National Christmas Jumper Day 🎄

On Friday the 11th of December, the staff and pupils of Ballyheerin National school wore their Christmas jumpers. We are proud to gave all donations collected to the children’s hospital in Crumlin. We are thinking of all the children in hospital and their families at this very special time of year.


Class Dojo

We are delighted to be using the class dojo platform to communicate with parents and to acknowledge the great work that our pupils and teachers are doing in our school. One of the highlights so far this year was recording the poems and songs which we learned for Oíche Shamhna. The Senior Class even made a spooky halloween movie and learnt a spooky dance!

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Christmas has come early!

We are delighted with our new shelter which was assembled last week. The children have enjoyed playing under it and staying dry during the wet November days! We have also enjoyed seeing the most beautiful rainbows this week!


Class Dojo

We are delighted to be using the class dojo platform to communicate with parents and to acknowledge the great work that our pupils and teachers are doing in our school. All of our families are now connected with us via Class Dojo and each child has their very own e-portfolio which documents their learning. Class dojo offers a two way street in regards to

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Oíche Shamhna

Halloween is always one of the highlights of our year in Ballyheerin NS. The children looked fabulous in their costumes and we thank all the Mammies and Daddies for taking time to put the costumes together. The junior class recited wonderful halloween songs and poems. The senior class recited poems, learnt a spooky dance and made a spooky halloween video. Everything was recorded and

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Walking on Sunshine

The senior class enjoyed a lovely walk around Ballyheerin today. We had a look at the two older national schools that were in Ballyheerin before the establishment of our present school in 1913. We made a lot of new friends as we saw lots of lovely horses and their foals on our travels! The blue skies, calm water and fresh air left us feeling

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A New Look

Our beautiful senior class room was painted over the summer by our caretaker. We are delighted with the results! Go raibh maith agat, Damian!


First Day back

The staff of Ballyheerin NS were absolutely delighted to welcome the children of Ballyheerin NS back to school after a long time apart! We are delighted to re-united with our pupils and we would like to gave an especially warm fáilte to Sophie and Natasha, our two new junior infants!


Ádh mór

The staff and pupils of Ballyheerin NS would like to wish our former sixth class pupils: Michael, Kerri, Emily, Caoimhe and Roisín the very best of luck in their new schools. Here is a little video that we put together earlier this year for our virtual graduation. We will miss this year group alot but we are excited for them and this next chapter

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Ballyheerin Home School

Our school community have been hard at work, from home. Spring is a busy time on our farms so the teachers of Ballyheerin National school are delighted and the children were able to juggle their school-work and all their farming jobs. This week we had a farm themed week, where our reading and writing projects, music, Gaeilge art related to the farm. We also

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