Granges Rd, Kilkenny
Phone: (056) 776 2150
The school is a Co-Ed Catholic Primary School committed to child-centred education. St Canice’s School is situated on the Granges Rd, in Kilkenny city. It is the largest school in County Kilkenny catering for over 650 pupils. “Proud as we are of our participation and achievements in academic, sporting, musical and pastoral areas, it is in the day to day commitment, dedication and effort of the school community that the strong foundations of the school are laid. These strong foundations allow us to be forward thinking and inclusive and to strive for excellence in all that we undertake. In doing so, we seek to foster high standards and respect for others in all our community so that we may treasure the children in our care and look forward to seeing the adults that they may become.”
The school provides primary education for boys and girls from Junior Infants to 6th Class. The school has an extensive programme of After School: Instrumental Music, Choir, Hurling, Camogie, Athletics, Swimming and Chess.
St Canice’s School has an active Parents Association. Membership is open to all parents. Notice is sent through the school of the AGM of the Association in the autumn term.
Children with Autism-
A special Autism Unit for children with autism was recently built in St Canice’s Co-Ed N.S. which has three classes catering for 18 children.
Contact: Mrs Maria Comerford (056) 776 2150 or the local Special Education Needs Officer, Kevin Murphy c/o Kilkenny Education Centre (056) 770 2729.