April News

Junior Entreupreneur Programme

Well done to Sixth Class who participated in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme and  showcased their Fairy Door Enterprise in the West County on April 25th.  Read more about the event here.

The fairy doors can be seen in our school garden where they are attracting lots of little visitors!  See some photos here.


Easter Orienteering

On the Friday before the Easter holidays, the Junior Classes enjoyed a day of orienteering around the school grounds solving clues and hunting for Easter eggs.  Take a look at some photos here.



Well done to all our little stars who participated in Realtóg, a school celebration of Irish music, song and drama.  They all prepared so well and put on a great show for all the school to enjoy.  See some photos here.


Girls Mini Seven’s Football Competition

Well done to the girls who competed in the Mini Sevens football competition.  Read about it here.


View our Easter Newsletter here.


March News

Knockanean NS Flag Day: Our annual Flag Day will take place on Friday 31st March from 10am -7pm.  Volunteers are needed to help out on the day.  If you can give an hour of your time please get in touch with the Parents Group at Knockaneanparents@gmail.com or 087 2224789.  Find more Information here.


Engineer’s Week

Second and Third Class were visited by Engineers from Intel who gave them an insight into the world of engineering.  Read more here.

World Book Day

On March 3rd, we celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as characters from our favourite books.  There were some fantastic costumes on display.  Take a look here.

February News

View the February newsletter here.

Pink Ribbon Day


On February 17th, the school was a sea of pink as we all got together to raise money for a worthy cause. Thanks to Aileen for organising it and to all who helped to make it such an enjoyable day.  Thank you to all the bakers for their delicious donations!  Read more and view some photos here.


Band Spectacular


On February 16th, pupils from Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Class, accompanied by Joan McNamara, performed at Shannon Airport.  They had a super day.  Read more and view some photos here.


Intel Mini Scientist Grand Final


On February 3rd, Fifth Class students Cal, Ben and Creaven travelled to the Helix in Dublin to exhibit their project on bats at the Intel National Mini Scientist Grand Final.  The Grand Final brought together the top 24 projects from across the country.  Congratulations to the boys on progressing so far in the competition.  Read more about the day here.

January News

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Science Fair

image3Fifth Class travelled to the Science Fair at Mary Imaculate College in Limerick to present their project on the Burren.  Read more here.


Crochet Club


The crochet club, led by their teacher Amy, have been very busy lately crocheting hats for babies in the neo-natal unit in Limerick Maternity Hospital.  On January 6th, some members of the club travelled to Limerick to present their gifts.  Well done to all involved in such a worthy project.  Take a look at their fabulous work and read more about their visit to the hospital and the importance of their gifts here.

December News

Information available in the parent’s section on the road closures from January 3rd to March 3rd 2017.  Click here to go directly to the page.


Wishing you all a happy and peaceful Christmas.  View the Christmas Newsletter here.

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Santa Visit


On Tuesday a very special visitor arrived in Knockanean.  View more photos here.


Christmas Lights


Junior Infants switched on the Christmas tree lights.


Mini Scientist Regional Final

img_0057A big congratulations and well done to Fifth Class students Crevan, Ben and Cal who will go on to represent the school in the All-Ireland Mini Scientist Competition in Dublin in February.  Their project on bats really impressed the judges.  Read more here.


Trip to the Burren


On December 1st, Fifth Class went on a guided tour of the burren.  Read more and see some photos here.


Music Generation Songsters


On November 30th, Fourth and Fifth Class went to Glór to participate in Music Generation Songsters.  Listen to the rap they composed and read more about the day here.