Fáilte go suíomh idirlíon Naomh Tola.
St. Tola’s N.S is a mainstream, co-educational primary school, with an enrollment of 226 pupils, located in Killulagh, Delvin, Co. Westmeath.
There are 8 Mainstream Teachers, 3 Special Educational Needs Teachers, 2 ASD Unit Teachers, 6 SNAs, our school secretary, caretaker and cleaners.
School begins at 9.00 am and finishes at 1.40 pm for Junior & Senior Infants, and 2.40 pm for the rest of the school.
Break is at 10.30 am until 10.40 am.
Lunch is at 12.00 pm until 12.30 pm.
Please see a copy of our Covid 19 Response Plan in the Documents section adjustments to these times.
St. Tola’s has developed from a small 4 classroom school which opened in 1969, to a modern building consisting of:
2 ASD Classrooms
1 SEN rooms
Gymnasium with Kitchenette & Store Room
All classrooms come equipped with interactive whiteboards and a class laptop.
The school also has a Poly Tunnel which serves as our outdoor classroom, a school garden, chicken coop with five hens, a tennis court, and a large playing field.
Plans are currently ongoing for the extension of our school with the building of a 2 classroom ASD Unit and an additional mainstream classroom.
The Board of Management
The board is made up of eight members – two parents’ representatives, two community representatives, two members of our teaching staff (one being the principal), a treasurer and a Patron nominee. Each B.O.M. runs for a four year term. The present board’s term began in December 2019. The board presently exists as follows:
Patron’s Nominee: Fr. Seamus Heaney
Teaching Representatives: Eileen Smyth & Kieran Stenson
Parent Representatives: Martha Coyne & Paul Gill
Community Representatives: Bernie Fox & Fergus Sheerin
Officers on the Board
Chairperson: Fr. Seamus Heaney
Secretary: Eileen Smyth
Treasurer: Claire Fox
Designated Liaison Person for Child Protection: Eileen Smyth
Deputy Liaison Person for Child Protection: Kieran Stenson