 23rd of October 2019. Liberty Recycling will collect any old clothes, bags or shoes from the school that morning. Please leave bags at the old school
Unfortunately Killashee beat Cadamstown in the U11 Football Semi Finals on Tuesday the 15th of October in Allenwood GAA.
There will be a meeting in the Hall in Broadford N.S. at 8pm on Tuesday the 24th of September to discuss the Communion Preparation Programme for the year. At least one parent for each child should attend. (No children are needed at the meeting).
Confirmation will be held on Sunday the 22nd of March 2020 at 11am with the Bishop in Broadford Church.
School Re-opens Thursday
We would like to welcome the new Junior Infants who started with Mrs. Bell on Thursday the 29th of August, Conor Case, Bobby Holton, Karine Murray, Riley Kelly-Drake, Niamh Dunne, Oisín Coyne, Ella Rowley, Jamie McCabe, Lara O'Grady, Joseph Salley and Emily McCabe.
Mr. Lynch has been appointed as Principal Teacher to succeed Mr. Judge and will take up duty on the 29th August 2019.
Many thanks to Enfield Credit Union who organised a Savings Scheme in the School. Well done to Eóghan Travers and Chloe Salley who won prizes in the raffle organised for the Savers. Thank you to Enfield Credit Union who generously donated €300 to the School. It was much a
A big congratulations to Conor Seery and Jack Holton who won prizes in the Balyna Underage Football Raffle.
A big congratulations to Aoife Doran who won the overall Female Junior Trophy at the sixth annual 2.7k Boyne swim in Drogheda on Saturday the 15th of June.
On Tuesday the 28th of May 2019, 4th, 5th and 6th classes went to Tayto Park for their School Tour. The day started with a tour of the Zoo and afterwards the students had unlimited access to all the attractions in Adventure Zone. These attractions include
During half time in the Kildare V's Longford Football game (Sunday the 26th of May) Cadamstown N.S. played against a Longford team alongside Moone N.S.
Thank you again for your support for the recent Scholastic Book Fair. The Book Fair raised €396 in free books for the School Library. Below is a picture of the Books purchased with this money.
The U10 Footballers beat Ballyshannon N.S. in the Semi Finals and are now through to the Finals on the 23rd of May in Moorefield GAA Club.
Congratulations to all students who took part in the recent U10 Football Blitz in Moorefield GAA. They played against five other schools and went on to win the Blitz for North Kildare. Well done to all involved
Congratulations to Sophie Case who received a Certificate of Merit in a recent CPSMA Art Competition
Students enjoyed an Easter Egg Hunt today before they broke up for the Easter Holidays. They will be returning on Monday the 27th of April 2019.
This years Cross Country took place in Hawkfield's Centre of Exellence on Thursday the 11th of April. Congratulations to all three teams from Cadamstown N.S. who entered especially to the Girls team who came 4th overall in their category and Aoife Doran who came second. Well
Thank you to all the parents who supported the Scholastic Book Fair which took place in the school from Wednesday the 27th of February to Monday the 4th of March 2019. It was a great success and we raised €396 in Free Books for our school.
Confirmation took place on Friday the 29th of March and a great day was enjoyed by all.
On Wednesday the 27th of March the girls came 2nd in the FAI Primary Schools Soccer, Kildare Finals in Kilcullen. Thanks to Pat O'Connor and Richie Mullen for coaching the team.
The boys team play away to Ticknevin on Tuesday the 9th of April at 1.15pm.
The Under 10's play against Broadford in Cadamstown on Friday the 12th of April at 10am.
The girls team beat Broadford on Tuesday the 26th of March and are playing Kilshanroe in Kilshanroe on Wednesday the 3rd of April at 2.15pm.
The Heineken Cup and the Pro14 Cups which Leinster are the holders of visited the School today (15th March) with Grainne the Tag Rugby Coach and Leo the Lion.
Swimming lessons start back on Monday the 25th of March and will be held on the following Mondays after this date: 1st April, 8th April, 29th April, 13th May, 20th May and the 27th May.
Congratulations to Aoife Doran who is believed to be the first Kildare girl to have qualified for the 2019 McCullagh International Swimming Competition on Saturday the 23rd of February. She picked up four gold medals after competing in five events. Aoife won the gold medal i
The boys will play the following schools in the League: Killina, Ticknevin and Kildare Educate Together on the following dates:
Tue the 8th of April,
Tue the 30th of April
Tue the 7th of May
The girl will p
On Tuesday the 28th of May 2019, 4th, 5th and 6th classes will be going to Tayto Park for their School Tour. The day will start with a fully guided 45 minute tour of the Zoo and afterwards unlimited access to 25 attractions in Adventure Zone. These attract
Training for boys and girls will take place on Monday's from 4.00pm to 5.00pm at Cadamstown Pitch, starting on Monday the 18th of February.
Classes 3rd to 6th took part in a Tag Rugby Blitz in Edenderry Rugby Club on the 14th of February. The 5th and 6th Class Team won all their 4 games while the 3rd and 4th Class Team won three games out of 4.
Congratulations to the 5th and 6th class girls who won the Cumann na mBunscol Small Schools Girls Basketball Blitz in Celbridge on Monday 11th of February.
The School celebrated the start of Spring and St. Brigid's Day with a concert on Monday the 31st of January 2019.
Congratulations to T.J. Kelly and Clara Herman Stoklosa for winning the St. Raphael's School Art Competitions. Our competition entries raised some much needed funds for Saint Raphael's Celbridge/St. John of God Kildare Services.
First to Third Classes visited Shackletons Exhibition in Athy on Tuesday the 29th January. It was a great day and enjoyed by all.
On Tuesday the 18th December, fourth, fifth and sixth classes put on their Christmas Show, Aladdin Trouble. It was a huge success and enjoyed by all. Well done to all the Students involved and Mr. Judge.
On Friday the 14th December the Junior and Senior Infants put on their Christmas Show, The Sleepy Shepherd. It was a fantastic success. Well done to all the Children involved and Mrs Bell.