Cadamstown National School is a mixed, rural school in Moyvalley, North Kildare. At present there are 84 pupils enrolled in the school. There are four classroom teachers and a shared Learning Support Teacher.
In the school grounds there is a GAA pitch, a soccer pitch, a basketball/tennis court and two outdoor 40 X 20 handball alleys which also serve as hurling walls. We also have use of the newly-built Cadamstown Hall for indoor P.E. activities and Cadamstown Field for games and athletics.
The school participates in Gaelic football, camogie, cross-country running and Olympic Handball competitions. Children also attend swimming lessons in Edenderry Swimming Pool during the last term of the school year.
Each classroom is equipped with an interactive smart teacher’s board. There are also 25 computers/laptops for use by the pupils stored in a mobile charging trolley.
Cadamstown N.S. is a Catholic school under the patronage of the bishop of Kildare & Leighlin. The school has a Catholic ethos which models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God.
Parents and members of the community are closely and actively involved in school life. There is a very active Parents’ Association. The school is seen as a very important part of the community.