Ms Kelly's 5th Class Ancient Greece

Ms Kelly's 5th Class Ancient Greece 5th class recently learned about Ancient Greece in history. The children followed instructions on Art for Kids Hub to draw the minatour, created Greek vases, worked in groups to create a poster on a Greek god and completed individual projects. The children put a huge amount of work into their [more]

Spar FAI Primary School 5’s (Girls) 2020

Spar FAI Primary School 5’s (Girls) 2020 The girls from 5th and 6th classes participated in the SPAR FAI soccer competition on Wednesday 11th March in Knockgriffin. The girls played very well and came in 2nd place. Thank you to Fergal Cunningham and Margaret Daly who have come to the school to teach soccer skills to the [more]

Online Educational Websites for School Closure

Online Educational Websites for School Closure Teachers have sent suggestions of work children can do while school is closed through Aladdin. Please email principal@cloynens.com or secretary@cloynens.com if you did not receive a message on Aladdin. Here are some links to educational websites parents might find helpful while schools are closed. These will be updated regularly. It is important [more]

First Penance

First PenanceTuesday night March 3rd, 2020 was a very special night for the boys and girls in 2nd Class as they made their First Penance in St. Colman's Church, Cloyne. The ceremony was celebrated by Fr. Pat and Fr. Dorgan. The children said their prayers with great confidence and they sang [more]

Spar FAI Primary School 5's (Boys) 2020

Spar FAI Primary School 5's (Boys) 2020 The boys from 5th and 6th class took part in SPAR FAI soccer blitz in Knockgriffin on Tuesday 3rd of March. There were two teams and they each played several matches throughout the day. The boys gave it their all and most importantly, they had a blast playing soccer for [more]

Coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 These posters were issued to schools from the Department of Education this week. More information available on this link https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/ #Coronavid19 #COVID19 #ResistInfection #washhandsoften #coveryourcough #useatissue [more]



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Welcome to St. Colman’s N.S., Cloyne. St. Colman’s is a mixed, mainstream primary school with a Catholic Ethos. We cater for children in all classes from Junior Infants to 6th Class. I, as Principal feel privileged to work in a progressive, inclusive school with a caring attitude where all children are cherished and respected. The staff are dedicated, friendly and committed to helping each and every child. We encourage the holistic development of all children. We aim to stimulate each child whatever their ability to achieve his/her full potential and to be confident and respectful of self and others.

We promote the development of a caring, happy, welcoming and secure environment where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of all pupils are identified and addressed. We are proud of our school climate, one of trust, respect, support, welcome, understanding and acceptance where learning and teaching can be enjoyed.

We believe that self-esteem and confidence are qualities that are fundamental to the well-being of every individual, both child and adult.

The school encourages the continuous professional development of all staff. We acknowledge the importance of Parents in the education of their children. We encourage parents to be actively involved in school life.

Ní neart go cur le chéile

Mary O’Brien.


If you can imagine it

        You can achieve it

        If you can dream it

       You can become it