About our School
Staff: Along with an Administrative Principal there are 17 Teaching Staff, 14 of whom are Classroom Teachers, and 3 Learning Support Teachers. The school has a secretary and part-time caretakers. Specialist Tin-Whistle and Violin Teachers are also employed.
Pupils: There are 363 pupils currently on roll. Girls are enrolled from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Boys are enrolled in Junior Infants and Senior Infants. The School Day begins at 9.10am. and School Closing Time is 3pm. Junior Infants and Senior Infants finish at 2pm. Lunch Break is from 12.30pm. to 1.10pm.
Uniform: The uniform consists of a red V-neck jumper with school crest, a white shirt, a navy tie, a navy pinafore or skirt for girls, navy trousers for boys and navy socks. A school tracksuit is worn on P.E. days. Pupils may wear the school tracksuit in the winter months, if preferred. The uniform can be purchased in Earley's Drapery on Main Street.
Board of Management: A Board of Management, representing parents, teachers, trustees and Patron's nominees manages Saint Evin's School. The Chairperson is Mr. Tom Fitzgerald.
Parents' Council: The school has a very active Parents' Council. Two parents from each class are elected to the council. Meetings take place on a monthly basis providing a vital link between home and school. Parents work in co-operation with staff and management for the benefit of their children by their continued support. Among other activities, the council organises the annual School Sponsored-Walk, the Flag Day Collection, the Christmas Party and the Celebration Party for First Communicants.
Vision Statement: Scoil Eimhín Naofa is a Catholic School. We are committed to:-
Book Rental: There is a Book Rental Scheme in operation in the school. A dedicated group of parents and people associated with the school work hard in the administration of this facility. It has huge benefits for the pupils who pay a fee for the use of the books each year which is less costly than individual purchase of books. The cost in this school year is 25 euro.
Whole School Evaluation: In May 2016 our school was evaluated by the inspectorate. Read the Report
School Buildings and Grounds: Scoil Eimhín Naofa is a single storey premises with 13 classrooms. It contains a learning support centre, a well stocked library, a P.E. hall, a large lunch room, a sizeable staff-room, the principal's office and a school office. The school hall, where Physical Education lessons take place, is also used for concerts, assemblies, celebrations, prayer services and meetings. There is a separate Extension Building behind the main school which contains three classrooms and four resource rooms.
On the school grounds is a large playground which incorporates a basketball court. Behind this is a very large playing field for sports and recreation.