Bridge at Leighlin

Latest News 09/10

27th May '10

3rd Class have been designing bridges!


7th May '10

We have done a big Spring Clean of the school. Well done to everybody!


30th April '10

Some of our pupils continue to practice and learn their brass instruments!


26th March '10

Well done to Dawn Attride who won a Special Merit award in the Texaco Children's Art Competition!


26th March '10

School will reopen after Easter on Monday, 12th April.


16th March '10

Congratulations to Andrea who was a prizewinner in the County Carlow INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition.


16th March '10

6th Class visited the local arboretum to do some spring planting!


25th February '10

UNICEF Ireland have posted news of our Bring and Buy Sale on their website.


23rd February '10

This is Fairtrade Fortnight. To mark the event Hella Alikuru from Uganda talked to the children about the importance of supporting the Fairtrade movement.


8th February '10

This is enrolment week. The Board of Management is now accepting enrolments for the school year 2010/2011. To enrol a child you first need to complete an enrolment application form. You may call contact the school to request one or you can download an application form and return it to the school.


5th February '10

We held our Bring and Buy Sale and raised money for those who are suffering because of the recent Earthquake in Haiti. Thanks to all parents and pupils for your support.


29th January '10

We will be holding a Bring & Buy Sale on Friday 5th February in the school in aid of the Haitian people who are suffering because of the recent earthquake. All are welcome in the school at 1:30 p.m. on the day.


13th January '10

Repairs have been completed and school will open as usual on Thursday 14th January.


12th January '10

The heating and water system has failed despite having been checked and run each day for the past two weeks. It was functioning every day until today (Tuesday 12th). Every effort is being made to repair the system as soon as possible.

Considerable damage has been done by frost despite the system having a working frost control setting. It is hoped to have the school open on Thursday 14th but this is not certain. Repair depends on a thaw and available parts.

The school community will be updated by text as soon as possible. Sincere apologies for inconvenience caused.


6th January '10

School will be closed on Thursday and Friday (7th and 8th January) due to the exceptionally cold weather.


22nd December '09

6th Class have shared Christmas presents with each other!


22nd December '09

School is closed for Christmas and will reopen on Thursday 7th January 2010.



15th December '09

5th and 6th Classes attended the Dear Grace awards ceremony in The Helix.


10th December '09

3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Classes took part in A Taste of Hallelujah concert for our parents. 5th and 6th Classes will be singing in the R.D.S. on Saturday!


3rd December '09

Congratulations to Tara Doorley from 6th Class who won a prize in this year's "Dear Grace" competition. 5th and 6th Classes


17th November '09

6th Class visited the Visual Centre in Carlow for its official opening by President Mary MacAleese.


22nd October '09

We have taken part in our annual Witch Walk!


19th October '09

Due to the bad weather forecast, our Witch Walk has been postponed until Thursday morning (22nd).


14th October '09

Parents of Junior and Senior Infants visited the school for a talk on the Road to Reading - how to help your young child to read.


12th October '09


4th, 5th and 6th Classes sang as part of a larger choir in Carlow Arts Centre. Singing in a choir is good for your mental health!

9th October '09

4th Class have been performing their play in Irish - dráma i nGaeilge!

26th September '09

visual opening

Our pupils took part in the celebration of the opening of Carlow Arts Centre!


22nd September '09

singing practice

6th Class are busy practising their singing for the opening of Carlow Arts Centre.

11th September '09

Swimming has begun again for 1st - 6th Classes. Infants and 1st Classes have begun their yoga classes and 4th, 5th and 6th Classes have football lessons each week.

8th September '09

6th Class are busy practising their song for the opening of Carlow Visual Arts Centre!


31st August '09

The whole school community is being advised of the precautions being taken to prevent the spread of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus.


August '09

School reopens for all pupils on Monday, 31st August.



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