Welcome to Our Lady of Lourdes
Our Lady of Lourdes is a warm, welcoming and inclusive school. It is the oldest school in the parish of Ballinlough, having been established in 1943. It has always been at the heart of the community.
Every child is valued here, and every child is made to feel that they belong. This school is a caring community with a long tradition of academic excellence, music and the arts. Children flourish in Our Lady of Lourdes, because we take a holistic approach to education. The intellectual, emotional, social, physical, artistic, and creative development of each child is a priority. It is important to us that the children in our care are happy and that they reach their full potential.
At the end of 8 years in Our Lady of Lourdes School, the children leave us as well-rounded individuals with the skills needed for continuous learning. They also leave with very happy memories and a life-long attachment to the school.
People matter in Our Lady of Lourdes.
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The two Fourth Classes became geologists for the day. A special thanks to Kevin Ryan (parent) and Jess Franklin (past pupil) for organising same. The children learned all about rocks and fossils and had an opportunity to observe samples
Supporting the U Factor !
We took a trip to the Ursuline Secondary School to support the Turkey/Syria Earthquake Appeal. All the acts were amazing- we especially enjoyed watching our past pupils perform.
Practising Our Fundamental Movement Skills
Enjoyed practising our Skipping Skills in the yard on a sunny afternoon !
Visit to the Community Garden
Look at our green fingers !! We had a fantastic day tending to our plots. We weeded and replanted and will be back in the near future to plant some vegetables
On the 19th of April all of sixth class made their confirmation. Luckily the sun was shining and the weather was amazing. We were confirmed by Bishop Patrick Harrington. After the ceremony we all went back to the school
The girls had a wonderful time planting their cress seeds and taking care of them. In doing so, they learned all about what is needed to keep plants alive and made lovely sunflower paintings highlighting those key aspects.
Leana Martin Memorial Hockey Blitz 2023
Our Lady of Lourdes N.S., Eglantine School and Crab Lane N.S. took part in the Leana Martin Memorial Hockey Blitz in the Ursulines on Monday last. Everyone had a lovely time. It was wonderful to see the school coming together.
Learning through Six Bricks
Hands-on experiences is at the heart of learning here in first class and the girls are having a blast using six bricks in their everyday learning. So far, the girls have delved into problem solving learned about data, doubling
Tree Planting for 80th Anniversary
Our Lady of Lourdes N.S is 80 years old this year. To mark the very special year we have planted a sapling grown from an acorn which has come all the way from Lourdes itself.