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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

23rd Jan 2023
Applications for Junior Infants for September 2023 are now available. Please contact...
26th May 2023
A huge 'thank you' to the Parents' Association who bought new goal posts for the...
23rd May 2023
Thank you to all the children and parents who turned out yesterday evening for our...
12th May 2023
We all dressed in black today to show our support for the Sligo U20 football team...
Lollipop animation Movies by 1st class

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Upcoming Events...

Friday, 2nd June 2023
School Holiday (School Closed)
Monday, 5th June 2023
Bank Holiday (School Closed)
Tuesday, 6th June 2023
School Holiday (School Closed)