Why chose the Faythe?

‘excellence in education since 1875’
Complete transparency on both school attainment and school activities. Full reports to the BOM / parents/guardians and wider school community are posted annually on the schools website for all to see. The 2015 ‘Follow Through Inspection’ from Department of Education.
Computerised lending library.

Only Digital School of Distinction

This Department of Education and Skills (DES) programme is an accreditation, which primary schools can attain by demonstrating excellence in their approach to the integration of ICT in learning and teaching.

Only Active Blue Flag School

– a DES accreditation for school’s that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community.

Awarding of the school’s eight Discovery Primary Maths and Science Award

In collaboration with Science Foundation Ireland, the DES acknowledge science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) work completed in schools while raising the profile of science in the wider school community.

Awarding of the school’s sixth Green Flag for Green-Schools

– an internationally recognised environmental education programme and award scheme, designed to raise students' awareness of environmental and sustainable development issues through classroom study.


All weather playing pitch

Five activity areas

Playground with easy fall

Full sized stage and indoor PE Hall / Gym

Playground with easy fall

Two full sets of ipods

Two full sets of Android tablets

Each class equipped with interactive whiteboard / teaching laptop and visualiser.

Kitchen for cookery classes / demonstrations

Parents Room with dedicated Home School Liaison Teacher as first point of contact for all parents / guardians.

Award winning school garden



Many pupils avail of breakfast (hot chocolate / juice / cereal / porridge / toast) prepared daily at the school. Gates are open at 8.40am to allow children attend


Nearly all pupils have opted for lunch. Pupil go ‘online’ and chose their lunches a week in advance. Using their personal ‘pin code’ the children’s healthy / fresh / personally labelled lunch is delivered to school each day.


Award winning (Scoilnet) winning website can be accessed 24/7 and is regularly updated – users are alerted to news via their own Facebook page. Newsletters can be e-mailed to all registered users. Office is staffed from 9am to 3.30pm each school day


Full security system / installed CCTV system throughout the school. Access Control System for access and egress to, and from, school.


A full range of courses / activities are available to all adults connected to the school. In recent years these classes have included Arts / Crafts / Jewellery Making / Pumpkin Carving / Irish for Beginners / Zumba / Kick Boxercise / Italian Cookery / Conversational English.


All pupils can avail of various activities.
The overwhelming majority of these are free but some will incur a small fee. These activities include


Irish Dancing

Kick Boxercise



School Choir



Rock Choir

Camógie and Girls Gaelic Football

Hurling and Boys Gaelic Football


Credit Union Savings Club

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