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St. John's National School, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo


A very warm welcome to the website of St John’s National School, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.  We hope that this site will give you an insight into school life and all the activities that we do here.

St. John's National School is a Catholic, co-educational school situated in the heart of Ballisodare village.

At St. John's N.S. every child is welcome. Here, we strive to inspire, encourage and help every child to be the best they can be. We have an energetic and enthusiastic staff with many and varied talents that hope to add to your child's education during their time here. 

Our website is an ongoing process and we welcome your suggestions as we continue its development.  We hope you enjoy visiting our website where we will continue to share all about our school, facilities, activities and events. 

If you have any questions or queries, that are not answered here, please telphone us on 071-9167639 or email: and we will endeavour to assist you.  

Warmest Regards,

David Dillon

School Principal


Latest News

25th Nov 2022
It’s all systems go in 3rd Class and they are Toy Show ready! Zoom in to see...
25th Nov 2022
The Junior Infants were reunited with their 6th Class buddies today and what fun...
18th Nov 2022
The Junior Infants had great fun this week trying out lots of different experiments....
Lollipop animation Movies by 1st class

Latest Photographs


Upcoming Events...

Thursday, 8th December 2022
School Mass for the Feast of the Annunciation
Friday, 9th December 2022
1st class Christmas Performance @ 2.15 p.m.
Monday, 12th December 2022
5th & 6th class sing at the Parish Carol Service @ 8 pm
Wednesday, 14th December 2022
5th & 6th Classes Christmas Performance @ 11.30 a.m.
3rd & 4th class Christmas performance @ 1.15 pm
Thursday, 15th December 2022
Junior & Senior Infants Christmas performance @ 11.30 am
2nd class Christmas performance @ 1.30 pm
Tuesday, 20th December 2022
Christmas Jumper Day
Wednesday, 21st December 2022
Christmas Holidays begin (School finishes at 12:30)