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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

20th Nov 2023
Some of our fun experiments we carried out in 3rd Class last week for Science Week.  
16th Nov 2023
Student Council Elections were held today.Well done to all children who put themselves...
14th Nov 2023
This is Election week in St. John's N.S!Election day for Student Council representatives...
Multicultural Day
Sack Race
Lollipop animation Movies by 1st class

Latest Photographs


Upcoming Events...

Thursday, 30th November 2023
5th Class Music Generation
Sunday, 3rd December 2023
First Holy Communion Mass
Tuesday, 5th December 2023
3rd Class Music Generation
Thursday, 7th December 2023
School Closure (Staff Training for the Primary Mathematics Curriculum)
5th Class Music Generation
Friday, 8th December 2023
St. Mary's College Carol Service 3rd to 6th classes
Monday, 11th December 2023
Advent Carol Service in St. Brigid's Church