Lumcloon N.S. is a vertical mixed school. The school has two mainstream classroom teachers, three teachers for classes for ASD pupils and a Special Education Teacher. We have 7 SNAs and a visiting SET. At the commencement of the school year 2023-2024, 33 pupils were enrolled in the school.
Greg Gilligan (Acting Principal)
Michelle Egan (Acting Deputy Principal) – Junior and Senior Infants, First & Second Classes.
Niamh Keenan – Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Classes.
Jennifer Rigney & Elaine Gallagher – Le Chéile 1 ASD Class.
Vanessa Loonam – Le Chéile 2 ASD Class.
Georgia Carroll – Special Education Teacher.
Michelle Walshe – Shared Special Education Teacher.
Linda Kinahan – SNA
Sinéad Egan – SNA
Lisa Lyons – SNA
Rosemary McGarry – SNA
Sinéad Dolan – SNA
Paula Tierney – SNA
Karen Hayes – SNA
Bernie Doyle – Secretary
Elaine Kelly – School Cleaner
Opening and Closing Times
The school opens to receive pupils at 9.10 a.m.
Classes assemble at 9.20 a.m. and formal instruction commences at 9.40 a.m.
Classes end each day at 2.00 p.m. for infants and 3.00 p.m. for all other classes.
Lumcloon National School will promote equality and inclusivity amongst teachers, staff and pupils. Discrimination on the grounds of gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability, race or ethnicity will not be tolerated.
While Lumcloon National School is a school with a Catholic ethos, it also has due recognition for all other religions and none.
We endeavour to make Lumcloon National School a place of learning and development, where each child is cherished and encouraged to reach his/her full potential and 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.
Lumcloon National School will encourage the involvement of parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in the Lumcloon National School Parents’ Association.
Lumcloon National School will endeavour to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to instil in the pupils respect for people and property and to encourage in them the idea of being responsible members of society.
Lumcloon National School will strive to promote, both individually and collectively, the professional and personal development of teachers through staff development programmes.
Déanfaimid gach iarracht suim agus líofacht sa Ghaeilge a chothú í gnáthimeachtaí an lae scoile agus sna cheachtanna foirmiúla chomh maith.
Lumcloon National School strives to provide a stimulating environment in which each child can develop academically, spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically. We strive to help each pupil to develop a realistic and positive self-image, thus enabling him or her to be a happy well rounded individual.
Catholic Ethos of Lumcloon National School
Lumcloon National School is a co-educational Catholic primary under the patronage of the Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois. As such the school aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the person of the pupil: intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people. The school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God and in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Catholic school provides religious education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of the pupils in the Catholic Faith.