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Interschools Showjumping

Barefield N.S. were well represented in the Interschools Showjumping competition held at Clare Equestrian Centre last Friday, 19th October. Our team (Sophie Mae Kerin on Misty, Victoria Burns on Arcade Eddie, Hannah Costelloe on Barossa Cavalier and Niall O’Grady on Taz) performed excellently and finished on a team total of [...]

By |November 1st, 2018|

Hallowe’en Party 2018

Our Hallwe'en Party truly lived up to all expectations this year. We had fairies, princes and pupils dressed in the most creative and fun costumes  roaming our classrooms and corridors. Bhain gach duine sár taitneamh as an lá. A huge 'bualadh bos' to all who made such a spooktacular effort! [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|

My Learner ID

Last year we introduced My Learner ID to pupils in Ranganna III-IV.  My Learner ID, created by Dr. Suzanne Parkinson,  measures learning. It provides feedback to parents and teachers and it encourages pupils to reflect on their own learning so that they can become aware of how they learn, thus [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|

Co. Clare Division 1 Boys Football Champions

Our senior boys  became County Clare Senior Football Champions for 2018-2019 when they overcame a very determined Cratloe N.S. football team in the County Final played in Cusack Park. Played in ideal weather conditions and in front of a large group of supporters our players fought hard to become eventual [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|

Co. Clare Division 2 Girls Football Champions

In a thrilling County Girls Football Final played in Cusack Park in front of a huge crowd of supporters, our girls overcame a very sporting Clarecastle N.S. Girls Football Team by the narrowest of scores, 0. 8 to 2.1.  A huge 'thank you' to the team mentors, Ms. Mary O'Connor, [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|

An Amazing Double

Scenes of celebration from our school today after a double win in Cusack Park today.  Congratulations to the victorious boys and girls senior football teams on winning the schools county final today.

By |October 24th, 2018|

Munster Minor Schools Swimming Gala

Over 700 students from all over Munster attended the Munster Minor Schools Swimming Gala in UL. Barefield N.S. were delighted to have 9 students representing their school at this event, who swan extremely well & many have qualified for the National Minor Schools Gala in February at the National Aquatic [...]

By |October 22nd, 2018|

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18nov11:00 amConfirmation Enrolment Ceremony11:00 am Barefield Church


07dec1:10 pmFeast of the Immaculate Conception1:10 pm Barefield National School

11dec9:40 amChristmas Service of Friendship9:40 am Barefield National School

16dec5:30 pmChristmas Parish Carol service5:30 pm Barefield Church

21dec11:30 amEnd of Term Christmas Mass11:30 am Barefield National School

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(all dates inclusive)
  • SPD: Fri Sep 28th

  • Halloween: Mon Oct 29th – Fri Nov 2nd

  • Christmas: Fri Dec 24th – Fri Jan 4th

  • Mid-Term: Thu Feb 21st – Fri Feb 22nd

  • March Break: Mar 15th – Mar 18th

  • Easter: Mon Apr 15th – Fri Apr 26th

  • May Break: Mon May 6th

  • June Break: Fri May 31st – Tue Jun 4th

  • Summer: Fri Jun 28th

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