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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...
15th Mar 2023
We had a visit today from past pupil, Darragh Sweeney. Darragh is part of the Summerhill...
12th Mar 2023
This month our Aistear theme was the Restaurant. We had great fun in Junior Infants...
9th Mar 2023
Tá Seachtain na Gaeilge linn agus bhí Tráth na gCeist ag rang...
Lollipop animation Movies by 1st class

Latest Photographs


Upcoming Events...

Tuesday, 28th March 2023
3rd class Swimming
Friday, 31st March 2023
Easter Holidays Commence (School Closes at 12:30)
Monday, 3rd April 2023
Easter Holidays (School Closed)
Tuesday, 4th April 2023
Easter Holidays (School Closed)
Wednesday, 5th April 2023
Easter Holidays (School Closed)
Thursday, 6th April 2023
Easter Holidays (School Closed)
Friday, 7th April 2023
Easter Holidays (School Closed)