About Us

Déanfaimid iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt.
“Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí”

Staff list 2021/2022
Shane McDonagh Sarah Noonan
Rόisín Forde Claire McCole

Margaret Timmins/

Sarah Mulhern

Aisling Dillon
Sarah Leneghan Susan Forde
Mary Cullen-Ward Hazel Counihan
Students at Northampton NS enjoy Music, Drama, Art & Sport.

Northampton National School is a co-educational, rural primary school with a catholic ethos under the patronage of Bishop Brendan Kelly. We celebrate La’le Bríde every year with the making of the Crosóg Bríde, with songs, poems, stories and an exploration of pisreoga & customs associated with St. Bridget. In our school, we have a keen interest in local history and folklore . Children enjoy Music, Drama, and Art and enthusiastically pursue sport, especially hurling, football, camogie, soccer and rugby.

We are conscious that we are educating children for life.

It has always been part of the school ethos to provide a holistic education for all the children in our care. We are conscious that we are educating children for life. Our Green School Programme educates our pupils to be responsible and environmentally aware. They are encouraged to develop a spirit of generosity towards all people and the environment.

In our school, there is a wonderful social aspect to the events run throughout the year in association with the Board of Management and Parents Association.

Our Mission Statement

Northampton National School is a co-educational, Primary school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.

Northampton N.S. is a school with a Catholic ethos and also has due recognition and respect for people of all religions and none.

Northampton N.S. will strive to promote, both individually and collectively, the professional and personal development of teachers through staff development programs.

Northampton N.S. encourages the involvement of parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in Parents Association.

Northampton N.S. endeavors to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to imbue in the pupils respect for people and property, to encourage in them the ideal of being responsible and to engender in them a spirit of generosity towards the environment.

Northampton N.S. will promote gender equity among the teachers and pupils.