Scoil Naomh Erc

Glenderry National School

Learning Begins With Us

Welcome to Glenderry National School, whatever your interest in our school, we are delighted that you are taking the time to learn a little more about us. Glenderry National School officially known as Scoil Naomh Erc is a mixed catholic primary school located outside the beautiful village of Ballyheigue overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in County Kerry.

We aim to provide a stable, safe and happy learning environment for all our pupils. We endeavour to promote good working relationships based on open communication between pupils, staff, management, parents and the wider community with which we interact.
Glenderry National School acknowledges that parents/guardians are the primary educators, our teachers work in cooperation with the child and the home to help each pupil each his/her potential. The School aims to promote the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the pupil. We foster a love of learning, working hard and developing a sense of respect and responsibility among our pupils. We wish to see balanced well rounded, self confident, mannerly and cooperative pupils.

Our Catholic ethos is central to all we strive to achieve in Scoil Naomh Erc, respect, honestly, justice, sincerity, courage and compassion.
Scoil Naomh Erc encourages students to participate in a wide ranging co-curricular and extra curricular programmes and in so doing nurture the holistic development of each child.

If you are a current parent or student, I would hope that the website provides you with up to date information on the school. If you are a prospective parent, may you be given a positive glimpse of Scoil Naomh Erc and be encouraged to contact us for further information concerning enrolment.

Gerard Pierce – Principal

Scoil Naomh Erc at a Glance
Special Needs Assistants

We aim to provide a happy and fulfilling learning environment for all our pupils at Scoil Naomh Erc

Mr Pierce — Principal

Well Being & Extra-Curricular Activitiy

Here at Glenderry national school we encourage our students to participate in school initiatives and extra-curricular activities.

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Active Schools

The ASF initiative provides schools with a framework to guide, support and incentivise them to work towards achieving a physically educated and physically active school community.

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Green School

Glenderry national school is proud to be a Green School. We have received Green flags for: Litter and Waste, Energy, Water and Travel. We are now working on the exciting theme of Biodiversity.

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The children of Glenderry national school learn to play a variety of sports in Physical Education. We are extremely lucky to have a state of the art astro pitch. We also have various sporting teams in the school

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Music Classes

We provide music classes for the talented musicaians at Glenderry national school so that they learn the basics of different instruments.

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Debate Team

We encourage our students to become confident and knowledgeable people and the inclusion of a debate team is a great way to encourage that behaviour.

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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating initiative encourages the children to think about what they eat and teaches them the benefits of healthy food

If you have any questions please contact us!