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


A very warm welcome our website. St. John’s National School is situated in the heart of Ballisodare village, Co. Sligo. We are a co-educational primary school which promotes a happy, inclusive, caring learning environment. 

At St. John's N.S. every child is welcome. Here, we strive to inspire, motivate, encourage and help every child to be the best they can be. We have an energetic and enthusiastic staff who willingly share their many and varied talents to enhance your child's learning during their time with us. 

As you navigate through the pages, you will find lots of information about the school including our ethos, the curriculum and policies. 

Please contact us by phone or e-mail if you have any further questions or queries regarding our school. We look forward to using this website as an effective communication tool and a way to celebrate our school activities and events.

Kind regards,

Mary Curley

School Principal


Latest News

22nd May 2024
As a treat last Friday we went to the playground. The children had a great time....
20th May 2024
We have been looking at Pointillism in Art this month. The children have loved using...
17th May 2024
Congratulations to Sixth Class who received the profit they made from their very...
Multicultural Day
Sack Race
Lollipop animation Movies by 1st class

Latest Photographs


Upcoming Events...

Wednesday, 29th May 2024
Gaelic Football coaching
Friday, 31st May 2024
School Tour - 1st class
Monday, 3rd June 2024
Bank Holiday
Tuesday, 4th June 2024
School closed
Wednesday, 5th June 2024
Gaelic Football coaching
Thursday, 6th June 2024
School Tour - 2nd class