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St. Mary's National School, Bagenalstown

Welcome to Our School

St Mary's National School is based in Bagenalstown (Muine Bheag) County Carlow, near the border of County Kilkenny.

Welcome to our website, where you will find detailed information about the school, as well as news and examples of the work and activities at the school.

• For current parents, there is a noticeboard, and current newsletters are available to download.

• For prospective parents there are full details about how to contact the school, and you are encouraged to do this.

• For pupils, this is your website too - and important activities like the Green Schools initiative are featured here.

If you need any further information please contact us.

For any comments or suggestions about this website, contact webadmin@stmarysnsbagenalstown.ie.

General Information

St. Mary’s is a Church of Ireland school under the Patronage of the Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, belonging to the Dunleckney Union of Parishes. St Mary's serves the rural community of Carlow/Kilkenny in the Bagenalstown area.

The school follows the curricular programme prescribed by the Department of Education and Science, in accordance with Section 9 and 30 of the Education Act (1998)

Within the context and parameters of Department regulations and programmes, the rights of the patron as set out in the Education Act, and the funding and resources available, the school support the principles of:

• Inclusiveness
• Equality of access
• Parental choice in relation to enrolment
• Respect for the diversity of values, beliefs, traditions, languages and ways of life in society.

The school day commences at 9.20 a.m. and finishes at 3.00 p.m.

The school's Privacy Policy can be found here.


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Information on this site is provided in good faith and in accordance with the school's website policy. However, neither St Mary's N.S. Bagenalstown or any other person involved with the provision and maintenance of this website take any responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of such information or any use to which it is put. Use of such information is at the User's sole risk.