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Doora Barefield Community Games: New Season Starting!!

Doora Barefield Community Games had a fantastic season 2015/2016 with lots of activities organised, plenty of fun had by participants and volunteers and great results achieved in competitions. Well done to all Barefield NS students who took part and to all the parents who volunteered! The training for the new season [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|

Barefield Parents Association Autumn Update

Dear Parents, It is hard to believe September is over already. We are looking forward to another busy year of organising fun events and activities for your children while raising essential funds benefiting all of the students attending Barefield School. We would like to take this opportunity to give you an [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

Maths Week 2016

Maths week is taking place in Barefield N.S.  from 15th October to 28th October. Pupils are mathematically excited and looking forward to actively participating in various mathematical activities in their class.  It is our focus to promote an awareness, appreciation and understanding of maths through a huge variety of activities.

By | October 15th, 2016|

Tree Planting Ceremony

The Green-Schools Committee held a Tree Planting Ceremony today at the school to celebrate Tree Day 2016. The tree was also planted in honour of Mr. Conroy who will be retiring in the coming weeks. We wish him good health and happiness in his retirement. He will be greatly missed! [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|

Ennis History & Walking Trail

A most  informative day was enjoyed by all Rang VI pupils  when they went on a walking tour of historical and nature sites in Ennis. Pupils visited the Daniel O'Connell monument, Clare Museum, Ennis Abbey, Steele's Rock and De Valera's monument. The staff at the Clare Museum and Ennis Abbey [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|

After School Activities 2016-2017

In Barefield N.S. we offer a wide range of before/after school activities for our pupils as per schedule. If you are interested in any activity, please contact the respective teacher. Enjoy getting fit and learning new things!

By | October 10th, 2016|

Congratulations to our Minor Footballers

Congratulation to our parish Minor Footballers and their mentors on being crowned Co. Clare Minor A Football Champions 2016.                 .  

By | October 9th, 2016|

Book Club for First Class Pupils

We are currently meeting every Thursday between 3pm-4pm in the Library to discuss "Tom Crean's Rabbit" by Meredith Hooper and Bert Kitchen. All First Class pupils  are welcome! Please watch the clip below to learn more about Tom Crean. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QstUmloiSpU    

By | October 7th, 2016|

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28oct9:30 am- 11:00 amParents Association Halloween Cake Sale and Coffee Morning9:30 am - 11:00 am Barefield National School Halla
29oct8:00 pmConfirmation - Meeting for Parents8:00 pm Auburn Lodge
31oct - 4novAll DayHalloween Holidays(All Day)


31oct - 4novAll DayHalloween Holidays(All Day)
13nov11:00 amConfirmation Enrolment Ceremony11:00 am Barefield Church
16novAll DayNorth v's East v's West Primary Schools Cross Country(All Day: wednesday) Lee's Road
20nov11:00 am“Do This in Memory” Mass11:00 am
20nov11:00 amFirst Communion Enrolment Ceremony11:00 am Barefield Church

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School Closures 2016/2017

(all dates inclusive)
  • SPD: Fri Sep 30th
  • Halloween: Mon Oct 31st – Fri Nov 4th
  • Christmas: Fri Dec 23rd – Fri Jan 6th
  • Mid-Term: Thu Feb 23rd – Fri Feb 24th
  • March Break: Fri Mar 17th – Mon Mar 20th
  • Easter: Mon Apr 10th – Fri Apr 21st
  • May Break: Mon May 1st
  • June Break: Fri Jun 2nd – Mon Jun 5th
  • Summer: Fri Jun 30th

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